DOT’s ‘#Itsmorefuninthephilippines’ hashtag reaches 1-M on IG

By , on April 11, 2015


MANILA — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Friday announced that the hashtag #itsmorefuninthephilippines has hit the one-million mark on mobile photo-sharing app, Instagram (IG).

“That’s (one million) and more beautiful photos tagged #itsmorefuninthephilippines and it was made possible by you and your eagerness to show the world why the Philippines truly deserves a visit!,” DOT said on its IG account, @tourismphl.

The department was referring to Instagram users who used the hashtag in their photos of travels around the country.

In celebration of its newest achievement and as an expression of gratitude, the DOT said that it would open its website, to users.

DOT meanwhile encouraged photo enthusiasts to send their best travel photos around the Philippines and get the chance to be featured on its website and social media accounts. Ownership will be attributed to contributors.

Those interested many send their photos over to

DOT’s Instagram account currently has 275 photos shared on its account and is being followed by over 6, 000 users to date.