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Enchanted Kingdom celebrates 22 years

The country ‘s most loved theme park, Enchanted Kingdom (EK), will reach a milestone 22 years this October 22 and its management has already come up with a month-long celebration for its visitors to enjoy while in the park grounds. After the media launch and Kapuso day last October 7 where teleserye fans of GMA Channel 7more

Vietnam remains key focus for hotel investors and operators – JLL

  Attracted by a rapidly growing tourism sector, rapid economic development and infrastructure investments, according to real estate consultancy JLL SINGAPORE, 6 July 2017 – Vietnam’s rapid growth as a tourism destination has placed it on the investor radar as a key hospitality investment destination. The country has boosted its infrastructure to lure more foreign investors frommore

Hello Kitty, Little Twin Stars at Changi Airport for “Nordic Adventures”

Singapore – Changi Airport is hosting a programme of Nordic-themed experience and activities from May 26 to June 25. Even if you are travelling to Singapore or passing through, take some time to say hello to Sanrio characters—Hello Kitty, My Melody, Little Twin Stars,  Pompompurin, Gudetama, and Cinnamoroll. The characters will be roaming around Terminal 3more

DOT unveils “new” Fort Santiago

In line with the “Intramuros Revival Project” initiated by the Department of Tourism (DOT) last year, Tourism Secretary Wanda Corazon Teo on Monday led the opening of the newly renovated Paseo Soledad and Plaza Moriones in Fort Santiago.   Plaza Moriones, the area leading to the iconic Fort Santiago, has been smoothed with flowering trees and amore

Bataan Death March remembered at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Bataan Death March remembered at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, in partnership with the Ortigas Library Foundation, opened an exhibit yesterday entitled Bataan Death March: Remembered in celebration of the 75th year of valor and heroism that was shown by the USAFFE soldiers in Bataan during World War II.  The exhibit is on permanent display at the Casa Candaba, one ofmore

First Tourism Enterprise Zone (TEZ) to rise in San Vicente, Palawan

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) have taken the first steps in the implementation of the Tourism Enterprise Zones (TEZ),   with a groundbreaking ceremony for a TIEZA Field Office in San Vicente, Palawan, the site of the first flagship TEZ under the country’s National Tourism Development Planmore

Marianas Visitors Authority opens office in Manila

In a move to further increase visitor arrivals to the Marianas Islands from key source markets, and to support the new PAL Express non-stop flights between Manila and Saipan, the Marianas Visitors Authority (MVA) has opened its representative office in the Philippines. The office will be operated by AVIAREPS which also represent MVA in Japan,more

Indonesian travel mart aims to boost foreign arrivals to 10 million

The Indonesian travel show TIME has opened on October 13 hoping to help increase the number of foreign tourist arrivals this year to 10 million tourists. Returning to Jakarta for its 21st edition, TIME has registered 93 buyers from 15 countries and 66 sellers from Indonesia along with invited media. The travel trade show, whichmore

Hong Kong Disneyland holds travel trade summit in 10th anniversary

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort marked its 10th anniversary this year by hosting the Disney Travel Trade Summit on September 9-10, bringing together nearly 300 travel trade partners and members of the press. Unveiled during the event was the resort’s upcoming 10th anniversary celebration program lineup, including the all-new theatrical performance Mickey and the Wondrous Book,more

Philippines’ largest surfing event prepares for 10th year

The biggest annual surfing event by volume in the Philippines, La Union Surfing Break, will hold its 10th edition in the last week of October, with organizers expecting at least 12,000 participants to celebrate and ride the famous waves of San Juan on October 30 to November 1. The event will open with a festivemore

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