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Philippine Tourism Arrivals & Competitiveness Improves

Foreign tourist arrivals increased in the Philippines by 12.36 percent to 4.8 million in the first seven months of 2019. That’s according to a report…

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Food Tourism Drive “Eats. More Fun in the Philippines”

First of all, who can argue with a campaign that features food? I certainly can’t. Therefore, this new effort by the DOT, “Food Tourism Drive…

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Market day in Guimaras
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Guimaras Town is Pilot Area for Market Tourism

The Alibhon Public Market (“New Site”) in Jordan, Guimaras will serve as the pilot area for market tourism, which is a new product of the…

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Boracay’s “Black Eye”: Slimy Green Algae Covers Beaches

Boracay’s ‘Black Eye’: Slimy Green Algae Covers Beaches” relates the impact algae had on our four-day vacation in “paradise”. My asawa and I, along with…

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Department of Toursim Director: “Sea Tragedies Happen Anywhere in the World”

Guimaras suffers a tragic loss.

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Philippine Immigration Extends Visa-Free Entry to 30 Days

Starting in August, nationals from 151 countries may now enter the country without a visa and stay here for 30 days, the Bureau of Immigration…

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Long Stay Visa Available at Philippine Bureau of Immigration

A new six-month, Long Stay Visitor Visa Extension (LSVVE) will soon be available for foreigners intending to stay in the Philippines longer.  Currently non-visa required…

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Iloilo City Ready for Foreign Tourists

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in Western Visayas,  the region where my Filipina asawa have resided since July 2009,  has declared Iloilo City one of…

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