By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Boracay Island’s tourism industry lost an estimated P500 million in revenues in just four days following the issuance by China of a travel advisory telling its citizens to avoid visiting the Philippines following the kidnapping of a Chinese national, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT).
By Jun Malig
Conflicting information on the upcoming hot air balloon festival in Lubao town in Pampanga province is creating confusion among people, including netizens.
By Joey Gabieta
Angel Mae Basibas, a 19-year-old tourism student of ABE College here, has found a way to continue her schooling after storm surges brought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” washed away her parents’ jeepney and store—the family’s sources of livelihood—along with their house and other belongings.
This former United States air force base will not host the annual hot air balloon festival this year, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT).
By Gil C. Cabacungan
State auditors have asked officials and employees of the Department of Tourism (DOT) to return P162.4 million in bonuses and allowances they received in 2011 and 2012.