In many places swimmers might prefer to avoid sharks, but wetsuit-clad tourists in Palau clamor to dive among the predators thanks to a pioneering conservation initiative that has made them one of the country's main visitor attractions. More here: Sharks off the menu and on the tourist trail in Palau
Monday, September 1, 2014
Some 209 travel buyers from all over the world, 130 Philippine travel companies and 200 local travel sellers are expected to attend the 13th Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX 2014) as the country gears up for heightened travel opportunities under the Asean economic integration. This year’s travel exchange, which opens today at the SMX Convention Center […] More here: Global travel buyers converge in PH for PHITEX
Manila, Sep 1 (IANS) How about an exotic Indian wedding on the fine white sand beaches in the Philippines with the ocean waves lapping gently beside? The Philippines is planning to promote its beach resorts as a wedding destination, complete with all arrangements, including visa facilitation for guests, in order to boost tourism from India. "We are keen to promote the Philippines as a wedding ... More here: Indian weddings in Philippines, anyone?
The Philippine government Monday renewed its call to a major Leftist rebel group to resume peace talks. More here: Philippines hopes to resume talks with rebels