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Sun Star
‘Cozy’ accommodations for some Apec delegatesTO SAVE on high hotel rates during the ongoing Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperatio
‘Cozy’ accommodations for some Apec delegates
Sun Star / Posted 14 hours ago
TO SAVE on high hotel rates during the ongoing Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meetings here in Cebu, a key official reported that some delegates had chosen to share rooms instead, even reaching up to triple-sharing arrangements. This was... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
10 things to do this weekend: September 4 to 6MANILA -- Were your plans last week ruined by the heavy EDSA traffic? Now is yo
10 things to do this weekend: September 4 to 6
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 21 hours ago
MANILA -- Were your plans last week ruined by the heavy EDSA traffic? Now is your chance to bounce back and enjoy your rest day. Here's a list of activities that you can try: 1. The CCP 46th Anniversary Gala: Serenata Experience a musical evening... Read more
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Sun Star
Exec: APEC boosts economy of CebuECONOMIC gains from the ongoing APEC meetings will more than compensate for the
Exec: APEC boosts economy of Cebu
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
ECONOMIC gains from the ongoing APEC meetings will more than compensate for the inconvenience caused by road closures and heavy traffic, Foreign Affairs Assistant Secretary Charles Jose said yesterday. Jose told a news conference that Cebu’s economy... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesThe Department of Public Works and Highways resumed yesterday rehabilitation wo
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted yesterday
The Department of Public Works and Highways resumed yesterday rehabilitation work along Honorata G. Manalo Road (Buri Road) in Barangay Mandalagan, Bacolod City, on the request of the affected residents during a consultative meeting with Bacolod... Read more
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Sun Star
Davao's tourist receipts at P7.3B in H1THE Davao City's tourist receipts reached a total of P7.3 billion for the first
Davao's tourist receipts at P7.3B in H1
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE Davao City's tourist receipts reached a total of P7.3 billion for the first half of this year, representing an increase of 83 percent as compared to the same period last year, the regional office of Department of Tourism (DOT) said. Roberto... Read more
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Sun Star
Cebu eyed as next cruise ship hubTHE province of Cebu wants become the next hub for international cruise ships.
Cebu eyed as next cruise ship hub
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE province of Cebu wants become the next hub for international cruise ships. Last week, Cebu welcomed at least a thousand guests when a cruise ship docked and stayed overnight in Cebu, according to Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 Director Rowena... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
APEC meetings seen to bring more foreign investments to Cebu Cebu City — The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperate (APEC) meetings currently bei
APEC meetings seen to bring more foreign investments to Cebu
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Cebu City — The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperate (APEC) meetings currently being held in Cebu are expected to bring more foreign investments in the province, not only to its tourism... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOT confident of $5.5B target this yearSeptember 3, 2015 9:49 pm THE Department of Tourism (DOT) is positive about hi
DOT confident of $5.5B target this year
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
September 3, 2015 9:49 pm THE Department of Tourism (DOT) is positive about hitting the $5.5 billion revenue target from foreign arrivals this year, a DOT official said. “We will probably hit something pretty... Read more
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News 8000
Highly touted fishing tournament comes to Coulee RegionThe Mississippi River in La Crosse played host to a Major League Fishing tourna
Highly touted fishing tournament comes to Coulee Region
News 8000 / Posted yesterday
The Mississippi River in La Crosse played host to a Major League Fishing tournament. The La Crosse Area Convention and Visitors Bureau announced the event on Tuesday. The tournament in La Crosse is part of the General Tire Summit Cup, bringing 30... Read more
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Byahilo.com
September | 2015I have to admit. I have been planning to experience the T’nalak for so many man
September | 2015
Byahilo.com / Posted 2 days ago
I have to admit. I have been planning to experience the T’nalak for so many many moons and countless meteor showers, until this June when I finally got invited by the Department of Tourism RegionXII. T’nalak is Festival held every 18th of July. It... Read more
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Byahilo.com
The colors of T’nalak Festival 2015I have to admit. I have been planning to experience the T’nalak for so many man
The colors of T’nalak Festival 2015
