Tag: Philippines

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

Airbnb co-founder headed to Phillippines for travel summit

editor editor- March 27, 2019 20:56 0

“We are excited to be welcoming Mr. Nathan Blecharczyk to the PATA Annual Summit 2019. It is nearly impossible to talk about the travel and ... Read More

Cebu Pacific airline to fly Shanghai – Cebu 

Cebu Pacific airline to fly Shanghai – Cebu 

editor editor- March 26, 2019 20:57 0

The Philippines air carrier, Cebu Pacific, will begin regular flights between Shanghai and Cebu starting April 15, 2019 as it boosts its route network from ... Read More

Gambling is big business in tourism

Gambling is big business in tourism

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 26, 2019 02:22 0

The gambling industry, which happens to be a really big one worldwide, is one of the most popular in terms of tourism. That’s why casino ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45 0

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest ... Read More

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

World Bank announces Air Transport Annual Report

editor editor- March 12, 2019 21:13 0

The 14th edition of the World Bank Group (WBG) Air Transport Annual Report, which outlines the support that is given to emerging and developing countries ... Read More

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

ILTM Asia Pacific creating business playgrounds for international luxury travel brands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:03 0

In its second year, ILTM Asia Pacific is gearing up to be the international and Asia Pacific business event for the luxury travel industry. A ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Philippine Islands Region

Strong earthquake rocks Philippine Islands Region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 17:02 0

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Philippine Islands Region , according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 8 ... Read More

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Oman tourism arrivals to increase 5 percent annually to 2023

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:20 0

Tourism arrivals to Oman will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5% between 2018 and 2023 to 3.5 million, according to data ... Read More

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Qatar Airways unveils new Economy Class, seven new destinations at ITB Berlin 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 22:10 0

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, revealed the airline’s new Economy Class experience and announced seven upcoming additions to its ... Read More

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

CEO Pilar Laguana is fantastic news for Guam Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2019 20:58 0

Pilar Laguana, an international tourism veteran, is now in charge of the Guam Visitors Bureau. She thinks out of the box, she has a global ... Read More

Seychelles well welcomed and promoted at highly-reputable school in Abu Dhabi

Seychelles well welcomed and promoted at highly-reputable school in Abu Dhabi

editor editor- March 4, 2019 22:04 0

Seychelles Tourism Board’s (STB) office in Abu Dhabi provided students, parents and teachers with the chance to learn more about Seychelles through their presence at ... Read More

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

BAME Women in Travel initiative to assist ethnic minority women in travel and tourism industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 19:15 0

Women in Travel CIC, the social enterprise dedicated to empowering women though employability and entrepreneurship in the travel industry, will launch ‘BAME Women in Travel’ ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:30 0

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with ... Read More

Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia

Korean Air helps orphanage in Manado, Indonesia

editor editor- February 13, 2019 00:09 0

Korean Air employees visited Yettrang, an underprivileged village with a high poverty rate and no education or welfare benefits. During their time in Yettrang, the ... Read More

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 22:35 3

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

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25 0

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of damage. The ... Read More

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

Top international destinations for Chinese travelers during Chinese New Year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 20:28 0

Travel experts today revealed the top international destinations for Chinese travelers during the seven day Chinese New Year holiday period that started this Monday, February ... Read More

Airbus opens 2019 with 39 aircraft deliveries for 27 customers

Airbus opens 2019 with 39 aircraft deliveries for 27 customers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 20:08 0

Airbus opened its 2019 activity with 39 aircraft deliveries for 27 customers during January, raising the overall total of jetliners provided by the manufacturer to ... Read More

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:35 0

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big plans to become a Boracay type ... Read More

Ascott crosses 100,000 lodging units globally

Ascott crosses 100,000 lodging units globally

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- January 21, 2019 07:04 0

CapitaLand’s wholly owned lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has secured contracts for another 26 properties with over 4,600 units across 18 cities and ... Read More

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

ASEAN Tourism Forum sees senior officials come together from 10 nations

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- January 18, 2019 03:06 0

The ASEAN Tourism Forum 2019 is currently taking place in Ha Long City, in the northern province of Quảng Ninh in Vietnam Read More

The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island opens in Philippines

The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island opens in Philippines

editor editor- January 15, 2019 23:03 0

Dusit International in Thailand launched The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island in the Davao Gulf, Philippines.  Read More

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

World Travel and Tourism Council announces 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards finalists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 17:30 0

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is delighted to announce the 15 finalists for its 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. The 2019 finalists are ... Read More

Dusit International launches new island retreat in Philippines

Dusit International launches new island retreat in Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 15:03 0

Dusit International has marked the launch of The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island, Managed by Dusit, an exclusive island retreat in the Davao Gulf, ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

Dusit International to operate Myanmar’s first ASAI-branded hotel in Yangon

Dusit International to operate Myanmar’s first ASAI-branded hotel in Yangon

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 18:06 0

Thailand's hotel and property development company, Dusit International, has signed a hotel management agreement with Rich Mandalay Group of Co.,Ltd. to operate ASAI Yankin, one ... Read More

Deadly landslides kill at least five people in Philippines

Deadly landslides kill at least five people in Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 17:35 0

Days of monsoon rains have triggered landslides in two provinces in the Philippines that killed at least five people, officials said on Saturday. Four more ... Read More

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 04:52 0

An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. It was later downgraded to 6.9 and caused a ... Read More

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 20:22 0

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the aviation security at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) does not maintain and carry out ... Read More

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