8 Philippine beaches among the best in Asia

MANILA, Philippines — Eight Philippine island destinations were cited among the 50 best beaches in Asia in 2018 by a Canada-based online travel agency. The Flight Network ranked Hidden Beach in Palawan as the number one beach in Asia and the third top beach in the world for 2018.

“You can distinguish this postcard-perfect beach from the rest by one magnificent trait – those unmistakable, protruding limestone cliffs,” the Flight Network said.

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Experience Cebu at bai Hotel

bai Hotel, VisMin’s biggest hotel today, formally opened its doors to business and leisure guests, and ushered in the holiday season last November 23, 2018.

The ribbon-cutting and tree lighting were led by Department of Tourism Region 7 Regional Director Shalimar Hofer Tamano; WorldHotels President for Asia Pacific Roland Jegge, bai Hotel Cebu General Manager Alfred Reyes, and the hotel’s board of directors.

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Accredited Boracay Rooms Register Past 10,000 Mark

MANILA, Philippines — The number of Boracay hotel rooms that have been cleared to operate has breached the 10,000 mark, an updated list by the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) showed.

Based on the latest Boracay Bulletin, six more hotels have complied with the requirements of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources(DENR), the Department of Interior and Local Government(DILG) and the Department of Tourism (DOT)

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Tourism Remained Cebu’s Winning Industry in 2018

The industry, according to stakeholders, experienced an unabated climb in tourism numbers, thanks to the opening of the Terminal 2 (T2) of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA).

“If there’s one big thing that happened in 2018, it is the opening of T2, and it helped spur growth in Cebu,” said Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 Director Shahlimar Tamano.

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The DOT in 2018: Promoting Sustainable Tourism

The Department of Tourism (DOT) prepared to end the year 2018 on a positive note, with the country’s tourism projecting a positive image to the world, following efforts on the promotion of sustainable tourism and the rehabilitation of major tourist destinations in the country.

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Boracay Reopening to Inspire Sustainable Development

MEDIA RELEASE   29 August 2018   CONTACT: CZARINA ZARA-LOYOLA Director Public Affairs and Communications inazara.loyola@gmail.com 09985969603     Boracay reopening to inspire sustainable development A better and more sustainable Boracay is set to welcome back visitors...

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Huni-Sicogon Island Iloilo

Ayala Land (ALI), together with joint venture partner Sicogon Island Development Corp. (SIDECO), is developing theSicogon Island Tourism Estate in support of the government’s Western Visayas tourism drive. Built on the pillars of a balanced, accessible, and...

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