More trips launched for Iloilo-Negros route

THE Philippine Ports Authority announced the recent increase of trips for vessels traversing the routings between Ajuy, Iloilo to E.B. Magalona in Negros Occidental. The sea route, serviced by F.F. Cruz Shipping Corp., now offers four round trips starting March 15. The trips are daily except for Tuesdays and Thursdays. Before this, there were only two round trips every Wednesday and Thursday, however, due to the increasing volume of rolling...

Cocaine packages found in foreigner's luggage at NAIA

A drug courier from Turkey was stopped at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) following an informant's tip that he was carrying a significant quantity of illegal drugs. Turkish traveller Kemal Ozenir, 48, a passenger of Emirates flight EK332 from Dubai, was arrested on Tuesday for attempting to smuggle into the country 3,945 grams of cocaine concealed in bath soaps and 1,500 milliliters of liquid cocaine mixed with lotions with an...

USS America currently docked in Pier 15 in Manila for port call

USS America currently docked in Pier 15 in Manila for port call

Best Travel & Tourism stocks to follow in 2022.

Travel and tourism is a broad category, with a diverse list of well-known brands. Ecotourism is a fast-growing niche, especially among young travelers. Tourism sector has been perhaps the hardest hit part of the economy by the COVID-19 pandemic. This list presents some of the best travel and tourism stocks to track in the post-pandemic era. The list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

Holland to Hollywood: 20 stars you didn't know were from The Netherlands

Philippines records 1st sighting of Long-Billed Plover in Batanes

The Philippine record for the first-ever sighting of the Long-Billed Plover, a bird included in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List for Threatened Species, was confirmed […] The post Philippines records 1st sighting of Long-Billed Plover in Batanes appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.

Ganda ng Aglaloma Beach sa Mariveles, Bataan, ipinasilip

Ganda ng Aglaloma Beach sa Mariveles, Bataan, ipinasilip

6 Reasons why Bengaluru is a foodie's paradise

Bengaluru Bengaluru, often known as Bangalore, is well-renowned for its lakes. Picnic places include Hebbal Lake, Nagavara Lake, Agara Lake, Sankey Tank, and Ulsoor Lake. Because of its lush vegetation, Bangalore was once dubbed "India's Garden City." In recent years, it has evolved into a cosmopolitan metropolis with dwindling natural spaces and a...

Finland happiest country for sixth year, PH 76th

THREE Northern European countries clinched the top three spots of the World's Happiest Countries in a new index issued on Monday, March 20. Finland, Denmark and Iceland topped the World Happiness Report 2023. Finland has an average life evaluation score of 7.804 out of 10, earning the top spot for the sixth year in a row. "Finland continues to occupy the top spot, for the sixth year in a row, with a score that is significantly ahead of all other...

Which countries are the safest for female travellers?

Everyone deserves the opportunity to experience new cultures and ancient wonders—but for many travellers, safety is a barrier. For women especially, it is immensely important to know which countries are safest to visit before booking any flights. For cautious travellers, here are 20 countries that are ranked among the highest for women travellers, so you can pack your bags without losing sleep.

LIST: Cafés with relaxing ambience worth visiting in Bulacan

Central Luzon's Bulacan is known as the "Northern Gateway from Manila." Due to its rich historical heritage, the province has become an ideal tourist destination that houses popular historical sites, nostalgic old houses and churches, idyllic ecological attractions, religious monuments, bustling festivals, and a wide selection of native crafts and ...

Quezon’s Lambanog ranks 10th world’s best-rated spirit

Quezon province’s popular drink, the Lambanog, ranks 10th in the 10 Best-Rated Spirits in the World list released by the food encyclopedia, Taste Atlas. The alcoholic drink traditionally produced and […] The post Quezon’s Lambanog ranks 10th world’s best-rated spirit appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.

MIAA calls on international passengers to arrive 4 hours before flight

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) has called on travelers to head to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) four hours before international flights and two hours before domestic flights, as it expects 20,000 additional passengers daily starting in the Holy Week. According to MIAA Senior Assistant General Manager Bryan Co, passengers should come ahead of time to make way for the processing and the expected surge in the...

Alamin ang mga turismo sa probinsya ng Davao Oriental

Alamin ang mga turismo sa probinsya ng Davao Oriental

The 14 eight-thousanders and the dispute over who really climbed them

The sculpted physique of the mountain goat: the emblem of robustness

In this photo gallery we will explore the incredible physical characteristics of the mountain goat, an animal that symbolizes robustness and adaptation to the extreme conditions of the mountain environment, enabling it to survive in harsh and inaccessible environments. With its thick, tough fur, wide, spreading hooves, and its ability to scale rock faces with ease, the mountain goat represents one of the most agile and adaptable animals in its family. Through our images, you can get an up-close look at the beauty and energy of this magnificent creature, which continues to inspire nature lovers around the world.

