Philippines bids for UNWTO assembly

The Philippines’ Department of Tourism is lobbying for support to strengthen a bid to host the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly in the Philippines in…

Fairmont debuts in the Philippines

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announce its entry to the Philippines on Monday with the opening of Fairmont Makati. The hotel joins a growing portfolio of Fairmont hotels in the Asia…

Dolphins stranded off Philippines

At least 100 dolphins are stranded after beaching themselves in shallow water near Philippine capital Manila, the BBC has reported. Local officials reportedly said the dolphins are calm and…

New Novotel for Philippines

Accor will expand its Asian presence further with the opening of the Novotel Manila Araneta Center, the hospitalitygiant has announced. The 415-room new build, to be developed with the…

Philippines approves surcharge hikes

The Philippine Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has approved higher fuel surcharges for both local and foreign carriers,the Manila Post has reported. The airlines given permission to impose the…

Spa industry grows in Philippines

Speaking at a Women's Healthcare seminar, Lopinco said the growth in the Philippines reflects the overall growth in the Asia Pacific region. "It's not just about curative medicine, but also…

Banyan Tree spreads to the Philippines

It signed the joint venture agreement with prominent businessman Salvador B Zamora II yesterday. Banyan Tree will acquire a significant interest in this joint venture, and the total…

Travel advisory on the Philippines

They have updated their travel advisories on the Philippines following the explosion that killed nine people and wounded more than a hundred others, The Philippine Star reported.…

Europeans rediscover Philippines

Quoting Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano, it said scuba diving is being touted as the new love for Europeans coming to the Philippines. "We decided to focus on one product - scuba diving,…

Top 20 airports for foodies

Singapore Changi Airport has been named the best airport for foodies, according to new analysis. The Airport Catering Index by online slots site Betway analysed some of the busiest airports.