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PH likely to reach 6.8-M target in tourist arrivals for 2014—DOT

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Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. FILE PHOTO

Some 2.4 million foreign tourists arrived in the country in the first six months of 2014 with government on track to reach its target of 6.8 million arrivals this year, Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. told lawmakers on Thursday.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Gov’t to showcase ‘PH Miracle’ in WEF meetings

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Finance Secretary Purisima gestures during a news conference on the forthcoming World Economic Forum in East Asia on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the financial district of Makati. To his left is Sushant Palakurthi Rao, senior director-head of the Asia WEF, and to his right is Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

For a week, Metro Manila will become the center of Asia as it plays host to most of the continent’s most powerful personalities in government, business, and civil society.

Posted: May 16th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Resurgence of visitors from EU seen

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The Department of Tourism expects a significant increase in tourist arrivals from Europe this year, given the lifting of the ban on local carriers to fly there, and on the increasing attractiveness of the Philippines as a tourist destination for Europeans.

Posted: May 12th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

With air deals sealed, Japan tourists seen to rise

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The number of Japanese visitors to the Philippines may pick up over the next two years as airlines increase capacity, following successful air talks between both countries last year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Monkey wrench of Tourism

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I used to be very convinced that the 10 million tourist arrival target of the Department of Tourism (DOT) in 2016 is easily achievable. Not anymore. In the DOT Symposium on the National Tourism Development Plan at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) where I was invited as a Reactor, I made it clear that a monkey wrench had been thrown at the well-intentioned plans of the DOT.

Posted: July 14th, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features | Read More »

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