Tag: Filipino

Deadly terror attack on Catholic Cathedral during mass putting tourism plans on hold

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:35

Jolo Island in the Philippines means a mixture of Muslims and Christians trying to live together. The region had big plans to become a Boracay type tourist spot in the Philippines 6 ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Visiting Guam? Get ready to get close

editor editor- February 16, 2017 07:32

Of the 1.3 million tourists to visit the island in 2013, Guam Visitors Bureau said half came from Japan, 169,000 from South Korea, 65,000 from the U.S. mainland, and some ... Read More

Cebu Pacific breaks 10 million mark in passenger volume

editor editor- July 28, 2016 07:59

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' carrier, Cebu Pacific, flew over 10 million passengers from January to June this year, an increase of 9% over the same period in 2015. Read More

Filipino tourist arrivals in Guam up 125%

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2016 19:23

The only low-cost carrier operating between the Philippines and Guam, Cebu Pacific, is encouraged by recent statistics from the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) indicating that the Philippines is one of ... Read More

Guam sweeps two awards at 21st PTAA Travel Tour Expo

editor editor- March 13, 2014 05:45

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) represented Guam at the biggest and most anticipated travel show in the Philippines. Read More

Guam presents 2012 XTERRA Championship Off-Road Triathlon

editor editor- January 19, 2012 09:35

TUMON, Guam - The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is inviting professional and amateur triathletes in the Philippines to join in the 2012 XTERRA Guam Championship Off-Road Triathlon. Read More

Tourist arrested, held in custody for 5 days after Australian officials mistake tea for drugs

editor editor- March 19, 2010 05:15

MELBOURNE, Australia — A Filipino tourist was cleared of wrongdoing Thursday after spending five days in custody after Australian officials mistook packets of tea for amphetamines. Read More

Guam’s Filipino tourism arrival on the upswing

editor editor- August 10, 2009 04:56

Matua Agupa Corp., the marketing arm of the Guam Visitors Bureau in Manila, is projecting a 5 percent to 8 percent increase in Filipino travelers to the island territory during ... Read More

Filipinos stranded in Oman and Iran: a “humanitarian crisis”

editor editor- October 2, 2008 07:43

A team from the Philippine embassy in Muscat has been dispatched to the Omani border where hundreds of Filipinos are stranded due to the recent changes in the UAE's visa ... Read More