Tourism

technology, 5g, aerial

Globe activating 5G roaming in US, Canada ahead of travel comeback

Globe Telecom users traveling to North America can access 5G roaming services in the coming week as the telco giant gears up for the gradual recovery of the travel sector during the pandemic. In a statement on Thursday, Globe said 5G roaming in Canada would be launched on June 15 to be followed by the …

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wellness, massage, relaxation

In Tagaytay, healing spa is evolving into dining destination

Nurture Wellness Village, a pioneer in elevating the Filipino spa and a sanctuary for natural healing, is evolving into a dining destination in Tagaytay. It has forged a partnership with Raintree Hospitality Group, a niche developer and management company, to take over its restaurant, Gabriela.Rebranded as Farmer’s Table, it lives up to its name as …

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asphalt, street, trees

MPTC girds for return of travel, tourism

Varying levels of quarantine restrictions imposed since March of last year to contain the spread of COVID-19 have drastically reduced traffic along the country’s main expressways. This has undeniably affected the bottom line of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp, the toll operations arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPTC) that operates a network of toll roads …

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It’s not just the sites; for travelers, it’s safety first

With people now more conscious about their health and safety, businesses under the travel and hospitality sector, as they continue to bear the brunt of the pandemic’s economic impact, need to focus on the future of Philippine tourism: to become an industry that creates “low-density and high-value” experiences for consumers. In short, according to the …

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Struggling Boracay business operators hope for better times ahead

ILOILO CITY—Boracay Island’s tourism industry players are struggling to survive and are now pinning their hope on the government’s promised support under a “new normal” era that will focus on an eco-friendly strategy that combines “work and leisure” for tourists going to the island. “The current situation in Boracay is dire with most of the …

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Pangasinan welcomes more tourists as restrictions eased

LINGAYEN, PANGASINAN—Tourists outside the Ilocos region are now allowed to visit Pangasinan after the provincial government eased travel restrictions this week. Gov. Amado Espino III issued an executive order removing the travel authority and medical certificates from the required documents when entering the province. But Espino asked tourists to check their destinations as some local …

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