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Tourist arrivals during Donsol’s ‘butanding’ season up 20%

The volume of tourist arrivals for the whale shark interaction season here this year reached 49,000, surpassing by nearly 20 percent the records posted during the same period last year, local tourism officials said on Friday.

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Butanding Watching in Donsol

The season runs between February and May. From January to March alone, the volume of arrivals have already reached about 26,000 which was already 10 percent higher than the 23,000 posted in the same period last year. Continue Reading

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Bicol’s Beckoning Beauty

Mayon Volcano in Albay

By Ariel Allosada Allera

My favorite movie Kailangan Kita (I Need You) was shown on PBO recently. Claudine Barreto and Aga Muhlach were right on the money. Not only did they justify their lead roles, they likewise made perfect partners in promoting tourism in Bicol, where the film was entirely shot. Most scenes visited me, reminding me of the wonderful memories I have of my Sorsogon-Albay sojourn a few summers back—courtesy of Cebu Holiday Tours and Travel’s Ricky Tio.

The journey from Cebu to Masbate to Sorsogon seemed eternal. But all the stress paid off when I arrived in Donsol town, province of Sorsogon, excited to have the first leg of my tour which was the Butanding interaction. Continue Reading

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