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27-06-2017 [10:24 AM]

MANILA — Citing the deterioration of the world-famous Boracay, Samar 1st Dist. Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento has asked the House of Representatives to conduct on inquiry on the Department of Tourism’s plans to promote sustainability.

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19-06-2017 [09:12 AM]

MANILA, Philippines - “The TPB’s concept of best tourism practices is being refocused on community development as our marketing priority,” says chief operating officer Cesar Montano. “We will also promote community

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14-06-2017 [12:47 PM]

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Tourism (DOT) expressed confidence in the resiliency of the country’s tourism industry and its strength to weather any adverse effect of martial rule in Mindanao.    “This is just a

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14-06-2017 [12:46 PM]

The whale sharks or “butanding”, known to show up between December to May off the waters of Donsol in Sorsogon, are slowly coming back.   “There are now three to eight sightings reported daily,” said Maria O.

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14-06-2017 [12:44 PM]

The local government here is eyeing more tourists to visit picturesque Higatangan Island this year with intensified promotion in a bid to make it one of the region’s top destinations.     Naval Mayor Gerard Espina voiced

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06-06-2017 [09:03 AM]

MANILA — A progressive fisherfolk group has challenged Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu to make a categorical stand against the proposed Nickelodeon theme park in Palawan. Environmentalists are up in arms once again over the

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27-05-2017 [09:02 AM]

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has set its voluntary commitments to protect and conserve the oceans at the Philippine Ocean Conference held in Cebu City last week.The conference is in response to the United Nations’ call for concrete

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22-05-2017 [05:06 PM]

MANILA, Philippines - Budget airline AirAsia was among those who responded to President Duterte’s call for investments in Southeast Asia, particularly in the Philippines.    The President met last week with AirAsia CEO Tony

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20-05-2017 [05:28 PM]

MANILA, Philippines - The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is looking forward to the arrival of more cruise ships under its “Tourism Star” development agenda to promote Subic’s tourism potentials and maximize its

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17-05-2017 [01:15 PM]

MANILA, Philippines - Linking the seaports of Mindanao and Palawan with those of Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei will boost the tourism exchange and cruise ship industry, as well as trade and maritime relations between the Southeast Asian nations,

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15-05-2017 [09:04 AM]

The Department of Tourism (DOT) declared it to be a development that more air routes are being launched to improve air connectivity and boost domestic tourism, as well as international visitor arrivals in emerging tourist attractions.  

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11-05-2017 [09:34 AM]

MANILA, Philippines — A nation of natural wonders, the Philippines is teeming with pristine beaches, powerful waterfalls, enchanted rivers and massive lakes. Often, these beautiful bodies of water draw local and foreign tourists to the towns

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06-05-2017 [09:06 AM]

Tourism Dep’t Assures Travelers of Safe Vacation in Visayas By: Jerome Aning -  Philippine Daily Inquirer   The Department of Tourism (DOT) is confident that the military and the police are capable of safeguarding

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05-05-2017 [09:53 AM]

MANILA, Philippines - Sarangani Bay, one of the country’s unheralded beautiful bays, comes to life as the province of Sarangani and the Department of Tourism-Region 12 hold the first Sarangani Dive Safari from April 29 to May 1.  

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05-05-2017 [09:48 AM]

  MANILA, Philippines — Summer is in full swing and our love for the tropics is awakened.   But while visiting overseas destinations do come to mind, nothing is more delightful and heartwarming than exploring our very

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22-04-2017 [10:56 AM]

MANILA, Philippines -  Tourism officials and stakeholders yesterday declared the Philippines is a safe place to visit despite adverse travel advisories issued by several embassies warning of terror attacks in the country.   This

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19-04-2017 [11:41 AM]

The Philippines remains a safe and fun destination for all tourists. Both domestic and international transport in the Philippines remain available and continue to be operational. The Philippines has a great majority of touristic offerings, whether

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19-09-2014 [06:07 AM]

As a tourist destination, the Philippines is loaded with the attractions travelers dream of: lots of sun, gorgeous beaches, world-class scenery, adventure opportunities, friendly outgoing locals, fascinating history and lots of little-roamed

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19-09-2014 [06:06 AM]

Out of all the islands in the world, Travel+Leisure Magazine chose to name Boracay as its Best Overall Island of 2012. Located in Malay, Aklan, Western Visayas, Boracay is just seven kilometers long, and less than a kilometer wide at its

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