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DOT aims to end this year on a positive note

5 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

The Department of Tourism aims to end the year 2018 on a positive note, with the country's tourism projecting a positive image to the world, following the promotion of sustainable tourism and the rehabilitation of major tourist destinations in the country.
After years of environmental degradation, the Philippines government decided to close down the world-famous Boracay Island for six-months for a rehabilitation purpose. This came into effect after President Duterte described the island as a ‘cesspool.'
Although stakeholders feared possible negative impact on the tourism industry, DOT...
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2018 proved a great year for Kenyan tourism

2018 proved a great year for Kenyan tourism

5 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

With continuing Christmas and New Year festivities, and with 2018 coming to an end, it is important to commemorate and celebrate past wins, and learn from experienced challenges. With a particular focus on Kenya's Tourism sector, 2018 proved to be a good year for Kenya's Tourism. Among other important initiatives were introduction of direct flights between Kenya and the US.
Direct flights between Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport are expected to increase tourism significantly, as well as initiate business opportunities and...
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2018 was a turbulent year for the Philippines tourism

2018 was a turbulent year for the Philippines tourism

5 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

2018 was a chaotic year for the Department of Tourism of the Philippines, with Wanda Teo walking out as secretary and the DOT failing to meet its target of 7.4 million tourist arrivals owing to the six-month closure of the world-famous Boracay Island.
“Despite the challenges that we faced with the closure of Boracay - the performance has been very good,” said Bong Bengzon, undersecretary for tourism and development planning.
From January to September, Bengzon said that the country's economy performed well at eight percent, which is two to three percent higher than the global and Asian...
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