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Which tourist spots will be rehabilitated after Boracay?

Jun 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM

All tourism destinations will be up for assessment by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, but some areas are on top of the list

No total swimming, fishing ban for Boracay residents

Apr 21, 2018 - 12:19 AM

The island locals will be allowed to enter designated to swimming and fishing areas at particular times

PNP deploys riot police among 600-strong force securing Boracay rehab

Apr 17, 2018 - 6:05 PM

Police contingent now in place ahead of 6-month closure of tourist haven

 CLOSE WATCH. A member of the 600-strong  contingent from the PNP with fishermen of Boracay Island. Photo courtesy of PNP

BFP says Boracay needs more fire substations

Mar 10, 2018 - 8:30 AM

The Bureau of Fire Protection has only one fire substation on the island, which is a top tourist destination

Dogs, cats slaughtered: 'Extreme' markets horrify activists

Jan 30, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Animal activists urge for the shut down of markets in Indonesia, where live dogs and cats are butchered and blow-torched alive

ANIMAL CRUELTY. A dog waits for slaughter at the Langowan market, before he was rescued by DMFI. Photo from DMFI

#SharePH: ATV adventure at the foot of Mayon Volcano

Mar 26, 2017 - 3:17 PM

Drive through clear streams dusty paths and rough roads in an ATV at the foot of majestic Mayon Volcano in Albay

ATV RIDE. Drive through long stretches of streams and bumpy roads, a 9-kilometer thrilling ride until you reach the village-managed base camp. Photo by Rappler

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

Myanmar tourism boom set to bring 7.5M visitors a year

Aug 02, 2016 - 11:45 PM

We will try to find new destinations for tourists to visit and we will also support community based tourism says tourism official Tint Thwin

epa04605785 Tourists visit at the MyaTheinTan pagoda in Sagaing, some 10 kilometers northwest of Mandalay, central Myanmar, 06 February 2015. Record tourist arrivals and tourism revenue in 2014 surpassed expectations, officials said Monday. Hotel and Tourism Ministry data showed the country hosted more than 3.5 million tourists and earned 1.14 billion dollars in 2014. Most visitors were from Asia, especially from Thailand, Japan and China, which made up 67 per cent of tourist arrivals in 2014. Tourism numbers have been on the rise since the country began to open up following the 2010 election that ended military rule. Authorities predict 5 million tourist arrivals in 2015 and the ministry plans to open up more coastal areas and ethnic regions in addition to the traditionally popular destinations. Myanmar is planning for tourist arrivals to reach 7.5 million in 2020. EPA/PYAE SONE AUNG

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

PH receives 'Best Tourist Destination' award from China

Jan 12, 2013 - 1:19 PM

The Philippines joins 5 other countries regarded by Chinese tourists as the best tourist destinations in the world

HOT DAYS, HOTTER NIGHTS. Boracay's by-the-beach bars, day-long parties and white sand beaches make it a top Nightlife destination, say the clients of All photos by Roopak Ramachandran Nair

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