Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his optimism following the inauguration of the newly completed initial phase of the Sangley Airport Development Project (SADP) which was led by President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday, February 15, 2020, in Cavite. The airport, which is seen to help decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), was originally targeted […]

Sara Duterte’s supposed temporary ban on Chinese tourists denied

An alleged statement of Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte temporarily banning the entry of group tourists from China was denied by the City Government as an official statement coming from the City Mayor’s Office. In a LinkedIn account with the photo and name of Sara Z. Duterte, this supposed statement was posted: MAYOR SARA DUTERTE’S […]

Bong Go tells DOT:  boost country’s international appeal while safeguarding the interests of the Philippines

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his “full support” for the proposed 2020 budget of the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday, September 30, at the hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance. “I am one with the Department of Tourism and Secretary (Bernadette Romulo–Puyat) in their efforts to boost the country’s international appeal while […]

Marikina shoemakers open store in Davao City

Branded shoes too pricey for you? Then go to Davao City’s Pasalubong Center where you can now avail quality, fashionable, and affordable shoes following the opening of the first Marikina shoe store for Dabawenyos and tourists. From the country’s known shoe capital, the Marikina Show Trade Fair Marketing Cooperative of the Philippines comes to Davao […]

Grab and DOT team up inviting Filipinos to re-discover the Philippines

Manila, Philippines – Grab Philippines and the Philippine Department of Tourism launched a partnership as part of its commitment to support the DOT’s National Tourism Development Plan 2016-2022. The partnership aims to promote national tourism and help grow the tourism economy in the country. In a memorandum of understanding signed on August 28 at Intramuros, […]