Chinese tourists receive warm welcome from PHL; DOT foresees swifter tourism recovery with Chinese outbound group tour

MANILA – The Philippines mounted a warm welcome reception for arriving Chinese tourists on Tuesday (January 24) in celebration of the Chinese New Year and the continuous influx of Chinese visitors, following the easing of outbound travel restrictions... Read More | Share it now!

IATF allows Baguio hotels to receive domestic tourists under GCQ

The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced today that Baguio hotels can resume receiving domestic tourists even under General Community Quarantine (GCQ). This, after the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) passed Resolution No. 98 dated 04 February 2021, which granted the request of Baguio City to resume hotel operations in consideration of the huge number of confirmed bookings for the month of February.


MANILA – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) thanks President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and the Congress for enacting Republic Act No. 11534, or the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) Act, which will provide one of the country’s largest stimulus measures ever for the benefit of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) that are reeling from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.