Author: Arielle Pizarro

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PH to host 2021 WTTC Summit

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism welcomes the announcement by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) that thePhilippines has been selected as host country to the 2021 WTTC Global Summit, slated to take place in Q4 next year. The announcement was made by Nigel David, WTTC Regional Director for APAC and the Middle […]

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2020’s hybrid PHITEX generates over PHP42M

PANGLAO ISLAND, BOHOL – The Department of Tourism cites the gains of the recently held Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) organized by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines in Panglao Island in Bohol on September 22-24, 2020, with the distinction of being the first hybrid major travel trade event to transition amidst the pandemic. “We pivoted […]

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Frankie Pangilinan, Macoy Dubs to speak at EU children’s rights summit on 17 October

“My Space, My Rights,” a virtual Children’s Rights Summit organised by the European Union (EU) Delegation to the Philippines in celebration of the 31st anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, will be held on 17 October with youth advocates Frankie Pangilinan,  Macoy Averilla (Macoy Dubs)  and Atty. Maria Jela […]

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Children’s rights tackled in EU summit ‘Defending and exercising rights in online spaces’

The European Union (EU) Delegation to the Philippines is mounting the virtual edition of its annual Children’s Rights Summit on Oct. 17, in celebration of the 31st anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Entitled “My Space, My Rights,” the virtual summit for children by children, will highlight children’s invaluable […]

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VIRTUAL PHITEX B2B IN FULL SWING

VIRTUAL PHITEX B2B IN FULL SWING. Virtual B2B meetings are in full swing at PHITEX 2020, where 345 Philippine seller-delegates from 161 participating tourism enterprises and groups across the country are in calls with 121 foreign buyers from 34 countries to showcase the best deals on the latest tourism packages in the Philippines. The virtual […]

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Hybrid PHITEX 2020 Heralds Panglao, Bohol’s Safe and Fun Travel in the New Normal

PANGLAO, BOHOL – The annual largest travel exchange organized by the government kicks off on a hybrid platform, with 120 foreign buyers from 34 countries virtually meeting 345 seller-delegates from 161 participating tourism enterprises and groups across the country. “We decided to push through with PHITEX this year, and challenged ourselves to find ways by […]

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MICECON 2020 GOES VIRTUAL

The Philippine M.I.C.E. Conference (MICECON), the country’s premier gathering for professionals in the meetings, incentive travel, conventions, and exhibitions (MICE) industry, will take place in a virtual space on 26-30 October 2020. Now on its 7th edition, this year’s MICECON will shift into MICECONline – a makeover conference experience offering discussions on key issues and […]

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BUSINESS UNUSUAL: TPB’s PHITEX GOES VIRTUAL

The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) is set to mount the virtual edition of the Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) on 22-24 September 2020 with more than 100 Philippine sellers and 100 foreign buyers to gather in one online platform for business-to-business sessions and networking. Travel and events may have temporarily stopped because of the global coronavirus […]

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MetroDental chain unveils biggest specialty clinic

MetroDental, the country’s largest chain of dental clinics, opened its biggest specialty clinic at The Podium in Ortigas Center last Tuesday, Feb. 18. Known as MetroDental at The Podium, it is the latest milestone in MetroDental’s continuing progress which now includes clinics in Metro Manila, Pampanga, Cebu, Iloilo, and Davao. The more than 350-square-meter specialty […]

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All systems go for the 27th Travel Tour Expo 2020 at SMX

The 27th PTAA Travel Tour Expo will take place as scheduled from Feb. 7 to 9, at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City, Philippines. The PTAA assures the public that they will be strictly following safety guidelines as recommended by the Philippine Department of Health and the World Health Organization. […]

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