Frasco Philippine Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco and Tourism Attache, Philippine Department of Tourism – New York Francisco M. Lardizabal discuss possibilities for higher outbound travel from the United States to the Philippines during President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s working visit to the United States and scheduled participation in high-level discussions at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. Photo by RYAN PONCE PACPACO

Frasco: PH Tourism job fair now open

September 19, 2022 Cristina Lee-Pisco 404 views

PHILIPPINE Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco has announced that the Philippine Tourism Job Fair, the flagship employment program of the Department of Tourism (DOT) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), is now open to prospective job seekers.

“To further assist our kababayans and make their job-seeking experience more seamless at the Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso! Philippine Tourism Job Fair, the DOT and DOLE have opened the pre-registration for all three legs of the fair, covering one step of the application process.

This enables the job seekers to focus instead on the core of the event, getting to know the participating establishments and companies and determining the career openings they wish to pursue,” Secretary Frasco said.

Interested applicants for the Manila leg, which will run from September 22 to 24 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, in Pasay City, can register via

While job seekers for the Cebu leg, which will be held from September 22 to 23 only, at the SM City Cebu, can pre-register at

For the Davao leg, which will run from September 22 to 23 at Abreeza Mall Davao, job hunters can register ahead of time at

A total of 7,510 job vacancies, from 147 establishments across the three major locations from the accommodation establishments, travel and tour services, Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) facilities and organizers, tourist transport operators, health and wellness services, restaurant/food service and other tourism-related establishments as of Thursday (Sept. 16) will be open to interest applicants during the initial run of the job fair.

A total of 3,367 jobs from the National Capital Region (NCR), CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA will be offered during the Manila leg, while Cebu and Davao will open 1,633 and 2,510 jobs from the Visayas and Mindanao, respectively.

“While the DOT continues to work towards President Bongbong Marcos’ vision for tourism to contribute greatly to our country’s economic resurgence, we fully understand the need for this to be met with efforts to fortify the tourism and allied industry workforce. We could not be more grateful enough to the DOLE, the local government units (LGUs), and all our partners in the private sector who have supported us in this important endeavor to bring back lost jobs and to present a multitude of new opportunities for employment and greener pastures in the tourism industry to our fellow Filipinos,” Secretary Frasco added.

The Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso! Philippine Tourism Job Fair will open on September 22 at 8 a.m. with simultaneous opening ceremonies in all three locations starting* at 10:00 AM.

The Manila leg of the job fair will coincide with the Hotels Supplier Show, after Global-Link MP, one of the private sector partners of the DOT and DOLE, allotted more than 50 free booths for the job fair.

For further information about the employers and job vacancies, interested applicants may contact the following focal persons:

NCR: [email protected]

Cebu: [email protected]

Davao: [email protected]

Job seekers and employers are also highly encouraged to visit for more employment opportunities curated by DOLE.

Applicants, however, may still opt to walk-in during the job fair series.