MANILA, 18 December 2018: Boracay rebounding from a six-month closure has now cleared 279 hotels to accept visitors. The forced rehabilitation of the popular tourist island ordered by the country’s president pulled the plug on all travel from April this...
TAGAYTAY CITY, Philippines, 26 November 2018:  Noting the fondness for shooting ‘selfies’ a senior Department of Tourism official called on the tourism industry to leverage social media trends to support conservation of the country’s tourism sites according to the...
SINGAPORE, 13 November 2018 – Cebu Pacific and Cebgo have adjusted their flight schedules due to runway closures at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport, 1200 to 1800, until 17 November and again 19 to 22 November. The  Civil Aviation Authority...

PAL codeshares with PG

BANGKOK, 29 October 2018 – Philippine Airlines has entered a codeshare agreement with Thailand’s Bangkok Airways. The codeshare agreement will encourage Philippine residents to travel beyond the Bangkok gateway using connecting flights on Bangkok Airways. PAL will be able to market...
SINGAPORE, 24 October 2018: Philippines' Cebu Pacific will be the first airline to land at Boracay’s Caticlan airport to reopen the island that has been closed to tourists for six months. Cebu Pacific will resume flights to and from Caticlan,...
MANILA, 31 August 2018: The Philippines reports an 11.8% increase in tourist arrivals, January to July, according to Tourism Secretary, Bernadette Romulo-Puyat. Commenting to local media, this week, she said Boracay’s closure, last April, had not caused a decline in...
MANILA, 10 August 2018: Philippine economic growth slowed sharply in the second quarter and fell well short of expectations as a result of policy decisions that included the shutdown of holiday island Boracay, officials said Thursday. The 6% expansion in...
MANILA, 15 February 2018: Scores of holiday resorts on the Philippines' famous white-sand island Boracay have been given two months to clean up or face closure, officials said Wednesday, after President Rodrigo Duterte warned tourists were swimming in waters...
MANILA, 12 February 2018: The Philippines' famous white-sand island destination Boracay is drowning in faeces and may need to be shut down to protect the health of millions of visitors, the nation’s President Rodrigo Duterte has warned. The fiery leader...
SINGAPORE, 2 February 2018: Close on the heels of the recently launched services between Clark and Singapore, Jetstar Asia announced, Thursday, a new direct service from Clark International Airport to Kansai International Airport in Japan. From 27 March, Jetstar Asia...