61 tourist sites na ang apektado na ng oil spill at posible pang madagdagan — DOT | 24 Oras

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Filipino traveler's Immigration rant for missing her flight and rebooking another worth P27k

Another immigration rant becomes a hot topic online

The wonderful blooming of magnolias in Milan. Photos

Spring also makes cities beautiful with the blossoming of trees. In Milan, for example, the magnolias in Piazza Tommaseo are famous. This square was completely redeveloped in 2017 and in its central part houses the Renata Tebaldi gardens, famous 1900 soprano singer. When spring comes, the magnolias bloom and the whole area turns pink, attracting citizens and tourists who want to capture the spectacle with smartphones and cameras. The plant's name is a tribute to Pierre Magnol (1638-1715), a French physician and botanist.

16 Breathtakingly beautiful places in Banff

Banff is a resort town in Canada where visitors will surely love the hot springs located there as well as its mountainous surroundings. A town is an ideal place for numerous outdoor activities such as hiking and biking. In Banff you will find some beautiful attractions that you just cannot miss! Places like Ride The Banff Gondola Up Sulphur Mountai...

Millennial seafarer produces scratch maps for travelers

ANYONE who takes a job on the high seas is considered to be bold risk-takers. They leave the comforts of home and the safety of a shore-based life for the uncertainty and dangers of the ocean. These sorts of people came in droves over the past couple of decades. Their common motivations — lucrative salaries by the dollar and traveling the world for free. Christian Escoro is a different kind of bold. He sacrificed a six-figure salary as a...

Pari sa Kidapawan City, hinarang sa checkpoint matapos mapagkamalan na bangkay ang kaniyang dalang rebulto

Pari sa Kidapawan City, hinarang sa checkpoint matapos mapagkamalan na bangkay ang kaniyang dalang rebulto

Villages in Bolinao stand to benefit from DoST program

THERE are three villages (barangay) in Santiago Island, Bolinao, Pangasinan that are set to benefit from the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) Program being implemented by the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office I (DoST-I) this year. CEST beneficiary-villages (barangay) identified by the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Bolinao are Barangay Goyoden, Dewey and Binabalian. The DoST-I, through the Provincial...

Pinay teen na na-bash dahil sa bag, endorser na ngayon ng isang airline

Zoe Gabriel, the Pinay teen who was bashed online, is now a brand ambassador of an airline. She was already made as a brand ambassador of Charles & Keith bags.

MRT-3 apologizes but denies liability over commuter's damaged laptop

The Manila Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3 management said it will not be liable for a passenger whose laptop was damaged while lining up at an MRT station's X-ray scanner. In a statement released on March 21, MRT-3 noted that they have an existing policy for electronic gadgets and that signs are plastered beside the X-ray scanners. "MRT-3’s policy...

Star City’s advisory on March 25 closure for ‘private event’ draws online quips

A popular amusement park in Pasay City announced that it is closing its doors to the public on Saturday for a “private event.” This was posted on Star City‘s Facebook page on March 9, days after the National Museum earned buzz for temporarily closing its history museum for a wedding reception. On March 4, Dominique […]

Iloilo City joins Unesco food tilt

THE Iloilo City government is hopeful of earning the title of Creative City of Gastronomy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) Creative Cities Network (UCCN) on its second try. Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas on Tuesday expressed optimism that the city can grab the title on its second bid.Treñas said that Iloilo City can offer a wide range of foods. The city came out with a 208-page cookbook titled...

MIAA: NAIA 2 a domestic airport by July

MANILA, Philippines — The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) is planning to convert the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 (NAIA-2) into an exclusively domestic airport by July, an official said yesterday. MIAA senior assistant general manager Bryan Co said that based on NAIA-2’s design in the late 1990s, “it was really intended to be a domestic terminal.” The terminal started operations in 1999. The immigration and customs...

Sky lantern sa Thailand, bumagsak at sumabog | Saksi

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BI reassigns officer over traveler’s missed flight

MANILA, Philippines — The immigration officer accused of conducting a lengthy interview that caused a Filipina traveler to miss her flight in December last year has been relieved from his post, Bureau of Immigration (BI) spokesperson Dana Sandoval said yesterday. “Because of this incident, he has been relieved from his post. So he has been reassigned to a back-end office as a result of this incident,” Sandoval said in a television interview when...

The 14 most amazing attractions in Eugene

Eugene, Oregon, United States, is famous for housing the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Guests will love learning more about the local culture and history by seeing the exciting exhibits it has to offer. Aside from this, guests will also love admiring the beautiful Victorian mansion called the Shelton McMurphy Johnson House. In Eugene you ...

