In this file photo Senior citizens of Bgy. 630 DIST. VI in Sta Mesa Manila linesup for their delayed social monthly pension because of pandemic. PHOTO BY: RENE H.

Promoting Accessible Tourism for Seniors and PWDs

Discover the importance of accessible tourism for seniors and persons with disabilities (PWDs). Despite technological advances, many tourism facilities remain inaccessible, posing challenges for seniors and PWDs. House Bill 10349, the ‘PWD and Senior Citizen-Friendly Tourism Sites Act,’ aims to revolutionize accessibility in the Philippines by mandating infrastructural changes and promoting inclusivity. Learn how inclusive tourism benefits everyone and fosters economic resilience.

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President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Photo from PCO

Marcos on Visa Enforcement for Chinese Tourists

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has announced that the Philippines will not introduce stricter visa rules targeting Chinese tourists. Instead, the government will focus on enforcing existing regulations to address issues such as fake documents and illegal activities. The aim is to ensure equitable treatment for all nationalities, enhance national security, and maintain the Philippines as an attractive destination for legitimate travelers. Future measures include thorough examinations of visa applications and increased collaboration between governmental agencies to uphold the integrity of the visa system.

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