Travelers from across the world can now expect a smoother visit to the country’s famous subterranean river in Puerto Princesa City with a new online booking system, a project launched by the Department of Tourism (DOT) in partnership with the local government.
Our love for travel has fuelled many a budget airline’s existence but for one Filipino the next destination will be unlike any other as it is not on earth.
The new tourism slogan better take off. “It’s more fun in the Philippines” if everyone had a job.
It is one of the world’s most iconic sights. But for local residents, the huge “Hollywood” sign on their hillside overlooking Los Angeles is a source of growing anger.
Fretting your stay in Boracay, El Nido, Anilao or Puerto Galera will be rained out? Worry not. If you log onto the weather bureau’s website, you’ll be surprised to find a weather scenario in famous destinations not only for a day, but for five days. To help tourists plan their getaway, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical [...]
SAN FRANCISCO — Within sight of the Golden Gate Bridge lies another landmark cherished by a small but fervent group of travellers : a life-sized replica of Yoda, George Lucas’ master of the Force. Since the statue of the Jedi sage went up amid the Presidio’s landscaped lawns in 2005, Star Wars fans have made [...]
WASHINGTON—Google, which purchased a leading flight software company earlier this year, has launched a new tool for finding hotels. Hotel Finder is an “experimental search tool” designed to help users locate and book hotels, Google software engineer Andrew McCarthy said in a blog post. Hotel Finder, which is restricted to the United States for now, [...]
BATAAN – In a fresh but ambiguous take on ecotourism, travellers in the Philippines can visit a remote turtle sanctuary and then venture into the heart of a nearby nuclear power plant. If tourists feel too weary to make the three-hour bus drive back to Manila after their unique day of sightseeing, they can stay [...]
PICTON, New Zealand – As a flock of seagulls swoops on a salmon farm in New Zealand’s Marlborough Sounds, attracted by the thrashing fish within, tour boat operator Peter Beech sighs and says: “I’m not sure this is a fight we can win.” Beech has plied the pristine waters at the top of the South [...]