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Palawan is Voted as Tourist Destination with Best Beaches in Asia


Monday, March 3, 2008
Dagupan City Bangus Festival 2008
Dagupan City is preparing for the upcoming Bangus Festival 2008 that is scheduled on April 16 to May 1.
Saturday, March 1, 2008
2008 Moriones Festival in Marinduque

This is a week long religious eventcelebrated by the people of Marinduque. Moriones Festival starts on Holy Monday and ends on Easter Sunday.

Friday, February 29, 2008
Castillejos Zambales Will Develop an Eco-friendly Lake Resort

Local town officials of Castillejos, Zambales has recently have a ground breaking for the Looc Lake Development Project

Thursday, February 28, 2008
Philippine as World Class Ecotourism Destination

Philippines ecotourism is varied and unlimited. That is why there are groups of who wanted to promote Philippines as ecotourism destination.

Friday, February 22, 2008
Lang-ay Festival 2008 in Mountain Province

Mountain Province is preparing for the long awaited Lang-ay Festival this coming April 1, 2008. This is the fourth staging of the Lang-ay Festival and the theme is "Living Tradition: We care and share."

Saturday, February 16, 2008
Kaamulan Festival 2008 in Malaybalay Bukidnon

Malaybalay Bukidnon is going to celebrated the Kaamulan Festival 2008 this coming March and people in Bukidnon are busy preparing for this exciting festival.

Saturday, February 6, 2008
Panaad Sa Negros Festival 2008

Panaad sa Negros Festival 2008 in its 15th year will showcase the best of Negrense history and culture through its songs and dances, aside from its arts, sports, products and tourism destinations.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Discover More Attractions Beyond The Mayon Volcano
In Bicol Region, there are still more things to see than the popular and world renown mystical mountain Mayon Volcano.
Saturday, January 19, 2008
Yahoo! Travel Listed Boracay as World's Most Popular Beach
The beautiful island of Boracay in Aklan topped the list of the World's Most Popular Beach according to Yahoo! Travel.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Baguio City Panagbenga Festival 2008

The long awaited Baguio City's Panagbenga Festival (Flower Festival) is just around the corner and people in Baguio are preparing for the Panagbenga Festival 2008.

Saturday, January 12, 2008
Nominated For New 7 Wonders of the World is Tubbataha Reef
Tubbataha Reef has been nominated as one of the New 7 wonders of the World.
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Hawaiian Airlines' First Asian Destination is Manila

America's 2007 top airline in quality ratings and Hawaii’s first and largest airline is offering non-stop flights from Honolulu to Manila.

Tuesday, January 8, 2008
1st Russian Kiteboarding Camp in Boracay Philippines
Boracay Island was selected to where the first Russian Kiteboarding and Windsurfing Camp will be held.
Monday, January 7, 2008
Dinagyang Festival 2008 in Iloilo City

Iloilo's prestigious and most colorful religion and cultural festival the Dinagyang Festival will once again give excitement to visitors around the country This January 25-27 2008.

Saturday, January 5, 2008
The Ati-Atihan Festival 2008 in Kalibo Aklan

The world famous Ati-Atihan Festival known to be the mother of all Philippine festival is fast approaching and people in Kalibo Aklan are busy preparing.

Friday, January 4, 2008
The 2008 Sinulog Festival
The most awaited popular event of the year in Central Visayas is going to be celebrated in Cebu this January and this is the Sinulog Festival 2008.
Thursday, January 3, 2008
San Antonio, Zambales Will Be Showcased as a Tourist Destination
In San Antonio, Zambales, local government and tourism-related business joined forces and created the San Antonio Municipal Tourism Council to be the main group to plan and showcased the town as a primary tourist destination.
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Kalibo Aklan's Ati-Atihan Festival is Celebrated Worldwide
Ati-Atihan Festival of Kalibo Aklan has become the favorite festival that is celebrated in Saudi Arabia.
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
4th National Skimboarding Competition in Leyte is a Big Success

Tanauan, Leyte, the Skimboarding capital of the Philippines, successfully hosted the 4th National Skimboarding Competition. Roque Tiu who is the mayor of Tanauan, Leyte proudly announced the big success of the said competition.

