Kagawaran ng Turismo


    PST: October/11/2018 8:36:19


    Know more about what Philippines can offer. Property owners and property business venture searchers.




    Food-travel fest top bills Negrense star chefs, cuisine — Tuesday, December 18, 2018

    Spectacular and ecstatic celebration ushered in Christmas week as hundreds of people joined the Kaon Na Ta Food & Travel Festival of the Department of Tourism (DOT) in Bacolod City.

    "Coming together for this year's finale celebration of our rich culinary diversity shows our people's unity, and love of fun and food," said DOT Undersecretary Art Boncato, Jr.

    The event co-hosted by the DOT and Ayala Malls Group turned into an outrageous boodle-fight as food-loving Negrenses feasted on the extraordinary recipes concocted by acclaimed Negrense chefs for public degustation.

    Read more

    Statement of the Department of Tourism

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) strongly advises all tourism enterprises operating in all affected areas of the Taal Volcano disaster to immediately cease operations in light of DOST–Phivolcs' Alert Level 4 warning.

    — Wednesday, January 15, 2020

    Statement of the Department of Tourism

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) joins the nation in hopes and prayers that Taal's volcanic activity would soon dissipate, as millions of lives and livelihood are imperiled by the continued eruption.

    — Tuesday, January 14, 2020

    DOT thanks Smart for emergency satellite phones

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) extends its appreciation to Smart Communications for offering satellite (SAT) phones to regional tourism offices for use in times of emergencies.

    — Thursday, January 9, 2020

    DOT–DOTr meet to boost tourism infra, connectivity;Puyat to push approval of 1B for night-rated airports

    CLARK, PAMPANGA – Philippine tourism and transportation officials on Tuesday convened to strengthen the tourism infrastructure convergence program to ensure that the country's tourism industry is off to another productive year with enhanced tourism infrastructure and increased connectivity.

    — Wednesday, January 8, 2020

    DOT Chief to visit, vows to revitalize Baguio

    Manila – Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo–Puyat confirmed that the triumvirate of the Department of Tourism (DOT), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) are slated to visit the City of Pines on Friday January 10.

    — Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    DOT sees all time high visitor arrivals, celebrates 8 millionth guest in 2019

    Manila, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) showcased the world–renowned Filipino hospitality in welcoming the Philippines' eight millionth guest this year.

    — Friday, December 27, 2019


    Manila, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) is working with the local government of Quezon City to develop the Quezon Memorial Circle into a greener, more sustainable national park.

    — Wednesday, December 25, 2019

    Mindanao and Palawan, eyed to play key roles in East ASEAN growth

    SARAWAK, MALAYSIA – Mindanao and Palawan are envisioned to play vital roles in the Southeast Asian region's sustainable development that will not only strengthen economic cooperation but celebrate the immensely–diverse cultures of the neighboring countries.

    — Monday, December 23, 2019

    DOT urges travelers, "Discover Calabarzon"

    STA. ROSA, LAGUNA – More and more travelers are discovering CALABARZON, the next region southeast of Metro Manila, which offers a complete package for an extraordinary tourism experience as it abounds with natural wonders, modern recreational resorts, as well as cultural and historical heritage sites.

    — Monday, December 16, 2019

    DOT launches new guidebook, app on MM foodscape

    MAKATI, Philippines –As part of its continuing efforts to heat up the country's profile as a culinary destination in the world, the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Thursday unveiled its newest travel guidebook to Metro Manila's diverse food choices, concluding this year's gustatory rendezvous at the Kain Na! food and travel trade fair.

    — Friday, December 13, 2019

    PHL records 6.8M international visitors from Jan–Oct; up 15% vs. previous year

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomed the continued upward trend of Philippine international tourist arrivals tallying over 6.8 million visitors for another double–digit increase for the first ten months of the year.

    — Monday, December 9, 2019

    DOT STATEMENT on the MCIA Terminal 2 recognition at the 2019 World Architecture Festival

    The Department of Tourism extends its congratulations to the team behind the Mactan Cebu International Airport Terminal 2 as it reaped its latest accolade, taking the top prize in the Completed Buildings-Transport Category at the World Architecture Festival, held from December 4 to 6 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    — Friday, December 6, 2019

    DOT launches tourism website for SEAG visitors

    Manila, Philippines – – The Department of Tourism (DOT) launched on Tuesday, a dedicated tourism web page for Southeast Asian (SEA) Games visitors.

    — Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    DOT celebrates PHL's Leading Dive Destination citation

    Muscat, Oman – The Philippines continues to enjoy recognition as one of the world's premier diving destination, this time bagging back–to–back diving accolades at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony held recently at the Royal Opera House Muscat.

    — Friday, November 29, 2019

    Clark, Subic Clusters hoteliers rally behind DOT on call to make SEAG "more fun"

    CLARK FREEPORT, PAMPANGA – Hoteliers in Clark, Angeles City, City of San Fernando, Pampanga, Tarlac, and Subic, Zambales have rallied behind Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat to extend the best in Filipino hospitality and ensure that the needs of the visiting athletes are met throughout their stay.

    — Friday, November 29, 2019

    La Madre Filipina restoration rekindles Manila's old glory–Sec. Puyat

    MANILA – Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo–Puyat said the restoration of the statue La Madre Filipina at the foot of Jones Bridge, Binondo, Manila signifies the government's fervent determination to bring back Manila's old glory.

    — Monday, November 25, 2019


    MANILA CITY – The Department of Tourism (DOT), in joint efforts with the City of Manila, have taken steps to give more Filipinos the opportunity to enjoy the rich historical and cultural heritage of the nation's capital by giving Manileños free access to its tourism sites.

    — Sunday, November 24, 2019

    PHL Harvest returns with Antique's fun, food, and fashion

    Manila, Philippines – The Department of Tourism's (DOT) Philippine Harvest returns for its 7th edition featuring the proud province of Antique.

    — Friday, November 22, 2019


    HERITAGE HILL, BAGUIO CITY – Massive murals and a colorful assortment of artwork amazed hundreds of people who trekked to this iconic hilltop destination, the center of the ongoing 2019 iBagiw Festival, as the country's Summer Capital celebrates the second anniversary of its recognition as a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

    — Thursday, November 21, 2019

    Filipino Chefs laud DOT's culinary tourism initiatives

    BACOLOD CITY – Amidst the challenging global culinary terrain, Filipino chefs are confident that local cuisine will continue to take the international scene by storm, now with the fortified efforts by government agencies like the Department of Tourism (DOT) to promote culinary tourism as one of the country's main product portfolios.

    — Wednesday, November 20, 2019

    DOT takes FilAm Chefs to Visayas for Chefs' Food Trip Project

    The gastronomic journey throughout the Philippines continues for Filipino–American (FilAm) Chefs Tom Cunanan and Grant "Lanai" Tabura, this time going to to Iloilo and Bacolod–two of the most exciting foodie havens tucked away in Western Visayas.

    — Thursday, November 14, 2019

    Filipino food ready to take world stage – DOT Chief

    SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo–Puyat is optimistic that Filipino cuisine is poised to take the international food scene by storm as the agency aggressively promotes food tourism as one of its main product portfolios.

    — Thursday, November 14, 2019

    PHL visitor arrivals reach 6.16 million, up 14.37% year-on-year

    Manila, Philippines &ndash the Philippine tourism industry remains in a sweet spot as the country's inbound visitor count continues to see an upward trend, surpassing the six million mark at the end of September 2019.

    — Saturday, November 09, 2019

    DOT ups the ante for PHL food, brings Fil-Am chefs to PHL

    As part of its relentless efforts to position the Philippines in the world gastronomic scene, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has tapped three of the most celebrated US–based Filipino–American chefs to discover their food roots in the country for a three week–long culinary smorgasbord experience.

    — Friday, November 08, 2019


    The Department of Tourism (DOT) lauds the leaders, shakers and movers of Cebu City for their significant involvement and active efforts leading to the inclusion of Cebu City in the list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) Network of Creative Cities.

    — Friday, November 08, 2019


    HOKKAIDO, JAPAN – – The strong Philippine–Japan diplomatic relations, the active tourism promotions in Japan and the resounding feat of the Boracay Rehabilitation have led to the historical invitation of the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) to the first G20 Tourism Ministerial Meeting.

    — Thursday, November 07, 2019

    DOT: WWII Memorial, a beacon to the world

    SURIGAO CITY – Department of Tourism (DOT) Assistant Secretary for Mindanao Myra Paz V. Abubakar said the newly-inaugurated Battle of Surigao Strait Memorial and Museum in this city will serve as a major tourist attraction, as well as a special educational experience for the young generation.

    — Monday, November 04, 2019

    DOT celebrates Sorsogon's Guinness record

    SORSOGON, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) commended Sorsogon for another successful run of the Kasanggayahan Festival, topped off by the province’s setting of a Guinness World Record held on October 31.

