DESTINATIONSBy Pennie Azarcon-dela Cruz
So what else is there to see in Thailand after you’ve toured all the temples, seen all manner of reverence for the Buddha, marveled at the distinct Thai architecture, carted home choice handicrafts from Chatuchak and tasted all those strange but wondrous street food?
Resorts World Manila (RWM), the country’s premier one-stop, nonstop tourism destination, ushers in the Christmas season like no other with its highly anticipated Grand Fiesta Manila 2013 celebrations. With the Philippines celebrating the holidays longer than any country in Asia, RWM’s Grand Fiesta Manila 2013 promises plenty of thrills for merry-makers ranging from splendid dining [...]
By Tina G. Santos
International travel organizations have expressed readiness to support the Philippines in any tourism-related recovery program for areas ravaged by the recent calamity.
Cebu-CebuBy Jaime Picornell
The City of Cebu’s Tourism Commission appraised dozens of beautiful girls, all potential candidates to vie for the crown of Miss Cebu 2014. It is a truly beauty and brains tilt, as the search does not involve a swimsuit competition.
New York City has given final approval to a $320-million project to build the world’s tallest Ferris wheel, expected to pull in four million visitors a year.
By Lyn Rillon
Despite the sea dispute, China can’t get enough of the Philippines—and vice versa. Just ask the Chinese tourists who have helped boost visitor arrivals in the Philippines. Ask the 13 photojournalists from the Asia News Network as well—this writer included—who recently went on a 15-day journey to China to experience and capture on camera the scenic spots and historical places on roads less traveled to the outsiders.
By Juliet Labog-Javellana
Asian millennial travelers, or young professionals aged 18 to 36, are setting the pace of global tourism with their rising income and their propensity to travel to different destinations across the globe.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Spanish Embassy in Manila is exploring ways to help the Philippines reconstruct Spanish-era churches that have been destroyed or damaged in a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Central Visayas on Tuesday.
The earthquake that struck the central Philippines and killed at least 144 people also dealt a serious blow to the region’s historical and religious legacy by heavily damaging a dozen or more churches, some of them hundreds of years old.
By Tina G. Santos
Are you fond of taking home toiletries from hotels? Think again before your start stuffing your suitcase with these goodies.
The Statue of Liberty was back to her shining best Sunday, reopened to tourists for the first time since falling victim to the US government shutdown two weeks ago.