Friday, March 21, 2014

A foreigner's response to 'I'd rather go hungry' girl

Editors' Note: This was written by travel writer Nathan Allen in response to traveler Agness Walewinder's comments about how she would rather go hungry than eat Filipino street food again. The post initially appeared on his website, I Dreamed of This . With Nathan's permission, Rappler is publishing his essay in full. Thanks ... More here: A foreigner's response to 'I'd rather go hungry' girl

A foreigner's response to 'I'd rather go hungry' girl

Editors' Note: This was written by travel writer Nathan Allen in response to traveler Agness Walewinder's comments about how she would rather go hungry than eat Filipino street food again. The post initially appeared on his website, I Dreamed of This . With Nathan's permission, Rappler is publishing his essay in full. Thanks ... More here: A foreigner's response to 'I'd rather go hungry' girl

CEB adds 18% more seats on select inter-island routes (CEBU Air Inc)

(Source: CEBU Air Inc) To accommodate passenger demand The Philippines' leading low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) intends to fulfill passenger demand for inter-island flights this summer, by adding flight frequencies and slashing fares for March to June travel. "As a Philippine carrier, it has always been our goal to make travel around the Philippines easy and affordable. Through ... More here: CEB adds 18% more seats on select inter-island routes (CEBU Air Inc)

CEB offers 75% off Graduation Seat Sale to select international, domestic cities (CEBU Air Inc)

(Source: CEBU Air Inc) The Philippines' leading airline, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) salutes graduating students and their families with a 75% off seat sale to select domestic and international destinations from March 13 to 17, 2014 or until seats last. This is for travel from April 1 to November 30, 2014. CEB VP for Marketing and Distribution Candice Iyog said, "What better gift for graduates ... More here: CEB offers 75% off Graduation Seat Sale to select international, domestic cities (CEBU Air Inc)

CEB holds PHP28 systemwide seat sale on EDSA's 28th year (CEBU Air Inc)

(Source: CEBU Air Inc) The Philippines' leading low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB) slashes fares to all its 33 domestic and 24 international destinations, and offers PHP28 seats, from February 24 to 27, 2014 or until seats last. This is in recognition of the 28th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution on February 25, 2014. For travel from July 1 to October 31, 2014, travelers ... More here: CEB holds PHP28 systemwide seat sale on EDSA's 28th year (CEBU Air Inc)

Automatic Tourist Money

FOR quite some time I have found out there is no way for tourists, especially from Europe, to avail of any currency in some parts of our country. Yes! While it is true we are doing all we can to attract these tourists there is some disappointment since we have not been able to meet their demands. Access to local currency is the biggest issue. Abroad I am able to take hold of the local currency ... More here: Automatic Tourist Money

Filipinos slowly but surely falling in love with romantic French language

Of the 20,000 Filipinos learning French, about 9,000 are enrolled in the Alliance Fran├žaise branches in Manila and Cebu, an estimated 9,500 students are in various colleges and universities, and 1,500 students are in public schools. More here: Filipinos slowly but surely falling in love with romantic French language

Tourists' negative blog post on PH food irks Pinoys, goes viral

MANILA, Philippines – Reaping outrage from locals on social media is a blog entry by a tourist who said she would rather go hungry than eat Filipino street food again. More here: Tourists' negative blog post on PH food irks Pinoys, goes viral

Agoda.com and Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines sign partnership

Agoda.com, one of Asia’s leading hotel booking sites and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq:PCLN), has forged a partnership agreement with the Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines (TPB), the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), to grow the online exposure for the Philippines as a premiere tourist destination. The Tourism Promotions Board […] No visits yet The post ... More here: Agoda.com and Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines sign partnership