SURF and stoke in the heart (and heat) of crowded Manila?It seems like a pipe dream, but a group of surfers and entrepreneurs is determined to make it happen. Last week, they even released a promotional video, suddenly announcing their grand, ...
Oct 27, 2020
TOURISM has been hit hard over the past three months.Last year, the country logged in more than 8 million international tourists, and the government was projecting 9.2 million visitors in 2020. Tourism secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat had even set a ...
Jul 2, 2020
PUERTO Princesa is without a doubt one of the best tourist destinations in the country, but Mayor Luis Marcaida III is hoping to add another dimension to the city and that is to make it a regular venue for various sporting events. ...
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Apr 16, 2017
PETRON middle blocker CJ Rosario is ready to take her talent to greater heights,.Just not on the volleyball court.Rosario, a tourism graduate from Arellano, is temporarily setting aside her volleyball career to chase her lifelong dream of becoming a flight ...
Dec 30, 2016
GOLFERS now have a new and unique way of playing at Club Intramuros -- they can use a Segway to go from hole to hole.The first of its kind in the Philippines, the one-man personal transport on a golf course adds ...
Sep 3, 2015
NOW no less than the greatest Filipino athlete ever is batting for the government to increase the budget allotted for Philippine sports.Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao said he's very much in favor of extending financial support to Filipino athletes especially if ...
Jul 5, 2015
PBA
AS the country's no. 1 undisputed sports entertainment for a long time now, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is being tapped no less by the Department of Tourism as one of its main vehicles in promoting the country through its 'Visit ...
Oct 24, 2014
WHEN I was younger, family vacations with parents and siblings were mostly time-efficient and tidy affairs. Dad had the knack for keeping a free-wheeling itinerary known only to him, springing surprise activities like a visit to the museum or a ...
Jul 3, 2014
AFTER a six-year hiatus, the Sofitel Manila Half Marathon makes a comeback that is hoped to lead to bigger things.The 2014 run will feature 5k, 10k and 21k categories, and will be held at the Mall of Asia grounds on ...
Jun 25, 2014
THE Corregidor Marathon and the 4th Corregidor Half-Marathon have been rescheduled to January 11 and 12, respectively.Race organizers made the decision due to the devastation caused by Typhoon Yolanda in several parts of the country. The race on the historic ...
Nov 28, 2013
RUNNING, biking and kite-flying enthusiasts will share the spotlight in the First Batangas Earth and Wind Festival slated on Sunday at the coastal town of Balete to kick off the province's "Bisita Batangas" campaign."We are doing this to promote ...
Nov 27, 2013
TRAVEL Factor is well known in travel circles for organizing trips for individuals seeking more than just the usual tourist experience. The company started in 2006 with surf tours in La Union and in six years has diversified to whitewater rafting, mountaineering ...
Sep 17, 2013
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