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RP among National Geographic’s 25 travel destinations

Best New Trips for 2010 Summit to Sea The Philippines has a PR problem. While it harbors as many islands as the Caribbean and some of the most spectacular reefs on the planet, the nation sees only a fraction of the visitors of nearby Thailand.

Northbound Philippines

Dear Friends, Welcome to North Philippines! I am pleased to invite you to explore the exciting events and destinations that make North Philippines a great place to visit anytime of the year.

Pasig River ferries pull in cost-wary Pinoys in droves

By Francis Earl A. Cueto – Commuters have taken to the water in their attempt to beat the high cost of moving around in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region. They have turned to the Pasig River ferries that are visibly an alternative to travel by bus, jeepney or train. Read more »

First US trip of Pinoy family leads to tragedy

By MARIA ALETA NIEVA The Dela Rosa family was looking forward to a memorable vacation abroad. They never imagined that tragedy would come their way on their very first trip to the US. Jose Ricardo, his wife Carmichelle and children Jose Gabriel “Gjay” and Alexa Marie were supposed to spend Read more »

Tourism arrivals reach milestone in '07

via Good News Pilipinas – The number of tourists visiting the Philippines breached the three-million mark in 2007, with spending by foreign tourists reaching almost P5 billion for various services and products.

Philippines attempts to sell deadly volcanoes to tourists

SANTA JULIANA, Philippines (AFP) — Rickety old jeeps barrel through a dry northern Philippines riverbed, setting off a dust storm that coats the visitors bouncing around on the back seat.