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PH’s recovery in travel, tourism hot topic in Routes Asia 2022

PH RECOVERY. DOT Undersecretary for Tourism Development Planning Woodrow C. Maquiling Jr. speaks during the Routes Asia “Panel Trends Discussion: Tourism Rebound – Future Travel” in Da Nang, Vietnam on June 6-8, 2022. The Philippines’ impressive ranking as the world’s fourth fastest-growing economy in 2021 was one of the topics discussed during the event. (Photo by DOT) … Continue reading

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IATF allows use of antigen test as entry requirement to Philippines

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  (File photo) MANILA – Travelers can now enter the Philippines just by presenting an antigen test performed by healthcare professionals, Malacañang said Wednesday. This, after members of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) agreed on Wednesday night to allow the use of rapid antigen test taken … Continue reading

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Philippines welcomes over 47K foreign tourists, balikbayans in February

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  (File photo) MANILA – The Philippines attracted 47,715 foreign tourists and balikbayans in February 2022 alone, reflecting the international traveler’s eagerness to visit Filipino destinations even after almost two years of closure. The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Thursday said 45 percent of the figures are balikbayans while 55 percent are … Continue reading

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IATF issues new testing, quarantine rules for returning Filipinos

By Filane Mikee Cervantes  (File photo) MANILA – The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has updated the testing and quarantine protocols for inbound Filipino travelers in view of the temporary suspension of the “green,” “yellow,” and “red” Covid-19 risk classifications for countries, territories, and jurisdictions. The new guidelines, which were … Continue reading

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Prepare requirements for seamless PH travel, int’l tourists told

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  (PNA photo by Avito C. Dalan) MANILA – The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Friday reminded foreign tourists planning to visit the Philippines to prepare all entry requirements for seamless travel. The statement came as the Inter-agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) issued Resolution No. 160-B, … Continue reading

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DOT to keep ‘close watch’ as PH opens to int’l tourists

By Raymond Carl Dela Cruz  Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat (File photo) MANILA – An official of the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday said the government would ensure that tourists and tourism establishments adhere to minimum public health standards as the country opens to fully vaccinated international tourists beginning February 10. During a press briefing … Continue reading

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Get your QR Code vaccine record for travel

Ang isang na-update na QR code na patunay ng pagbabakuna na nakakatugon sa inirerekomendang mga pamantayan sa Canada para sa paglalakbay ay magagamit na ngayon sa alberta.ca/CovidRecords. Pagkatapos punan ang iyong impormasyon, tiyaking “i-save ang iyong tala” para sa PDF na naglalaman ng iyong wastong talaan ng QR code. Ang mga digital at naka-print na … Continue reading

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PH to allow entry of fully vaxxed nationals of non-visa countries

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   Acting Presidential Spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles (Screengrab from Palace press briefing) MANILA – Fully vaccinated nationals of non-visa required countries will be allowed to enter the Philippines starting December 1, Acting Presidential Spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced on Friday. In a press briefing, Nograles said the new guidelines, which … Continue reading

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IATF issues new testing, quarantine rules for inbound travelers

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) has updated the testing and quarantine protocols for all international passengers entering the Philippines. The new guidelines, which were included in IATF-EID Resolution 149-A approved Thursday, were approved to ensure the continued drop in … Continue reading