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Travel buyer beware

With the agency space largely unregulated, fly-by-night outfits in the Philippines have been able to run riot.

Philippine outbound travel growth stretches consumer fair beyond seams

The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) has a happy problem: an oversubscription of its Travel and Tour Expo (TTE), which this year saw the...

Philippines points travellers towards rural tourism

The Philippine government is placing a greater emphasis on countryside tourism and aims to increase tourists’ average length of stay beyond 10.5 days and...

Philippine agents association mulls tie-up with university to professionalise industry

The Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) is planning to partner a Manila-based university or college on courses to grow the labour pool and professionalise...

Philippines laments shortage of multi-linguistic guides

There is a shortage of multilinguistic guides in the country, in spite of certain growing inbound markets.

Cebu Pacific invests nearly US$2m in disabled passenger lifts

Cebu Pacific (CEB) is set to roll-out disabled passenger lifts (DPLs) in key airports in the Philippines, which would ease the boarding experience for...

LCC wand on Mindanao

A string of airlines has come and gone in trying to link the Philippines with Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. Two new lionhearts are AirAsia and Cebu Pacific. Can they make it and usher in peace and prosperity to Mindanao?

Philippines to reopen Toronto tourism office, targets Canadian snowbirds

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DoT) will reopen its Toronto office by 2018, with Philippine ambassador to Canada Petronila Garcia and DoT secretary Wanda...

Philippines grants visa on arrival for Chinese tourists

The Philippines is implementing visas on arrival to Chinese visitors to boost tourism and investment, announced the Bureau of Immigration (BI) yesterday. The programme is...

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