DOT VI’s preparation for DOT Market Day commence

The Department of Tourism Region VI in coordination with Iloilo City Tourism Office began site inspection of the public markets for inclusion in the Western Visayas’ newest tourism product-DOT Market Day. DOT Market day aims to highlight and include public markets in tours given by tour operators. Jaro Big Market and Lapaz Public Market were […]

WV joins ITF 2016 in Cebu

The Department of Tourism Region VI brought Western Visayas to Ayala Center Cebu as Region 6 participated in the International Travel Festival on July 15-17, 2016. ITF is a venue for tourism practitioners and local consumers to discover the latest travel trends and newest destinations. This year, more exhibitors joined the travel show including Travel […]

DOT VI rolls out first 100 days PPAs

“We are full for the first 100 days of the Duterte administration”, said Department of Tourism Region VI Director Atty. Helen J. Catalbas referring to the programs, projects and activities (PPAs) the agency is initiating, conducting, assisting and implementing from July to September 2016. The events for the first 3 months include financial assistance to […]

DOT VI distributes advocacy materials

Transport operators and drivers associations in the province and city of Iloilo and motor banca operators plying Iloilo-Guimaras route received advocacy materials/signages and participated in a short tourism awareness meeting conducted by the Department of Tourism Region VI recently. The said advocacy materials include “No Smoking, “Barya Lang Po sa Umaga” and “Priority Seats for […]

Kalibo-Incheon direct international flights excellent for WV tourism

Western Visayas tourism reach another milestone as Cebu Pacific announced daily direct international flights from Kalibo, Aklan to Incheon, South Korea and vice versa beginning October 1, 2016. The Department of Tourism Region VI Director Atty. Helen J. Catalbas is convinced this daily direct flight is a boon to the region’s steady tourism growth. She […]