A pause to recharge or reimagining a future that empowers Filipinos to co-build a more robust tourism industry in Batangas, Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP) is not your conventional business leader as he strikes a balance of both endeavors.
The inclusion of the Philippines’ top tourist destinations in the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards of the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) magazine is a testament to the hard work of the tourist industry “to strengthen our position as a top-of-mind destination” for international travelers.
More than 30 countries from all over the world participated in the Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) 2021 via hybrid format from September 20-23 at the ACEA Subic Beach Resort in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone.
Marking the Group’s 27th Anniversary, Banyan Tree Group invites travellers to “Rediscover The World” in preparation for that long overdue vacation. As destinations reopen, exclusive upsized packages worth up to 50% in additional booked value are available worldwide from 7 September to 15 October 2021. Whether it’s extra credits for use in F&B, wellbeing activities or free suite upgrades, there are savings and giveaways across the Group’s diversified portfolio to commemorate this milestone with past and future guests.
While it has greatly affected the local tourism industry, the ongoing pandemic should not be an excuse for not pursuing sustainability, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat said on Tuesday (August 16) during the virtual recognition of Women Champions of Sustainability hosted by The Conrad Manila.
Like many industries, the Philippine diving community was hit pretty hard by the global coronavirus pandemic and the resulting travel restrictions. After a year on the shelf, however, it’s good to know that the Philippines is on the way to fully reopening its biodiverse spots to tourists, with some of the country’s most breathtaking dive sites now back in business.