DOT only has P1.4 billion to promote PHL as pandemic guts tourismSep 18, 2020
THE Department of Tourism (DOT) will allocate some P1.44 billion in its budget next year to promote the Philippines and its many key destinations to foreign and domestic travelers.
Even as the DOT has been persistently trying to reopen many tourism destinations, a number of local government chiefs are hesitant to do so, fearing a potential outbreak. For now, test cases that will be reopening are Baguio and the Ilocos region; Boracay, which has reopened to Western Visayas tourists; El Nido; and Bohol, which will be hosting an international travel fair.[…]
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