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Baguio artist makes Valentine’s bouquet out of play money and vegetables

A florist in an artist village at Baguio City sold assorted bouquets made from play money and vegetables as unconventional gifts for Valentine’s Day. The bouquets were sold by Paulite Anthoniuz in the Ili-likha Artist Village located near Session Road, one of the popular tourist destinations in the Summer Capital of the Philippines. A bouquet of […] The post Baguio artist makes Valentine’s bouquet out of play money and vegetables appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Philippine tourism campaigns in Tel Aviv Manila Bulletin News

Philippine tourism campaigns in Tel Aviv Manila Bulletin Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat has stepped up the country's campaign to promote the Philippines as a major tourist destination.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

30 Chinese cooks, vendors, hairstylists arrested

The Bureau of Immigration has arrested 30 Chinese nationals for working without permits in several establishments in Paraaque City.   Acting on a tip from an informant, immigration agents rounded up the illegal workers at SoleMare Parksuites and Aseana Power Station on Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard on Thursday night.   The Chinese were working as vendors, cooks and hairstylists in 16 establishments at the condominium complex.   Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the Chinese workers either had tourist visas or were undocumented.   Another 17 Chinese nationals and a Taiwanese were also held during the raid but were later released after th...Keep on reading: 30 Chinese cooks, vendors, hairstylists arrested.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 9th, 2019Related News

Korean tourist arrested in Pampanga for grave coercion

ANGELES CITY, Philippines – Police on Friday, February 8, arrested a Korean tourist over grave coercion charges filed by a bar owner in this city. Police arrested Kim Yooshik, 50, acting on the warrant of arrest issued by Acting Presiding Judge Jocelyn Gamboa delos Santos of the Municipal Trial Court of ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 9th, 2019Related News

Philippines aims to attract 8.2 million tourists in 2019 - Borneo Bulletin Online

Philippines aims to attract 8.2 million tourists in 2019 Borneo Bulletin Online MANILA (Xinhua) The Philippines is aiming for 8.2 million tourist arrivals this year, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puy.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 8th, 2019Related News

Indonesia sentences Briton to 6 months for slapping official

  DENPASAR, Indonesia - A British woman has been sentenced to six months in prison on charges of slapping an immigration officer on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali after missing her flight due to an expired visa. Video showing Auj-e Taqaddas purportedly cursing and hitting an officer at Bali's international airport went viral last year. She was sentenced Wednesday and has decided to appeal. The footage appears to show the 43-year-old throwing a lengthy tantrum after being asked to pay a fine of $4,000 for overstaying her visa and missing her flight. She was charged with violent behavior against a government official. During the trial that began in December, Taqa...Keep on reading: Indonesia sentences Briton to 6 months for slapping official.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 6th, 2019Related News

Top 10 Tourist Destinations In The World For 2019

It's 2019 and as the saying goes, the world is your oyster. And it so happens that this big old oyster we call home has over thousands of beautiful places as its precious pearls. It's always great to grab the opportunity to travel somewhere even just once in your lifetime to fully appreciate what the world has to offer. Whether you are an expert backpacker or just someone who needs a destination getaway, we all have so many different destinations across the globe to choose from and it can be challenging to narrow down your options. So, to save you from spending too much time planning and have more time on traveling, we've compiled our list of top 10 tourist destinations in the world. ...Keep on reading: Top 10 Tourist Destinations In The World For 2019.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 4th, 2019Related News

Martin Luther King Jr.’s family home to open to the public

The last home of Martin Luther King Jr. will be opened to the public as part of a project that aims to preserve the legacy of the United States civil rights leader. You would never guess to look at it, but the unremarkable house in the Vine City neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, housed a most remarkable figure. In early January, The National Park Foundation purchased the house from the estate of his wife Coretta Scott King. The home will be part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park, one of Atlanta's top tourist attractions. Late last year, The National Park Foundation also purchased King's birth home, which offers ranger-led tours. King's family home wi...Keep on reading: Martin Luther King Jr.’s family home to open to the public.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 3rd, 2019Related News

CENRO Cadiz turns-over tour guiding tools

The Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) in Cadiz City recently turned-over to Bantay Dagat teams of Suyac Island Eco-Park Tourist Attendant Association (SIETAAS) and Molocaboc Island Reef Rangers Association (MIRRA) various tools for their use in support to their sustainable and biodiversity-friendly livelihood anchored on eco-tourism. SIETAAS and MIRRA are both beneficiaries of […] The post CENRO Cadiz turns-over tour guiding tools appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsFeb 1st, 2019Related News

Bus, truck collide on SCTEX; 4 dead, 48 hurt

Four persons died and 48 others were injured when a tourist bus rearended a trailer truck along the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) in Barangay Santiago, Concepcion, Tarlac at about 5:10 a.m. yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2019Related News

