Top News Philippines concludes first national tourism job fair By TTG Asia / Posted on 26 September, 2022 10:32 The Philippine Department of Tourism, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the private sector and tourism stakeholders have successfully concluded their first Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso Philippine Tourism Job Fair over the weekend. The first national tourism job fair kicked off on September 22 in Manila, Cebu, and Davao, putting 8,295 jobs up for grabs. The Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso Philippine Tourism Job Fair offered more than 8,000 vacancies Some 5,174 applicants turned up on the launch day. As of 15.00, over 80 applicants were hired on the spot. Tourism secretary Christina Garcia Frasco said the job fair was part of the Department of Tourism’s effort to “serve the goal of ensuring that we put our tourism stakeholders front and center of our agenda”. She highlighted the importance of the country’s tourism industry workforce, stating that it is the tourism workers and stakeholders who “are the best representation of the Filipino brand, with your hard work, your industry, your resilience, and your graciousness, you have made known the Filipino brand of hospitality all over the world”.