Travel and Tourism

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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PAL Express passes IATA safety audit

PAL Express successfully completed for the third consecutive time the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), confirming the airline’s strict compliance with international aviation safety standards.

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PAL to deploy A350 jet on Manila-New York route

Philippine Airlines expects to receive its first Airbus A350-900 jet in June to be deployed on the non-stop Manila-New York flights using the Polar route. The airline said the A350-900 is equipped with a luxurious, tri-class cabin, featuring the most modern inflight entertainment system. “The A350 XWB [extra wide body] will be deployed on the non-stop Manila-New York flights, using …

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10 new Metro Manila bridges approved

Economic managers approved the construction of 10 new bridges crossing the Pasig and Marikina rivers in Metro Manila and a massive flood control project in Mindanao, all included in the Duterte administration’s 75 flagship projects seen ushering in a “golden age of infrastructure.”

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Air cargo off to a good start in 2018

Following strong demand for manufacturing exports, with companies striving to deliver goods faster, global air freight demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose eight percent in January 2018 compared to the year-earlier period.

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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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