DOT nominates Yamang Bukid for farm tourism award
The entrance to Yamang Bukid Farm, a virtual paradise, with well-maintained flower and vegetable gardens in Sitio Candes III, Barangay Bacungan, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. (Photo by Julio P. Yap, Jr./THEPHILBIZNEWS)

DOT nominates Yamang Bukid for farm tourism award

Text and Photos by Julio P. Yap, Jr. YAMANG BUKID FARM, an emerging agro-tourism destination in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan is being shortlisted for a major award on farm…

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PH business community sees strong prospects in Russia
President Duterte poses with the Philippine business delegation to the trade and investment forum in Moscow. Joining him on stage are (from left) Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos D. Sorreta, DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, Executive Secretary Salvador Medealdea, and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. (Presidential Photo)

PH business community sees strong prospects in Russia

By THEPHILBIZNEWS STAFF The 400-strong Philippine business delegation that joined President Duterte’s visit to Russia last week sees strong prospects as both nations agreed to strengthen bilateral trade, the Department…

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INVESTOUR: Incentives for investors in Palawan tourism
Rock formations at the area going to the Underground River in Puerto Princesa Photo by Monsi A. Serrano/THEPHILBIZNEWS

INVESTOUR: Incentives for investors in Palawan tourism

Text, photos and video by Monsi A. Serrano The Philippine Chamber of Commerce Industry (PCCI) is helping spur business for Palawan — rated one of the world’s best tourist spots.…

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DOT, Globe partner to promote sustainable and digital tourism
From left: Globe Channel Management Group EVP Bernie Llamzon, Globe Chief Commercial Officer Albert de Larrazabal, Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu, General Luna Mayor Yayang Rusillon, Catangnan Barangay Captain Lito Saavedra , Globe myBusiness Senior Advisor Derrick Heng, Globe Business SVP Peter Maquera, and General Luna Administrative Officer Peejay Gorgonio.

DOT, Globe partner to promote sustainable and digital tourism

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and Globe have entered into a strategic partnership for the promotion and digital transformation of the Philippine Tourism industry while jointly advocating for the adoption…

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Eleazar confident TOP COP program will attract more tourists, investors in PH
P/Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar affirms the NCRPO’s support for tourism and investments by ensuring peace and order in the capital at the ‘Investour Forum’ sponsored by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) last September 28 at The Manila House, BGC, Taguig City. (Photo by Monsi A. Serrano/THEPHILBIZNEWS)

Eleazar confident TOP COP program will attract more tourists, investors in PH

Text, photos and video by Monsi A. Serrano A high-ranking police official reaffirmed recently the Philippine National Police’s (PNP’s) commitment to ensuring peace and order in the country to facilitate…

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China’s city of 80 M people to open direct flight to Legazpi
Legazpi City Mayor Noel Rosal receives the jeepney recently turned over by Hengyang officials. (Photo courtesy of theLegazpi City LGU via PIA5)

China’s city of 80 M people to open direct flight to Legazpi

By Sally Atento-Altea China’s second largest city will be opening a direct flight to Legazpi City as part of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed last year by Hengyang City…

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Novotel’s new Italian executive chef is all about quality
Novotel's new Executive Chef Massimiliano 'Massi" Pauletto explaining to the guests and media what are the exciting and mouthwatering food that Novotel Araneta has to offer to their guests. Photo By Monsi A. SerraNO/THEPHILBIZNEWS

Novotel’s new Italian executive chef is all about quality

Text and photos by Monsi A. SerranoVideo by Rowie E. CantubaItalian chefs typically forego elaborate preparations. They'd rather focus on simplicity and quality of ingredients, and by the time they're…

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Most authentic Oktoberfest celebration set at Solaire, Oct. 17-19
PROST! Cheers to the 81ST OKTOBERFEST which will be held on OCT. 14-17 at Solaire From left: German Club’s Michael Scheile, Michael Dinges Solaire’s Vice President of Culinary, Eiffelene Salvador, Tobias Rast, President of German Club Manila and Knut Becker, Solaire's Vice President of Food & Beverage

Most authentic Oktoberfest celebration set at Solaire, Oct. 17-19

Text and photos By Monsi A. Serrano With a promise of real feel and ambiance of how the Oktoberfest is being celebrated in Munich, Germany, Solaire Resort & Casino and…

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DOTr gives ‘green light’ for Bulacan airport construction
DOTr Secretary Arthur Tugade (left) and SMC President and COO Ramon S. Ang after signing the concession agreement for the Bulacan International Airport on Sept. 18, 2019 in Clark, Pampanga. (Photo courtesy of PIA)

DOTr gives ‘green light’ for Bulacan airport construction

CLARK, Pampanga — The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Wednesday, September 18, gave San Miguel Corporation (SMC) the green light to begin construction of the Bulacan International Airport. DOTr Secretary…

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