Home / Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism

Air travel could normalize much later

Airlines, airports, related services companies and travelers will have to wait a bit longer before air traffic around the world returns to pre-pandemic levels, according to Standard and Poors Global Ratings. 

Read More »

Ang defends PAREX vs critics

San Miguel Corp. (SMC) recently defended its P95-billion Pasig River Expressway (PAREX) project against transport and environmental groups. 

Read More »

Mt. Kitanglad Natural Park: showcase of Philippines’ biodiversity, natural heritage

Mt. Kitanglad Range Natural Park (MKRNP), site of one of the few remaining rainforests in the Philippines and a protected area in Bukidnon, northern Mindanao, hosts some of rarest plant and animal wildlife, including the critically endangered Philippine Eagle. 

Read More »

PAL flies to Seattle via Hawaii

Philippine Airlines (PAL) recently opened a new service from Manila to Seattle via Honolulu, in a move to generate revenues by expanding operations in the United States West Coast. 

Read More »

Pyramids still attract tourists to Egypt

Egypt’s world-famous pyramids site, especially the three Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, attracted more than half of the number of visitors that used to frequent the site before the outbreak of the pandemic, according to Ashraf Mohieddin, Egyptologist and director general of the pyramids site, on the occasion of World Tourism Day. 

Read More »

Philippine travel & tourism lost $37B from pandemic—WTTC

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the Philippine’s Travel & Tourism sector last year wiped out $37 billion from the nation’s economy and caused two million to lose their jobs.

Read More »

Major cruise lines restart voyages for vaccinated passengers

Three giants of the cruise industry will return to the seas within weeks, with Norwegian Cruise Lines becoming the latest to announce its US ships will set sail starting in early August.

Read More »

House bill seeks relief for domestic airlines

Party-list Rep. Sharon S. Garin has filed a bill providing relief for the country’s domestic air carriers is being pushed by of the AAMBIS-OWA.

Read More »

Cooking oil powers commercial flight

Air France-KLM flew a biofuel-powered Airbus A350 from Paris to Montreal, demonstrating the airline’s readiness to adopt low-emissions fuel despite industry divisions over the pace of its adoption.

Read More »

Over 20 countries opened borders to vaccinated passengers

More than 20 countries have lifted restrictions for vaccinated travelers, with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) supporting their data and evidence-driven decisions to open their borders and extend unrestricted access to travel.

Read More »