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Birdwatchers flock to Philippines’ Cagayan for grey-faced buzzard

Birdwatching is the new tourism product of Cagayan in northern Philippines, thanks to the interest elicited by grey-faced buzzards that migrate from Japan to...

Philippines limits cruise ship and air arrivals into Boracay

Bent on implementing the new tourist carrying capacity in Boracay, the Philippine government has imposed limits on the size and number of ships, as...

Professionalism, safety key to Philippines’ pursuit of dive tourists

Recent market research has outlined the Philippines' strengths as a diving destination, although there are also professionalism and safety issues that need addressing. “What gives...

Philippines needs to define and retain USP, tourism players remind

With the Philippines recently refreshing its destination campaign, tourism players who attended Messe Berlin’s Travel Meet Asia show in Manila are reiterating the importance...

Quake-shaken Pampanga stirs back to business

Pampanga, an emerging tourist hub a few hours from Manila famed for cuisine, heritage churches and adventure travel, is the most damaged by the...

Philippines gears up for tourist influx during Holy Week

The Philippines Department of Tourism (DOT), through its regional offices, has coordinated with various local government units and agencies to ensure that destinations are...

Hard lessons from paradise

The six-month forced closure of Boracay was a clear lesson in sustainable tourism management for the Philippines. Now, six months since its reopening, Boracay’s comeback also brings up pointed questions about what was done right and issues that remain unresolved

Bohol grapples with undetermined tourism capacity as arrivals surge

In the Philippines, Bohol is facing “game-changing developments and very formidable challenges” as tourism growth, according to Bohol Provincial Tourism Council (PTC) chair Lucas...

More Philippine tourism spots up for rehabilitation

As more Philippine tourist destinations are being looked into for rehabilitation, the Philippine Department of Tourism is urging local operators to comply with laws...

Philippines mulls cruise tourism development plan amid Boracay concerns

The Philippines may have to revisit its cruise tourism development plan amid the ongoing overtourism challenge in Boracay, as the destination looks at reducing...

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