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Emirates Airlines to stop flights to Clark

Emirates Airlines will stop flying between Dubai and Clark in Pampanga on 1st May this year, seven months after it launched the operations at the Clark International Airport. “Emirates can confirm that it is suspending its daily, non-stop... Read More | Share it now!

New Airport to be Built on Manila Bay

San Miguel Corp. has proposed to build a US$10-billion modern international airport on a 1,600-hectare part of Manila Bay in Parañaque, Las Piñas and Bacoor, Cavite over a period of five to seven years. San Miguel President and COO Ramon... Read More | Share it now!

Arrivals up 10.4 percent in first half of 2006

International visitor arrivals to the Philippines increased by 10.4 percent year-on-year in the first half of 2006, led by the double-digit growth in arrivals from South Korea, China and Singapore.

Albay to host PATA conference

Albay province has won the international bidding to host the 2015 Adventure Travel and Responsible Tourism Conference and Mart of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in November 2015. PATA officers announced this development in a related travel... Read More | Share it now!

Foreign arrivals rise 11 percent

International visitor arrivals in the Philippines grew 11 percent year-on-year in the first four months of 2010, according to the Bureau of Immigration.  It said a total of 1.081 million foreigners arrived in the January-April period, up from 982,432 visitors who came in the same period last year.
Immigration Commissioner Marcelino Libanan said this signals a positive development for the country’s tourism industry.

Foreign immigrants in the Philippines

There are about 200,000 foreign nationals who are now staying in the Philippines on immigrant and non-immigrant status, according to the Bureau of Immigration.  As of 1st January 2011, the bureau has registered 90,413 foreign immigrants and 98,733 non-immigrants.

It reported that over the past three years, the number of foreign migrants in the Philippines increased 50 percent from 60,554 in 2007 to 90,413 in 2010.  This was linked to the large number of Chinese nationals who migrated to the Philippines.

Philippines International Airlines

International passenger traffic in the Philippines rose 11.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2012, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). Data from CAB show that international passenger traffic reached 4.3 million in the... Read More | Share it now!

Seda Hotel opens at Nuvali, Laguna

Ayala Land Inc. has opened a Seda Hotel at Nuvali in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. The 150-room Seda hotel in Laguna combines the features of a city hotel and a resort to cater to a booming metropolis, ALI’s unit AyalaLand Hotels and Resorts (AHRC)... Read More | Share it now!

Online booking in the Philippines

The Department of Tourism warned that it has received several complaints/reports regarding tours and travel bookings made on the internet through on-line booking websites for non-delivery of service or unethical business operations.

“This is to remind the public to be more cautious and conscientious in transacting business with these types of operators.  Before booking or purchasing any tour or travel services on-line, please check if the agent/operator is DOT-accredited.  A list of DOT-accredited enterprises is available at the DOT website,” it said.

Cebu Pacific is Best Budget Airline

Aviation think tank Centre for Aviation recently has cited Cebu Pacific Air as the Asia-Pacific Low-Cost Carrier of the Year, during the recently concluded CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence in Singapore. Cebu Pacific Air chief executive adviser Garry... Read More | Share it now!