After fatal SCTEX crash, LTFRB to suspend Jumbo Transport bus franchise

MANILA, Philippines – A tourist bus bound for Baguio City collided with an 18-wheeler truck early Thursday morning, January 31, along Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX), killing 5 people and injuring 49 others. According to a police report, the crash happened around 5:10 am when a fast-moving Jumbo Transport passenger bus driven ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2019Related News

LTFRB suspending bus firm involved in SCTEx mishap

          MANILA, Philippines - The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Thursday said it will issue a preventive suspension order on the bus company that was involved in a deadly accident along the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) in Concepcion, Tarlac. In a statement, the LTFRB said it would issue a preventive suspension order on the bus units of Jumbo Transport Inc. after one of its tourist buses collided with a truck along SCTEX, killing five people and injuring 49 others. "The insurance company initially released P400,000 to cover insurance assistance of victims pending verification of all claims," the...Keep on reading: LTFRB suspending bus firm involved in SCTEx mishap.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 31st, 2019Related News

DFA: Beware of job offers abroad posted on social media

MANILA, Philippines --- Filipinos must be wary of offers for jobs based abroad that are posted through social media, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) warned on Tuesday. In a statement, the DFA advised jobseekers to verify the authenticity of the offers with the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency and the Philippine Overseas Labor Offices. The DFA issued the statement after a 27-year-old Filipino woman accepted a job offer in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The woman, who arrived there last December on a tourist visa, ended up with "a spinal fracture after jumping of a building to escape," according to Consul General Paul Raymund Cortes. "Upon arrival, she was ...Keep on reading: DFA: Beware of job offers abroad posted on social media.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 29th, 2019Related News

More foreigners joined Dinagyang 2019 – DOT

By: Gail T. Momblan THE Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas observed an increased in the number of foreign tourists who joined the Dinagyang 2019. Though the actual number of tourist arrivals has yet to be finalized, DOT Regional Director Helen Catalbas said that they monitored more foreign visitors this year compared to the previous […] The post More foreigners joined Dinagyang 2019 – DOT appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2019Related News

Filipino tourist in bus mishap released after receiving medical treatment Manila Bulletin News

Filipino tourist in bus mishap released after receiving medical treatment Manila Bulletin A Filipino tourist was hurt when a passenger bus carrying her and 22 other Filipinos skidded off a highway in.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2019Related News

Philippines records ‘all-time high’ 7.1M tourist arrivals in 2018

via ABS-CBN News – The Department of Tourism on Thursday said 7.1 million tourists arrived in the Philippines in 2018, an all-time high record even if top destination Boracay was closed for 6 months. A total of 7,127,168 foreign tourists visited the Philippines last year, a figure that is 7.65 Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2019Related News

Sicogon – the newest tourism gateway

By: Edgar Mana-ay SICOGON Island off the coast of Northern Iloilo was already a popular tourist destination, mostly in Panay Island only, as early as the 70s, although at that time there were no tourism infrastructures except for nipa huts operated by local inhabitants. In 2013 a P10-billion development project was jointly launched by Sicogon Development […] The post Sicogon – the newest tourism gateway appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJan 28th, 2019Related News

Who needs Boracay? Puyat says arrivals break record

The Philippines set an all-time tourist arrival record last year with the visit of more than 7.1 million foreign tourists, mostly from Korea and China.   Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said 7,127,168 foreigners visited the Philippines last year, up 7.65 percent from the 6,620,908 arrivals in 2017.   "This is a time that celebrates the 7.1 million tourist arrival count, the highest ever in our country's history," Puyat said in a statement.   Puyat noted that the milestone was reached despite the six-month closure of Boracay Island, the country's flagship destination, and the change of leadership in the Department of Tourism (DOT) last year w...Keep on reading: Who needs Boracay? Puyat says arrivals break record.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 27th, 2019Related News

Siargao, Boracay, Sagada remain top tourist destinations

The Philippines' beautiful beaches continue to draw both local and foreign tourists for sun, surf and sand. Siargao and Palawan are still popular for intrepid travelers, while Sicogon is on the horizon---its newly opened airstrip began operations only last October.   AirSwift flies to Sicogon, where there are islands aplenty to discover (or rediscover), and a mountain to climb (Mt. Opao) to whet one's appetite for breakfast. Ayala Land Inc. currently has two properties, Balay Kogon and Huni, with more expected to open, including a hostel for backpackers and those willing to rough it.   International tourist arrivals to the country rose by 8.3 percent or 5.4 mill...Keep on reading: Siargao, Boracay, Sagada remain top tourist destinations.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Jan 25th, 2019Related News

Tourist arrivals hit record 7.1m but fall short of goal

Tourist arrivals hit record 7.1m but fall short of goal.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceJan 25th, 2019Related News