Byahilo.com / Posted 2 days ago
I have to admit. I have been planning to experience the T’nalak for so many many moons and countless meteor showers, until this June when I finally got invited by the Department of Tourism RegionXII. T’nalak is Festival held every 18th of July. It... Read more
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Sun Star
Both old and new Cebu in tour for Apec delegatesWHEN Ansing Dinglasa, 40, went to visit the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño yeste
Both old and new Cebu in tour for Apec delegates
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
WHEN Ansing Dinglasa, 40, went to visit the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño yesterday for prayers, she was surprised to see more policemen than usual. She arrived at the same time as some Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) delegates, who were... Read more
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Sun Star
Both old and new Cebu in tour for delegatesWHEN Ansing Dinglasa, 40, went to visit the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño yeste
Both old and new Cebu in tour for delegates
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
WHEN Ansing Dinglasa, 40, went to visit the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño yesterday for prayers, she was surprised to see more policemen than usual. She arrived at the same time as some Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) delegates, who were... Read more
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Pilipino Star
International expo puts spotlight on Philippines as a diving havenMANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will be put on the spotlight as a diving
International expo puts spotlight on Philippines as a diving haven
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will be put on the spotlight as a diving haven as it hosts the Diving and Resort Travel Expo Philippines 2015 (DRT Show) that also aims to promote trading, export business, and environment conservation. “Our... Read more
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Hospitality Net
HFTP Enters the Middle East by Partnering with the Hotel Technology Summit in DubaiDubai is further positioning itself as a smart destination of choice for both l
HFTP Enters the Middle East by Partnering with the Hotel Technology Summit in Dubai
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
Dubai is further positioning itself as a smart destination of choice for both leisure and business purposes. Leading global association Hospitality Financial and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Free State Hosts Excellence in Tourism Awards, 3 SepFifty-two Tourism product owners from across the Free State will descend to the
Free State Hosts Excellence in Tourism Awards, 3 Sep
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Fifty-two Tourism product owners from across the Free State will descend to the City of Roses hoping to collect an award at this year's glittering Lilizela award ceremony. The event aims to acknowledge and reward industry role players for their... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
More foreign direct flights to Cebu expected in 2015 GMR-Megawide’s latest design of its proposed Mactan-Cebu resort-airport which
More foreign direct flights to Cebu expected in 2015
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
GMR-Megawide’s latest design of its proposed Mactan-Cebu resort-airport which boasts of 20 aircraft parking stands with aerobridges and 13 aircraft parking. Cebu City—The government expects more... Read more
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Sun Star
Apec delegates to tour metro for 2 daysTRAFFIC in downtown Cebu City will be extra heavy and security will be tight to
Apec delegates to tour metro for 2 days
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
TRAFFIC in downtown Cebu City will be extra heavy and security will be tight today and tomorrow as delegates of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings visit historic sites and other tourist attractions. Unless they have urgent... Read more
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Balita
Cebu’s tourism, SMEs sectors gain from APEC hosting –DOTCebu’s tourism, SMEs sectors gain from APEC hosting –DOT September 2, 2015 6:0
Cebu’s tourism, SMEs sectors gain from APEC hosting –DOT
Balita / Posted 3 days ago
Cebu’s tourism, SMEs sectors gain from APEC hosting –DOT September 2, 2015 6:05 am By Leslie D. Venzon CEBU CITY, Sept. 1 (PNA) — Cebu province’s hosting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings this year is bringing economic and... Read more
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Balita
PHILTOA’s 26th PHL Travel Mart adapts QR code systems in tour packagesPHILTOA’s 26th PHL Travel Mart adapts QR code systems in tour packages Septemb
PHILTOA’s 26th PHL Travel Mart adapts QR code systems in tour packages
Balita / Posted 3 days ago
PHILTOA’s 26th PHL Travel Mart adapts QR code systems in tour packages September 2, 2015 6:12 am By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Sept 1 (PNA) — Travel junkies set to visit this year’s Philippine Travel Mart (PTM) now have a digital way of... Read more
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Balita