    — Saturday, November 02, 2019

    DOT hails Camiguin's 40th Lanzones Fest

    CAMIGUIN, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday lauded the province of Camiguin for reaping not only the sweetest harvests of lanzones in the country but also for garnering a national award.

    — Wednesday, October 30, 2019


    In anticipation of the surge of local and foreign visitors, the Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo–Puyat has already ordered the main and regional offices to extend all assistance that may be needed by visitors.

    — Tuesday, October 29, 2019

    DOT to stakeholders: Invest in sustainable tourism

    Invest not only in the Philippines but also in projects directed towards genuine sustainable tourism.

    — Monday, October 28, 2019

    DOT celebrates PHL's ranking in CNT World Top Countries

    Manila, Philippines – "Gaining yet another prestigious recognition as the 8th Favorite Country in the World speaks well of concerted efforts of the Philippine tourism industry stakeholders in nurturing the many natural wonders the country is blessed with", the tourism chief of the Department of Tourism (DOT) said.

    — Friday, October 25, 2019

    DOT partners with ADB for sustainable tourism development

    Manila, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) is working with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in preparing a tourism development program that will ensure sustainable and livable environment for El Nido and Coron, two fast–growing destinations in Palawan province known for their pristine natural beauty and diverse marine life

    — Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    DOT improves ties with Indian counterparts

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Department of Tourism (DOT) and Ministry of Tourism Government of the Republic of India recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to encourage bilateral cooperation in the tourism, trade, and hospitality sector.

    — Wednesday, October 23, 2019

    DOT, TIBFI redefine future of tourism jobs

    Baguio City, Philippines — As internet trends, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and robotics continue to change the landscape of the global tourism industry, the Department of Tourism (DOT) remains optimistic that the Filipino brand of service will keep our country's human resources afloat on the cusp of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR).

    — Tuesday, October 22, 2019

    MICE hub Iloilo City, a priority tourism area - Puyat

    ILOILO CITY — Its milestone sustainable urban development, delectable local recipes, rich cultural heritage, and its charming people are the main ingredients in the right mix to establish this booming locality known as the "City of Love" a world-class destination for Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) events.

    — Monday, October 21, 2019

    Closing Remarks of Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat at the MOA Signing with Smart Communications

    Alfredo Panlilio, President of Smart Communications; Juan Victor Hernandez, Smart SVP and Head of Enterprise; Ramon Isberto, Smart Head of Public Affairs;

    — Friday, October 18, 2019

    DOT, PHL win big at 2019 World Travel Awards

    Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam –– The Philippines continues to reap the fruits of its intensified tourism efforts, securing two major awards at the 2019 World Travel Awards.

    — Saturday, October 12, 2019

    DOT partners with Google to be the 1st GMB Trusted Verifier in the Philippines

    MANILA, PHILIPPINES –– The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced its partnership with Google Philippines as the first Google My Business (GMB) Trusted Verifier in the country.

    — Saturday, October 12, 2019

    DOT's Kain Na! travels up North

    After successful runs at the newly–opened Ayala Malls Manila Bay and Alabang Town Center, Kain Na!, the Department of Tourism's (DOT) food and travel festival, continues its nationwide campaign up north.

    — Thursday, October 10, 2019

    DOT urges Private Sector to Partner with TIEZA through Joint Ventures

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) opens TIEZA assets to Public–Private Partnership to attract private investments and fast track tourism growth.

    — Thursday, October 10, 2019

    Heritage town thrives on 'eco-sports tourism'

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) welcomed the launching of "eco-sports tourism" program in the historic town of Argao, Cebu Province, a sprawling natural wonder endowed with pristine coastal waters, white-sand beaches and rolling hills and mountains.

    — Monday, September 30, 2019

    DOT fetes Palawan as one of the 'World's Most Beautiful Islands'

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) celebrates the continuous recognition from CNN Travel this time for Palawan as one of the 10 world's most beautiful islands.

    — Thursday, September 26, 2019

    DOT's 'Kain Na!' 2019 slated Sept 27

    Kain Na!, the Department of Tourism's (DOT) food and travel festival returns for its more fun and delectable 2019 run to promote culinary and farm tourism.

    — Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    DOT banks on Farm Tourism to benefit farmers, fisherfolks

    Makati City - Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat cited farm tourism as a catalyst for sustainable tourism and inclusive development, now all the more strengthened with the release of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 10816 titled “Farm Tourism Development Act of 2016.”

