Cold weather has forced thousands of flights to be cancelled across the U.S., leaving many travelers frustrated for yet another day. The tracking website Flightaware.com estimates 2,197 flights were cancelled nationwide as of Sunday afternoon. That follows two days of similarly difficult travel conditions. Cold weather has affected much of the country, but [...]
Unable to get to that must-see tourist site but can’t bear for your teddy to miss out? Then Japan has just the thing for you — a travel agency that takes stuffed toys on package tours and even provides the holiday snaps to prove it.
By DJ Yap
Whale sharks are making a comeback in the tourist town of Donsol but it seems their schedule may have changed. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-Philippines on Thursday reported an unusual rise in “interactions” with the giant fish in Donsol in the last quarter of 2013, resulting in an increase in the number of tourists.
By Jamie Elona
The Department of Health said it has enough personnel to monitor travellers entering the country to prevent the spread of H7N9 bird flu strain in the Philippines.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Philippines remains a “safe and fun destination for all tourists” despite the devastation caused by “supertyphoon Yolanda” (international name Haiyan) in some parts of the country, according to the Department of Tourism.
By Carmel Loise Matus
“This way to the fault line.” Wooden signs that carry this message have risen in Inabanga town in Bohol to lead tourists to the fissure in the earth that released the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that brought this province to its knees nearly two weeks ago.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Saturday gave three senators and their 34 co-respondents in a plunder complaint against them in connection with the pork barrel scam five days to comment on Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s request for the cancellation of their passports pending a preliminary investigation of the case against them.
Where once she welcomed immigrants pursuing the American dream and more recently hordes of tourists, the Statue of Liberty stood alone Tuesday, victim of the US government shutdown.
By Allan Nawal
Mindanao is not Zamboanga City. This was the statement of a senior official of the Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) as she expressed optimism the tourism figures in Mindanao would not suffer much in the aftermath of the crisis in Zamboanga Cit
A Thai Airways plane carrying more than 280 people skidded off the runway while landing at Bangkok’s main airport, injuring 14 passengers, the airline said Monday.
A Thai Airways plane skidded off the runway in Bangkok after the nose wheel collapsed on landing, slightly injuring more than a dozen passengers, the airline said Monday.
By Christian Olasiman
Many people are afraid to come but the Queen of Spain felt at home when she visited the city in July last year. But before her, then Sen. Benigno Aquino III went on a spiritual retreat and found peace and comfort at Carmelite Monastery standing on the picturesque boulevard that gives a romantic view of the sun kissing the sea.
By Romel M. Oribe
The panoramic view of 24 islets dotting the horizon like half-submerged domes gives the impression that Britania is where Poseidon once held court. And the god of the sea must have made sure to position the floating charmers such that they kiss, hug and part as one sails past them.