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Its more fun in the Philippines campaign ‘spread like wildfire’ by Philippine Travel Blog on Jul 1, 2012The Department of Tourism’s (DOT) “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” campaign was able to reach a wide audience with little cost to the government, a senior tourism official said. Domingo Ramon Enerio III, DOT assistant secretary for tourism...



Secretary Jimenez inaugurates Boracay Island’s new submarine water pipeline by Philippine Travel Blog on Mar 29, 2012Department of Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez led the inauguration of the one-kilometer submarine water pipeline along the Caticlan-Boracay channel that will augment the existing 13-year old pipeline supplying water to Boracay from mainland Malay tow...



Honest taxi driver hailed by Philippine Department of Tourism as “Model of Fun” by Philippine Travel Blog on Mar 29, 2012Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr. lauds the good gesture of Sotero Canonoy, a taxi driver who surrendered a bag left by three male German tourists whom he ferried from SM Mall of Asia to NAIA Terminal 1 on March 23 at about...



17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta by Philippine Travel Blog on Jan 19, 2012The Organizers of the 17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta 2012 (PIHABF) have developed this annual event to be the largest spectator event in the Philippines. Each year, bigger and better events, competitions and attractions are adde...



Top Russian artists paint the Philippines by Philippine Travel Blog on Oct 27, 2011Thirteen top Russian artists embark on a 20-day cultural journey to the Philippines, called, “To the Islands of Sampaguita,” as part of the Creative Expedition to the Philippines – 1st ASEAN Culture Capital to paint the wealth of bio-cultur...



The Philippines: The Other Melting Pot by Philippine Travel Blog on Sep 17, 2011Americans tend to think of the states as the ultimate melting pot of cultures; what started as a British colony is now a rich chunky stew of virtually every ethnicity of the world. Most would like to think we are a unique happenstance, but a truly un...



China Travel Industry Hails the Philippines as “Best Honeymoon Destination of the Year” by Philippine Travel Blog on Aug 27, 2011The Philippines was hailed the “Honeymoon Destination of the Year” in the 2011 China Travel and Meetings Industry Awards, affirming the confidence of Chinese industry executives in the Philippines as a destination for Chinese tourists, ac...



Guimaras Manggahan Festival 2010 showcases local celebrations by Philippine Travel Blog on Apr 6, 2010The provincial government of Guimaras here showcases the various municipal and barangay celebrations during its Manggahan Festival that kicked off April 5. Manggahan Festival 2010 The island-province boasts of at least 21 annual local celebrations r...



Philippines leads neighbors in formulating ASEAN Tourism Strategic Plan by Philippine Travel Blog on Apr 6, 2010As the existing roadmap for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) tourism sector expires this year, ASEAN tourism leaders convene anew to formulate new tourism strategies and program for the next few years. Wow Philippines The Philippin...



Holy Week in the Philippines : Then and Now by Philippine Travel Blog on Mar 31, 2010“Semana Santa” or Holy Week has become a part of Filipino culture since the First Holy Mass celebrated on Limasawa Island on March 31, 1521. Visita Iglesia This religious event taught by the Augustinian friars brought by the Portuguese explorer...