Friday, December 14, 2007
Sogod Bay: New, Unpolished Jewel for Diving in the Pacific
Sogod Bay of Southern Leyte and the province has been featured by the reputable magazine of Philippine Airlines (PAL) in house publication the Mabuhay Magazine.
Saturday, December 1, 2007
Tropical Haven Amanpulo Pamalican Island Resort Paradise

Amanpulo Pamalican Island Resort is a beautiful and enchanting tropical island that is located between Palawan and Mindoro Islands. This tropical island resort is one of the ultimate luxury travel resort destination of the Philippines.

Thursday, November 15, 2007
Fuente Triangle celebrates toping-off ceremonies for the Philippines’ tallest hotel tower

Toping-off is a term used in the construction industry to mean that a structure has reached its highest possible elevation. It is celebrated as a milestone, to signify the achievement of completing a most major phase in the building’s development.

Saturday, November 3, 2007
Ilocos Sur Promotes Pilgrimage Tourism

The local government in Ilocos Sur prioritize the Pilgrimage Tourism in the province. The province has eight wonder churches, this will attract visitors and tourist and a great opportunity for pilgrimage tourism.

Wednesday October 17, 2007
Palawan is Voted as Tourist Destination with Best Beaches in Asia

Palawan is on top again and voted as a tourist destination with Best Beaches in all Asia. Palawan was voted by Conde Nast Traveler, a reputable publication and has the largest circulated and most popular travel magazine in the United States.

Tuesday October 16, 2007
Bacolod City MassKara Festival 2007

Bacolod City, the "City of Smiles" is celebrating the weeklong MassKara Festival which has kick off last October 1, 2007 with various daily activities and programs.

Monday October 15, 2007
Travel to Bicol: Top 10 things to do

Bicol is one of the top tourist destinations in the country. Bicol is known to be the home of the famous Mount Mayon, a volcano with a perfectly shaped cone.

Friday October 12, 2007
Philippines is a Premier Surfing Destination

The Philippines has wonderful beaches that are powered by a living and breathing ocean and has a very big potential to become as an international surfing destination.

Wednesday October 10, 2007
Cebu as a Convention Center Destination of the Philippines

Now that Cebu is an investment and tourism destination, it needs this kind of facility that could host large scale events. This is why a world-class convention center called the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) was build in Cebu in 2006.

Monday October 8, 2007
Philippines World-class Health and Wellness Attracts Japanese Ladies

The exotic features of the Philippines world-class health and wellness products, services and facilities attracted many Japanese women to come here in the country for health and wellness.

Thursday October 4, 2007
Mindanao's Next Major Tourist Destination is South Cotabato

South Cotabato is one of the province in Mindanao that has a lot to offer in terms of tourism. It is rich in culture, history and natural tourist attraction.

Wednesday October 3, 2007
Philippines Will Host Spa Asia Summit

The Spa Asia Summit is now in it's third year and Philippines will host the summit which will start today until October 5, 2007.

Monday October 1, 2007
Coron Listed in Forbes Traveler's Top 10 World’s Best Scuba Spots

Coron, Palawan have been listed as one of the Top 10 best scuba sites in Forbes Traveler August 2007 Issue. As we all know that Forbes Traveler is a travel and leisure publication of the popular and leading international business and financial resource of Forbes Magazine.

Wednesday September 26, 2007
Negros Oriental is One of the World's Best Islands to Live

The most trusted travel publications and is also one of the widest circulated magazine in the United States, the Island Magazine, listed Negros Oriental as one of the 20 best islands to live on.

Sunday September 23, 2007
Travel to Bulacan - The Home of many Philippine Heroes and Patriots

Bulacan is one of the province that is very rich in history, culture and tradition in the Philippines. This is one of the places that Filipino heroes and patriots came from.

Friday September 21, 2007
Bioethanol Project in Eastern Visayas Will Attract Investors
Bioethanol production program has been pushed in Eastern Visayas because to boost up economic development in the countryside.
Tuesday September 18, 2007
Palawan as one of High-End International Destinations
Palawan is listed as one of the high end tourist destination offerings of Mountain Travel Sobek and Wilderness Travel. These two are the leading international tour operators that cater high-end travel adventure.
Saturday August 8, 2007
Central Philippines as Country's Tourism Super-Region

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo proclaimed that the Central Philippines is the country's Super-Region and Cebu will practically be the hub of that super region.

