• DOT chief visits Baguio City, touts cultural tourism with creative crawls

    Baguio City, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) touts cultural tourism in Baguio as it remains optimistic that initiatives such as the Ibagíw Festival will sustain the treasured traditions and art forms of the city.

    Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo Puyat at the Baguio Convention Center with National Artist for Film Kidlat Tahimik.
    Photo courtesy of Denison G. Manuel

    Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said that the DOT will promote Baguio as a creative city and support its development for arts and culture. The move to highlight Baguio’s cultural tourism comes as the city celebrates Ibagiw 2020, a month-long creative

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  • Emirates SkyCargo Adds Airbus A380 to Fleet

    Emirates SkyCargo has started utilising its Airbus
    A380 aircraft on select cargo charter operations to transport
    urgently required cargo across its network.

    The first dedicated
    Emirates A380 ‘mini-freighter’ recently transported medical
    supplies between Seoul and Amsterdam via Dubai.

    Working collaboratively with the Engineering and
    Flight Operations teams within Emirates, the air cargo carrier has
    optimised the cargo capacity of the Airbus A380 to safely
    transport around 50 tonnes of cargo per flight in the bellyhold of
    the aircraft.

    Emirates SkyCargo is working on further
    optimising the capacity of its Airbus A380 aircraft through
    measures such as seat loading of cargo

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