Ilang pasahero, naiiwan ng flight dahil sa mahabang pila sa immigration | UB

Unang Balita is the news segment of GMA Network's daily morning program, Unang Hirit. It's anchored by Arnold Clavio, Susan Enriquez, Ivan Mayrina, and Mariz Umali, and airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 5:30 AM (PHL Time). For more videos from Unang Balita, visit

Reviving the tourism industry | The Final Word

This has become the guiding principle of the tourism and hospitality industry to bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis. But how exactly have hotels in the country managed to surpass pre-pandemic average occupancy levels? We have with us in the studio, the President of Hotel Sales and Marketing Association Philippines, Loleth So. Visit our website for more #NewsYouCanTrust: Follow our social media pages: • Facebook:• Instagram:• Twitter:

The loveliest picturesque towns in France

No freedom on the horizon for Bangkok 'mall gorilla'

BANGKOK: Seven storeys above a shopfloor hawking cheap perfume and nylon underwear, Thailand's "shopping mall gorilla" sits alone in a cage — her home for 30 years despite a re-ignited row over her captivity. Activists around the world have long campaigned for the primate to be moved from Pata Zoo, located on top of a Bangkok mall, with singer Cher and actor Gillian Anderson adding their voices in 2020. But the family who owns Bua Noi — whose...

Is Ponta Delgada your next dreamy getaway? Check these spots out

What Happens When You Take A Zero Electric Bike Off Road In The Desert?

YouTuber Marc Travels aims to show that any bike is an adventure bike when you take adventures on it.

Did you know these things about the beautiful country of Belgium?

Tourists flock to Washington DC to admire the cherry blossoms, photos

Citizens and tourists flock to Tidal Basin to admire the cherry blossoms at Washington, DC. Cooler temperatures have not stopped people from visiting the area to see the trees, which are expected to reach full bloom this week.

Six animals that can be found in Thailand

Thailand, often called ''the land of smiles,'' is a sought-after destination for travelers from around the world. Visitable throughout the year (although there are some parts that are not recommended in the summertime due to frequent rain), Thailand offers visitors white beaches, clear blue sea, rice dishes, coconut milk, curry and chili, total relaxation and smiling, welcoming people at every opportunity. Nature in Thailand is very diverse. Besides the beaches we also find rainforests and vast national parks in which we find different species of animals. Today we offer you a list of the most amazing animals that can be found in Thailand.

Bulaklak na kasing ganda ng sakura tree sa Sarangani, dinadayo ng mga turista

Bulaklak na kasing ganda ng sakura tree sa Sarangani, dinadayo ng mga turista

Over 700 PUV units applied for special permits to travel

Over 700 PUV units applied for special permits to travel

Headed to Porto? Here's what you shouldn't miss!

5 Delicious dishes to try when you visit Durham

Durham Aside from Duke University, there are many wonderful places to explore in Durham. Durham Bulls Athletic Park, the Durham Performing Arts Center, the Carolina Theatre, St. Joseph's Performance Hall and the Hayti Heritage Center, the Museum of Life and Science, Patterson Mills Country Store, West Point on the Eno, and three state historic site...

House panel probes Teves for staying abroad despite expired travel authority | The Final Word

A House panel gave teves five days to explain why he refuses to return home. Xianne Arcangel has that story. Visit our website for more #NewsYouCanTrust: Follow our social media pages: • Facebook:• Instagram:• Twitter:

5 reasons why you should care about Verde Island Passage

Verde Island Passage, which is dubbed “the epicenter of marine biodiversity” is facing a grave threat as the oil spill is predicted to reach the strait. The University of the Philippines – Marine Science (UP-MSI) said on Saturday Institute the oil spill may soon reach the Verde Island Passage. “It is critical to stop the seepage before […]

It's Legit: Thousands of Lucky Filipinos Just Won Free Roundtrip Tickets to Hong Kong

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Rundown: PUV terminal routes at new transpo hub One Ayala

The new transportation hub for southbound UV Express vans is now open for commuters. One Ayala on March 20 unveiled photos of its well-lit and spacious area for the vans. They were previously located at the Park Square building in Ayala Center in Makati City. Their new location is at the Lower Ground Level of […]

The cities with the most tourists in the world

According to the latest report by Euromonitor International, the market research firm founded in 1972 that provides in-depth data and analysis on markets around the world including tourism, consumer goods, services and technology just to name a few, the queen of tourism is London. There are 19.56 million international arrivals recorded in the last year in the British capital, Paris taking second place welcomed 19.09 million and Istanbul completing the podium saw 14.72 million arrive. Off the podium we find Antalya, another Turkish city, with 13.33 million tourists. Following in fifth place is Rome, Italy's top ranked city, with 10.32 million, then above 7 million visitors are Prague, Amsterdam and Barcelona with 9.15, 8.84 and 7.01 million respectively.

Florida beaches overrun by sargassum seaweed: photos

Florida has a serious problem with algae, which is spilling onto beaches especially on the south coast. Many bathers are alerted and complain of problems such as irritation and respiratory problems. A typical autumn phenomenon, this year it is happening in the spring. Climate change is one of the main causes of the presence of algae on the coasts of Florida, with warmer and less salty waters causing once unthinkable phenomena, as happened this year in many parts of the U.S. state. Truly impressive, however, what happened at Fort Lauderdale on March 16. Watching is believing.