By Marian Z. Codilla
Local government units were challenged to develop tourism packages that are environmentally sustainable and at the same time economically viable for local communities. Eco-tourism can contribute to labor employment and the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) said Assistant Regional Director Efren Carreon of the National Economic Development Authority – Central Visayas (Neda-7). “There is big [...]
By Aileen Garcia-Yap
About 400 delegates from 150 member countries and 400 affiliate organizations of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will visit Cebu for the 5th World Eco-Tourism Conference this November.
By DJ Yap
Imagine a bird-watching expedition to Mt. Hamiguitan in Davao Oriental. The highlight of the trip: a rare opportunity to see the Philippine eagle in the wild.
By Maricar Cinco
Officials from the local government and the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) have laid down plans that will transform this academic town into a bustling economic zone.
CEBU City officials should first prioritize the protection of five mountain barangays that are being eyed for eco-tourism before allowing any investments there, an ecology group said yesterday. George Chu of the Cebu Biodiversity Conversation Foundation said they were surprised that city officials were more focused on finding potential eco-tourism sites for an enterprise rather [...]