A new tourism attraction was announced in Manila, the capital of the Philippines. The new attraction is the Bureau of the Treasury. The tax-collecting agency opened the restored Ayuntamiento Building in Intramuros to foreign and local tourists and the public in general. Treasurer Roberto Tan said the agency was still finalizing the details on, Read More

The 30th Eco Marathon held by Shell will be taking place in Manila, Philippines, this year. The basic concept of the Shell Eco Marathon is to challenge student teams from all over the world to come up with a car that can give maximum mileage in one liter or one gallon of fuel. The, Read More

As part of the Philippines “rolling out the red carpet” for Pope Francis upcoming visit, airlines cancelled flights after the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines announced limited operations at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) from Thursday, January 15, to Monday, January 19. The list of airlines that have cancelled and rescheduled flights, Read More

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A very dangerous situation is continuing to unfold in the Philippines as Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, barrels through the nation. More than 30 million people have already been impacted by this cyclone. As many as 24 people died due to the typhoon, now a tropical storm, government and disaster relief officials said. Twenty-one, Read More

“The country has regained the confidence of the Japanese market with a 24.6 percent growth rate in the first semester tourist arrivals. The increase contributed 16.2 percent of the 1,140,517 total arrivals.

They keep on coming ! Despite adverse travel advisories from foreign governments, tourists from temperate countries continue to come to enjoy  the sultry climate and hospitality in the Philippines. Based on records of the Department of Tourism’s Office of Research and Statistics, a double digit increase in tourist arrivals from all markets were significantly, Read More

PHILIPPINE tourism officials who attended the inauguration of the tourism office of the Department of Tourism at the Philippine Embassy here had predicted “a continuing surge of Chinese travelers and tourists in the Philippines within the next five years.’’

2004 PRIDE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (PIFF) is proud to announce the detailed festival screening schedule for August 21-28. This event will take place at the Dream Theater (Tanghalang Manuel Conde) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila. This festival will be in its first year celebrating “Pride, Freedom and HIV/AIDS Awareness.” Pride, Read More

The Department of Tourism (DOT) invites the public to see bonsai masterpieces at the Bonsai Library and Museum, at the Aurora Garden (formerly Ravellin de Recoletos), Victoria Street, Intramuros, Manila. The first of its kind in the country, the museum library exhibits local endangered species like the is-is, molave, camachile, kalyos, balite, tinta-tinta, sampaloc,, Read More

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) recently turned over the chairmanship of the National Ecotourism Development Council (NEDC) to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in a ceremony held at the DOT Auditorium in Manila. The NEDC, together with the National Ecotourism Steering Committee (NESC) and the Regional Ecotourism Committee (REC), was, Read More