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A dream cruise around Southeast Asia

By NIKA ROQUE October 18, 2019 While most prefer to travel the quickest way by air, taking a journey via cruise ship, however, brings the experience to a whole new level. It allows the feel of a luxurious stay with numerous things to enjoy while on board but still have …

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Halloween happenings

By The Manila Times October 18, 2019 Filipino folklore creatures is the theme at Diamond Hotel. ‘Shake, Rattle and Roll’ at Diamond Hotel Filipino folklore creatures make up “Shake, Rattle and Roll: A Diamond Hotel Halloween Event” on October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Diamond Ballroom …

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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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