    — Wednesday, September 25, 2019

    DOT, Emirates join hands to boost Philippines tourism from EU, ME source markets

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) and Emirates Airline on Wednesday inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) that aims to assert the Philippines' presence in the European, Middle East and other international markets being serviced by the Dubai-based airline.

    — Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Flight moratorium lifting to spur Boracay tourism -DOT

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) sees the release of the Civil Aeronautic Board's (CAB) new guidelines on the conduct of commercial air transportation serving Boracay Island as a welcome development among the tourism stakeholders of the island.

    — Wednesday, July 17, 2019

    DOT welcomes Travel + Leisure ranking of Palawan, Cebu, Boracay

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) celebrates the inclusion of the three popular island tourist destinations of Palawan, Cebu, and Boracay in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2019

    — Tuesday, July 16, 2019

    DOT eyes air, sea connectivity to emerging tourism sites

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) moved to strengthen the position of MIMAROPA (Mindoro Occidental, Mindoro Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) or Region 4B as a world-class tourist hub by making its diverse attractions more accessible and ensuring that the whole region is a safe haven for international and local visitors alike.

    — Saturday, June 15, 2019

    "2019 April Visitor Arrivals to the Philippines Infographics"

    Inbound visitor arrivals include Foreign visitors and Overseas Filipinos currently residing abroad.

    — Friday, June 14, 2019

    DOT reports 12.15% increase in foreign tourist arrivals for April 2019

    International tourist arrivals in April 2019 reached 662,987, registering a 12.15 percent growth vis-a-vis 591,137 received last year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported.

    — Wednesday, June 12, 2019


    The Department of Tourism (DOT) hereby reminds the general public that Mr. Daniel Ebarle Mercado, former DOT Assistant Secretary, had ceased to be connected to the Department following his resignation on 27 September 2018.

    — Tuesday, June 11, 2019

    PDOT bids hosting of UNWTO confab in 2021

    Bhutan - The Joint Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission on Asia and the Pacific (CAP) and the Commission on South Asia (CSA) supported the Philippine bid to host the UNWTO General Assembly in 2021. The bid is timed with the celebration of the quincentennial of the world’s first circumnavigation in 1521 which was completed when the Spanish expedition arrived in Cebu.

    — Monday, June 10, 2019

    Tourism contribution to Philippine GDP rises to 12.7%; provides 5.4 million jobs in 2018

    The tourism industry's contribution to the economy reached another milestone in 2018 as it increased to 12.7% of the Philippines' Gross Domestic Product (GDP), 0.5% higher than in 2017, according to the data released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) last June 6. This is in spite of the six-month closure of Boracay island, one of the country's major tourist destinations.

    — Monday, June 10, 2019

    President Duterte asks Japan businessmen to invest in tourism

    TOKYO, JAPAN - In a parallel event to the 14th Philippine Business Mission (PBM) for tourism held in Japan, President Rodrigo Duterte met with leaders of the Japanese travel industry and invited them to invest in the Philippines, stating that now is the best time. The tourism and travel sector stand to benefit from the Build, Build, Build program, which has a number of ongoing transportation infrastructure development projects to achieve seamless travel to and around the archipelago.

    — Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Pres. Duterte to meet Japan travel industry leaders

    Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat will lead a historic meeting with leaders of the Japan travel industry on May 29 at the Imperial Hotel Tokyo as a parallel event to the Philippine Business Mission (PBM) to Japan 2019.

    — Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    DOT's partnership with SM Supermalls sets direction on government-private sector collaboration to boost the tourism industry

    For the tourism sector, shopping is no longer a secondary activity but is in fact an integral part of the tourist experience.

    — Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    PUBLIC ADVISORY ON Proliferation of Non-Accredited Entities

    Recently, various reports have been received by the Department of Tourism on the proliferation of non-accredited entities advertising services in different social media platforms for airline ticketing, travel and tours arrangement, hotel booking, and training offerings for travel business management.

    — Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    STATEMENT from the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Ofice of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) on World Street Food Congress

    We are pleased to share with you: "STATEMENT from the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Ofice of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) on World Street Food Congress".

    — Thursday, May 16, 2019

    DOT hosts 2019 PATA Summit on sustainable tourism development in Cebu

    CEBU CITY - The Department of Tourism (DOT) joined the rest of the Asia Pacific region’s cause for responsible development of travel and tourism as it hosted the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Annual Summit in Cebu City.

