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El Nido: Metaphors of the sea

Feb 04, 2018 - 5:21 PM

It unveiled pristine beaches where we frolicked momentarily, before obliterating our footprints, leaving us with just our memories to hold on to

Photo by Oscar H. Purugganan

Beautiful and underrated: 8 PH destinations to visit in 2018

Jan 08, 2018 - 2:00 PM

These aren't your usual tourist spots, but they're just as breathtaking

WATCH: Christmas around the world in Tangub City

Dec 25, 2017 - 3:57 PM

In 2007, the Department of Tourism names the city 'Christmas Symbol Capital of the Philippines'

Koreans, Chinese are top PH tourists in first 10 months of 2017

Dec 13, 2017 - 3:10 PM

Chinese arrivals also record the biggest surge, jumping 39.28%, while Indian visitors rose 20.28%

PH to make Mindanao global tourist spot in 2017

Jan 01, 2017 - 9:00 AM

We will bring Mindanao to global tourism this year Tourism Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre says

DIVING SPOT. Tourists from Hong Kong enjoy diving in Dapitan City. Photo courtesy of the Hong Kong Diving Group

Palawan’s natural assets to undergo recreational services accounting

Dec 03, 2016 - 11:00 AM

We need to protect these assets to make them sustainable says World Bank consultant Reynaldo Fulleros

PRISTINE BEACH. San Vicente Island in Palawan. Photo from Keith Anthony Fabro

China lifts travel advisory vs PH

Oct 20, 2016 - 4:25 PM

The lifting is expected to help Chinese and Philippine governments reach the target of 1 million Chinese tourists arrivals in the Philippines by end of 2017

AFTER TALKS. President Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping after their bilateral talks on October 20, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Sandugo Festival: Experience Bohol's past and future

Jul 31, 2016 - 11:25 AM

Writer Josh Berida explores Bohol beyond the iconic Chocolate Hills and tarsiers

CELEBRATING FRIENDSHIP. The Blood Compact Shrine is a reminder to the Boholanos of the friendship of East and West in the Country. Photo by Josh Berida

Getting to these PH beaches isn't easy – but it's worth it

Jun 19, 2016 - 5:25 PM

Where can you find a natural jacuzzi pink sand and more? A trip to these beaches may take hours and hours – but it s well worth the magical sights that await

British tourist speaks up about 'awful' PH vacation

Apr 05, 2016 - 6:08 PM

Filipino personalities like Mikey Bustos and Daphne Osena Paez comment via social media after YouTuber Elayne Peddy shares about being bullied in the Philippines for her weight and skin color

ELAYNE PEDDY. Elayne thanks social media users for their kind comments after she shared about her experiences with discrimination in El Nido, Palawan. Screengrab from YouTube/ELAYNE PEDDY

8 beautiful PH destinations to visit this 2016

Jan 01, 2016 - 9:45 AM

Whether they re off the beaten path or timeless destinations here are some places to add to your travel bucket list this 2016

Cebu Pacific seeks higher fuel charges, adds flights

Aug 16, 2013 - 6:38 PM

The budget carrier applies for an increase in the fuel surcharge for 7 overseas and 4 domestic routes

Korean tourist drowns in El Nido

Jan 09, 2013 - 11:47 AM

The tourist was with his family in El Nido

Philippines supports unified ASEAN visa

Sep 27, 2012 - 5:26 PM

The Philippines lags behind its international neighbors in tourist arrivals and the country s government hopes one measure to help it keep up could be a unified visa with other ASEAN countries

Ilocos Norte offers a free summer getaway

Mar 28, 2012 - 12:09 PM

Ilocos Norte s Paoay Kumakaway campaign promotes the province s tourist destinations