Philippines Travel Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Negros Occidental, Silay win top tourism...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental and Silay City won top honors in the Pearl Awards of the Association of Tourism Officer of the Philippines held at L' Fisher Hotel in Bacolod City Saturday. The awards event capped the three-day national convention of ATOP hosted by Negros Occidental and Department of Tourism-Western Visayas Region.

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  2. Philippines Hopes For Bang From New Casinos After Early WhimperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Forbes.com

    As editor at large for Inside Asian Gaming following nearly a decade as a special correspondent for Macau Business magazine, I cover the casino business in Macau and throughout Asia. I'm also a columnist for Asia Times and The Guardian .

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  3. First SMX Convention Center in Visayas to open in BacolodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Sun-Star

    THE SMX Convention Center in Bacolod, the first SMX Convention Center in the Visayas, will have a soft opening on Oct. 16 in time for the highlight week of the MassKara Festival. Located at the 3rd Level of SM City, the opening of SMX Bacolod is simultaneous with the grand opening of the mall's Northwing expansion, branch manager JB Ongsingco said last Friday.

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  4. Destination desolationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | China Daily

    The relative decline of Chinese tourists to Southeast Asia is to an extent a story of paradise lost - but is perhaps more so a testament to new paradises found. Discussion surrounding the startling drop - the Association of Southeast Asian Nations' five-year tourism development plan is aimed toward Chinese and Indian visitor influxes - has largely honed in on a new, perceived undesirability of old favorite destinations.

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  5. Keeping up with the TIMEsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Carroll News

    Photo submitted by DreamWakersDenver Nicks , a journalist for TIME magazine, participates in a video conference Monday, September 29 with Carroll County students. Photo submitted by DreamWakersDenver Nicks , a journalist for TIME magazine, participates in a video conference Monday, September 29 with Carroll County students.

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  6. TFC brings Richard Poon to PH Festival in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Big band crooner Richard Poon recently made the end of the summer season in Japan a memorable one for many Filipinos based there. Poon, through The Filipino Channel, serenaded thousands of Filipinos who attended the Philippine Festival in Ueno Park in Central Tokyo.

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  7. Cebu Pacific now flies direct, non-stop flights to RiyadhRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | WebWire

    The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air now flies thrice weekly, non-stop flights between Manila and Riyadh. The maiden flight for Cebu Pacific's Manila-Riyadh service departed at 5:05pm today.

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  8. Pangilinan: Ligligang Parul on my mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Sun-Star

    IT IS the first week of October and barely 70 days before the Ligligang Parul or Giant Lantern Festival on December 13, 2014. By the time this write up comes out I will most likely be in Bacolod City attending the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines National Convention.

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  9. Tourists walk on White Beach on the resort island of Boracay, south of Manila. REUTERSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA, Philippines The Philippines has been named the "most outstanding destination" in the Asia-Pacific region by the Travel Trade Gazette , the Department of Tourism said. DOT said the Philippines was awarded Destination of the Year at the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2014 held in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday.

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  10. Global property platform names 8 investment hotspots outside MMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | ABS-CBN News

    Online property portal Lamudi in its latest report has declared eight areas outside Metro Manila as among the top real estate investment hotspots in the Philippines. "Whether you are a foreign business worker looking to invest in office space in the Philippines, an expat staying in the country for good, or an overseas Filipino worker or a local employee seeking to purchase a home for your family, you would find the Philippines a prime location for real estate investment," Lamudi said.

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  11. Discount on Rooms and Nature Tours at Amarela Resort in Panglao Island, BoholRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 2, 2014 - Bohol, PHILIPPINES -- Amarela Resort, an eco-friendly boutique resort in Panglao Island, Bohol, Philippines, is offering 30% discount on rooms, and holiday packages that feature nature tours, a romantic getaway, and island activities. These are available for booking directly on the resort's website.

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  12. Private cars blamed for traffic congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Sun-Star

    PRIVATE cars, and not public utility vehicles , are the main cause of traffic congestion, said an official of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board-Northern Mindanao Thursday. "Per national statistics, of all the motor vehicles that are on the road, 91 percent of these are private vehicles, with public utility vehicles only at 9 percent servicing 75 to 85 percent of the population.

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  13. Baguio City supports Vigan City bid to be among New Wonder Cities of the WorldRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | Philippines Today

    The Baguio City council passed a resolution to support the quest of Vigan City to be one of the New Wonder Cities of the World which will be announced next year. The heritage city of Vigan is the lone candidate from the Philippines along with other 27 cities contending in the search that aims to preserve the world's man-made and natural heritage sites.

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  14. Weekend Hotel Stays in Manila For as Low as PHP 1,730 Until December 28, 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | PR Log

    PRLog - Oct. 2, 2014 - Manila, Philippines -- Weekend stays in Manila for the rest of 2014 are now made more affordable with Casa Bocobo Hotel's Weekend Delight deal.This new Manila hotel promois a truly economical accommodation option, with nightly rates starting at PHP 1,730 for every Friday, Saturday, or Sunday check-in. Here is a summary of the deal: Weekend Delight Valid for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday check-ins until December 28, 2014.

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  15. Pacete: Negros hosting ATOP conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Sun-Star

    NEGROS Occidental with Bacolod City is hosting the 15th Annual National Convention of the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines with the theme, "Tourism and Development in the Community." ATOP President Al Tesoro of the Province of Capiz is working hard with Cristine Mansinares of the Negros Occidental Provincial Tourism Office and the officers and members of the Association of Tourism Officers of Negros Occidental under the hegemony of Butch Gerasmo of Bacolod City.

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  16. Shangri-La named 'Best Business Hotel Brand in Asia-Pacific' for 13 consecutive years.Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | 4 Hoteliers

    Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts received the coveted title for the 13th year running, along with six other prestigious awards at the 2014 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific 23rd Travel Awards event in Hong Kong on Friday, 26 September 2014. Regarded as one of the travel industry's most anticipated events, the annual Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Readers' Poll surveys readers, who are frequent business travellers and leisure travellers, based mainly in Asia Pacific.

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  17. Australia, The Asia Foundation Provide New Books to Public Elementary Schools in BoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | PressReleasePoint

    As part of its broader support to help improve education in the Philippines, specifically in the province of Bohol, the Australian government partnered with The Asia Foundation to help augment learning resources of public elementary schools in the province's 47 municipalities and one component city. Australia, through The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia program, donated 40,000 new books to 250 public elementary schools in Bohol.

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  18. DOT 11 to promote other tourism sites in DavsurRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Sun-Star

    THE Department of Tourism 11 is eyeing to intensify the promotion of other tourism products in Davao del Sur in the coming years. Eden Josephine L. David, DOT 11 Chief Tourism Operations Officer, in an interview with Sun.Star Davao, said when it comes to tourism, Mt.

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  19. Make it Mindanao nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Sun-Star

    "WHAT'S your best seller?" might be the question you ask in a restaurant you patronize for the very first time, and perhaps "What's new?" when you keep going back and looking for a different flavor your palate can delight in. It's the same case with traveling.

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  20. New mall opens in Philippines' 'Pilgrimage Capital'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | ABS-CBN News

    The "Pilgrimage Capital of the Philippines" and nature getaway that is Antipolo City now has a new major attraction just a short drive from its famous destinations. A mall-goer gets her picture taken on a nicely designed facade in front of the main entrance.

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