Winners of the WV Film grants program named September 2, 2015 5:58 am ILOILO CITY, Aug. 29 – The Department of Tourism 6
Winners of the WV Film grants program named
Balita / Posted 3 days ago
September 2, 2015 5:58 am ILOILO CITY, Aug. 29 – The Department of Tourism 6 has named the four winners of the Western Visayas Film Grants Program of the department and CineKasimanwa. The four... Read more
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Balita
Cebu Capitol seeks PHP4-B infra projects from national government in 2015 September 2, 2015 5:58 am CEBU CITY, Sept. 1 — The Cebu provincial governmen
Cebu Capitol seeks PHP4-B infra projects from national government in 2015
Balita / Posted 3 days ago
September 2, 2015 5:58 am CEBU CITY, Sept. 1 — The Cebu provincial government is seeking a total of PHP4 billion in infrastructure projects from the National Government for... Read more
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Sun Star
Delegates to tour metro for 2 daysTRAFFIC in downtown Cebu City will be extra heavy and security will be tight to
Delegates to tour metro for 2 days
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
TRAFFIC in downtown Cebu City will be extra heavy and security will be tight today and tomorrow as delegates of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings visit historic sites and other tourist attractions. Unless they have urgent... Read more
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Sun Star
Ifugao town launches trek packagesA TREKKING tour package to promote the Hapao Rice Terraces in Ifugao is the fir
Ifugao town launches trek packages
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
A TREKKING tour package to promote the Hapao Rice Terraces in Ifugao is the first community-based tourism development project launched by Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Hapao municipal government. The launching of the project last August 21 was... Read more
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Sun Star
APEC aids CV in reaching targetASIDE from tourism earnings for Cebu, hosting the Asia Pacific Economic Coopera
APEC aids CV in reaching target
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
ASIDE from tourism earnings for Cebu, hosting the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings has allowed Cebu to meet its tourism target for the year. Department of Tourism (DOT) 7 Director Rowena Montecillo, who held a briefing at the APEC... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Cebu eyes big time as international cruise destinationCEBU CITY, Philippines — The province of Cebu is seeking to join the growing nu
Cebu eyes big time as international cruise destination
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
CEBU CITY, Philippines — The province of Cebu is seeking to join the growing number of local areas being positioned as an international cruise destination, as part of an aggressive strategy to further promote the region as a prime tourist... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
200 bikers support FitStops’ anniversarideMORE or less 200 bikers from different cycling clubs in Iloilo, Guimaras and An
200 bikers support FitStops’ anniversaride
The Daily Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
MORE or less 200 bikers from different cycling clubs in Iloilo, Guimaras and Antique supported FitStop’s bike for a cause August 29. The event is part of FitStop Bites and Bikes first anniversary celebration and to create awareness of biking as a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Derek Hanekom Engages Stakeholders and Academics On Tourism Issues in Limpopo, 3 to 4 SeptThe Department of Tourism in conjunction with the Limpopo Department of Economi
Minister Derek Hanekom Engages Stakeholders and Academics On Tourism Issues in Limpopo, 3 to 4 Sept
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Department of Tourism in conjunction with the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism (LEDET) and its marketing agency, the Limpopo Tourism Authority (LTA), will celebrate tourism month by hosting the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Derek Hanekom - Business Traveller AwardsOpening address delivered by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom at the Business Tra
Minister Derek Hanekom - Business Traveller Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Opening address delivered by Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom at the Business Traveller Awards, Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg Members of the business events industry, ladies and gentlemen, Good morning to all of you! It's a great morning. It's the... Read more
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Sun Star
P1.8B poured in Cebu for roadsTHE National Government poured P1.8 billion worth of road projects in Cebu so f
P1.8B poured in Cebu for roads
Sun Star / Posted 4 days ago
THE National Government poured P1.8 billion worth of road projects in Cebu so far this year. The funds were coursed through the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Office of the Cebu Provincial... Read more
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Balita
Street revelries culminate Legazpi’s Ibalong Festival/with photos(Feature) Street revelries culminate Legazpi’s Ibalong Festival/with photos Se
