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Singapore Airlines boosts health and safety measures

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has introduced a range of health and safety initiatives, and enhanced several existing measures, in recent weeks as part of a comprehensive review of the end-to-end customer journey. This has allowed SIA to refine the travel experience based on the advice of medical experts, regulators and partners, as well as feedback from […]

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Waking Up in PH

Interviews by VIANCA GAMBOA, ANGELA CASCO, and PAOLA NAVARETTE  The travel restrictions imposed as a result of the pandemic caused postponed summer plans, curtailed getaways, and tourists stranded in vacation spots (which is only fun if planned of one’s own accord, to be honest), but the quarantine might have come as a blessing in disguise for six groups of travel vloggers who decided to extend their stay in […]

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Fine Dining is Safe Dining

By VIANCA GAMBOA Illustration by ARIANA MARALIT In Contagion (2011), the movie’s ending scene chronicles the spillover event of a pandemic through a disturbing montage of a bat contaminating a pigpen that delivers to a kitchen of a high-end casino in Macau, where we could later see a mix of foreigners playing, including Gwyneth Paltrow’s character—America’s patient zero. Sounds familiar? In the real setting, the spread of SARS-CoV could be blamed on the lack of food sanitation in the province […]

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What the New Reality Will Look Like at Boracay Newcoast

The tourism industry is among the hardest-hit sectors by Covid-19, which has devastated revenue streams that bank on crowds. Despite this, experts believe that the local business will recover amid the uncertainty brought by the pandemic. Just recently, the Philippines was named a major tourist destination in a post-Covid-19 scenario. Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary […]

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Marriott Launches Save Now Stay Later

Step out, bask under the sun, and rediscover the beauty of local travel with new staycation packages ranging from romantic getaways to fun family staycations from Marriott Bonvoy. Brighter days are ahead—Marriott Bonvoy properties in the Philippines are offering 40 percent off on suites and 30 percent off on guest rooms on their Experiences Packages […]

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