DOT TARGET: 7 MILLION TOURISTS BY YEAREND

By Alice Hernandez Reyes

         

         The Department of Tourism aims to reach the 7 million mark for tourist arrivals by the end of this year.

        As of the end of August, according to DOT Undersecretary Rolando Canizal, tourist arrivals  breached the 4 M  mark , raising hopes that the DOT target of 7 M could be realized by December this year.

    DOT Secretary Wanda Tulfo Teo has been traveling  around the country and abroad to draw tourists to the Philippines. She recently launched the Bring Home a Friend  promotion in the United States.

   Incidentally, the DOT is a major sponsor of the Aliw Awards Foundation’s 40th anniversary celebration.

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