Street revelries culminate Legazpi’s Ibalong Festival/with photos
Balita / Posted 4 days ago
(Feature) Street revelries culminate Legazpi’s Ibalong Festival/with photos September 1, 2015 5:22 am By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 30 (PNA) – Hundreds of revelers in colorful ethnic costumes on Saturday occupied three kilometers of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Another show of force rules Philippines-UAE air talksTAXI DRIVER:Kahit naman walang INC rally talagang napakatrapik ng Edsa. Kanya-k
Another show of force rules Philippines-UAE air talks
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
TAXI DRIVER:Kahit naman walang INC rally talagang napakatrapik ng Edsa. Kanya-kanyang diskarte na lang, kasi wala ng paki ang gobiyerno. (Twitter.com/@FDPascual) POSTSCRIPT: The secret Palace-INC settlement of their “misunderstanding” is not a... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Bacolod City word war erupts over road projectBACOLOD City – Lone District Congressman Evelio Leonardia and Bacolod City Mayo
Bacolod City word war erupts over road project
The Daily Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
BACOLOD City – Lone District Congressman Evelio Leonardia and Bacolod City Mayor Monico Puentevella are locked in another round of verbal exchanges, this time on a road construction which the mayor ordered suspended. In an interview with reporters,... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Promoting WV through filmsTHE Department of Tourism (DOT-6) recognizes the power of films and multimedia
Promoting WV through films
The Daily Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
THE Department of Tourism (DOT-6) recognizes the power of films and multimedia in attracting more visitors to Western Visayas. Thus, DOT-6 partnered with CineKasimanwa for its Film Grants Program 2015 which will help talented filmmakers produce... Read more
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Inquirier.net
10,000 Iloilo folk light candles for peacePARTICIPANTS in this year’s Light of Peace event light candles forming a giant
10,000 Iloilo folk light candles for peace
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
PARTICIPANTS in this year’s Light of Peace event light candles forming a giant image in San Enrique town in Iloilo province on Saturday. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAN ENRIQUE LGU/DMC PHOTOGRAPHERS ILOILO CITY—Braving an intermittent drizzle, about 10,000... Read more
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Sun Star
Travel app provides delegates access to Cebu’s travel sitesDELEGATES attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Ce
Travel app provides delegates access to Cebu’s travel sites
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
DELEGATES attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Cebu now have access to a handy guide on where the top attractions and latest activities in the province are with the release of the updated travel app Cebu Guide. Made... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino leads Iloilo bldg inauguralILOILO CITY, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III will lead the inauguratio
Aquino leads Iloilo bldg inaugural
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
ILOILO CITY, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III will lead the inauguration rites for the new Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) on Sept. 14, a week before ministerial meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) take place here, said... Read more
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World Surf League
Red Nose and Costão do Santinho Resort present the Santa Catarina Pro QS 6000 in FlorianopolisWith frontrunners on both the WSL Championship Tour (CT) and the Qualifying Ser
Red Nose and Costão do Santinho Resort present the Santa Catarina Pro QS 6000 in Florianopolis
World Surf League / Posted 7 days ago
With frontrunners on both the WSL Championship Tour (CT) and the Qualifying Series (QS), Brazilian athletes are going through a golden age in competitive surfing. They hope to continue their momentum as the World Surf League returns to Brazil in... Read more
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Sun Star
Apec delegates suffer minor ailmentsSINCE Aug. 19, the Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 183 health cases amo
Apec delegates suffer minor ailments
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
SINCE Aug. 19, the Department of Health (DOH) has recorded 183 health cases among delegates, personnel and ordinary hotel guests for the first of a series of Senior Officials’ Meetings of the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec). All were... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
From the Center with Rolly EspinaThe word war between Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella and Rep. Evelio Leonardia
From the Center with Rolly Espina
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
The word war between Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella and Rep. Evelio Leonardia has turned to worse with the request of the city executive for the Department of Public Works and Highways to stop the road widening of Buri Road. The stoppage was... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesBacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella yesterday ordered the destruction of good road
