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Tourism Jobs

The Department of Agriculture has launched a jobs fair to provide opportunities for those interested in working at tourism establishments such as hotels, restaurants, resorts, spas and leisure facilities. The First Tourism Jobs Fair held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on April 6 to 8 , Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano said more than 34,000 jobs are available to college graduates in Manila, Cebu and Davao in the first quarter of 2006 alone. more…

Danao Adventure Park, Bohol

Adventure sports in Danao Adventure Park in Bohol provinceBohol may be best known for the famous Chocolate Hills, Loboc River, century-old churches, and the iconic tarsier, but a small town within this pristine province proves that it goes beyond the typical must-sees listed in travel guidebooks.

Following its commitment to bring Philippine tourism beyond the usual destinations and attractions, the Department of Tourism (DOT) is strongly pushing for sustainable, community-based travel, increasing employment and boosting grassroots-led tourism efforts that enjoin everyone in the whole locality.

Secretary Ace Durano commended the endeavors initiated by the people of Danao, appreciating what they have, and actively promoting eco-adventures in their area. "Danao is a fourth-class municipality with first-rate leadership and first-class tourism experience. Bohol's natural beauty, matched with adventurous, creative minds, is reason enough for their huge growth potential in ecotourism."

Pagsanjan Falls in Laguna

Pagsanjan Falls

Pagsanjan Falls

A popular tourist destination, Pagsanjan Rapids and Falls is a series of 14 rapids punctuated by mini-waterfalls on the way to the main falls. Pagsanjan is a small Laguna town which served as the setting for Fracis Ford Coppola's film "Apocalypse Now."


The Bicol Region or Bicolandia is one of the 17 regions of the Philippines. It occupies the Bicol Peninsula at the southeastern end of Luzon island and some other islands.


First quarter arrivals continue growth

 Tourist arrivals continued to grow in the first quarter of 2010, rising 6.64 percent during the period.  Foreign tourist arrivals grew faster at 7.89 percent vis-à-vis domestic tourism which increased by 6.09 percent during the same period, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT).

 Metro Manila is the leading destination with total number of tourists growing by 37.10{b72d12ecee9fade90e10854e79e98a671cbb00dc34440b2ee5ef5de31595176e} to 437.170.  Foreign and domestic tourists significantly expanded as more international and local meetings, congresses and conventions as well as special events were organized by major companies and organizations in the Metropolis.  This growth is likewise attributed to the opening of new tourism products such as the Newport Entertainment City, Manila Oceanarium as well as the visit of more cruise ships at the Manila South Harbour.

Cebu Pacific

Cebu Air Inc., operator of budget carrier Cebu Pacific, posted a net income of PhP3.09 billion in the first half of 2010.  This was up by 55.6 percent from a year ago, on the back of higher passenger traffic as a result of additional flights this year.

Summer Resorts, Holiday Resorts, Beach Resorts

Holiday Island ResortsFeel the breeze of summer at white-sand beaches or spend a relaxing stay at convenient resort destinations in the Philippines, a tourist country uniquely located between the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea in Southeast Asia.

Be amazed by idyllic resort islands or commune with natural wonders one can find only in the Philippines. The Philippines boasts of unsullied beaches, spectacular sunsets, luxuriant pastoral lands, cool mountain resorts, impressive man-made resorts and dazzling islands. 

Video of Philippine Beaches


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How to go to Siargao

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How To Go To Hundred Islands

At Hundred Islands, the visitor may rent an island for one's own private beach for a day. Short boat rides take off from the village of Lucap to the Hundred Islands.     Disclaimer: