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Pinoy designers push for ‘free’ NAIA-1 makeover

Three Filipino designers on Wednesday unveiled on Facebook their “pro-bono proposal” to rehabilitate and renovate the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1. Budji Layug, Royal Pineda and Kenneth Cobonpue, all world-renowned in their respective fields of architecture and design, uploaded a video outlining their proposed makeover of NAIA 1. Read more »

‘Hooray for Hollywood’ on Taal Volcano Island

By Jerome Balinton BATANGAS CITY—It was something only a movie star could have conceived. Why not put up a towering “Batangas” sign on Taal Volcano island similar to the “Hollywood” sign in Los Angeles, California? The provincial council approved on October 5 a resolution supporting the idea of Governor Vilma Read more »

NAIA is world’s worst airport

By Christian Bautista | Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom – Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 has just been voted, again, as among the world’s worst airport in a reader poll. According to travel website The Guide to Sleeping in Airports, NAIA tops the 2011 list of Read more »

‘PH should be as easy to sell as Chickenjoy’

By RG Cruz – “The Philippines should be as easy to sell as Chickenjoy.” Advertising and Marketing Executive Ramon Jimenez said this as he faced the media for the first time as President Aquino’s new secretary of tourism. Jimenez faced Malacañan media with his predecessor Alberto Lim, Communications Secretary Ricky Read more »

Tourism chief cites need for new Tourism Congress IRR

The Philippine Star MANILA, Philippines – Tourism Secretary Alberto Aldaba Lim lamented yesterday that some sectors in the tourism industry have been spreading disinformation about the industry, in general, and the Tourism Congress, in particular.

Pilipinas, Tara Na! music video to boost domestic tourism

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The Department of Tourism (DOT) recently launched the first of three “Pilipinas, Tara Na!” songs and music videos featuring the country’s numerous tourist attractions, recorded by 57 of the country’s leading musical artists and entertainment personalities.