Friday, October 25, 2013

40 PH exhibitors join London's World Travel Market

MANILA – More than 40 Philippine exhibitors, including the Department of Tourism (DOT), will join the 2013 World Travel Market (WTM), the biggest global event for the travel industry held in London. More here: 40 PH exhibitors join London's World Travel Market

Philippines Film Development Chairman Honored With French Knighthood

Briccio Santos was named a member of the French L├ęgion d’Honneur for “his efforts in developing and promoting Philippine cultural identity through cinema.” read more More here: Philippines Film Development Chairman Honored With French Knighthood

PAL London flights showcase of PH pride at WTM

The return of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to London starting November 4 will be the centerpiece of the country’s participation at the World Travel Market (WTM), the biggest global event for the travel industry which opens on the same day PAL arrives at the British capital. The resumption of non-stop flights to the United Kingdom will [...] More here: PAL London flights showcase of PH pride at WTM

US-educated Filipinos eyeing jobs in the Philippines

While many Filipinos go abroad for greener pastures, a growing number of Filipino-American students abroad is now considering finding jobs in the Philippines.The reverse trend has been noted by Philippine Ambassador to United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr.,who said college and post-graduate students in the US are now interested to explore their opportunities in the Philippines given the country's ... More here: US-educated Filipinos eyeing jobs in the Philippines

3 Pinoys undergo astronaut training for space flight

Manila, Philippines - Three Filipinos are set to travel to Orlando, Florida in December for a chance to go to outer space in 2014.In a press briefing Wednesday at a restaurant in Bonifacio Global City (BGC), Taguig City, Axe Philippines said the three Filipino representatives to the international Axe Apollo Global Space Camp in the US — Evan Rey Datuin, Ramil Santos and Daniel Angelo Roque ... More here: 3 Pinoys undergo astronaut training for space flight

Tourist spots on post stamps pushed in House

A measure requiring the depiction of the country’s tourism sites in postage stamps has been filed at the House of Representatives. House Bill No 2417 or the Philippine Tourism Stamp Act of 2013, filed by Paranaque City 1st district Rep. Eric Olivarez, mandates the Philippine Postal Service to print stamps that depict Philippine tourist spots […] More here: Tourist spots on post stamps pushed in House