Travelogue: Meaningful experiences as Christmas gifts

GIFT OF TRAVEL. With Travelogue, you can give as Christmas gifts airline tickets, hotel or resort stays, sunset and other cruises, wellness voucher, or even domestic and international tour packages, said MyEventology project director Stephanie Villahermosa.

With USJ-R Intern Shyn Canonigo Today’s young people prefer meaningful experiences over material possessions, and Travelogue by MyEventology makes it easier to grant them their wish this Christmas. Stephanie Villahermosa, MyEventology project director, said one good gift for millennials is that of travel. “Material things will break, be forgotten, or become obsolete,” she cited, adding…

AirAsia launches new Cebu flights to Singapore, Taipei

NEW ROUTES. Launching the new AirAsia routes to Singapore and Taipei are (from left) DOT 7 officer in charge Judy Gabato, Singapore Tourism Board area director Lael Loh, Philippines AirAsia Director for Flight Operations Gomer Monreal, GMCAC President Louis Ferrer and Chief Executive Advisor Andrew Harrison.

AirAsia mounted earlier today its inaugural flights to Taipei and Singapore, marking an expansion that is seen to boost tourism and increase job opportunities, officials said. The new routes “herald brighter and better opportunities for travel, business and tourism,” said Philippine AirAsia Director for Flight Operations Gomer Monreal. “It also means more job opportunities and…

Taiwan cultural office lists top 5 reasons to visit in launch of Cebu-Taipei AirAsia route

AIRASIA CEBU-TAIPEI ROUTE. Philippines AirAsia chief executive officer Dexter Comendador (3rd from right) leads the launch of the Cebu-Taipei route that will start operating thrice weekly on November 25. With him are Taiwan Economic Cultural Office director for press division Jerry Cheng-An Chuang (4th from left), Department of Tourism head for route development Erwin Balane, and Captain Gisela Bendong-Boniel, who is also the mayor of Bien Unido town in Bohol.

With all that it can offer tourists, from food to culture to scenic spots, Taiwan is an ideal travel destination for Filipinos. Ma. Elaine V. Ramirez, executive assistant of the Press Division Director at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines, said during the recent launch of the AirAsia Cebu-Taipei route that…

AirAsia opens direct Cebu-Singapore flights, offers P888 introductory fare

AirAsia announced it will operate direct flights from Cebu to Singapore starting November 25. To celebrate the launch of the route, AirAsia is offering promotional fares on from as low as P888 for travel between November 25, 2016 and March 24, 2017. Promotional fares are up for grabs from today until October 23 only.…

AirAsia starts Manila, Cebu flights to Taipei, offers promo fares from P888

NIGHT MARKETS. Taipei has many night markets that have food kiosks, movie theaters, video arcades, shops, and karaoke stores. (Creative Commons photo by Tomas Fano)

AirAsia announced today, Sunday, that it will open direct flights to Taipei from Manila and Cebu starting next month. To celebrate the opening of the new routes, the airline offers on promo fares for as low as P888 out of Cebu and P1,488 out of Manila to Taipei for tickets bought until October 16,…

Filipino travelers to Hong Kong get top deals from Marco Polo hotels

MARCO POLO HONGKONG. Fantastic view of Hong Kong from the Marco Polo Hongkong.

The Philippines is now the second biggest travel market in Hong Kong, and the Marco Polo Hotels-Hong Kong gives Filipinos even more reasons to visit and enjoy this Chinese city. From room upgrades to shopping discounts and free ferry rides, Filipino travelers to Hong Kong enjoy a world of privileges from the Marco Polo Hongkong,…

Danasan Eco Adventure Park offers fun, extreme, and nature adventure

EXTREME ADVENTURE. When it comes to extreme activities, the Danasan Eco Adventure Park in Danao City has a lot to choose from.

Two specks atop a steel tower hurtle downward, their screams reverberating around the mountain camp that is the Danasan Eco Adventure Park in Danao City. As they near ground, the two friends’ shrieks turn to whoops of triumph and relief at having survived the 130-foot swing. It’s not as if they weren’t warned, though. The name Skydrop alone suggests it would be one, long fall.

Aloguinsan features Bojo River, The Farmhouse, Hermit’s Cove tours

A small town located on the western seaboard of Cebu, Aloguinsan is gaining renown for its nature tours that advocate sustainable and responsible tourism. One of the notable activities for town visitors is a downstream ride on a small baroto (wooden boat) along the Bojo River as fishermen guide point out mangrove and other flora as well as bird species.

Swim in blue seas, zip or dive from a cliff in Funtastic Island Medellin

GREAT VIEW. Funtastic Island is part of Gibitngil, an island-barangay gifted with sparkling waters, vast coral reefs, long stretch of sand beaches, a picturesque sand bar and rock formations. (Photo provided by Medellin local government)

Funtastic Island is part of Gibitngil, an island-barangay gifted with sparkling waters, vast coral reefs, long stretch of sand beaches, a picturesque sand bar and rock formations reminiscent of those in Coron, Palawan.