Friday, November 7, 2014

Travel Briefs

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) brings back the Shop Guam Festival (SGF), said to be the biggest shopping event in the Western Pacific region. This promo offers discounts and exclusive dining and entertainment deals for tourists during the 73-day festival, which runs from Nov. 1 till Jan. 12, 2015. More here: Travel Briefs

Aquino makes travel to BIMP-EAGA tax free

Effective immediately, people travelling from Mindanao and Palawan to countries in the East ASEAN Growth Area (EAGA) will no longer pay travel tax.This was made possible by President Aquino who signed Memorandum Order No. 73 reinstating the travel tax exemption for air and sea travel to any destination within the Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA). ... More here: Aquino makes travel to BIMP-EAGA tax free