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Can Lupon Empanada Festival place Davao Oriental in the country’s tourism map?

Tweet Good food has always been one of the factors that make people want to visit a certain area. This is exactly what the organizers of the Empanada Festival are rooting for when they started planning for the festival which was held on March 25 this year in Lupon, Davao Oriental. Empanada of Batac Ilocos […]

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Baguio City summer visitors go to Itogon for unique resort facilities

Tweet The visitors of adjacent Baguio City found their way here to enjoy the unique mountain springs developed as swimming pools, according to municipal vice mayor Noel Ngolob. He said there was a marked increase of visitors to this town which is part of the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba (BLIST) economic zone during the recent Holy Week.

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Holy Week vacationers visits historic Vigan City

Tweet Thousands of devotees and tourists flocked this week to Vigan City, the world’s sole heritage city, packing to the rafters all hotels and transient houses here since Maundy Thursday.  City Tourism Officer Edgar Dela Cruz said the city government is making arrangements for accommodating as many visitors as possible. “We are now coordinating with

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Holy Week in the Philippines : Then and Now

Tweet “Semana Santa” or Holy Week has become a part of Filipino culture since the First Holy Mass celebrated on Limasawa Island on March 31, 1521. Visita Iglesia This religious event taught by the Augustinian friars brought by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan under Spanish flag was widely practiced by the converts in Luzon, Visayas

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International Passengers traffic up 2.3% in 2009 according to Civil Aeronautics Board

Tweet The number of international passengers rose 2.3 percent to 12.323 million last year from 12.04 million in 2008 despite the global economic crunch, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). Data from CAB showed that of the total, incoming passengers were up by 4.7 percent to 6.07 million while outgoing passengers increased by 1

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3rd Bagasbas Summer Surf Festival on April 9 to 11

Tweet The Department of Tourism’s Office of Product Research and Development (DOT-OPRD) with the provincial government of Camarines Norte, Power Play Events Management, MOJO Slippers and sandals are spearheading the holding of the 3rd Bagasbas Summer Surf Festival on April 9 to 11. Bagasbas Summer Surfing Festival The surfing event will be held at the

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Be a WOW TOUR GUIDE and Win P300,000!

Tweet IslandsPhilippines.Net, a cutting edge Philippine Travel Portal that endeavors to be a powerful digital channel in boosting the growth of the tourism industry, will officially launch a nationwide online and on-ground tourism campaign with a kick-off event at the SM Mall of Asia on April 22, 2010. Wow Tour Guide WOW Tour Guide is

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Anvaya Cove Beach and Nature Club : The Destination For Activity and Relaxation

Tweet Rediscover Bataan and be surprised with this lush paradise that only a few have seen. Anvaya Cove The Veda Spa At the Northern tip of Manila, where the sprawling land is rich with thick greens, cobalt waters, fine sand, and sloping terrain, lies a residential seaside development that not only highlights the beauty of

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Manila Earthquake : Philippine Travel Advisory

Tweet At around 1:30pm, Thursday, March 25, 2010, tremors shook parts of Luzon. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, the earthquake registered a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale, with its epicenter located northeast of Lubang, Occidental Mindoro. Earthquake in Manila Philippines : No Damages The shock was also felt at

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