It’s more fun in the Philippines. This exact phrase is the new tagline of our Department of Tourism (DOT). The aim is to promote the Philippines to the world. The aim is to triple the number of tourists going here. We can only hope that this tourism campaign of the DOT launched just last Friday (January 6) succeeds this time. As a Filipino, I strongly believe in my country. I strongly believe that it is really more fun in the Philippines. And we have our rich natural wonders and our very own people to thank for that.
Pinoy pride Apl.de.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas has collaborated again with the Department of Tourism to come up with a follow-up music video to its first one (Take Me to the Philippines) that took the digital space by storm, internationally speaking. Watch the New Philippine Music Video here first…
For a more personal and accessible Zest Airways-related services, Zest Air has recently opened its Mall of Asia Ticket Office. It’s strategically located at the 2nd floor South Wing of the biggest mall complex in Asia. Now you know where to avail the latest Zest Air promos and travel deals.
Manila Peninsula Hotel is one of the luxury hotels in Makati. It gets busy all-year round as it’s one of the most favorite hotels of the rich and famous. So famous is this hotel that it became part of history when an attempted coup against the Arroyo government was staged in its grand lobby. The attack was made possible by a group of rebel soldiers led by Former Navy Lieutenant Senior Grade Antonio Trillanes IV (who is currently a Philippine senator).
Philippine tourism videos abound on the net. Mostly they were produced by travel agencies that market the Philippines as one of the best tourist destinations in Asia. But speaking from a Filipino’s point of view, I believe you can only appreciate the true beauty of our beloved country by visiting here. Anyway, here’s the latest Philippine tourism video from the Philippine Department of Tourism that will make you love our beloved country in no time:
Your stay in Luzon, the Tagalog Region and the rice granary of the Philippines, should be hassle-free and pleasurable on your part. May it be making a reservation or inquiry, you should be dealt with in the most hospitable and professional manner. Below is an extensive list of hotels in Luzon together with their customer service and reservation hotlines:
The Swine flu pandemic seems to be tightening its grip on the Philippines. More and more Filipinos are getting affected by the dreaded A(H1N1) virus. In fact, one Filipino has died already due to Swine flu complications, the case being the first in Asia. This is alarming but I am confident it will soon go away, or better yet, get eliminated. The latest Swine flu update from the Department of Health dated June 24, 2009 on the fast recovery of Swine flu victims in the country is something that we should all be happy about:
One great way to explore and experience Manila is through a guided tour (we call it “street walk” here) by known Manila street walkers. Aside from being the capital of the Philippines, Manila is a beautiful, historic city. It’s old world charm is unique. You can only appreciate the real beauty of Manila by peeking into its various nooks and crannies where you’ll get a taste of the rich culture, traditions, food and way of life of the Manileños. Trust me, it’s going to be an extraordinary sensory and cultural experience.
The A(H1N1) virus, better known as “swine flu,” has been causing panic and fear among people the world over since the day its first victim was reported. According to the news, there are already more than 9,000 cases of swine flu reported in 40 countries as of this week. Among them, Japan and Mexico top the number of Swine Flu deaths.