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New Philippines campaign wants travellers to go south

Travel consultants have warmed up to the new marketing campaign for Mindanao – Go South Philippine Islands – targeted at millennials and adventure seekers,...

Philippines’ secondary cities get on Cebu Pacific’s radar

Efforts to lure tourists to less-travelled parts of the Philippines have gotten airline support as Cebu Pacific spotlights flights to secondary cities from Manila,...

New casino deal will put more of Boracay at stake –...

The travel trade is baulking at the consequences of allowing a multi-million dollar casino project in Boracay, approved by the Philippine government at the...

Chinese growth gives Philippine tourism its strongest two months yet

Arrivals into the Philippines crossed 1.4 million in the first two months of 2018 for the first time, up 16.2 per cent year-on-year, driven...

Trade scrambles to manage bookings with Boracay’s impending closure

With just a month to go before Boracay’s closure, the travel trade is bemoaning the lack of details on the government’s drastic decision that...

Seeds planted for new niche

Tourism stakeholders contemplate upselling strategies, tax holidays and a template to grow its budding farm tourism niche

Philtoa to launch travel mart for alternative tour products

The Philippine Tour Operators Association (Philtoa) attempts to bring ecology, ethnic and cultural tourism products into the mainstream by launching a yearly travel mart...

Two-month closure of Boracay threatens livelihoods, decries trade

The Philippine travel trade is opposing government plans to temporarily close Boracay to tourism as it undergoes rehabilitation from severe environmental degradation caused by...

‘Cesspool’ label a wake-up call for Boracay to clean up its...

A six-month resuscitation effort has begun on Boracay, after the tourist hotspot was recently described by the Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte as a "cesspool"...

Philippines pushes harder for Chinese visitors

Never mind that it missed the one million mark for Chinese tourist arrivals in 2017, the Philppines' Department of Tourism (DOT) is raising the...

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