Travel and Tourism

Cebu: ‘Seoul of the Philippines’ thrives on Korean arrivals

This alluring province known for the “Queen City of the South” may yet also earn the moniker, “Seoul of the Philippines,” as it welcomes more and more visitors from South Korea looking for relaxation and recreation.

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Super consortium wants to expand NAIA

The country’s seven largest conglomerates would like to start expanding NAIA’s terminals and add more flights because NAIA is a strategic national asset that needs upgrading without delay.

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A near-perfect way to spend summer

By Lito Cinco You got it right. J Park Island Resort & Water Park, a nine-hectare and still expanding theme park in Mactan, Cebu is indeed the near perfect place to stay a day or two, or a long weekend this summer, that is, if one has the extra cash to spend as the rates both for the room and …

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Spend the summer with the Camaras in Anilao

Summer is fast approaching if not here at all already and people are starting to make their plans for this season.

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Samar tourism back on track after Yolanda onslaught

By Lito Cinco Years after the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda that killed thousands and damaged properties, Samar Governor Sharee Ann Tan said she believes the province is back on track with at least a 50-percent increase in the number of its tourist arrivals.

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DOT sees Mindanao assuming bigger Philippine tourism role

Despite the challenges Mindanao suffered in terms of tourism promotion in the past few years, Department of Tourism (DOT) officials believe it is time to begin important projects in the region to shift tourists’ attention to the country’s unspoiled islands in the south.

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2018 Banaue International Music Composition Competition launched, now accepts entries

Music indeed shall help restore a world heritage treasure.

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Speaker backtracks on Naia deadline

House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez extended to six months the initial 45- day deadline he imposed for airlines to transfer their domestic flights to Clark International Airport, in a bid to decongest the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

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Philippines, Japan sign loan for 3rd phase of Bulacan bypass road

A ¥9.399-billion loan agreement between the Philippines and Japan was inked for the construction of the third phase of the Arterial Road Bypass Project designed to ease traffic in Bulacan.

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JICA to support PH transport infra projects to ease traffic

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said they will continue to support to the Philippines’ key transport infrastructure projects to address Metro Manila’s traffic problems.

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