Tag: Philippines

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

Newest member of global sustainable tourism association Bee + Hive

editor editor- December 6, 2018 13:49 0

Pousada Trijuncão is the newest member of Global Sustainable Tourism Association, Bee + Hive. Read More

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Raped by tourists: Children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2018 12:27 2

Tourists rape children in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam; it's a sad reality of the global ... Read More

Nine killed in attack on Philippines’ popular tourist resort island

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 11, 2017 07:05 0

Nine people including four Philippine security officials were killed Tuesday during clashes with the Abu Sayyaf kidnap group on a popular resort island as millions ... Read More

Panicked tourists flee popular dive resort after triple-quake strikes

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- April 8, 2017 06:35 0

A trio of strong earthquakes damaged buildings and caused panicked tourists to flee a popular dive resort near the Philippine capital on Saturday, officials and ... Read More

Life goes on in earthquake-stricken Bohol

Life goes on in earthquake-stricken Bohol

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 28, 2013 12:40 0

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

Philippines targets 10 million international visitors by 2016

Philippines targets 10 million international visitors by 2016

editor editor- June 24, 2013 08:00 0

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT), in partnership with the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) – Dr. Andrew L. Read More

Agoda.com makes it easier to visit Palawan, the Philippines’ last frontier

Agoda.com makes it easier to visit Palawan, the Philippines’ last frontier

editor editor- June 14, 2013 00:05 0

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), is showcasing a selection of great hotels in Palawan, one ... Read More

In pursuing reforms, listen to people, say Myanmar and Philippine presidents

In pursuing reforms, listen to people, say Myanmar and Philippine presidents

editor editor- June 8, 2013 05:00 0

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Necessary political and economic reforms must push forward because that is what citizens want, the leaders of Myanmar and the ... Read More

Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and Philippines agree to work on ASEAN common visa

Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and Philippines agree to work on ASEAN common visa

editor editor- June 6, 2013 09:41 0

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – Ministers and tourism authorities of Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia and the Secretary of Tourism of the Philippines have expressed their intention ... Read More

Cebu Pacific cancels service to Taiwan

Cebu Pacific cancels service to Taiwan

editor editor- May 30, 2013 10:25 0

MANILA, Philippines - One of the Philippines' biggest airlines said Wednesday it had cancelled the planned launch of a new Taiwan route because of tensions ... Read More

Philippines eyeing to double its tourism receipts to $8 billion in 2016

Philippines eyeing to double its tourism receipts to $8 billion in 2016

editor editor- May 23, 2013 08:00 0

MANILA, Philippines - In line with heightened efforts to boost the country’s tourism industry, the government is eyeing to double its tourism receipts to $8 ... Read More

Taiwan issues “red” travel alert against Philippines, refunds tourists

Taiwan issues “red” travel alert against Philippines, refunds tourists

editor editor- May 16, 2013 08:55 0

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Tourism Bureau announced yesterday that tourists scheduled to go to the Philippines can receive full refunds after deducting a certain amount ... Read More

Philippines recognized for efforts after 2012 typhoon

Philippines recognized for efforts after 2012 typhoon

editor editor- May 9, 2013 10:10 0

Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the Middle East’s premier travel and tourism exhibition, has named the Philippines as the recipient of the New Frontiers Award 2013 ... Read More

German tourists, tour guide killed in Philippine volcano eruption

German tourists, tour guide killed in Philippine volcano eruption

editor editor- May 8, 2013 04:56 0

Three German tourists and their Filipino tour guide were killed yesterday when the Mayon volcano exploded into life, spewing massive boulders "as big as cars" ... Read More

Philippines to pitch diving as leisure activity for foreign tourists

Philippines to pitch diving as leisure activity for foreign tourists

editor editor- April 22, 2013 07:50 0

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 will intensify its marketing campaign for various tourism products of the Philippines, but particularly high-value diving ... Read More

