DOT calls on offices to extend all services
In a social media post, the Department of Tourism (DOT), in preparation for those traveling for the All Souls’ and All Saints’ Day observances, noted, “DOT Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has already ordered the main and regional offices to extend all assistance that may be needed by visitors.”
They also highlighted the Department of Transportation setting up Malasakit help desks at all transport hubs across the country.
Those manning the desks are tasked with taking inquiries by travelers, facilitating access to transportation, handling terminal refunds, accepting reports of possible security threats, among other duties.
“The forthcoming All Saints’ Day celebration is one of the long weekend holidays that vacation takers and travelers take advantage of,” said Romulo-Puyat.
Meanwhile, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said they will continue to waive terminal fees for students traveling for the upcoming observances.
“May it be for a domestic or international flight, our students can avail of [an] airport terminal fee exemption,” affirmed CAAP Director General Jim Sydiongco in a statement./WDJ