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More transit-oriented, historical hotels urged
by Catherine Talavera - February 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Transit oriented accommodations and projects with historical value are some of the opportunities hotel developers should focus on, a property services firm said.
Department of Tourism targets high spenders
by Catherine Talavera - February 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourisms (DOT) is looking at new markets this year to attract higher spending tourists.
More property hunters turning to online searches
by Catherine Talavera - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
More Filipino property hunters now prefer to search online for projects in the market, according to a property listing site.
DENR set to dismantle illegal Boracay structures
by Catherine Talavera - February 15, 2018 - 12:01am
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will soon start dismantling illegal structures that contributed to environmental problems on Boracay Island, especially those built within areas classified...
Dusit Int’l sets Philippine expansion
by Catherine Talavera - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Dusit International is looking to further expand its presence in the country as it continues to scout for potential locations, its local arm said.
Lower occupancy seen in Metro Manila hotels this year
by Catherine Talavera - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Metro Manila hotel occupancy is expected to slightly decline this year, given the growing number of new hotel rooms to be completed, a property services firm said.
Displaced OFWs urged to put up own ventures
by Catherine Talavera - February 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Overseas Filipino Workers who may be displaced by the foreign workers ban in Saudi Arabia, could become potential business owners if they decide to return to the country, migration and recruitment experts ...
Tieza readies master plan for Corregidor
by Catherine Talavera - February 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) plans to develop the island of Corregidor into a flagship tourism enterprise zone (TEZ).
Travel expo promotes new destinations
by Catherine Talavera - February 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Travel Agencies Association(PTAA) is eyeing to lure the domestic travel market to visit other emerging destinations in the country to help spread out the growth of the tourism industry.
Online gaming firms driving up office demand
by Catherine Talavera - February 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Metro Manila office market saw a surge in demand from Philippine online gaming operators (POGOs) in 2017, which compensated for the decline in take up from business process outsourcing (BPO) firms, a property...
Duterte orders agencies to fix Boracay in 6 months
by Catherine Talavera - February 8, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has tasked two government agencies to hunt down violators of environmental laws in Boracay within six months, in a bid to immediately solve problems faced by the island, the Department of Tourism...
Philippines hosts World’s strongest man tilt
by Catherine Talavera - February 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Thirty of the world’s strongest, toughest are expected to lead the elite cast in the World’s strongest man competition which the country will host in three major cities in May.
PSEi mirrors global stock selloff
by Catherine Talavera - February 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Share prices plummeted yesterday, mirroring the sharp drop in Asian stock markets following a selloff on Wall St. last week.
Tieza wants stronger private sector ties
by Catherine Talavera - February 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) has educated private sector operators of tourism enterprise zones (TEZs) on the management of their properties in a bid to strengthen their partn...
Destileria Limtuaco luring tourists back to Intramuros
by Catherine Talavera - February 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Manila’s Walled City is expected to attract a share of wine enthusiasts, brought by the opening of a distillery museum.
DOT urges MSMEs to invest in tourism
by Catherine Talavera - February 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourism (DOT) aims to empower MSMEs by educating them on technological advances in the tourism industry, particularly the accommodations sector.
DOT wants more green establishments
by Catherine Talavera - February 2, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourism aims to grow the number of its green tourism-related establishments (TREs) in the next 10 years, in line with its push for a more sustainable tourism sector.
Tourist arrivals up 11% in 2017
by Catherine Talavera - February 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Foreign arrivals have breached the government’s 6.5-million target for 2017, according to data from the Department of Tourism.
More hotels needed in provinces
by Catherine Talavera - January 29, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Tourism (DOT) is urging foreign investors to enter the provincial hotel market to address the growing accommodation gap.
Shore protection pushed as a priority before promoting Philippines as surfing site
by Catherine Talavera - January 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Environmental advocates are urging the protection of Philippine shores before the promotion of the country’s emerging surf destinations.
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