Emirates has announced that from 1st October 2013 it will begin daily, non-stop flights to Clark International Airport, the airline’s second destination in the Philippines.
Finally, it’s the news we’ve all been waiting for, Prince William and Kate Middleton have announced their engagement! Following the recent royal proposal in Kenya where should the happy couple celebrate their honeymoon? Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa in the Philippines, of course!
This year, avoid the wintry Christmas weather and escape to Eskaya Beach Resort and Spa in the Philippines, for a sunshine filled break in luxurious surroundings.
National carrier Gulf Air has this month dispatched relief cargo to help people affected by the recent Typhoon Ketsana (locally called Typhoon Ondoy). Responding to a request from the Philippine Embassy in Bahrain, Gulf Air carried free of charge, two tons of cargo containing relief goods such as clothes, blankets and canned-foods.
A Chinese tourist boom has boosted Philippines foreign visitor arrivals by six per cent in the first half of this year, with the island of Cebu being the most popular, according to the country's Department of Tourism.
Sail in style through the East China and Yellow Seas on board the five-star plus MS Europa – the flagship of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises and the top cruise ship in the world according to the 2010 Berlitz Guide to Cruising – with an upgrade offer worth in excess of £1500 per person from specialist cruise agent, The Cruise People.
The Philippine island of Boracay is to benefit from a new international airport, further boosting its tourist industry success and property investment appeal.
Philippines tourism continues to buck the worldwide economic downturn with tourist arrivals increasing by 16.5 per cent for the first six months of this year compared to last year, according to a Department of Tourism (DoT) survey.
After a record year in 2008 for the Philippines, reaching 3.14 million tourists, you wouldn't be on your own in thinking that this must be a pre-economic-crisis trend like so many other nations in and beyond south-east Asia.