Category: Tourism

Tinindag Festival boosts Taysan’s culinary, ecotourism

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora (PNA) MANILA — The first-ever Tinindag Festival is poised to boost Taysan, Batangas’ sustainable tourism pinned on nature adventure and culinary adventure, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday. The...

PH showcases products, tourism in China import expo

By Greggy Eugenio/PNA SHANGHAI, China — The Philippines has showcased the country’s trade, tourism and investment sectors in the first ever China International Import Expo (CIIE) in the National Exhibition Convention Center on Tuesday here....

PH needs to raise Boracay tourism income, not arrivals

MANILA — The economy still stands to benefit from regulating the number of tourists on the world-famous Boracay Island by expanding its tourism offerings, according to the regional development unit of the National Economic and...

Civil society groups urge smoking ban in beaches

MANILA — As Boracay reopens for tourism, civil society groups have called on the government to strictly enforce the smoking ban in all Philippine beaches. Tobacco control advocacy group Health Justice Philippines, Inc. lauded over...

Private sector urged to invest in Boracay projects

MANILA — The government urged private enterprises to invest in projects meant to support sustainable tourism in Boracay, on the eve of its reopening on Friday. “So we are reopening, there are interventions done by...