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
Bacolod Mayor Monico Puentevella yesterday ordered the destruction of good roads in Bacolod City stopped and called for an investigation. Puentevella said the Department of Public Works and Highways�Bacolod should have had the �delicadeza�, or... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DisconnectedWhile in Canada for a clean energy study tour, I received an emailed copy of an
Disconnected
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
While in Canada for a clean energy study tour, I received an emailed copy of announcement from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) about a joint project they entered into with the Canadian government. With the support of the... Read more
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Out Of Town Blog
Calabarzon Food Trip: A Gastronomic Journey of Southern Tagalog (Day 1)I am a small eater but I love good and well-prepared food. When the Department
Calabarzon Food Trip: A Gastronomic Journey of Southern Tagalog (Day 1)
Out Of Town Blog / Posted 8 days ago
I am a small eater but I love good and well-prepared food. When the Department of Tourism partnered with the Lucban local government and nearby areas to promote the 4th Habhaban Festival and the culinary heritage of Calabarzon, I knew I’m in for a... Read more
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Sun Star
Rama on P22.8B worth of infrastructure workAS FAR as Mayor Michael Rama is concerned, Cebu City did not get any major proj
Rama on P22.8B worth of infrastructure work
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
AS FAR as Mayor Michael Rama is concerned, Cebu City did not get any major project from the National Government and had to settle for piece-by-piece road maintenance work, while other local government units in Cebu got projects worth billions. Rama... Read more
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Punto Central Luzon
Punto! Central Luzon -CLARK FREEPORT - The top executive of the Clark International Airport Corporati
Punto! Central Luzon -
Punto Central Luzon / Posted 8 days ago
CLARK FREEPORT - The top executive of the Clark International Airport Corporation (CIAC) yesterday expressed support to the position of Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific against granting of additional seat entitlements to Emirates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Free State Tourism On National Tourism Career ExpoTourism punted as a career of choice Tourism is tipped to become a career of c
Free State Tourism On National Tourism Career Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Tourism punted as a career of choice Tourism is tipped to become a career of choice for young people in South Africa in the immediate future. This came out during the launch of National Tourism Career Expo which took place on the 25th of August at... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Cebu got P23 billion for road maintenance!I finally met Sen. Grace Poe who was the guest of MyTV Talkshow host Mike Lopez
Cebu got P23 billion for road maintenance!
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
I finally met Sen. Grace Poe who was the guest of MyTV Talkshow host Mike Lopez for his maiden show “Open Mike” which shows tomorrow, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. on MyTV’s channel 30 over SkyCable in Metro Cebu. I found Sen. Grace to be a very receptive... Read more
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Out Of Town Blog
Five DOT secretaries to attend 3rd Philippine Tourism ForumDepartment of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez, along with former DOT secr
Five DOT secretaries to attend 3rd Philippine Tourism Forum
Out Of Town Blog / Posted 9 days ago
Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez, along with former DOT secretaries Rep. Joseph “Ace” Durano, (former DOT secretary and) current Philippine Red Cross Chair Richard “Dick” Gordon, former DILG (and DOT) secretary Rafael Alunan III,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
AL Tourism holds road trip video contestFrom the Alabama Department of Tourism: Alabama is a destination worth driving
AL Tourism holds road trip video contest
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 9 days ago
From the Alabama Department of Tourism: Alabama is a destination worth driving for – and the Alabama Tourism Department has the road trips to prove it, which is why it is happy to announce the 2015 Alabama Road Trip Video Contest. From rocket ships... Read more
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International Business Times
La Tomatina Festival: Spanish tomato-throwing festival turns 70 Google Doodle is celebrating the 70th anniversary of Spain's La Tomatina Festiv
La Tomatina Festival: Spanish tomato-throwing festival turns 70
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
Google Doodle is celebrating the 70th anniversary of Spain's La Tomatina Festival, considered the world's largest food fight. The doodle was created by Nate Swinehart. La Tomatina takes place on the last Wednesday of August in the town of Buñol,... Read more
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