‘Travel from Home’: DOT provides Philippine tourist destination backgrounds for your video calls



MANILA, Philippines, April 10 ------ The Department of Tourism has released virtual backgrounds that can be used while using video conferencing platforms in a bid to encourage the public to “travel from home.” The photos that feature several Philippine tourist destinations can be downloaded from www.philippines.travel/fromhome for free. It can be used on video conferencing platforms such as Zoom and Webex. This page is the website launched by DOT dedicated to announcements and advisories on COVID-19. The virtual backgrounds are classified by morning, afternoon and evening and show tourist spots at different times of the day. Many Filipinos are working remotely after President Rodrigo Duterte placed Luzon under enhanced community quarantine in a bid to curb COVID-19 outbreak spread. “While our destinations miss you, it’s vital that you stay at home as much as possible during the community quarantine so you can return to your favorite places in the Philippines soon,” the DOT said. Source: philstar.com