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UN body cites DOT ad as among world’s best

/ 05:14 AM December 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines —_ The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has recognized an advertisement produced by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as among the world’s best in promoting sustainable tourism amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are proud that the video produced by the department made it to this prestigious competition,” Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said in a statement on Saturday.

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“More importantly, we were able to show how tourism provides jobs and livelihoods while conveying our message of traveling safely,” she said.

The campaign ad, titled “Have A Safe Trip, Pinas,” was adjudged as among the “Exceptional Stories of Sustainable Tourism” in Asia and the Pacific region during the 2021 UNWTO Tourism Video Competition held on Friday.

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The 163-second clip featured tourism workers from the world-renowned Boracay Island resort.

—MARLON RAMOS
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