Tag: Philippines

OTM 2019 emerges as the largest travel trade show in India again

Participants from 50+ Countries and many Indian States and Union Territories exhibited their destinations at OTM 2019, held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre from January 23 to 25. OTM 2019 had 1,000+ exhibitors, including National and State Tourism Organisations, State Tourism Boards, Hotels, Airlines, Destination Marketing Companies and other suppliers serving leisure as well as […]

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Eatigo receives follow-on investment from TripAdvisor

Eatigo, the restaurant reservation platform in Southeast Asia, has received a follow-on investment from its existing strategic investor, TripAdvisor, bringing its total raise across all its investors till date to over USD 25 million. The pre-series C investment for Eatigo comes as TripAdvisor’s restaurant business unit and its subsidiary, TheFork, look to help expand Eatigo’s […]

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Philippines records steady increase in MICE travel from India

              Akansha Pandey | New Delhi India has jumped up to the 12th position and as per the Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines, the Indian arrivals between January to November 2017 have increased by 19%, with a total of 99,088 visitors. The Philippines is hopeful of reaching 100,000 Indian […]

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Indian arrivals to the Philippines witnesses 37% rise

The Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines, recorded a whopping growth of 37% in Indian arrivals to the Philippines in the month of May, 2017, in comparison to the same period last year. City of Manila, Pagsanjan, the heritage city of Cebu, Boracay and Bohol are some of the most popular places among Indian travellers visiting […]

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Philippines gears up for its annual Masskara Festival

The MassKara Festival is one of the most celebrated annual events of the Philippines that reflect the love for entertainment and gaiety. It is set to take place on October 19 in order to celebrate the founding anniversary of Bacolod City. The name of the MassKara Festival is derived from the words ‘mass’ that means […]

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Philippines witnesses tourist growth of 11% in the first quarter of 2017

The Philippines during the initial quarter of 2017, has recorded a growth of 11.4% in tourist arrival, welcoming 1.784 million tourists compared to 1.6 million in the same period last year. Tourism Assistant Secretary, Frederick M Alegre, has said that this growth can be attributed to the 160,000 airline seats which were added this year […]

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Philippines to host the 6th UNWTO Conference on Tourism Statistics

Policy leaders, statisticians, academicians and private sector will convene in Manila in the Philippines, from June 21-24, 2017, to discuss new methodologies to measure the full impacts of tourism. The Sixth edition of the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) International Conference on Statistics, an official event of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, […]

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Philippines organises training sessions in Delhi and Ahmedabad

The Philippines has registered a growth of about 21.37% in tourist arrivals from India in 2016. To sustain and grow tourist traffic from the Indian market, the Department of Tourism (DOT) recently organised training sessions for travel trade partners in Ahmedabad and Delhi. The 25 member delegation led by Glen Agustin, Chief Tourism Operations Officer, […]

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‘Visit ASEAN@50: Golden Celebration’ campaign promoted at ITB Berlin 2017

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was established on August 8, 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand by the founding fathers of the original ASEAN countries; namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The nations of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam have since joined this regional grouping. This year in 2017, ASEAN […]

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Philippines is all set to host the finale of Miss Universe 2017

The beautiful Philippines plays host to beauty queens from across the world as the country is gearing up to host the finale of 65th Miss Universe pageant. The grand event will be held at the Mall of Asia Arena, Pasay City in Metro Manila and will be broadcasted LIVE on January 30, 2017. 85 gorgeous […]

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