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Kalilangan Festival: A Cultural Heritage

Kalilangan festival is a commemoration done in the city of General Santos. It is the second biggest festival in the city and has been celebrated for almost two decades. Kalilangan is from the root word 'Kalilang', a Maguindanaon word, meaning celebration or commemoration. The commemoration festivity recalls the arrival of General Paulino Santos, who is the city's organizer, together with the...

Explore 5 Equally Unique Museums In The Metro

When was the first time you visited a museum? Did it inspire you to pursue your artistic side? What did you feel when you encountered different artworks? Astonished minds and stirred hearts are surely the impacts of various artworks to some. Museums are known in catering and preserving different artworks and forms. Also, if you want to expand your perception...

5 Bookstores Where Your Next Readings Might Be

Every year, book lovers or bibliophiles set a target of books to read before the year ends. Many people have been doing this practice annually and it has been encouraging book lovers to read more. For most readers, the target amount of books to read increases every year. In order to help the book lovers out there, we have listed...

PH Posts 7.1-M Record-Breaking Tourist Arrivals: DOT

The Philippines has set a record-breaking 7.1 million international tourist arrivals in 2018, the Department of Tourism (DOT) reported Thursday. Data from the DOT showed that at least 7,127,168 foreign tourists visited the country, the "highest ever number" in the Philippines' tourism industry, surpassing the 6,620,908 arrivals in 2017 by 7.68 percent. “This is a time that celebrates the 7.1 million...

SKY Ushers In Summer At 26th Travel Tour Expo

SKY is ushering in summer this early as it partners with the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) to bring the 26th Travel Tour Expo on February 8 to 10, 2019 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. Attractive travel deals, promos, and special tour packages promise to be aplenty as close to 400 exhibitors and...

Japanese Tourists To Visit Iloilo Destinations

Japanese visitors on board the cruise ship, MV Pacific Venus of Japan, will not just get awed by presentations during the Dinagyang Festival but will also get a chance to tour various destinations in the city and the province of Iloilo. City Tourism Operations Officer Florence King H. Erlano, in an interview Wednesday, said the cruise ship, carrying some 750...

Japan Starts Implementing Departure Tax To Promote Tourism

To welcome more tourists, improve tourism base, and upgrade immigration system, Japan has started collecting departure tax of ¥1000 or PhP 485 to 490 last January 7, 2019. Moreover, for a faster and more efficient immigration processes, the Japanese government plans to use the revenue to install facial recognition gates at terminals. Also, it will be used to innovate public...

A Rundown Of The Best Guam Beaches

Guam is a tropical paradise and US-territory island located in the Mariana Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Due to its location in the Pacific, it’s home to unbeatable beaches, as well as some very interesting World War II history. For those of you who haven’t heard of Guam, the island is located around a seven-hour flight from Hawaii, and...

5 Ways To Celebrate Family Christmas Inside BGC’S Play City

After the holiday rush at work and school, it's finally time to spend precious moments with our greatest love—our family. Give the gift of wonderful memories to our children by taking them to KidZania Manila, the premier play city where the whole family can bond over its #YuleBeTogether themed activities. Here are five ways to celebrate the Family Christmas...

Celebrate A One-Of-A-Kind And Romantic Festive Season With McDull At Ocean Park Hong Kong Christmas Sensation

Ocean Park Hong Kong is celebrating this year’s Christmas like no other! Known for its widely sought-after aquarium and thrilling rides, the Park has prepared multiple exclusive promotions and festive activities for guests to enjoy. Ocean Park Hong Kong Christmas Sensation 2018 will be held from 15 December 2018 to 1 January 2019, offering guests a one-of-a-kind warm, romantic...

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