Tag: Philippine Department of Tourism

Philippines targets 8.2 million tourists in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 22:35

The Philippines welcomed 7,127,168 foreign visitors in 2018, and the Philippine Department of Tourism saying it is aiming for 8.2 million this year. The department has vowed to break last ... Read More

Life goes on in earthquake-stricken Bohol

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 28, 2013 12:40

Bohol is world famous for being the residence of one of the Philippines’ most popular tourist attractions-the Chocolate Hills, a unique geological formation of over 1200 hills which are spread ... Read More

With Japan’s help, Philippines breaks tourism record in 2013 and remains “stable” this year

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 9, 2013 01:02

It isn’t true that Japanese travelers have stopped traveling because of the weak yen. Not when it comes to the Philippines, at least. Read More

Britons will soon be able to say, “It’s more fun in the Philippines”

Nell Alcantara Nell Alcantara- October 1, 2013 23:43

Something historic is happening in the Philippines. Its flag-carrier, Philippine Airlines (PAL) is to resume the first direct link between the UK and the Philippines, in more than a decade. Read More

Philippines adds a dose of fun to ICTP

editor editor- September 24, 2012 01:54

HALEIWA, Hawaii, USA; BRUSSELS, Belgium; VICTORIA, Seychelles – The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced that the Philippine Department of Tourism has joined the alliance as a Read More

Find your island paradise in Bohol

editor editor- August 4, 2011 00:17

My wife, Liza, and I visited Bohol after a few days at the much more famous Philippine beach resort of Boracay. Read More

Boracay remains unaffected by Caticlan Airport problems

editor editor- September 22, 2009 10:39

It went almost unnoticed, except in the Philippines. On June 29th, a 60-seat aircraft from domestic carrier Zest Air overshot Caticlan Airport’s runway forcing to a closure of the airport. Read More