Travel and Tourism

Air travel market grew 2.1% in 2017

The Philippine air travel market rose 2.1 percent year-on-year in 2017, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board.

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Cheap flights cause tourist influx in small Philippine islands

An official from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said that cheap flights and the hype on social media cause the increase in tourist arrivals in certain Philippine islands that may not yet be ready for such influx.

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Duterte eyes opening Miss Universe 2019 in Boracay

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo on Wednesday said President Rodrigo R. Duterte is keen on holding the 2019 Miss Universe in Boracay following its rehabilitation this year.

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AirAsia partners with Plug & Play for tech space investment

AirAsia, the largest low-cost carrier group in Southeast Asia, has struck a partnership agreement with start-up innovation platform Plug & Play Tech Center to help scout the market for possible investments in the technology space.

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PAL suffers P6.47-B net loss in 2017

PAL Holdings Inc., parent company of Philippine Airlines (PAL) said it posted a net loss last year on higher operating expenses due to increased price of jet fuel.

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Miascor seeks injunction vs GMR Megawide

Miascor Groundhandling Corporation (Miascor ), the ground handler accused of airport pilferages at the Clark International Airport is fighting to keep its operations in Cebu.

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DOT urges foreign, local tourists to visit other islands

Tourism officials are urging local and foreign tourists to discover the other beautiful destinations in the Philippines, weeks before Boracay’s closure on April 26.

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Philippines among Asia’s booming tourist spots

The Philippines is one of Asia’s hottest tourism spots, according to Forbes.com where a recent article cites the country’s infrastructure and connectivity improvements amid continuing image problems.

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Easy mountain-climbing experience this summer in Mt. Manabu

By Lito Cinco Summer is here, and so are outdoor summer adventures.

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San Miguel wants long-term solution to Boracay

San Miguel Corporation (SMC), one of the biggest stakeholders in the tourism industry of Boracay, is supporting the six-month closure of the world-famous island resort, adding that a long-term solution is needed to ensure the island’s sustainability even after the much needed clean-up.

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