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Cool Mountains

tagaytay palace in the sky taal volcano

Witness the vast expanse of nature's splendor under the spell of cool mountain breeze. A perfect setting for romance or nature tripping, the country's mountain villages serve as a perfect hideaway from the lowlands' summer heat.

PAL to charge for seat choice

Philippine Airlines (PAL) plans to charge passengers a fee for reserving a seat of their choice.  The airline said passengers booked in economy class can now reserve a seat located next to the aircraft’s bulkhead or along the emergency exit row, which offers wider legroom and extra space, for a fee.  This option is available on all PAL domestic and international services except those to Japan and Korea.
These seats will be charged an additional US$50 for flights between the Philippines and the US, Canada, Australia and Saudi Arabia; US$20 for flights between points in Asia, including Guam; and PhP200 plus 12-percent value-added tax for flights within the Philippines.  Seat confirmation and collection of fees are done upon check-in to comply with Philippine civil air regulations.

LAGUNA Resorts and Telephone 1

Directory of hot spring resorts in Pansol, Calamba, Laguna, along with contact numbers, address and websites.
 
CALAMBA
 
Rockpoint Hotsprings Resort – Hotel and Spa
119 Alamat Rd, Maria Makiling Hot Springs Village
Pansol, Calamba City, Laguna
(02) 3060291 / (02) 4011295
(049)545-1372 / (049) 545-3237
 
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Manila is an ‘AwfulÔÇÖ Place Worth Visiting

Australian newspaper The Age has recommended Metro Manila as one of 10 cities in the world that are worth visiting, despite their undeserved negative image.  In his article “Ten ‘awful’ cities you should still visit,” published on 27th August 2013 issue of the Melbourne-based newspaper The Age, author David Whitley said there are certain cities in the world that saw their reputation repeatedly and unfairly thrashed.
 
 

Cool Mountains

tagaytay palace in the sky taal volcano

Witness the vast expanse of nature's splendor under the spell of cool mountain breeze. A perfect setting for romance or nature tripping, the country's mountain villages serve as a perfect hideaway from the lowlands' summer heat.

How many hotels does Philippines have?

Foreign and domestic tourists can stay at any of the 2,343 hotels and resorts in seven key destinations in the Philippines.  Altogether, these accommodation facilities provide 65,052 rooms as of June 2010.  About 46,048 persons are employed in these facilities, with 78 percent as regular personnel and 22 percent as seasonal employees.

LAGUNA Resorts and Telephone 2

Directory of Resorts in Los Banos & Bay, Laguna, along with contact numbers, address and websites.

 

LOS BAÑOS
 

Alviar’s Lake Resort

Tadlac, Los Banos, Laguna

(049) 245-2785 / 244-0084

 

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US Government Shutdown Affects Filipinos’ Travel Plans

US government shutdown affects Filipinos' travel plansTravelling to the US in October 2013 would be less ideal, after the US decision to have a government shutdown. According to flight searches made on Skyscanner.com.ph this year, the US is the second most popular overseas destination for Filipinos.

“One of the most frequent concerns is if one should still push through with their US trip. With the shutdown, government workers around the United States are on an unpaid