Minister: Philippines’ tourism numbers reaching unprecedented heights

Minister: Philippines’ tourism numbers reaching unprecedented heights

editor editor- April 8, 2013 08:01 0

MANILA, Philippines - Tourists from China, South Korea, the United States and Japan topped the number of arrivals of visitors in the country in the ... Read More

Philippine government: Holy Week tourists safe in Boracay

Philippine government: Holy Week tourists safe in Boracay

editor editor- March 26, 2013 10:43 0

BORACAY, Philippines - The government said today that security measures are in place to ensure the safety of tourists who will be spending the Holy ... Read More

Whale sharks draw hundreds of tourists to sleepy Philippine village

Whale sharks draw hundreds of tourists to sleepy Philippine village

editor editor- March 13, 2013 07:33 0

TAN-AWAN, Cebu, Philippines - Two years ago, it was a sleepy village that never saw tourists unless they were lost or in transit. Read More

Philippines’ global tourism standing up 12 points

Philippines’ global tourism standing up 12 points

editor editor- March 8, 2013 07:45 0

MANILA, Philippines — It’s getting more fun for the Philippines. Read More

Agoda.com and Philippine Airlines team up

Agoda.com and Philippine Airlines team up

editor editor- February 22, 2013 02:52 0

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has teamed up with Philippine Airlines (PAL) to offer customers ... Read More

Indonesia and Philippines lead Asia-Pacific in consumer confidence surge

Indonesia and Philippines lead Asia-Pacific in consumer confidence surge

editor editor- February 20, 2013 08:45 0

Consumer confidence in Indonesia and the Philippines spiked in the second half of 2012, leading positive sentiments recorded across most of 14 markets in Asia ... Read More

Chinese-made globes irk Philippines

Chinese-made globes irk Philippines

editor editor- February 15, 2013 09:37 0

MANILA, Philippines - Chinese-made globes depicting "misinformation" by reflecting Beijing's claim to almost the entire South China Sea have been removed from bookstore shelves in ... Read More

Spain looks for tourists from ex-colony

Spain looks for tourists from ex-colony

editor editor- February 11, 2013 08:27 0

The Philippines could be an important source of tourists for its former colonizer Spain—especially Filipinos who are planning to hold conferences or conventions abroad, Spain's ... Read More

Philippines aims to boost number of foreign visitors to 10 million a year

Philippines aims to boost number of foreign visitors to 10 million a year

editor editor- February 7, 2013 09:25 0

MANILA, Philippines - The government targets to boost the number of foreign visitors to the Philippines to 10 million a year, eager to make tourism ... Read More

A new kid on the block

A new kid on the block

editor editor- February 4, 2013 08:12 0

PHILIPPINES (eTN) - The Philippines continued to generate positive economic forecasts from foreign institutions following a surprise third-quarter growth in 2012. Read More

Revisiting Boracay and myself

Revisiting Boracay and myself

editor editor- January 23, 2013 02:58 0

Visa and tickets? Check. Suitcases and a 24-hour pink lipstick? Check. Protective sunglasses and a one million dollar smile? Double check! Read More

Chinese still find Philippines attractive tourist destination

Chinese still find Philippines attractive tourist destination

editor editor- January 14, 2013 09:32 0

MANILA Philippines - Despite the bitter territorial dispute in the high seas that has grabbed headlines here and abroad the past year, the Chinese still ... Read More

Philippines: Chinese tourists are back

Philippines: Chinese tourists are back

editor editor- December 24, 2012 09:34 0

Tourism Assistant Secretary and DOT spokesman Benito Bengzon said Chinese tourists are arriving on chartered flights after a minor slump in the past months. Read More

Philippines irked by the map of disputed islands in new Chinese e-passport

Philippines irked by the map of disputed islands in new Chinese e-passport

editor editor- November 27, 2012 08:16 0

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Friday that visa processing for Chinese tourists who carry the new e-passport that include ... Read More

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