Tourism News and Advisories

25 July, 2019 - 11:30
22 July 2019 - Young Filipinos with a sense of adventure and a wish to connect with their Filipino roots are invited to participate in the second Diskubre Tour from 3 to 13 January 2020 in the Bicol Region. Covering Manila and the provinces of Albay, Masbate, Sorsogon, and Camarines Sur, this year's Tour will include historical and city exposure trips. Activities will include the opportunity to walk down the historic streets of...
13 August, 2019 - 15:29
DOT London showcasing Philippine dances 07 August 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden – The Philippine Embassy in Norway joined the Department of Tourism in celebrating Filipino culture and tourist attractions at the Gothenburg Culture Festival. The participation of the Philippines is part of DOT’s campaign to entice the Swedes to visit the Philippines. The Philippine participation is spearheaded by Mr. Gerard Panga, the Tourism Attaché of DOT...
18 June, 2019 - 17:25
(L-R) Isaac Eriksson, Lendsey Guivencan, Jennifer Hansen Lindholm, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia, Erik Heikkilä, Chino Batocdoy, Errah Cavallin (Photo by Ivee Blossom Hidvegi) 03 June 2019, Stockholm – The Diplomatic Spouses’ Club of Stockholm (DSCS) organized an International Traditional Fashion Show held at Musikaliska, a musical palace built in 1878. The event was ably headed and coordinated by the DSCS President, Madam Reem...
13 June, 2019 - 10:05
06 May 2019 – Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia delivered a lecture entitled "A Glimpse of Philippine Costumes and Textiles" to the members of the International Forum. The lecture is also based on a book of the same title by Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and Second Secretary Princess Tomas-Tayao. Ambassador Batoon-Garcia gave a briefing on the materials and designs of the traditional costumes of various ethnolinguistic groups in the...
11 April, 2017 - 10:19
Kaugnay sa mga nakalulungkot na kaganapan sa Stockholm noong Biyemes at sa Grønland sa Oslo noong Sabado ng gabi, ang lahat ay pinapaalalahanan na palaging maging maingat, alerto, kalmado at mapagmatyag sa kanyang paligid. Ayon sa mga alagad ng batas dito, may banta ng panganib sa bansang ito katulad ng mga nangyari nitong mga nakaraang araw sa ibang panig ng Yuropa. Ayon sa pulis, ang panganib na ito ay maaaring mangyari sa Ioob ng...
7 April, 2017 - 08:55
Statement The Philippines condemns the horrific terrorist attack on civilians that took place in the heart of the Swedish capital. This attack in Sweden is also an attack that touches the rest of the international community, as it is a heinous affront to peace, human dignity and democracy. The Philippines expresses its solidarity with Sweden at its difficult moment, especially with the families and beloved of the victims. Advisory Our...
22 February, 2017 - 15:20
All Filipino citizens in the Nordic Region with plans to travel in and out of the Schengen Region should be advised that the European Parliament has approved new rules to ensure stronger checks at all of the external borders of the Schengen Region. Everyone is reminded to keep their travel documents secure at all times and expect delays should they be selected for more thorough screenings by the proper authorities. Your cooperation is...
10 November, 2016 - 17:21
The Embassy of Sweden reopened its doors in Manila on November 08, envisioned to pave the way for renewed partnerships and open new avenues of cooperation and collaboration for Philippine-Swedish relations. The reopening was presided by the Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg and Ambassador-designate Harald Fries. Minister Damberg was also accompanied by a business delegation led by the prominent Wallenberg...