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Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019

The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign visitors in 2018, and the Philippine Department of Tourism saying it is aiming for 8.2 ... Read More

Life goes on in earthquake-stricken Bohol

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 28, 2013

Bohol is world famous for being the residence of one of the Philippines’ most popular tourist attractions-the Chocolate Hills, a ... Read More

With Japan’s help, Philippines breaks tourism record in 2013 and remains “stable” this year

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 9, 2013

It isn’t true that Japanese travelers have stopped traveling because of the weak yen. Not when it comes to the ... Read More

Britons will soon be able to say, “It’s more fun in the Philippines”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 1, 2013

Something historic is happening in the Philippines. Its flag-carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL) is to resume the first direct link between ... Read More

Philippines adds a dose of fun to ICTP

editor editor- September 24, 2012

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Philippine Department ... Read More

Find your island paradise in Bohol

editor editor- August 4, 2011

My wife, Liza, and I visited Bohol after a few days at the much more famous Philippine beach resort of ... Read More

Boracay remains unaffected by Caticlan Airport problems

editor editor- September 22, 2009

It went almost unnoticed, except in the Philippines. On June 29th, a 60-seat aircraft from domestic carrier Zest Air overshot ... Read More