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Tourism chief to retain one undersecretary

Tourism chief to retain one undersecretary.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepMay 15th, 2018

New DOT chief gets CA nod

The Commission on Appointments on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of former agriculture undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat as the new head of the Department of Tourism......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

Tourism chief retains only one undersecretary

Newly installed Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said she is keeping one of the incumbent undersecretaries of the Department of Tourism and appointing a new DOT official......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2018

New DOT chief is an old hat at marketing, promotions

THE new Secretary of Tourism is virtually an old hat at marketing and promotions, a major asset in selling Philippine tourism destinations to the world. As agriculture undersecretary, Bernadette Fa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Senators welcome Puyat s appointment as DOT chief

A slew of senators on Wednesday welcomed the appointment of a Department of Agriculture undersecretary as the new Department of Tourism chief and expressed their confidence that she would easily secure the approval of the powerful Commission on Appointments......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Duterte Names DA Usec. Puyat as New DOT Chief: SAP Go

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has named Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat as new Tourism Secretary replacing newly resigned Wanda Tulfo-Teo. This was confirmed by Special Assistant to the President Christopher “Bong” Go in a message to reporters on Tuesday night. Go did not give further details about Puyat’s appointment. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Tuesday […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Duterte names new Tourism chief

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Tuesday evening, May 8, named Department of Agriculture (DA) Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat as the new chief of the Department of Tourism (DoT), a few hours after he accepted the resignation of the agency’s former secretary, Wanda Corazon Tulfo-Teo. The President’s special assistant, Christopher “Bong” T. Go, confirmed this through a […] The post Duterte names new Tourism chief appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Duterte names DA usec as new tourism chief

President Duterte last night appointed Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat as the new tourism secretary......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Duterte names DA usec as new tourism chief

President Duterte last night appointed Agriculture Undersecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat as the new tourism secretary......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

La Viña denies involvement in ‘demolition job’ vs new boss Teo

Tourism Undersecretary Jose Gabriel “Pompee” La Viña on Monday denied that he is behind the “leakage” of a Commission on Audit report that involves Tourism chief Wanda Tulfo-Teo and her brother, Ben Tulfo’s media outfit......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Former Tourism chief Tulfo, brother may face graft charges — Gordon

By Camille A. Aguinaldo Senator Richard J. Gordon on Tuesday, Aug. 14, said former Tourism Secretary Wanda T. Tulfo-Teo, her brother Ben T. Tulfo, and other PTV4 officials may face graft charges over the controversial advertising deal involving the Department of Tourism (DoT), PTV4, and the Tulfo-owned Bitag Media Unlimited, Inc. “Graft. I don’t think […] The post Former Tourism chief Tulfo, brother may face graft charges — Gordon appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

WATCH: DOT chief reiterates COA to handle Tulfo s return of P60-M ad payments

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat once again stressed that she is leaving to Bitag Media Unlimited Inc. the return of the P60 million payment received after airing advertisements of the Department of Tourism......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Tulfos to face charges if P60M won’t be returned, says Tourism chief

TOURISM Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat gave her predecessor and her siblings six months to return the P60 million payment for advertising placements on their television program aired over state-run PTV-4 or charges would be filed against them before the Office of the Ombudsman. Romulo-Puyat issued the warning when she presented her department’s proposed P3 billion budget [...] The post Tulfos to face charges if P60M won’t be returned, says Tourism chief appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 8th, 2018

Boracay reopening not dependent on drainage system – TIEZA

THE Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) clarified that the drainage system currently being built in Boracay is not part of the requirements for the island’s reopening on October 26. TIEZA is the infrastructure arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT). Pocholo Paragas, TIEZA chief operating officer, said they have been building the drainage […] The post Boracay reopening not dependent on drainage system – TIEZA appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Arroyo hosts a thank you lunch, manhunt for leftists, Nam Joo-Hyuk | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Speaker Gloria Arroyo hosts a 'thank you lunch.' Liberal Party lawmakers team up with the left-leaning legislators. PNP chief Director General Oscar Albayalde orders the manhunt for 4 leftist leaders. Opposition senator Sonny Trillanes is set to file a plunder complaint against former tourism secretary Wanda Teo and her ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

COA flags ex-TPB head’s excessive trips

The Commission on Audit has flagged a total of P32.954 million in disbursements of the Tourism Promotions Board in 2017, including those for the foreign trips of its former chief Cesar Montano as well as his private secretary and executive assistants......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Maldives tourism thrives amidst political crackdown

Foreigners are flocking to the Maldives in ever-greater numbers despite an outcry abroad over the strongman president's crackdown on political dissent and the locking up of opponents, official figures showed. The number of tourists visiting the white-sanded Indian Ocean archipelago soared 10 percent year-on-year to 726,515 in the first half of 2018, according to tourism ministry data released Wednesday. President Abdulla Yameen imposed a 45-day state of emergency in February to fend off impeachment after the top court ruled that nine rebel MPs sacked by Yameen be reinstated. The chief justice and another Supreme Court judge were then arrested along with Yameen's half-brother...Keep on reading: Maldives tourism thrives amidst political crackdown.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Berna finds ally in COA to fight corruption in DOT

I finally got to sit down for a long one-on-one with newly minted Tourism Secretary Bernadette "Berna" Romulo- Puyat. (Watch the full video of our interview online on Tuesday in ManilaSpeak.com.)   I am happy to observe she remains the vibrant, enthusiastic, grounded Agriculture Undersecretary the food industry got to know during the three years of Madrid Fusion Manila (MFM), where she was hands on in showcasing Filipino products.   Here are some things we can be proud of in the less than two months she has been in office:   MFM 2019 is definitely pushing through   The gastronomy congress, though canceled this year, will have two more edi...Keep on reading: Berna finds ally in COA to fight corruption in DOT.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2018

Row Over P96-M Gov’t Project Linked to Mayor Bote Slay

A dispute over a PHP96-million government project to promote tourism in Nueva Ecija is the motive behind the murder of General Tinio, Nueva Ecija mayor Ferdinand Bote, the Philippine National Police (PNP) said Monday. Speaking to newsmen, Police Regional Office 3 director Chief Supt. Amador Corpus said the leadership of the local Iglesia ni Cristo […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

‘Mabahong amoy’ sa kontrata ng TIEZA

AYON na rin mismo kay bagong Department of Tourism (DoT) Ssecretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, hindi niya maiwasang “mapaiyak” matapos niyang mabisto ang sandamakmak na mga anomalya sa departamento. Mula sa Department of Agriculture (DA) kung saan isa siya sa mga ‘undersecretary,’ itinalaga ni PDU30 si Madam Romulo-Puyat sa DoT matapos ang….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

PH needs to ramp up service exports-Pernia

The country's chief economist is pushing for service exports such as tourism to compensate for the expected sustained decline in merchandise exports amid a looming global economic slowdown. &#.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018