    — Wednesday, May 15, 2019

    DOT gears up for tourist influx in Regional Destinations during Holy Week

    The Department of Tourism (DOT), through its regional offices, has coordinated with various local government units and other concerned government agencies to ensure that tourist destinations are equipped to handle the influx of tourists and pilgrims this Holy Week.

    — Wednesday, April 17, 2019

    Pateros Balut Festival celebrates culinary tourism, sustainable community livelihood

    PATEROS – Balut is considered as one of the original Filipino exotic food. And when finding the best quality fertilized duck egg, Pateros ranks first, garnering the title of Balut Capital of the Philippines.

    — thursday, April 04, 2019

    DOT holds 'Philippine Harvest' March 29-31

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) announces the holding of the Philippine Harvest at the Central Square Mall at Bonifacio High Street, Global City in Taguig City from March 29-31, 2019.

    — Monday, March 25, 2019

    MCIAA expresses support to DOT's sustainable tourism thrust

    CEBU - Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA), the Department of Tourism (DOT) partner in hosting Routes Asia 2019 in Cebu pledges its support to the agency's pursuit of sustainable tourism through their 50-year master plan which envisions a passenger-friendly and sustainable airport.

    — Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Miss Universe 2018

    "She is our perfect Tourism Ambassador!"

    — Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    May 14, 2019 Career Opportunties Download
    May 10, 2019 Attention: All DOT-Accredited Travel and Tour Operators Download
    April 24, 2019 Career Opportunties Download
    January 11, 2019 Career Opportunties Download
    September 21, 2017 National Day of Protest Download
    August 9, 2017 Bid Opportunities Download
    July 2017 Career Opportunties Download
    June 21, 2017 6th UN World Tourism Org. Int'l. Conference on Tourism Statistics Video
    June 21, 2017 ASEAN 2017 Website Link
    January 6, 2017 2017 Market Dev’t. Group Calendar of Travel Fairs and Selling Missions Link
    List of Boracay Accredited Accommodation Establishments As of October 16, 2019
    List of Boracay Accredited Accommodation Establishments As of September 24, 2019
    List of Boracay Accredited Accommodation Establishments As of August 6, 2019
    List of Boracay Accredited Accommodation Establishments As of July 10, 2019
    List of Boracay Accredited Accommodation Establishments As of June 28, 2019
    List of Boracay Accredited Accommodation Establishments As of May 25, 2019
    Attention: All DOT-Accredited Travel and Tour Operators
    List of Boracay Accredited Accommodation Establishments As of April 28, 2019
    List of Boracay Accredited Accommodation Establishments As of March 20, 2019
    List of Boracay Accredited Hotels As of February 27, 2019
    List of Boracay Accredited Hotels
    NVM 2018 Participation Form
    List of Boracay Accredited Hotels
    Regulations on Cross-border Transfer of Legal Tender Local and Foreign Currencies.(section 4)
    DOT Letter of Compliance from PCOO

    Banaue Rice Terraces — IFUGAO PROVINCE, CORDILLERA

    Because of its high altitude, Banaue is often described as "where land merges with the clouds to meet the heavens" with the rice terraces as "the stairway to the sky."

    Read more

    Boracay — AKLAN

    There is an undeniable easy atmosphere in Boracay where walking barefoot than shod is the rule rather than the exception. White Beach is so, soooo fine, it feels like treading on miles of baby powder! No wonder, even swinging discos have the beach for a floor, giving dance a new twist.

    Read more

    Davao — LAND OF PLENTY

    "Kadayawan sa Dabaw" is Davao City's premier festival and showcases the natural and cultural bounty of the land. A movable feast in August, the week-long merrymaking highlights the manifold tribal cultures of the region which are vividly expressed in traditional songs, dances, games and crafts.

    Read more

    Chocolate Hills — PROVINCE OF BOHOL

    Chocolate Hills is a series of 1,268 perfectly symmetrical, haycock-shaped hills that rise some 30 meters above the ground. A National Geologic Monument, these unique, rock formations were cast after million years of evolution.

    Read more


    Cebu is the traveler's fantasy of a tropical island come true - balmy weather, pristine beaches, crystalline waters, and luxurious resorts with all the frills of modern living.

    Read more


    The capital of the Philippines - its heart and soul -- is Manila. It sets the rhythm of life in this archipelago and is a pulsating hub that blends the Oriental with the Occidental, the quaint with the modern, the mundane with the extraordinary.

