(Update as of 10:20 am Monday) Bad weather prompts more flight cancellations

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on (Update as of 10:20 am Monday) Bad weather prompts more flight cancellations 

MANILA, Oct. 19 — Four more flights were cancelled on Monday morning due to bad weather, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said in an advisory.

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DOT: PHL sees positive tourism growth from South Korea after air talks next month

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on DOT: PHL sees positive tourism growth from South Korea after air talks next month 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 19 (PNA) — Air talks between the Philippines and South Korea in November is seen to result in a positive trend for the growth of Korean tourists to the country, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said on Monday.

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NAIA improves to 8th rank in 2015 online airport survey

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on NAIA improves to 8th rank in 2015 online airport survey 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 19 (PNA) — The Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1 has improved its ranking from being 1st in the "World’s Worst Airport" list from 2011 to 2013 to only 8th in the "Worst Airports in Asia" list this year.

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12 new tour sites to open in Palawan’s cliffy town of El Nido

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on 12 new tour sites to open in Palawan’s cliffy town of El Nido 

By Archie T. Barone

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Oct. 20 (PNA) — The Municipal Tourism Office (MTO) in the cliffy town of El Nido in northern Palawan announced that it is preparing to open 12 new tour sites in Bacuit Bay, but might also be closing several for much-needed rehabilitation.

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2015 projected as Fiji's best year for tourism

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on 2015 projected as Fiji's best year for tourism 

SUVA, Oct. 20 — The year 2015 could be the most successful year for Fiji's tourism sector, Fijian Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya said on Tuesday.

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(News Feature)Filinvest brings ‘French Riviera’ lifestyle to Davao

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on (News Feature)Filinvest brings ‘French Riviera’ lifestyle to Davao 

By Lilian C. Mellejor

DAVAO CITY, Oct. 20 (PNA) – One of the leading real estate developers in the country is bringing to Davao a refreshing coastal experience, through its 15-hectare French Riviera-inspired beachfront residences called Ocean Cove.

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Malaysia Airlines offers 50% off all tickets for YESS

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Malaysia Airlines offers 50% off all tickets for YESS 

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 20 — Malaysia Airlines is offering a bonanza 50 percent off all tickets in its Year End Super Specials (YESS) starting Tuesday until October 30.

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Typhoon 'Lando' aftermath will not affect tourism in a big way –DOT

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Typhoon 'Lando' aftermath will not affect tourism in a big way –DOT 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 20 (PNA) — The Department of Tourism (DOT) has assured that the negative effects of typhoon "Lando" are least likely to affect Philippine tourism.

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Three PHL airports ranked among Asia's Best

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on Three PHL airports ranked among Asia's Best 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct 20 (PNA) — Three Philippine airports have made it to the top 30 ‘Best Airports in Asia’ list conducted by interactive website “The Guide to Sleeping in Airports.”

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DOT: Turkish Airlines to launch daily flights to Manila in 2016

October 21, 2015 6:17 am· Comments Off on DOT: Turkish Airlines to launch daily flights to Manila in 2016 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 20 (PNA) — Daily flights between the Philippines and Turkey are set to start next year following the successful launch of Turkish Airlines’ inaugural Manila-Istanbul flight in March, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Tuesday.

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