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RP climbs up World Tourism rankings

The Philippines has advanced by five rungs in world tourism, according to the World Economic Forum, ranking 81st among 130 countries surveyed. The WEF’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2008 said Manila was 86th among 124 countries polled last year. The report ranked the most attractive environments for the travel Read more »

Fil-Am Youtube star is new DOT ambassador

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Filipino American Internet star Christine Gambito has been chosen as ambassador for Philippine tourism by the Department of Tourism. ABS-CBN’s TV Patrol reported on Thursday that Gambito flew in to Manila for the launch of the DOT campaign to attract more tourists from the United States to come to the Read more »

Tourism arrivals reach milestone in ’07

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via Good News Pilipinas – The number of tourists visiting the Philippines breached the three-million mark in 2007, with spending by foreign tourists reaching almost P5 billion for various services and products.