Victory in national festival to boost tourism in Catbalogan City

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Victory in national festival to boost tourism in Catbalogan City 

By Lizbeth Ann A. Abella

TACLOBAN CITY, April 28 (PNA) – The city government of Catbalogan in Samar considers Tribu Manaragat’s victory in the 13th Aliwan Fiesta in Pasay City as tourism promotion tool.

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Eastern Samar officials told to offer tourism wonders

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Eastern Samar officials told to offer tourism wonders 

By Jazmin Bonifacio

BORONGAN CITY, Eastern Samar, April 28 (PNA) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) asked local officials in this province to bank on its natural and human resources to uplift the local economy.

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Chill out in Eastern Samar’s hidden paradiseNiza April M. Porteza

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Chill out in Eastern Samar’s hidden paradiseNiza April M. Porteza 

ORAS, Eastern Samar, April 28 –Summer vacation is one of the best time to chill out, relax and restrain stress, in which beaches are the most visited place because of its soothing view and cool wind caressing your skin.

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Sand Festival in Ilocos Norte boosts local tourism, economy

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Sand Festival in Ilocos Norte boosts local tourism, economy 

LAOAG CITY, April 28 — Creating a surprising crowd of tourist in the past years, the sand festival dubbed “Himala sa Buhangin!” is now again set on foot to bring more employment as a boost to Ilocos Norte’s local tourism industry and economy.

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Sharp drop in international arrivals

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Sharp drop in international arrivals 

HA NOI, April 28 — The number of international visitors arriving in Viet Nam during the first four months of this year dropped by 12.2 percent from the same period last year to 2.69 million.

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Myanmar sees over 400,000 tourists visiting second largest city in 2014

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Myanmar sees over 400,000 tourists visiting second largest city in 2014 

YANGON, April 28 — Myanmar's second largest city of Mandalay in the north received more than 400,000 foreign tourists in 2014, revealed the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism on Tuesday, predicting a rise to more than 500,000 in 2015.

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Different international recipes out of Dagupan Bangus savored

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Different international recipes out of Dagupan Bangus savored 

DAGUPAN CITY, April 28 –Visitors, balikbayans and local folks savored for free the different international recipes prepared out of the tasty Dagupan bangus during the Bangus International Cuisine Showcase, or bangusine, held at the city plaza here on Monday.

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Archaic Eastern Samar church preserves its past

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Archaic Eastern Samar church preserves its past 

By Niza April M. Porteza

TAFT, Eastern Samar, April 28 (PNA) – When people get misty to the old times and just wish they could visit a place where history prevails, San Antonio de Padua church offers an reminiscing experience, being the one of the oldest church in this province.

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Albay's Mayon makes it to UNESCO world heritage tentative list

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on Albay's Mayon makes it to UNESCO world heritage tentative list 

By Johnny C. Nunez

LEGAZPI CITY (PNA) — Majestic Mayon, the world’s most perfect cone volcano and Albay’s crown jewel in tourism, has made it to the tentative list of most promising candidates for a World Heritage Site title of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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2nd Ambassador’s Tour set on May 2 to 5 in Cebu and Bohol

April 29, 2015 4:52 am· Comments Off on 2nd Ambassador’s Tour set on May 2 to 5 in Cebu and Bohol 

CEBU CITY, April 28 — The second Ambassador’s Tour to the Philippines is set on May 2 to 5 in Cebu and Bohol, a statement from the Philippine Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, malaysia said.

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