Saturday, September 20, 2014

Selling PH to the world, a notch higher

While the world has pretty much learned about the powdery, crystal sands of Boracay, the stunning wonders of Palawan’s Underground River, and Bohol’s luscious Chocolate Hills, the tourism department is bent on promoting other tourist attractions to the global market and making the Philippines the top choice for meetings and conventions. ... More here: Selling PH to the world, a notch higher

Friday, September 19, 2014

China remains upbeat on Phl tourism

China remains upbeat about increasing tourism in Manila even if there are some security concerns and travel warnings issued by the government to its citizens planning to come to the Philippines. This became evident yesterday after the Chinese embassy in Manila revealed that a note verbale has been sent to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) for the creation of a consulate in Davao City. The ... More here: China remains upbeat on Phl tourism

China remains upbeat on Phl tourism

China remains upbeat about increasing tourism in Manila even if there are some security concerns and travel warnings issued by the government to its citizens planning to come to the Philippines. This became evident yesterday after the Chinese embassy in Manila revealed that a note verbale has been sent to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) for the creation of a consulate in Davao City. The ... More here: China remains upbeat on Phl tourism

Chinese paper calls PH a 'quasi-rogue state'

MANILA – A Chinese paper regarded as a mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party published an editorial calling the Philippines a ''quasi-rogue state.'' More here: Chinese paper calls PH a 'quasi-rogue state'

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Hotel federation bucks ‘most dangerous’ tag of Phl

The Philippine Hotel Federation (PHF) yesterday expressed concern over recent reports of travel advisories tagging the Philippines as “most dangerous” for Koreans and Chinese nationals. A report from The Korea Times identified the Philippines as “the most dangerous” country for South Korean tourists and expatriates in 2013. China also warned its citizens not to travel to the Philippines after ... More here: Hotel federation bucks ‘most dangerous’ tag of Phl

Hotel federation bucks ‘most dangerous’ tag of Phl

The Philippine Hotel Federation (PHF) yesterday expressed concern over recent reports of travel advisories tagging the Philippines as “most dangerous” for Koreans and Chinese nationals. A report from The Korea Times identified the Philippines as “the most dangerous” country for South Korean tourists and expatriates in 2013. China also warned its citizens not to travel to the Philippines after ... More here: Hotel federation bucks ‘most dangerous’ tag of Phl

China justifies travel warning to Phl

Even as the Philippine government refused to apologize for the kidnapping of a Chinese national in the country, reports showed there have been 10 Chinese tourists from the mainland who have either been killed, robbed or victimized by crime in the Philippines. Sources from the foreign ministry revealed the crime-related cases involving Chinese nationals prompted the Chinese government to issue a ... More here: China justifies travel warning to Phl