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‘It’s more fun in the Philippines’ – Spread the word, says DOT

By Ma. Stella F. Arnaldo, Special to InterAksyon – “It’s more fun in the Philippines.” That’s the new slogan that will brand the new Philippine tourism campaign to be rolled out in international markets starting April this year. Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr., in an exclusive briefing for InterAksyon.com Read more »

'PH should be as easy to sell as Chickenjoy'

By RG Cruz – “The Philippines should be as easy to sell as Chickenjoy.” Advertising and Marketing Executive Ramon Jimenez said this as he faced the media for the first time as President Aquino’s new secretary of tourism. Jimenez faced Malacañan media with his predecessor Alberto Lim, Communications Secretary Ricky Read more »

Tourism chief cites need for new Tourism Congress IRR

The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines – Tourism Secretary Alberto Aldaba Lim lamented yesterday that some sectors in the tourism industry have been spreading disinformation about the industry, in general, and the Tourism Congress, in particular.

Pilipinas, Tara Na! music video to boost domestic tourism

The Department of Tourism (DOT) recently launched the first of three “Pilipinas, Tara Na!” songs and music videos featuring the country’s numerous tourist attractions, recorded by 57 of the country’s leading musical artists and entertainment personalities.

DOT to promote 'train experience' tour

By Mayen Jaymalin – To give foreign and local tourists a different feel of the country’s travel destinations, the local tourism industry will soon promote a so-called “train experience” tour.

Rizal 'passport' to retrace national hero's steps

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is issuing Jose Rizal passports to those who are interested to explore sites connected to the national hero’s life.