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Different tourism organizations

  1. 1. Different Tourism Organizations  The Department of Tourism (DOT)  Philippines Tourism Authority (PTA)  Philippines Travel and Tourism Council (PTTC)  The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTTA)
  2. 2. The Department Of Tourism (DOT)  Mission: ◦ The primary government aency charged with the responsibility to encourage, promote, and develop tourism as a major socio-economic activity to generate foreign currency and employment and to spread the benefits of tourism to both the private and public sector.
  3. 3. The Structure of the Department Of Tourism Office of the Secretary  Tourism Promotion Sector  Tourism Services and Regional Offices Sector  Planning, Product Development and Coordinaton  Internal Services Sector 
  4. 4. Philippine Tourism Authority  The Philippine Tourism Authority is an autonomous corporate entity attached to the Department of Tourism (DOT). The PTA was created on May 11, 1973 by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 189 (P.D. 189) synchronously with the DOT as the latter’s development arm.
  5. 5. Functions of the Philippines Tourism Authority To develop identified priority areas  To operate, maintain and promotes facilities in pioneering capacity  To provide technical & financial assistance to qualified tourism projects  To generate revenues to fund national & corporate development undertakings  ◦ Now called as Tourism Infastracture &
  6. 6. Philippines Travel and Tourism Council (PTTC)    PTTC supports its goals by conducting tourism-related research and publishing travel magazine and travel videos. PTTC regional chapter’s offices are to help the travel industry sell travel to Philippines to their clients. PTTC regional chapters will explore potential tourism destination in thei area and develop tour packages which will sold by all PTTC members particulary travel agencies and tour operators.
  7. 7. Philippines Travel and Tourism Council (PTTC)  PTTC will provide up-to-date information on travel to and in the Philippines.  PTTC also promotes the importance of tourism to the island.  PTTC organizes various events to inform and help businesses on practical aspects of their trade.
  8. 8. The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA)  The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) is a fairly young organization born out of a union of the national associations of the outbound travel agencies and inbound tour operators in 1979. Founded to foster unity in the travel industry and to promote the welfare of its members and the travelling public as well, the PTAA has evolved into one that now plays a vital role both in the national and
  9. 9. PTAA represents the travel/tour agency sector in: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Air Safety Foundation (ASF) Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) Hotel & Tourism Institute of the Philippines (HTIP) Tourism Industry Board Foundation Inc. (TIBFI) Federation of Philippine Industries Inc. (FPII) Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Phil. Chapter National Tourism Council Board (NTCB) Federation of Tourism Industries in the Philippines
  10. 10. What is a travel agency?  Travel Agency◦ an agency that makes the necessary arrangements for travelers, esp. the booking of airline tickets and hotel rooms.