PHILTOA 4P Seminar 2017


The first 4P (PHILTOA, Partnering for Professionalism and Progress) seminar was held last 16 March 2017 at the seminar room of PHILTOA located at the 8th floor of Cityland 10 Tower 1 in Makati. The series of 4P seminar is an annual undertaking of PHILTOA as part of its human resource development program to our tourism practitioners. The full day …

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6th Tourism Coordinating Council (TCC)


The first Tourism Coordinating Council (TCC) met for the first time under the new government last  23 February 2017 at the Garden Ballroom of EDSA Shangri-La Manila. This is the 6th convening of the TCC from the time it was created under RA 9593 or commonly known as the Tourism Act of 2009. Secretary Wanda Teo reconvened the TCC which …

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DZRJ Guesting Serbisyo Publiko

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Starting of the media campaign for the 28th Philippine Travel Mart,  Mr. Cesar R. Cruz, President of  PHILTOA and chairman of the 28th PTM was invited to guest at the morning radio show Serbisyo Publiko anchored by Mr. Angelo Almonte last 17 Feb 2017. Aired from Mondays to Fridays at DZRJ.  Wide range of topics on tourism were discussed during …

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PHILTOA’s 1st General Membership Meeting 2017

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The Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) celebrated the new lunar year of the fire rooster   during its 1st General Membership Meeting in 2017, held at Pan Pacific Hotel last 15 February 2017. Talks and presentations centered on the theme Let’s “Tik Talk Tila-ok” Philippine Tourism 2017 with invited speakers and resource persons from the Department of Tourism and its attached …

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PHILTOA Planning Session 2017

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BAGUIO CITY – PHILTOA’s 1st Board Meeting and Planning Session in 2017 held in the summer capital Forest Lodge, Camp John Hay from January 13-14, 2017. We look forward to an exciting year ahead of us with lined up activities for its members and the general public. Join us in this year’s caravans around the Philippines and the most anticipated …

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PHILTOA talks on what is trending in 2016: Travel and Tourism

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PHILTOA talks on what is trending in 2016: Travel and Tourism Watch “SWAK na SWAK“ travel trend featuring PHILTOA on 18 December 2016, Sunday 0700 Channel 2 of ABS CBN.

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Agila, the EKsperience

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PHILTOA joins the formal opening of a world class tour destination, Agila the EKsperience of Enchanted Kingdom in Sta Rosa, Laguna. The flying theater literally simulates the Eagle’s flight as it soars through breathtaking sites of the Philippines themed under the elements of Earth, Water and Air. Congratulations to Enchanted Kingdom for pioneering another milestone in Philippine tourism. #AgilatheEKsperience

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Call for Help – PHILTOA Christmas Treat 2016

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His name is Miguel almost 1 year old. He has cerebral palsy and genetically blind. One of residents of missionaries of the poor who takes care of abandoned children with special needs. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share with you our gifts of love. Most of all thank you for the precious gift you have given with …

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PHILTOA Celebrates Christmas Ball 2016


It was a night of glamour as men and women of the tourism industry arrived at Conrad Hotel garbed in their glittering gowns and suits. It was indeed a pearly night from the accessories to giveaways and of course the Christmas spirit each one has that night. The red carpet walk started at around 7:00 PM as they entered the …

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In a bid to further expand its services for tourists, leading mobile services provider Smart Communications has teamed with the Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA), the  largest association of accredited tour operators and allied members in the country. Under the partnership, Smart will make available the Smart LTE Tourist SIM to foreign tourists served by PHILTOA’s over 400 member tour …

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