ABS-CBN’s G-Eco Tours joins PHILTOA’s 26th PHL Travel Mart

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on ABS-CBN’s G-Eco Tours joins PHILTOA’s 26th PHL Travel Mart 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept. 1 (PNA) — Since the launch of the Ugong Rock eco-tourism project in Palawan in 2008, ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc. (ALKFI) has been carrying out efforts to lift poverty through eco-tourism.

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PHILTOA’s 26th PHL Travel Mart adapts QR code systems in tour packages

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By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Sept 1 (PNA) — Travel junkies set to visit this year’s Philippine Travel Mart (PTM) now have a digital way of window-shopping with quick response (QR) code systems being incorporated in tour packages being offered.

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Philippine Travel Mart press conference

September 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Philippine Travel Mart press conference 

150901181159Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) President and Philippine Travel Mart (PTM) Chairman Cesar Cruz (left) answers questions in an ambush interview after the 26th Philippine Travel Mart press conference held at the Makati Diamond Residences, Makati City on Tuesday (Sept. 1, 2015). Cruz said that this yearís PTM will include ASEAN destinations plus China, Japan and Korea (ASEAN + 3) in line with recognition of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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PHILTOA’s 26th PTM adapts QR code system in tour packages

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150901174118Travel junkies set to visit this yearís Philippine Travel Mart (PTM) now have a digital way of window-shopping with quick response (QR) code system incorporated in tour packages being offered. Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) and PTM Chairman Cesar Cruz (right)
said that the PTM is the first travel exhibition in the country to adapt the QR code system. It is PHILTOAís way of reaching out to the millennial market since the QR code by definition is a type of 2D bar code used to provide access to information through a smartphone, Cruz added during the 26th PTM press conference held at the Makati Diamond Residences, Makati City on Tuesday (Sept. 1. 2015). Also in photo (from left) are 26th PTM Deputy Secretary General Margie Munsayac; G Eco Tours Project Manager Ismael Cabigao; and 26th PTM Secretary General Emy Malate. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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ERC studying possible removal of price threshold mechanism in power trading

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on ERC studying possible removal of price threshold mechanism in power trading 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, August 11 (PNA) –The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)is studying new measures for the power market , which might remove the price threshold mechanism at the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM).

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