Palaui Island wins major ASEAN tourism award

By Freddie Lazaro STA. ANA, Cagayan – Palaui Island has already earned two major distinctions—one as CNN Go’s best beaches in the world, and the other as the two-time location of American television series “Survivor.” The third came last week when it was declared one...

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DOT’s #MoreFunForever campaign highlights the need for sustainable tourism

Back in April 26, 2018, the National Government closed off the beaches in Boracay for rehabilitation. Thanks to their efforts, the public can once again enjoy the island’s clear blue waters and pristine white sand.However, there is still more to be done when it comes to maintaining Boracay’s natural beauty. And with the DOT’s latest campaign “#MoreFunForever,” the country strengthens its commitment to preserving its destinations for the future generations.

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Jan – Feb 2019 UK Tourist Arrivals

According to the Philippine Department of Tourism Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr., a total number of 1,490,255 international visitor arrivals were recorded from January to February 2019. Our growth rate is about 6% so far, we are in the right track - said Bengzon....

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Promoting Philippines as a Medical Tourism Center

When it comes to medical tourism, the Philippines is probably in its infant stage — still growing with lots of untapped potentials and opportunities. But with the concerted efforts by the medical tourism stakeholders, the Philippines is making a huge dent into the...

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DOT to host HK-Puerto Galera yacht race

Yachts start off from Hong Kong harbor (above) in last year’s Rolex China Sea Race, which ends in Subic Bay, Zambales. The 1st Hong Kong to Puerto Galera Race will be held next month, ending up in Puerto Galera in Mindoro, which offers numerous eco-adventure tourism sites

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PDOT London joins PATA Exchange

PDOT London Tourism Attache, Mr. Gerry Panga joins this year's PATA (Pacific Asia Travel Association) Exchange held at the Tower, London. The event featured a 22-speed networking and business appointments with top British Buyers/tour operators in the United Kingdom....

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Cruise ship brings 300 tourists to Leyte island

Tiopes said that during their brief stay, the tourists enjoyed the native food and delicacies, strolled the island’s sandbar and snorkeled and swam in its pristine water. They were also entertained with folk dances like singkil and curacha by the local government unit...

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12 Hottest Destinations in the Philippines this 2019

  With 7,641 islands, it’s really fun to explore the Philippines and its famous tourists spots plus hidden gems. There are numerous activities to do and places to explore for all types of travelers. Check out and make sure to add these hot local destinations right now...

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AirSwift to start direct Bohol-Palawan flights

  AirSwift, the Ayala Group's boutique arline, will launch on Monday flights that would connect two of the country's top tourist destinations, Bohol and El Nido, Palawan. The launching of the new route will be at the Bohol Panglao International Airport (BPIA) in...

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