sustainable tourism - updates

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Looking for sustainable hotels and restaurants? Find them through this app

Aug 23, 2019 - 6:08 PM

Trakaro is an online sustainability rating platform that aims to promote sustainable tourism in the Philippines

Informal settlers along El Nido coast to be relocated – DENR

Mar 24, 2018 - 2:40 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says the local government has issued a final notice to vacate to 24 families residing along Corong Corong beach

EL NIDO COASTLINE. El Nido town in Palawan. Photo from Philippine Fly Boy/Wikimedia Commons

Baguio locals protest multi-level parking podiums, call for sustainable tourism

Sep 14, 2017 - 9:37 AM

In a bid to promote sustainable tourism the group is calling for growth oriented projects that are not made at the expense of the city s local and distinct character

FOR PEOPLE. Civil society organizations, students, and concerned citizens walk and encircle Burnham Lake as a sign of protest to the local government unit’s decision to transform areas within Burnham Park into car-parking spaces. Photo by Alexa Yadao/Rappler

Tourism an inclusive business opportunity for PH

Feb 19, 2016 - 1:36 PM

Tourism is uniquely suited to creating widespread social impact Two homegrown firms show how to take advantage of it

DENR imposes stricter rules for Mt Pulag trekkers

Feb 13, 2016 - 1:25 PM

To date all Saturdays and Sundays up to December 2016 are fully booked

MOSSY TRAIL. Mt Pulag is a favorite among trekkers. Photo courtesy of Mt Pulag Park management

Youth challenged to promote sustainable tourism

Oct 08, 2015 - 5:11 PM

Press release: The youth are the prime movers for a more sustainable tourism industry

Tourism linked to 70% coral loss in Boracay

Jun 04, 2015 - 3:49 PM

Unmonitored snorkeling and water pollution in the popular tourist area have led to a considerable decline in coral cover a Japanese funded study shows

CORALS IN DANGER. The Philippines hosts 27,000 square kilometers of coral reefs but just 1% are rated in excellent condition. Photo by WWF

Tagaytay's tall buildings spell a water crisis

Feb 07, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The city s urban development hastens a projected water shortage for the province of Cavite by 2019 according to studies

NEW LANDMARKS. It's hard not to notice the 20-floor towers of SM Wind Residences in Tagaytay City. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Local artists, musicians unite to promote sustainable tourism in Baguio

Jan 28, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Support these events from Baguio artists for a great cause

Aquino pushes for local, global sustainable tourism

May 19, 2014 - 11:03 PM

The President calls for international effort to adapt to risks of climate change and encourages countries around the world to mainstream climate change adaptation with local sectoral and national plans

Why cultural sustainability means investing in people

Oct 22, 2013 - 10:52 AM

Sustainable tourism is transformative; it should uplift the lives of the communities and local people

6 safety tips for women traveling solo

Apr 18, 2013 - 2:21 PM

I highly recommend to everyone to try solo travel at least once whether it’s a weekend or a long term adventure

COVER ALL BASES. Traveling alone can be a rewarding experience if you take the right safety precautions. Photo courtesy of Aleah Taboclaon of Solitary Wanderer