Travel and Tourism

Government seeks ADB loan for e-jeepney

The Energy Department plans to apply for a new loan from the Asian Development Bank to roll out the government’s electric jeepney program, a year after the government cancelled the loan for the electric tricycle program.

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PAL calls for collaboration to cope with travel growth

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is calling on the local airline community to collaborate with the Philippine government in addressing industry concerns enunciated by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Association of Asia-Pacific Airlines (AAPA).

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UK issues travel advisory vs Mindanao, Cebu

The United Kingdom issued a travel advisory to its citizens against going to Mindanao and parts of Cebu province due to “threat of terrorism.”

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Philippines AirAsia picks Clark over NAIA as main hub

Philippines AirAsia has chosen Clark International Airport as its main hub for operations, over the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) due to inadequate space for the budget airline’s operational fleet expansion.

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3 new China-Cebu flights to launch in October

Three air carriers from mainland China are scheduled to launch within October regular flights directly to Cebu, according to GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), developer of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).

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NAIA no longer among world’s worst airports

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) is no longer listed among the world’s worst airports.

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Government to give incentives to local PUV makers

Local public utility vehicle (PUV) manufacturers will be provided incentives to increase their competitiveness in keeping with government plans to modernize the transportation sector, a Cabinet official said.

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Stakeholders’ support needed for PUV modernization

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) is looking for support among various stakeholders for the government’s public utility vehicle modernization program in the aftermath of the recent two-day nationwide jeepney strike.

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Toyota invests P5.2B in CARS

Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMP) is investing at least P5.2 billion in the government’s CARS (Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy) program, saying such investment will help advance Philippine manufacturing.

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Filipino consumers more trusting online

Online Filipino consumers are far more trusting than those others countries in the region when it comes to their activities, according to Kantar TNS’s latest Connected Life research.

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