    Read more


    Puerto Princesa Subterranean River — NATIONAL PARK, PALAWAN

    Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park lies in the Saint Paul Mountain Range, 81 kilometers from the center of Puerto Princesa City, but is still within the city boundaries.

    Read more

    Historic City of Vigan — VIGAN, ILOCOS SUR

    During the height of the Spanish colonial era in the 18th and 19th centuries, Vigan or Ciudad Fernandina de Vigan was the third most important city after Manila and Cebu.

    Read more

    Nuestra Señora dela Asunción — SANTA MARIA, ILOCOS SUR

    Not following fully the traditional Spanish urban town plan of situating the church as the focus of the central town plaza, the location of the Nuesta Señora De La Asunción church and convent in Sta.

    Read more

    Banaue Rice Terraces — IFUGAO PROVINCE, CORDILLERA

    Among the world heritage sites in the Philippines, the Rice Terraces of the Philippines Cordilleras have such a powerful presence that makes them one of the most outstanding places in the country.

    Read more

    Church of San Agustin — PAOAY, ILOCOS NORTE

    The San Agustin Church in Paoay began its construction in 1604 and finally completed n 1710. This is one of the most outstanding "earthquake baroque" structure in the Philippines where the primary concern was to design the church for earthquake protection.

    Read more

    Santo Tomas de Villanueva Church — MIAG-AO, ILOILO

    Built of local yellow-orange sandstone, the large fortress-church was completed in 1797. The church withstood typhoons and earthquakes, but it burned twice: first was during the revolution against Spain in 1898 and the second was during the Philippine-American War a few years later.

    Read more


    Boracay — AKLAN

    Boracay Island, with its sugary white sand beaches and azure blue waters, is located on the northwestern tip of Panay, Western Visayas.

    Read more

    Pagudpud — ILOCOS NORTE

    In the Northern part of the Philippines is a beach reputed to have the longest contiguous white sand with mighty waves and strong winds that can compare to Hawaii.

    Read more

    Mactan Island — CEBU

    Lying in the heart of Cebu is the island of Mactan. This tropical-island getaway endowed with a variety of colors from its beach, hotels, resorts, nightlife, music, food, drinks will guarantee to spice up every tourist.

    Read more

    Panglao — BOHOL

    Panglao is a perfect for a great dive and beach holiday. It is a small island on the Philippines southwest of the bigger island, Bohol.

    Read more

    Camiguin — CAMIGUIN ISLAND

    Camiguin, which rhymes with "come again," has been regarded as the most beautiful island in the country. As such, it is also referred to as the Philippines "Garden of Eden."

    Read more

    Pearl Farm — DAVAO

    Pearl Farm is located in the Samal Island off the coast of Davao City, Southern Philippines.

    Read more


    Puerto Galera — ORIENTAL MINDORO

    Known as the Pearl of Mindoro, it is world-famous for splendid beaches, coral reefs, and exquisite dive sites for new and experienced divers alike.

    Anilao — BATANGAS

    Located in the province of Batangas, it is not only ideal for poking around and observing marine life but also outstanding for macro photography.

    Cabilao Island — PROVINCE OF BOHOL

    The main reason most visitors come to Cabilao is diving on some of the wonderful reefs that surround the island. On the island are three resorts, that mainly cater to divers, who seek out the undisturbed reefs...

    Balicasag — PROVINCE OF BOHOL

    Around Balicasag Island, you'll find some of the best diving locations in the Philippines.

    Apo Island — NEGROS ORIENTAL

    Apo Island is one of the smallest volcanic islands in the Philippines. It is one of the world's best known marine sanctuaries.

    Malapascua Island — CEBU

    As a diving destination, Malapascua was "discovered" fairly recently, only in the early 90s.



    The game preserve and wildlife sanctuary on Calauit Island is straight out of Africa. To add to an array of endangered endemic Philippine animals are 108 African animals transported here.


    The Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park teems with 300 coral species, 46 coral genera, 7 seagrass species, 71 algae species; large marine life, dolphins, marine turtles; and seabirds.


    Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center in Quezon Avenue boasts of about 38 species of trees and shrubs, representing 2,443 trees commonly found in Philippine forests.


    Olango Island, "The Bird Island of Central Philippines," is a critical stopover of up to 50,000 migrating water birds flying the East Asian migratory flyway yearly.


    ASEAN Tourism Awards 2020


    APEC TWG53 - Day 1 Highlights


    removed the call to action for bring home a friend due to domain and hosting expiration, bringhome a friend website was down on 08/23/2018