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Heritage town thrives on ‘eco-sports tourism’

By The Manila Times October 11, 2019 Argao provides visitors a virtual trip back through the Spanish colonial era amidst its well-preserved heritage sites. The historic town of Argao, Cebu Province, a sprawling natural wonder endowed with pristine coastal waters, white-sand beaches and rolling hills and mountains, now thrives in …

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A paradise haven by the beach

By TYRONE JASPER C. PIAD October 04, 2019 Boracay Island — one of the country’s top tourist destinations and acclaimed several times as the world’s best island — has always been syno­nymous with words such as paradise, escape and relaxation, except maybe during the time it was shut down for …

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Unique Manila destinations accessible through LRT

By The Manila Times October 04, 2019 With the weather getting cold, people may already be psyching up for the holidays, but what comes as even timelier is the recent World Tourism Day. Tourism has played a major role in building economies and livelihood opportunities, and an occasion like this …

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Making Filipinos’ dream vacations come true

By The Manila Times September 27, 2019 Travel app merges travel and entertainment at grand fest Technology has indeed turned many once taxing acti­vities into easy and seamless pro­cesses — including traveling. With just a few taps on their smartphones, travelers can complete their itinerary, book their activities and even …

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From North to South: Stars enliven PH festivals

By The Manila Times September 27, 2019 The stars of hit teleserye “The General’s Daughter” proved that a packed schedule is not a problem as they squeezed in time to join General Santos’ Tuna Festival, an annual celebration of abundant fish harvest in Sarangani Bay. Ronnie Alonte and Loisa Andalio’s …

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Corregidor reinvented as exciting tourist destination

By The Manila Times September 20, 2019 For its strategic location at the entrance of Manila Bay, Corregidor Island was historically fortified with coastal artillery to defend the capital from attacks by enemy warships. During the American colonial period, then called Fort Mills, Corregidor was the largest of the islands …

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Philippine festivities are always brighter with top showbiz stars

By The Manila Times September 20, 2019 THE most recent bevy of Philippine festivities were filled with fun and excitement with some of the country’s most sought-after stars travelling to various cities and provinces across the islands. In Davao, the festive fever of Kadayawan Festival was highlighted by Asia’s Multimedia …

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Revisiting and rediscovering The Podium

By The Manila Times September 13, 2019 A well-loved lifestyle and leisure destination at Ortigas Center proudly unveiled its expanded areas on Tuesday. Guests led by Singaporean President Halimah Yacob were very impressed by the outcome of this landmark venture between BDO Unibank and Singapore’s Keppel Land Limi­ted, which will …

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Experience ‘Singaporium’ at The Podium Mall

By The Manila Times September 13, 2019 Just in time for The Podium’s grand opening, mallgoers can experience the tastes, sights and spirit of Singapore at the first-ever “Singaporium,” an exclusive lifestyle and food pop-up which is ongoing until September 15. A joint project of Enterprise Singapore, the Singapore government …

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