Philippines to host Routes Asia 2016
Dec15

Philippines to host Routes Asia 2016

Annual aviation event awarded to Manila The Philippines will host Routes Asia in 2016. The annual aviation event will take place in Manila from 6-8 March 2016, following the 2015 edition in Chengdu. The announcement came during the 20th World Route Development Forum currently taking place in Chicago. “Hosting the event will allow the Philippines to increase air services and visitor numbers at a time when the airports’ planned...

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The Philippines targets young travellers with STA
Dec10

The Philippines targets young travellers with STA

Student travel agency to promote country in key markets STA Travel has signed a new agreement that will see it promote the Philippines as a destination for young travellers. The marketing deal, which was signed with the Philippines Department of Tourism, will see STA promote the Southeast Asian country in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France and Australia. As part of the ongoing ‘It’s More Fun in the Philippines’ campaign,...

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Philippines boosted by Etihad deal
Sep10

Philippines boosted by Etihad deal

PAL pens MoU that could increase tourism flows into the country Philippine Airlines (PAL) has secured a new partnership with Etihad Airways that has the potential to significantly enhance tourism flows into the Philippines. The national carrier has penned a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etihad that will lead to a greater number of codeshare flights between the two carriers, potentially transporting more European and Middle...

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AirAsia May Offer Fliers Wi-Fi On-Board Soon
Aug18

AirAsia May Offer Fliers Wi-Fi On-Board Soon

  Low-cost carrier AirAsia may soon offer its fliers Wi-Fi internet connectivity on-board. A trial-run for in-flight Wi-Fi service was conducted by AirAsia on Wednesday. “It’s a wrap! Tested LINE, WeChat & WhatsApp for our Wi-Fi onboard trial! Thanks AirAsia Allstars for your participation!,” AirAsia tweeted.                            ...

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NAIA 3 now fully operational
Aug17

NAIA 3 now fully operational

  Finally, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 becomes fully operational now, with US air carrier Delta Airlines officially moving its operations to the 12 year-old terminal. All Delta Airlines flights will arrive and depart from the NAIA 3 utilizing the southern portion of the 1.2 kilometer long terminal. The NAIA Terminal 3 project began in 1997 with Japanese construction firm Takenaka Corporation building the...

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The undiscovered jewel of the Philippines
Aug02

The undiscovered jewel of the Philippines

  Mention Apo Reef to seasoned Philippines travelers and chances are they will tell you about a distant diving paradise accessible only on expensive live-aboard trips. Mention Sablayan, a coastal backwater on the island of Mindoro that is the jumping-off town to Apo Reef, and most likely they will greet you with a blank stare. But thanks to greatly improved infrastructure on Mindoro, Apo Reef is now a lot more accessible. And...

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Leading cruise companies eyeing Philippines as favorite destination
Jul23

Leading cruise companies eyeing Philippines as favorite destination

THREE of the world’s leading cruise companies—Carnival Corp., Royal Caribbean International and Norwegian Cruise Lines—have expressed interest to help develop the Philippines as a cruise-ship destination, the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., said recently. In a statement, Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia Jr. said officials of the three companies provided feedback on how the Philippines could become a...

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Vigan
Jan19

Vigan

VIGAN is in Ilocos Region where one can see precious remnants of old Spanish architecture throughout Vigan. Historians say Vigan is the oldest surviving Spanish colonial city in the...

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Subic Bay
Jan19

Subic Bay

SUBIC BAYoffers many types of activities and places to visit for sightseeing tourists. This former American naval base is now a center for business and tourism. Wreck diving is a must in this...

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Camarines Sur
Jan19

Camarines Sur

CAMARINES SUR in the Bicol region, is the Philippines hottest and fast rising tourism star with amazing islands that greet the traveler with gorgeous limestone formations, isolated white sand beaches as well as a pounding adventure sports...

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