Puerto Princesa Mayor Edward Hagedorn on Thursday called for tighter protection of the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) and hailed the agreement between the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) to intensify the biodiversity conservation efforts and ensure that they would not be compromised by ongoing tourism development projects.
By Norman Bordadora
The future of Philippine ecotourism looks bright in part because of a tourist experience that may be likened to going back in time, President Benigno Aquino III said on Saturday night.
By Redempto D. Anda
A minor blast occurred near a parking lot where vans ferry tourists to the Puerto Princesa Underground River, but no injuries or damage were reported.
By Leila B. Salaverria
The Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) is fast becoming a top tourism draw, but those wishing to get a glimpse of this natural marvel may have to get on a waiting list.
On top of its selection to the New 7 Wonders of Nature, the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) has earned a bonus with the discovery of an extremely rare cave mineral—serrabrancaite.