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Taiwan Extends Visa-Free Entry For Pinoys Until 2020

Taiwan has extended its 14-day visa-free entry privilege for Filipinos until July 2020, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Manila announced Tuesday night. "The government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) announced on July 2, 2019 that the visa-free privilege for the nationals of the Philippines will continue for another year from August 1, 2019, through July 31,...

PAL Puts 2M Domestic Seats On ‘Biggest Sale’

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines announced on Friday that more than 2 million seats are up for grabs in its "biggest domestic seat sale" from June 28 to July 7. Customers can book as low as PHP399 one-way economy base fare, for travel period between July 1 and December 12. PAL spokesperson Cielo Villaluna told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) that this...

AirAsia Group Puts 5M Seats On ‘Big Sale’

Low-cost airline AirAsia Group on Friday announced 5 million seats are up for grabs in its "big sale" slated on June 17-19. "(The Group) is having a big sale this June because we would like to give back to our loyal customers, and also to give people more reasons to travel with their friends and family," AirAsia Philippines...

Cambodia Extends Visa-Free Entry For Filipinos To 30 Days

The Royal Government of Cambodia has approved a thirty-day, visa-free entry policy to Filipino travelers, the Philippine embassy in Cambodia announced. According to the embassy, Cambodia "agreed, in the spirit of reciprocity," to its request to extend the initial period of stay for Philippine passport holders without a visa to 30 days upon arrival. Prior to the extension, Filipinos are only...

Taiwan: No Visa-Free Extension Announcement Yet

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday clarified that there is no announcement yet on the extension of the visa-free policy entry for Filipinos. The MOFA together with the Security, Immigration, Police, Investigation, Tourism, Economic and other related government agencies have been undergoing relevant procedures to conduct a "full-scale assessment" of the program’s effectiveness. "The conclusions & recommendations from the...

South Korea Made More Accessible!

If you are planning to go on a trip anytime soon but are unsure of where to go, maybe a little enticement from the South Korean Embassy can help make up your mind and get you packing ASAP. Recently this year, during the 70th anniversary of Filipino-Korean diplomatic ties, South Korean Ambassador Han Dong-Man stated how just in the past...

AirAsia PH Boosts PH-Taiwan Service

AirAsia Philippines is boosting its services between the Philippines and Taiwan, as it launches flights between Clark and Kaohsiung, and Cebu-Kaohsiung starting August 1. "Kaohsiung is one of the biggest cities in Taiwan, and (it's) closer to the Philippines than Taipei," AirAsia Philippines chief executive officer, Dexter Comendador, told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) over the weekend. He added that there...

PAL Launches Independence Day Seat Sale

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Monday launched its Independence Day seat sale, wherein over 2 million seats would be up for grabs from May 27 to June 2. "We're basically giving our customers the freedom to fly and enjoy the perks of PAL at incredibly low prices. There is an array of low packages to choose from," PAL spokesperson...

PH Pushes For Gender-Responsive Tourism Industry

With the unprecedented growth of Philippine tourism and its potential to create more jobs for women, the government is pushing for policies that are more gender-responsive. Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said the industry has opened up opportunities for more Filipinos, with around 5.3 million jobs related to tourism -- a share of 13.1 percent to the country's total employment in...

AirAsia Philippines Eyes Beijing Route

As China would open a new international airport in Beijing this year, AirAsia Philippines is now eyeing to service the route, an executive told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Tuesday. "We'd like to fly there, but we still need to get slots from Beijing and Manila," said Dexter Comendador, AirAsia chief executive officer. The AirAsia Group has routes to Macau,...

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