ABOUT THE AWARDS

The Philippine Tourism Awards (PTA) is the highest and most prestigious citation in Philippine Tourism. The PTA is a recognition program of the Philippine Department of Tourism that seeks to honor industry players and LGUs who have demonstrated excellence in the development and promotion of the country’s tourism sector. 

The PTA is designed to achieve the following objectives:

  • Instill the culture of Filipino hospitality and excellence in the tourism sector​;
  • Foster an innovative and competitive consciousness in the country by recognizing individuals, corporate entities, and LGUs, who have contributed immeasurably to the growth of the industry​;
  • Recognize individuals and entities in the tourism industry whose creativity, expertise, professionalism, and service have been of the highest standards and have highlighted the Filipino identity.​

 

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GENERAL GUIDELINES

  • Applications may be made online or manually thru the DOT Regional Offices. Only complete and correct applications shall be considered.​
  • All accepted applications shall be subject to review and validation.​
  • All entries shall be made in writing using the prescribed forms and templates specific to the category and award. Should an enterprise wish to submit its entry in more than one category, the enterprise shall submit separate entries.​
  • For Tourism Pillars Awards, Application and supporting documents will be accepted until March 8, 2024.​​
  • ​For Philippine Tourism Industry Awards, application and supporting documents will be accepted until March 30, 2024.​
  • Application is free of charge.​​

 

Note: The PTA is a two-tiered awarding recognition-regional and national. The winners of the regional awarding shall represent the region to the National Awarding.​

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TOURISM PILLAR AWARDS

Special recognition program to recognize individuals, enterprises, and destinations who contributed to the Philippine tourism industry and Celebrate 50 years of establishment of the Philippine Department of Tourism. ​

 

FOR DESTINATIONS

The recipients of this award will be identified by the Department of Tourism based on the historical record period.

 

APPLY HERE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND ENTERPRISES

Accorded to pioneers and institutions in the Philippine Tourism Industry and who have made noteworthy contributions to the rise of tourism in the country​.

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APPLY HERE FOR TOURISM INDUSTRY AWARDS

​Philippine Tourism Industry Awards is the national recognition program for both the private and public sector involved in the development and promotion of Philippine Tourism. The prospective awardees are envisioned to be an embodiment of a true Filipino hospitality and contributor to the socio-economic growth and environmental protection. ​

  • ​DOT’s periodic national recognition program for both the private and public sector involved in the development and promotion of Philippine Tourism​

  • ​Prospective awardees are envisioned to be an embodiment of a true Filipino hospitality and significant contributor to the country’s socio-economic growth and environmental protection.

     

CATEGORIES OF TOURISM INDUSTRY AWARDS

  • INSTITUTIONAL

    ​Institutional Awards shall be given to those entities considered the best in their respective fields/ sector and/or areas of expertise, professionalism and quality of facilities and services.

  • INDIVIDUAL

    ​Individual Awards shall be given to individuals directly engaged in an accredited enterprise or tourist destination who live up to the high standard of service and customer/client satisfaction and have embodied the Filipino brand of service excellence.

  • MEDIA

    ​Recognizing the power of media in its various forms, Media Awards shall be given to Media personalities, influencers and shows that have been positively campaigning for tourism movement.

  • TOURISM PRODUCT

    ​Tourism Product Awards shall be given to outstanding destinations, enterprises and tourism service providers for selected tourism products recognized for their quality, potential for growth, sustainability, contribution to the promotion of Filipino brand of tourism experience, and contribution to the breakthrough and growth of the tourism sector.

  • SPECIAL AWARDS

    ​Special Awards category is a variable category depending on the trends. Conferment of Special Awards and Citation shall be based on observed ability to shape and influence travel trend, introduce new perspectives, and contributed significantly to the responsible and sustainable development of Philippine tourism.

 

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DOWNLOADABLE APPLICATION FORMS

Downloaded Application Form shall be submitted to the Department of Tourism Regional Offices with jurisdiction to the location of the nominated enterprise or individual.

Finding trouble with your internet connection or accessing our online forms? You may download corresponding Application forms below and submit it to the concerned Regional Office.

Hotel of the Year –  Application Form Tourism Frontliner of the Year Application Form
Resort of the Year – Application Form Travel Show of the Year Application Form
Apartment Hotel of the Year Application Form  Tourism and Travel Vlog of the Year Application Form
Mabuhay Accommodation of the Year Application Form Tourism Journalist of the Year Application Form
Homestay of the Year Application Form Filipino Brand of Wellness Enterprise of the Year Application Form
Tour Operator of the Year Application Form English as a Second Language (ESL) School of the Year Application Form
MICE Organizer of the Year Application Form Dive Operator of the Year Application Form
MICE Venue of the Year Application Form Farm Tourism Enterprise of the Year Application Form
Tourist Land Transport Operator of the Year Application Form Lakbay-Dagat Award: Cruise Destination of the Year Application Form
Tourist Water Transport Operator of the Year Application Form Dive Destination of the Year Application Form
Tourism Association of the Year Application Form English as a Second Language (ESL) Destination of the Year Application Form
Tourism Destination of the Year – Province Application Form Eco-Tourism Destination of the Year Application Form
Tourism Destination of the Year – City Application Form Salo-Salo Award: Food and Gastronomy Tourism Destination of the Year Application Form
Tourism Destination of the Year – Municipality Application Form Likha Award: Art Tourism Destination of the Year Application Form
Tour Guide of the Year – Regional Application Form Kalinaw Award: Faith-Based Tourism Destination of the Year Application Form
Tour Guide of the Year – Community Application Form Pamana Award: Living Cultures Tourism Destination of the Year Application Form

 

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Philippine Tourism Awards Secretariat
Contact Number: 8459-5200 Local. 106
Email: philippinetourismawards@tourism.gov.ph