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April 16, 2024

competitiveness

DOT distributes 2nd batch of tourism training grants

The Department of Tourism yesterday awarded the second batch of skills development grants to a new set of tourism companies and associations. Twenty two local organizations will receive a combined […]

Philippines ranked 50th among destinations for international meetings

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) just released its 2014 global ranking of international meetings destinations, revealing the Philippines’ place at No. 50 — one place lower than its […]

EU business group’s wish list for Philippine tourism

The Philippine government should amend existing tourism-related laws, improve infrastructure, beef up tourism security, and level the playing field for domestic and foreign players if it wants to encourage more […]

What the Philippines did right in tourism

While the Philippines’ ranking in the biennial World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report climbed up from 82nd place in 2013 to 74th this year, many of the country’s […]