Israel has opened a monument in honor of the Philippines, which declared an open door policy for Jews during the Second World War.
Advertising company BBDO Guerrero has launched the first of a series of advertisements under Phase II of the “It’s More Fun In The Philippines” campaign by the Department of Tourism.
CNN cites 3 Philippine beaches. Cable News Channel (CNN) has included three Philippine beaches on its list of the best 100 beaches in the world. The Atlanta-based CNN said Puka Beach in Boracay, El Nido in Palawan, and Palaui Island in Cagayan are among the best destinations for beachgoers around the globe. It listed Palaui at No. 10, the only Southeast Asian beach in the Top 10.
Cebu Pacific flew 2.45 million domestic and international passengers in the first quarter of 2010, higher by almost 110,000 than Philippine Airlines’ system-wide figure of 2.34 million passengers.
The Philippines was dubbed the “Best Tropical Island Destination” by Chinese daily Shanghai Morning Post.
Winners in various categories are based on a consumer survey done by the newspaper and partner Shanghai QQ.com, a giant social media platform in China.
London, the capital of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s financial hubs, presents the charm of an old world as well as the modern conveniences of a first-class city.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) have unveiled a nine-year National Ecotourism Strategy and Action Plan (NES) at the 5th World Ecotourism Conference (WEC) in Cebu City.
Online job portal JobsDB Philippines said tourism is one of the growing sectors that have thousands of job openings this year.
International tourist arrivals grew 5 percent year-on-year in 2013, reaching a record 1.087 billion arrivals, according to the latest World Tourism Barometer of the United Nations’ World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO). Despite global economic challenges, international tourism results were well above expectations, with an additional 52 million international tourists travelling the world in 2013. For 2014, UNWTO forecasts 4 percent to 4.5 percent growth.
SkyJet Airlines has launched the fastest flights and only jet-service from Manila to Boracay Island via Caticlan Airport on 15th April 2014. The airline began operating the route with three flights per week.