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Palawan attractions won’t be closed during rehabilitation

Once the rehabilitation begins, tourist spots in Palawan will not be closed to visitors like what the government did in Boracay Island, Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu clarified yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 16th, 2018Related News

Duterte to China: Tell us route to take in sea row | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: President Rodrigo Duterte says the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea is a way for China to tell Southeast Asian countries how to behave to avoid conflict in the contested waters they are claiming. Another top tourist destination is up for rehabilitation . HBO announces the final season of Game of Thrones ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 15th, 2018Related News

Palawan’s El Nido under rehabilitation

After Boracay, the government has launched a rehabilitation program for another top tourist destination, the resort town of El Nido in Palawan......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 14th, 2018Related News

DILG Sec. Eduardo Año: ‘Palawan tourist sites may be closed’

Other travel destinations – including those in Palawan – might go the way of Boracay and be shut down if major violations of environmental laws and local ordinances are found in these tourist areas, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2018Related News

& lsquo;Other tourist areas in PH, like Boracay, need time to heal& rsquo;

& lsquo;Other tourist areas in PH, like Boracay, need time to heal& rsquo;.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsNov 13th, 2018Related News

DOT starts looking into other tourist spots for rehab after Boracay

Following Boracay's six-month closure for rehabilitation, the Department of Tourism (DOT) has started looking into other major tourist destinations for possible rehabilitation, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said on Monday. Puyat said the government's work in Boracay will be repeated in other tourist destinations, and President Rodrigo Duterte has already given the order to look into major tourist spots that need urgent rehabilitation. "Hindi lamang Boracay iyong model for sustainable tourism namin, pilot lamang siya kaya inutusan na kami Presidente na tingnan lahat ng tourist destinations and make sure that all these tourist destinations are already following environmen...Keep on reading: DOT starts looking into other tourist spots for rehab after Boracay.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 12th, 2018Related News

DOT evaluating other tourist spots for possible rehabilitation after Boracay

Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat said that the government’s move to rehabilitate Boracay Island may be replicated in other tourist spots including areas in Bohol and Palawan......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 12th, 2018Related News

SoKor tourist drowns

A South Korean tourist drowned at a diving spot in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro on Saturday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 11th, 2018Related News

Duterte to Palawan hotels, resorts: Follow rules to avoid another Boracay

MANILA, Philippines – To avoid another Boracay, or the temporary closure of a tourist destination because of environmental problems, President Rodrigo Duterte urged hotels and other establishments in Palawan to just "follow the rules." Speaking at the Subaraw Festival in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, late Saturday, November 10, Duterte said he ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsNov 10th, 2018Related News

Why a Palawan tour guide confronted Chinese tourist on ‘islands owned by China’ comment

A Facebook user recalled a story where their tour guide in El Nido, Palawan confronted a Chinese tourist who was consistently asking about the “islands owned by China” in the area. The user, identified as Joseph Holandes Ubalde, shared their tour guide’s experience as a way to remind Filipinos that they should “educate” the Chinese […] The post Why a Palawan tour guide confronted Chinese tourist on ‘islands owned by China’ comment appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopNov 8th, 2018Related News

Boracay draws 11,000 during 2-day break

As more than 11,000 people visited Boracay island during All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, the Boracay Interagency Task Force (BIATF) fined 14 tourists caught violating regulations that have been set to protect and preserve the tourist destination......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsNov 3rd, 2018Related News

Baguio, Tagaytay rehab needed

After President Rodrigo Duterte’s bold move to transform Boracay back to its clean old glory, Malacañang now hears a barrage of calls urging the president to rehabilitate Baguio and Tagaytay. The President’s supporters want him to mend the Luzon’s summer places back to their old charm, both as classic tourist destinations. Up to the end […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsNov 3rd, 2018Related News

It’s a tough fit if you want to be buried in Paris

It's a tough fit if you want to be buried in Paris. There are only 14 cemeteries in the French capital, and whether it's under an overpass next to the Sacre-Coeur basilica in Montmartre, or under shady trees in trendy Montparnasse, the graveyards are mostly full. French people flock to visit buried relatives on All Saints' Day on November 1, laying flowers on the tombs. But many Parisian cemeteries are nowadays mostly frequented by tourists, seeking out the last resting place of the rich or famous. Best known on the tourist map is the Pere Lachaise cemetery, in the northeast of the capital, with some 70,000 tombs, including those of Irish poet and playwright Oscar ...Keep on reading: It’s a tough fit if you want to be buried in Paris.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Nov 2nd, 2018Related News

The Beaches of Bali

Perhaps nothing epitomizes the world traveler’s perception of Bali better than its sand, surf and sunshine. Already drawing some 40% of Indonesia’s total tourist traffic, hanging out on a beach in this “Island of the Gods” must be on the bucket list of surfers, beach lovers, photographers, and plain tourists from the world over......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsNov 2nd, 2018Related News

Trouble in Panglao: Erring establishments, politics add to garbage woes

Conclusion Part 1:  Panglao: Riding the tourism cash cow Part 2:  Garbage in paradise: The price of Panglao's rise as tourist destination  Part 3:  New system for old problems: Panglao's struggle with solid waste Part 4: In Panglao: Tourism funds waste management and conservation   PANGLAO, Bohol – Once Nenita* opens her sari-sari store along Panglao Circumferential Road, she makes sure that buyers throw their trash in the proper bins.  She followed the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 31st, 2018Related News

Sister Fox to leave

An Australian nun who battled a government bid to expel her from the Philippines after she angered President Rodrigo Duterte, said Wednesday she will leave rather than face certain arrest and deportation. Sister Patricia Fox’s abrupt announcement came because immigration authorities refused hours earlier to extend her tourist visa and ordered the 71-year-old out by […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 31st, 2018Related News

In Panglao: Tourism funds waste management and conservation

Part 4 of a series Part 1:  Panglao: Riding the tourism cash cow Part 2:  Garbage in paradise: The price of Panglao's rise as tourist destination  Part 3: New system for old problems: Panglao's struggle with solid waste   PANGLAO, Bohol – While tourism created a garbage problem for the municipality of Panglao, it’s also financing its new solid waste management system and environment conservation efforts on the ground. Ian, a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 30th, 2018Related News

Results of the 15th Statistical Analysis contest for college students

TOURISM is incredibly one of the socio-economic phenomena of the 21st Century. Over the years, the country rely its cost of living on tourism. In order to protect and provide the necessities of Filipinos, the government should imposed programs and projects that would made every tourist destination sustainable for the benefit at the people themselves […] The post Results of the 15th Statistical Analysis contest for college students appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsOct 29th, 2018Related News

TIEZA opens office in San Vicente tourism zone as PAL launches flights from Clark

THE TOURISM Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority inaugurated on Oct. 28 the TIEZA Tourism Enterprise Zone (TEZ) Office and Tourist Information Center in, San Vicente, Palawan. On the same day, Philippine Airlines launched its flights between the town and Clark International Airport in the Luzon mainland......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceOct 29th, 2018Related News

DENR-7: Learn from Boracay

CEBU CITY, October 25 (PIA)--Learn from Boracay, says environment authorities at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources - 7 (DENR) as the country's nature tourist spots face the real r.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsOct 29th, 2018Related News