Wednesday July 4, 2007
Popular Marian Festivals in the Philippines
Filipinos has a very strong spiritual culture and for many years, The Virgin Mary still remains as the powerful symbol.
Friday June 1, 2007
Top 10 World-Class Dive Destination of the Philippines
Philippines is one of the dive paradise haven in the world. Philippines is located in the center of the coral triangle which boasts of the most biodiversity and marine-rich waters on earth.
Tuesday May 22, 2007
World Caravan 2007 Will Accelerate Philippine Tourism

World Caravan 2007 is a program by the Philippine Tourism Authority to gear up Philippine tourism by persuading prospective investors to purchase some of its properties. It also bring the beauty of the Philippines to foreigners with Filipino roots.

Monday May 21, 2007
Maribago Bluewater Beach Resort in Cebu Philippines

During Hot summer season, people in Cebu wanted to get a splash on the cool waters of the sea. Not only the locals but also tourist around the world that visit Cebu to get a glimpse of the wonders of nature here in Cebu.

Thursday May 10, 2007
Firefly Watching in Donsol Sorsogon

There is a place in the Philippines that magic only happens every night, where the enchantment begins after the sun sets and the beauty is revealed when darkness descends.

Tuesday May 1, 2007
Where to Eat Superb Gourmet Food in Tagaytay

Tagaytay is one of the tourist destination in the Philippines and the vacation getaway of the people from the busy city of Manila. Not only it's scenic view and beautiful cool places, Tagaytay is also known for it's good taste of food.

Sunday April 29, 2007
Camsur Watersports Complex Attracted the Best of the Best Wakeboarders

Camarines Sur has the biggest and the best watersports complex in the whole world. This excites and attracted the best of the best wakeboarders in the entire world.

Tuesday April 24, 2007
Explore Calbiga Samar Philippines and Natural Attractions

Calbiga is one of a few bastions of well-preserved relics of the old world of tradition, boasting antique houses and furnishings. It is endowed with natural wonders, so that a visit to Calbiga is always worth the trip.

Saturday April 21, 2007
Hundred Islands National Park Waiting to be Explored
In this time of the year that Philippines is very very hot during summer season, people are looking for a place to cool down. But for adventurers and nature lovers, they are looking for exciting places to explore things. hat place is Alaminos City, the home of the Hundred Islands National Park in the province of Pangasinan.
Sunday April 15, 2007
Manny Pacquiao Knocked Jorge Solis Out in Round Eight
Manny Pacquiao did it again knocking out Jorge "El Coloradito" Solis in round eight of the 12th round boxing and defend his World Boxing Council International superfeatherweight crown at the Aladome, San Antonio, Texas on April 15 Sunday (Philippine time).
Friday April 6, 2007
Philippines Top Summer Festivals and Fiestas
It's festival time in the Philippines. Philippines is well known for its festivals that is celebrated all year round. Filipino people are festival or fiesta loving people. Now that it is summer means that it is the festival season her in the country.
Sunday April 1, 2007
Top 10 Pilgrimage destinations in the Philippines

In Philippine culture, Filipinos seeks healing and spiritual awakening by visiting a sacred place. Nowadays, spiritual pilgrimages becomes popular. Most people go on trips and travel to places that are meaningful and "transformative".

Monday, March 26, 2007
Aliwan Festival 2007 - The Mother of all Fiestas

Summer time in the Philippines is also called the fiesta time because there are many festival that is celebrated all over the country. Aliwan Fiesta is known as the mother of all Philippine festivals will be celebrated on April 26 and 28.

Friday, March 16, 2007
Pagsanjan Laguna celebrates Pagsanjan Bangkero Festival

Pagsanjan Laguna is celebrating it's Pagsanjan Bangkero Festival starting today until March 18. Pagsanjan is named as the tourist capital of Laguna and one of the popular world class tourist destination of the Philippines because of its natural wonders and enchanted scenic views.

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Women in Travel discovers Enchanted Hidden Beauty of Philippine Destination
The Women in Travel (WIT), a 27 year old organization who support domestic tourism by promoting and exploiting the country's potential to come up with new well-packaged products for local and foreign tourists.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Baguio City Celebrated its 12th year Panagbenga Festival

Baguio City Celebrates its 12th year Panagbenga Festival as local residents of Baguio City are busy preparing for the festivities. Baguio blooms like a flower for one glorious day in February and Baguio City has so much to offer to it's visitors especially tourist.

Sunday - January 21, 2007

Two world class festivals are celebrated in this day. Sinulog Festival in Cebu and Ati-Atihan Festival in Kalibo Aklan. Sinulog Festival and Ati-Atihan Festival are celebrated in honour of Santo Niño. These two festivals are very similar that there is street dancing in which people danced in the rhythms of the drums. The celebrants are dressed in colorful costumes.



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