Destinations Asia

Philippines create contest to boost cultural and historic awareness

Excerpt from GMA News

Aug 28, 2012 11:35 am

Skift Take

The Department of Tourism’s contest calls for custom tour itineraries and posters in hopes that citizens will be inspired to travel domestically and visit the historic sites.

— Samantha Shankman

Latest Report: Venture Investment Trends in the Travel Industry

History, it’s more fun in the Philippines

And in a bid to make this fun history more accessible to the public, the Department of Tourism launched Tuesday its first ever tour itinerary and poster making contest entitled Icons of Greatness.

The competition was unveiled a day after National Hero’s day, and capitalizes on the abundance of cultural and historic sites in the Philippines. And also, not incidentally, August is History Month.

Read the Complete Story →

Tags: , ,

Next Up

More on Skift

A Google Glass App for Flight Attendants on Private Jets
UK Takes Stock of Sharing Economy in Step Towards New Legislation
Interview: eDreams CEO on Finding a New Way to Sell Flights
Free Webinar: The Rise of the Silent Traveler