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DOT backs streamlining of travel requirements

The Department of Tourism on Tuesday expressed support for the Department of Interior and Local Government’s ongoing streamlining of entry requirements and procedures implemented by various local government units......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 23rd, 2021

Calapan mayor backs Sinas

Calapan City Mayor Arnan Panaligan has clarified that Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Debold Sinas met all travel requirements and his supposed violation of Covid-19 health protocols has yet to be established. The mayor said that only online registration and confirmation from the LGU are required for those who want to travel to the […] The post Calapan mayor backs Sinas appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

Canada to open border to vaccinated Americans on August 9

Fully vaccinated US citizens and permanent residents will be allowed to cross the border into Canada for non-essential travel from August 9 without any quarantine requirements, the government in Ottawa said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

Hawaii accredits PAL as trusted travel partner

Philippine Airlines said Tuesday its Hawaii-bound travelers may be exempted from arrival quarantine requirements if they avail of RT-PCR tests from its test centers or trusted testing partners......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 13th, 2021

No change in Baguio’s travel requirements

Travel requirements for visitors from Metro Manila and nearby provinces remain even as this city has reopened to essential travelers and tourists......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

PAL to launch travel pass app

Philippine Airlines said Wednesday it will launch the Travel Pass mobile app of the International Air Transport Association to help international passengers manage COVID-era health requirements for safer and more convenient travel experience......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 21st, 2021

Travel authority no longer required in Cebu City

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Travel authorities and other documentary requirements will no longer be needed to enter Cebu City, except for the result of a real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test to detect the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This after Mayor Edgardo Labella said that although the city would want to prevent bringing in […] The post Travel authority no longer required in Cebu City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Mandaue’s tourism office flooded with questions on how to visit city

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Tourism Office has been receiving tons of inquiries about the easing of requirements for those who will return or visit the city. Since the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) has lifted some protocols such as travel authority, medical certificate, among others for travelers, the Mandaue City Tourism Office has been […] The post Mandaue’s tourism office flooded with questions on how to visit city appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

Rodredo rejects removal of swab test, quarantine as travel requirement

Vice President Leni Robredo opposed yesterday the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to remove mandatory swab tests and quarantine as travel requirements......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

IATF eases travel requirements

The government’s pandemic task force has eased travel requirements in adopting uniform rules for travelers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

DOT: Simplified travel requirements to boost Philippine tourism revival

"The DOT deems the simplification of requirements as vital in encouraging domestic travel and helping in the speedy recovery of Philippine tourism.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Cebu becomes 1st province to drop RT-PCR results as requirements for incoming local tourists

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has officially dropped real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) results as requirements for incoming domestic tourists. This as Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on February 22 signed and issued Executive Order (EO) No. 12 easing travel restrictions for persons traveling to the province of Cebu to engage in tourism-related activities.  […] The post Cebu becomes 1st province to drop RT-PCR results as requirements for incoming local tourists appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

DOT backs travel ban to keep new coronavirus variant out

The Department of Tourism on Wednesday expressed its full support for the implementation of strict entry protocols in light of the new coronavirus variant......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 30th, 2020

CEB backs use of contact tracing app in airports

Budget carrier Cebu Pacific is backing the government’s contact tracing efforts through the mandatory use of a unified national QR code-based app called Traze, saying that the initiative would help boost passenger confidence in air travel......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2020

Local airlines suffer huge losses in Q3

Losses of local carriers Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and AirAsia Philippines remained huge in the third quarter on the back of travel restrictions and stringent requirements......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 27th, 2020

Governors seek status quo on implementation of travel requirements

Last week, the government’s inter-agency task force on coronavirus response allowed travel “for any purpose” between general community quarantine and modified GCQ areas to jumpstart the local economy amid the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2020

Antitrust body backs lower capital requirements for foreign retailers

The Philippine Competition Commission is in favor of amendments to the Retail Trade Liberalization Act but notes this should be done with measures to help micro, small and medium enterprises address challenges in ease of doing business......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2020

LSIs told to prepare travel documents before going to Cebu City ports

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Make sure to prepare your travel documents before you head for the ports of Cebu City. “Those with incomplete requirements will not be allowed entry in our ports, this is in compliance to the provisions of the National Task Force Order 2020-02 on the Operational Guidelines on the Management of Locally […] The post LSIs told to prepare travel documents before going to Cebu City ports appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 1st, 2020

El Nido beach da best sa daigdig

Sa listahan ng 50 ‘Best Beaches in the World’ na inilabas kamakailan ng global travel website na Big 7 Travel, pumasok sa Top 10 ang Secret Lagoon sa El Nido, Palawan. The post El Nido beach da best sa daigdig first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated News18 hr. 29 min. ago

World title shot for Mama

In December last year, unbeaten General Santos City fighter Jayson Mama flew to South Africa to challenge then IBF flyweight champion Moruti Mthalane only to be told the match was cancelled because “the promoter has failed to meet basic requirements to enable sanction and give credibility to the event,” according to the local federation......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Immigration eases requirements for foreign nationals with Filipino families traveling to Philippines

The Bureau of Immigration on Monday said arriving foreign spouses, children and parents of Filipinos no longer need to present an entry exemption document to enter the country starting August 1......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021