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Art Dubai Closes it’s most Diverse and Exceptional edition to date.
Mar30

Art Dubai Closes it’s most Diverse and Exceptional edition to date.

  The tenth edition of the leading art fair of the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia attracted a record 27,516 visitors. Art Dubai’s tenth edition closed on Saturday March 19 with participating galleries and artists reporting one of the most successful years of the fair to date. Welcoming international and regional artists, collectors, private museums, institutions and curators from over 90 countries worldwide, Art Dubai...

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Philippines adopts National Cruise Tourism Strategy
Mar30

Philippines adopts National Cruise Tourism Strategy

Philippines adopts National Cruise Tourism Strategy The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) has completed its first Cruise Tourism Development Strategy under the assistance of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Ted Blamey, Principal of CHART Management Consultants was tapped by USAID and DOT to lead the team in undertaking an extensive field work, interviews, analysis, and direction-setting in 2015 to...

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Foreigners in the Philippines: How I Met the Philippines
Jun15

Foreigners in the Philippines: How I Met the Philippines

Foreigners share their first impression of beautiful Philippines By Kristine Abante If the Philippines were a candidate at a beauty pageant, she would easily win Ms. Congeniality. Warm, witty and welcoming, it’s not surprising that most people who have met her for the first time would take on easily to her charms. Perhaps she is not as glamorous as France, or prim and proper like Britain, maybe not as straightforward as America, and...

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10 Ways to Enjoy Honda Bay, Palawan
Jul04

10 Ways to Enjoy Honda Bay, Palawan

By Niña Terol-Zialcita and Toni Alvarez It was the late great French explorer and author Jacques Cousteau who labeled Palawan “the last refuge.” Indeed, this group of islands in the southwestern part of the Philippines presents Mother Nature in her purest and most unbridled: deep-blue waters teeming with rich biodiversity; virginal islands with lush green forests and powder-fine sand sans the bars and drunken crowds; fresh, succulent...

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Bakasyon Grande: Batanes Up Close
Mar05

Bakasyon Grande: Batanes Up Close

Photos by Brian Blas Batanes is definitely is a passionate fill of nature, the rockies, history and culture. While now a favorite location for movie and commercial shoots, Batanes remains pristine and untouched, luring many tourists with is antique charm. Excel Dyquiangco satisfies his wanderlust by exploring the island of Batanes up close. It now seems so long ago when the whole island of Batanes was battered by strong winds, waves...

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