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Philippines starts building world’s first resort airport

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By Louis Bacani/philstar.com – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday led the groundbreaking ceremony for the “world’s first resort airport” in Cebu. The Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC) said the project covers the construction of a new world-class international passenger terminal building at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport and the Read more »

aurumOne Makati Hotel – ‘Perfectly Simple’


Experience the gold standard in both comfort and value in one strategic location. aurumOne Makati is the premier address for the sensible businessman,professional and the practical frequent traveler. A key mid-market hotel, aurumOne Makati offers reasonably-priced and convenient residence for travelers who are looking for clean, comfortable, homey, friendly Read more »

Palawan is world’s top island; Boracay 12th

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By Cherry Salazar/philstar.com – Palawan has been judged No.1 and Boracay No.12 among the Top 30 Islands in the World, based on a survey by international travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler. In an article posted on the magazine’s website yesterday, Palawan obtained 88.750 points while Boracay garnered 82.683 points. Read more »

Philippines waives visa requirements for 7 more countries

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By Camille Diola/philstar.com – The Philippines has granted a visa-free privilege lasting 30 days for nationals of seven more countries, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Tuesday. In a statement, DFA said that Belize, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are granted visa-free access to the country Read more »

Carlos Celdran appointed Manila tourism consultant


BY PIA RANADA THE MAN FOR MANILA. Carlos Celdran is all set to improve tourism in Manila. Photo from Carlos Celdran Facebook pageTHE MAN FOR MANILA. Carlos Celdran is all set to improve tourism in Manila. Photo from Carlos Celdran Facebook page The outspoken tour guide and history buff Read more »

Major int’l publications agree Philippines is ‘hottest’ destination

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By Philip C. Tubeza/Philippine Daily Inquirer – The Philippines is at it again. After the successful “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” tourism campaign, which observes its first anniversary on Saturday, two more respected international publications have included the country on their list of the top destinations in the Read more »