Expect influx of Israeli tourists in PHL

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Expect influx of Israeli tourists in PHL 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday reported that more than 40 Israeli travel agencies participated in a seminar on Philippine tourism organized by the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv to promote the Philippines as a new adventure destination for Israeli tourists.

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More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study

October 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study 

By Josephine Grace Aguilo

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo disclosed Tuesday that her department will launch its brand new slogan during the Miss Universe coronation night on Jan. 30, replacing the “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” campaign which she said has failed to attract more tourists to the country.

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Coffee confab set in Davao City

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DAVAO CITY, Oct. 4 — The 9th Philippine Coffee Summit is set to kick-off next week, October 12 to 13 at SMX Convention Center, SMX Lanang which will be facilitated by the Philippine Coffee Board, Incorporated (PCBI) with the support of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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DA sees higher income for Region 8 farmers from duck raising

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By Danica-Ann M. Ultado

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 4 (PNA) – The Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office here and the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) have set aside Php 3.5 million to promote duck raising in Eastern Visayas.

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PHL hosting of 2016 Miss U pageant pushes through amid cancellation rumors

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MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Philippines will definitely host the 2016 Miss Universe pageant, Department of Tourism Undersecretary Katherine de Castro assured on Tuesday.

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British ambassador, NCC ink MOA on Bilateral Program Fund

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MANILA, Oct. 4 – The United Kingdom and the National Competitiveness Council (NCC) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Bilateral Program Fund for “Project Repeal” to address the growing need for a wider effort to cut red tape across agencies.

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(News Feature) Luxury travel key to ease overcrowding in top PHL destinations

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on (News Feature) Luxury travel key to ease overcrowding in top PHL destinations 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, June 14 (PNA) — A travel group is looking at easing overcrowding in the Philippines’ top destinations by developing luxury travel and tourism to prevent damages that could pose risks to the quality of tourism as well as the environment.

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Megaworld to spend Php180-B for provincial townships

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Megaworld to spend Php180-B for provincial townships 

MANILA, June 17 — Megaworld Corp., the country’s largest developer of integrated urban townships, will spend about Php180 billion to develop its provincial townships in the next 10 years, as opportunities for economic growth look bigger outside of Metro Manila.

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Megaworld to spend Php180-B for provincial townships

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Megaworld to spend Php180-B for provincial townships 

MANILA, June 17 — Megaworld Corp., the country’s largest developer of integrated urban townships, will spend about Php180 billion to develop its provincial townships in the next 10 years, as opportunities for economic growth look bigger outside of Metro Manila.

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DOT turns 43; joins Snapchat

May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT turns 43; joins Snapchat 

MANILA, May 11 — The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday took its social-media presence to a higher level by joining image-messaging and multimedia mobile app Snapchat, in time for its 43rd anniversary.

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