• El Nido Resorts Announces Best Island Getaway (BIG) Sale

    Warm Welcomes at El Nido Resorts

    Manila, Philippines – With the easing of the quarantine restrictions nationwide and the fair weather in the weeks ahead, it is summer once more as El Nido Resorts warmly welcomes guests with fun in the sun—powdery white sand beaches, lush marine life, limestone cliffs, lovely lagoons, and great food in a tropical destination.

    Miniloc Island Resort

    Since July, the resort group has gradually reopened Miniloc Island Resort with three successful travel bubbles to date and will begin to receive guests for the eco-luxury Pangulasian Island Resort on Oct. 16-19 and 23-26. Each resort

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  • Zero interest loans, no collateral, easy terms for distressed tourism businesses

    Loan Program for Tourism MSMEs

    Manila, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) disclosed on Thursday (Sept. 17) some details of the loan program for tourism MSMEs that is being finalized with the Small Business Corporation (SB Corp) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

    Under the Bayanihan to Recover As One Act (Bayanihan 2), the SB Corp was allocated funding for its COVID-19 Assistance to Restart Enterprises (CARES) and was thus directed to expand its loan programs including that for tourism and “to administer loans for DOT but subject to guidelines from the DOT.” Accordingly, the DOT

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  • Cebu coop rolls out 100 modern PUVs

    Cebu coop rolls out People’s Jeep

    Cebu City, Philippines – The country’s public utility vehicle modernization program got a major boost with the recent roll out 100 units of public utility vehicles (PUVs) by the Cebu People’s Multi-Purpose Cooperative to ply different routes around Metro Cebu.

    In photo are CPMPC CEO Macario Quevedo (front row, 2nd from left) guest of honor Rodel Ablang of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (fourth from left), and Analyn Conocono of Office of the Transportation Cooperative (fifth from left).

    Dubbed PeoplesJeep, the new PUVs are Durabus Zhongtong Class 2 which are compliant

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  • Baguio Will Reopen its Borders to Tourists on September 21 – Here’s A Few Reminders

    Baguio eyes September opening of borders to tourists

    After six months of strict quarantine restrictions, the Summer Capital of the Philippines is finally ready to once again welcome local tourists from La Union, Pangasinan, Ilocos Sur, and Ilocos Norte starting September 21.

    The city’s reopening is part of the ongoing “travel corridor” initiative wherein residents of Region I can visit their neighboring province’s tourism destinations.

    “This is just a start but we can expand to cover and allow those from other areas as we progress to the full opening of tourism under the new normal,” Baguio City Mayor Benjamin

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  • Home to Go at Summit Hotels

    Manila, Philippines – Now that the tourism industry is slowly restarting and community quarantine regulations have been eased in major cities nationwide, Robinsons Hotels and Resorts (RHR), the hospitality arm of Robinsons Land Corporation, continues to provide safe and healthy accommodation for employees through its Home to Go promo.

    RHR Summit Hotel

    For a safer alternative to work, one can make the hotel his private, convenient, and secure home away from home.

    A Home to Go room measures 18 square meters with twin beds and a private bathroom, and priced as low as P22,000 net per month at the

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