News Release
Department of Labor and Employment 
April 13, 2021 

Nearly 400k tourism workers get DOLE aid

The labor department has approved the application of close to 400,000 tourism sector workers for the one-time P5,000 aid under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP).

As of April 11, beneficiaries include 370,434 workers from 14,301 tourism establishments, organizations, and associations nationwide and 13,123 workers who applied individually.

Of the assistance, P1.2 billion was already remitted to payment centers while the remaining P719.2 million is awaiting disbursement.

In a virtual ceremony on Monday, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat led the awarding of assistance to select beneficiaries in the National Capital Region, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal.

Bello encouraged tourism sector workers who were displaced by the pandemic “especially those affected by the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila, including the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal to apply for the financial aid” being jointly implemented by the labor and tourism departments.

Meanwhile, Assistant Secretary Dominique Rubia-Tutay said that in the first week of implementation of the enhanced community quarantine alone, around 8,000 tourism sector workers have already benefitted from CAMP.

“We will never falter despite the increasing odds brought about by this pandemic. In the coming months, as we start to put the economy on its track, we hope that our tourism stakeholders will get back on their feet stronger than before,” said Bello as he assured that both DOLE and DOT will continuously assist workers in the tourism sector.

Among the beneficiaries are the Philippine Association for Licensed Massage Therapists Inc., World Photo Journeys Travel and Tours, 1 Aviation Ground Handling Services Corporation, Hotel Kimberly Manila, Okada Manila Hotel, Great Sights Travel and Tours Corporation, Hop Inn Ermita, Link-World Travel and Tours, Canadian Travel and Tour Corporation, and PLDOZE Travel and Tours in the National Capital Region.

In Central Luzon, the beneficiaries include Baliuag Buntal Handicrafts Manufacturing, Hilot Kamay One Guiguinteño, San Francisco TODA, Sta. Ana Bulakan TODA, Sto. Rosario Tibig TODA, Zesto Tricycle Operations and Drivers Association Inc., Triple Junction Subdivision TODA, Marilao Poblacion 2 Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association, and Gitda-08 Daungan TODA.

Meanwhile, CAMP beneficiaries in CALABARZON include Bag of Beans Café and Restaurant, Inc.; Lantic Carmona Estates, Cedar, Manila Jockey TODA; Public Utility Jeepney Association of Carmona, Inc.; Maduya-PNCC-Golden Mile Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association Inc.; Carmona Public Market Calabuso TODA, Tour Guide and Recreation Association, Inc.; Samahang Nagkakaisa para sa Kaunlaran ng Myseoul Tiangge; Samahan ng Manininda, Mananahi at mga Tauhan sa Bagpi Taytay; Taytay’s Fashion Group; Antipolo Group Inc.; United Boatmen Association; Maria Makiling Frontliners Association Inc.; Costales Nature Farms, Inc.; Bukal Local Guide Association; and Lumban Embroidery Association Multipurpose Cooperative.

To apply for the assistance, establishments/associations/organizations/individuals must submit the documentary requirements to the DOT Regional Office for initial evaluation. Upon verification of completeness, the DOT Regional Office shall direct the applicant to submit their application and complete requirements online through https://reports.dole.gov.ph/.

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400k manggagawa sa turismo, nakatanggap ng tulong mula sa DOLE

Inaprubahan ng Department of Labor and Employment ang aplikasyon ng aabot sa 400,000 manggagawa sa sektor ng turismo upang mabigyan ng tig-lilimang libong piso (P5,000) na tulong pinansyal mula sa COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP).

Hanggang Abril 11, umabot na sa 370,434 manggagawa mula sa 14,301 na establisimentong panturismo, organisasyon at asosasyon sa buong bansa, at 13,123 na nag aplay nang personal, ang benepisyaryo ng naturang programa ng DOLE.

Sa nasabing tulong, P1.2 bilyong piso rito ang naipadala sa pamamagitan ng mga payment center habang ang natitirang P719.2 milyon ay nakatakda nang ipamahagi.

Sa isang virtual ceremony nitong Lunes, pinangunahan nina Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III at Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat ang awarding ng tulong para sa mga napiling benepisyaryo mula sa National Capital Region, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, at Rizal.

Hinikayat ni Bello ang mga manggagawa sa sektor ng turismo na nawalan ng trabaho dahil sa pandemya lalo’t higit ang mga naapektuhan ng enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) sa Metro Manila, kabilang ang mga lalawigan  ng Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, at Rizal na mag-aplay para sa tulong pinansyal na magkatuwang na ipinatutupad ng DOLE at DOT.

Samantala, sinabi ni DOLE Assistant Secretary Dominique Rubia-Tutay na sa unang lingo ng pagpapatupad ng ECQ ay nakapamahagi na ng tulong ang kagawaran sa 8,000 manggagawa sa sektor ng turismo, sa ilalim ng programang CAMP.

“Hindi tayo magsasawang tumulong sa kabila ng mga hadlang na dala ng pandemya. Sa mga susunod na buwan, kasabay ng pagbuhay sa ekonomiya, umaasa tayong manunumbalik sa dati nitong sigla ang sektor ng turismo sa bansa,” wika ni Bello, kasabay ng pagtitiyak nitong patuloy na tutulong ang DOLE at DOT sa mga manggagawa sa sektor ng turismo.

Kabilang sa mga benepisyaryo ay ang Philippine Association for Licensed Massage Therapists Inc., World Photo Journeys Travel and Tours, 1 Aviation Ground Handling Services Corporation, Hotel Kimberly Manila, Okada Manila Hotel, Great Sights Travel and Tours Corporation, Hop Inn Ermita, Link-World Travel and Tours, Canadian Travel and Tour Corporation, at PLDOZE Travel and Tours sa National Capital Region.

Sa Central Luzon, ang mga benepisyaryo ay nagmula sa Baliuag Buntal Handicrafts Manufacturing, Hilot Kamay One Guiguinteño, San Francisco TODA, Sta. Ana Bulakan TODA, Sto. Rosario Tibig TODA, Zesto Tricycle Operations and Drivers Association Inc., Triple Junction Subdivision TODA, Marilao Poblacion 2 Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association, at sa Gitda-08 Daungan TODA.

Habang ang mga benepisyaryo ng CAMP sa CALABARZON ay mula sa Bag of Beans Café and Restaurant, Inc.; Lantic Carmona Estates, Cedar, Manila Jockey TODA; Public Utility Jeepney Association of Carmona, Inc.; Maduya-PNCC-Golden Mile Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association Inc.; Carmona Public Market Calabuso TODA, Tour Guide and Recreation Association, Inc.; Samahang Nagkakaisa para sa Kaunlaran ng Myseoul Tiangge; Samahan ng Manininda, Mananahi at mga Tauhan sa Bagpi Taytay; Taytay’s Fashion Group; Antipolo Group Inc.; United Boatmen Association; Maria Makiling Frontliners Association Inc.; Costales Nature Farms, Inc.; Bukal Local Guide Association at Lumban Embroidery Association Multipurpose Cooperative.

Upang makapag-aplay para sa tulong, ang mga establisimyento, asosasyon, organisasyon, at indibidwal ay dapat na magsumite ng mga documentary requirement sa DOT Regional Office para sa inisyal na pagsusuri. Pagkatapos ng beripikasyon, bibigyang direktiba ng mga DOT Regional Office ang mga aplikante upang isumite ang kanilang aplikasyon at kaukulang dokumento online https://reports.dole.gov.ph/.

END/aldm/ Paul Ang

 

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