Tag: Philippine

Direct Shenzhen-Manila flights from Philippines low-cost airline

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:58

Low-cost Philippines airline, Cebu Pacific, will commence direct flights between Shenzen in China and Manila. The new route is in line with the carrier’s plans to expand its route network ... Read More

Puerto Princesa City in Philippines worried about Chinese Tourists and illegal gambling

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 24, 2019 08:45

Puerto Princesa is a popular tourist city with many beach resorts and seafood restaurants. It has been acclaimed several times as the cleanest and greenest city in the Philippines.  The ... Read More

Strong interest in Guam grows at travel fair in Malaysia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2019 08:43

Guam continues to generate strong interest in Malaysia and was one of the newer and popular destinations featured at the country’s top consumer travel fair. The Malaysian Association of Tour ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks Philippine Islands Region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 17:02

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Philippine Islands Region , according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. Preliminary Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 8 Mar 2019 15:06:16 UTC • ... Read More

All Nippon Airways takes stake in Philippine Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 23, 2019 18:20

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is planning further rapid expansion of its international operation over the next few months as it launches services to Hanoi, New Delhi and Phnom Penh and adds ... Read More

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

Strong earthquake strikes off eastern Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 15:25

A 6.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern Philippines on Friday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There was no immediate report of damage. The quake, 80km deep, struck 111km ... Read More

Deadly landslides kill at least five people in Philippines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 17:35

Days of monsoon rains have triggered landslides in two provinces in the Philippines that killed at least five people, officials said on Saturday. Four more people were missing. Landslides buried ... Read More

Massive Philippine Earthquake and Tsunami downgraded from 7.2 to 6.9

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 04:52

An earthquake measuring 7.2-magnitude on the Richter scale struck southern Philippines island of Mindanao on Saturday. It was later downgraded to 6.9 and caused a local tsunami alert, but no ... Read More

US issues travel advisory for Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 20:22

US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that the aviation security at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) does not maintain and carry out effective security, consistent with the ... 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

Guam shows tourism face in Philippines: GVB appoints Tropical Productions Inc. (TPI)

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 12, 2016 12:00

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) is pleased to announce Tropical Productions Inc. (TPI) as its Philippine Market In-Country Representative. Read More

CNMI: U.S. Immigration rules about to destroy tourism on a remote Island territory

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2016 05:00

Yes, it's part of the United States of America, but it's 10 time hours and more than 20 hours travel time away from the U.S. Capital Washington DC. 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

Cebu Pacific approved for UAE, Russia and Taiwan flights

editor editor- December 23, 2015 00:13

The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), in a recently concluded board meeting, granted additional entitlements to Cebu Pacific for international routes from Manila to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), from v 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

Best hotel pools on Guam

editor editor- January 12, 2013 03:06

If a big part of your vacation is how wonderful the hotel pool is, you will find many delightful spots in Guam to play, explore, and lounge at the myriad ... Read More

Agoda.com offers hotel deals at prime surfing spot in Philippines

editor editor- January 11, 2013 00:35

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is providing hotel deals in the Philippine province of Surigao del Norte, a popul 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