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‘He gave generously’: Aquino’s tribute to late tourism chief Mon Jimenez

Apr 29, 2020 - 7:00 AM

Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III remembers Jimenez as someone who ‘helped unify the majority of our people towards achieving the successes that we could be proud of as a nation’

President Benigno S. Aquino III is received by DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez, Jr, Heads of International Tourism Organizations , Members of Diplomatic Corps upon arrival at the Philippine International Convention Center for the attendance to the Opening Ceremony of the ASEAN Tourism Forum. (Photo: Joseph Vidal/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

Former tourism chief Mon Jimenez dies

Apr 27, 2020 - 1:54 PM

(UPDATED) The 'It's More Fun in the Philippines' campaign was launched during Mon Jimenez's time as tourism chief

Aquino's Cabinet officials welcome him home

Jun 30, 2016 - 2:03 PM

UPDATED Some days he also made it really difficult but for the most part he was our inspiration not only to do well but to do good says Aquino s tourism secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr

WELCOME HOME. Former President Benigno Aquino lll is welcomed by his neighborhood at 25 Times St. in Quezon City on Thursday, June 30. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Incoming DOT secretary: 'It's More Fun in the Philippines' to be retained

Jun 17, 2016 - 9:30 PM

We will retain it because it has already attracted tourists to come to the Philippines says incoming Department of Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo

Screengrab from YouTube/DOT Philippines

DOT: 'No partnership' with rumored Napoles-linked 7107

Jan 29, 2014 - 7:45 PM

The tourism department distances itself from the 7107 International Music Festival as talk of links to Napoles money goes around

Jan-May foreign tourist arrivals hit 2-M mark

Jul 04, 2013 - 5:15 PM

Foreign tourist arrivals in the country reached 2 011 million in the first 5 months of 2013 up 10 5 from a year ago

MORE FUN. Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. (right) says foreign tourist arrivals in the country as of end-May hit the 2 million mark. Photo by Lean Santos/Rappler

Social media: force for nation-building

Sep 26, 2012 - 9:01 AM

How can social media be a force for nation building? Panelists discuss this at the Social Good Summit

The 'Bourne Legacy' premiere: a celebration of starts and Pinoy pride

Aug 06, 2012 - 8:11 AM

Filipinos excitedly welcomed the Hollywood movie whose last 40 minutes were devoted to Manila and Palawan

FILIPINO PRODUCER JUN JUBAN with Patrick Crowley and Wilson Tieng

Aquino: Pocket open skies, infra boosting tourism

Jul 13, 2012 - 4:05 PM

President Aquino says the pocket open skies policy and infrastructure projects are improving tourist arrivals

Social media to fuel DOT's new campaign

Jan 04, 2012 - 4:38 PM

Using social media as the primary medium for the campaign gives the tourism department less control – and gives more to the people

SOCIAL MEDIA BELIEVER. Tourism Sec. Mon Jimenez talks about the DOT's new campaign. Photo by Maria Ressa.