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Duterte declares state of calamity in PH due to coronavirus
March 17, 2020
The Philippines is under a state of calamity for 6 months, 'unless lifted earlier or extended'


The Video: New normal travel must-haves!
GMA Public Affairs Aired October 2, 2020
Ano-ano nga ba ang hindi dapat mawala sa ating gamit kapag magta-travel ngayong may pandemya? Silipin ang new normal travel must-haves na ibinida ng UH Barkada ngayong umaga!


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The Philippine territory and MUCH more e.g. Travel advisories

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Sustainable Tourism and Environment Conservation amid the pandemic
May 29, 2020 ANC 24/7

See how this UN recognized tourism enterprise is handling the pandemic while retaining their mission to have sustainable tourism and environment conservation go hand in hand.

Regions, Provinces, Administrative divisions, some Cities - some with museums - etc., Cebu Province "Special", Etc.



Pamana - Saving Our Heritage - Full Episode
GMA Public Affairs Sep 06 2020

Currently, there are six world heritage sites in our country that are recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - an international group that seeks to promote preservation of cultural and natural heritage worldwide - the Baroque Churches of the Philippines, the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, the Rice Terraces of Philippine Cordilleras, the Historic City of Vigan, the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, and the Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Cancellations, refunds: Managing hotel, Airbnb bookings during calamity
January 14, 2020

Cancel your reservations as early as you can and always keep safe.
On what everyone thought was going to be just another slow and easy weekend in Tagaytay City, ash and hot steam suddenly shot out of the Taal Volcano on Sunday, January 12.
The effects of the volcanic activity were quick and immediately felt – by 7:30 pm on Sunday, state volcanologists raised Alert Level 4 for the Batangas volcano because a "hazardous" eruption was likely to happen "within hours to days."

With Taal Lake off limits, Batangas highlights other tourist spots to lift economy
Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta February 08, 2020
Batangas has a lot more to offer tourists than Taal Volcano Island, which has been placed on permanent lockdown by the national government

The eruption of Tall Volcano, January to March, 2020

Isko Moreno to foreigners: Respect our rules
Sofia Tomacruz July 08, 2019 - with Video

'Please foreigners, immaterial of where you came from, if you go to Manila, you need to follow simple rules,' says Manila Mayor Isko Moreno after hearing of a Chinese national who urinated on the street and hit a barangay official



Nov 14, 2019 Tourism Philippines
Let’s make these views last. Be a responsible traveler and make the Philippines #MoreFunForever – help #SaveOurSpots!

Save Our Spots | Small Acts, Big Change
Dec 29, 2019 Tourism Philippines
Ensuring our destinations stay #MoreFunForever can start with the smallest of things! Make saving our tourist spots your resolution for the New Year.
What changes will you make to travel more responsibly?


Wake Up in the Philippines
Apr 25, 2020 Tourism Philippines
Beyond the Philippines' breathtaking beaches, you can discover a wide range of exhilarating adventures, relaxing getaways, and diverse cultures that can sate the wanderlust you must be feeling right now.

Boracay Island now open
Aika Rey October 26, 2018

The spotless white, powdery sands on the shores of Boracay is ready to receive tourists, but not the rest of the island

Dissenters slam SC on Duterte’s Boracay win: ‘Realization of a tyrant’
Lian Buan February 27, 2019
Justices Leonen and Caguioa write strong dissenting opinions that allude to Duterte as a tyrant and dictator

October 27, 2018 - With Videos
Take a close look at the effects of Boracay's closure – on the people, businesses, and the environment

WATCH: Balabag Wetland Park to be new Boracay attraction
October 27, 2018
Wetland No. 4, located at Central Boracay, will be dubbed as 'Balabag Wetland Park' once its completed

Gov't to issue access cards for Boracay tourists
by Ralf Rivas September 19, 2018
Boracay can only take in a maximum of 19,215 tourists at any given time. The access cards will help the government control the number of visitors.

FACT CHECK: Is Duterte right that Boracay is agricultural land?
by Sofia Tomacruz April 10, 2018
A 2006 proclamation signed by then president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo classified Boracay Island as forestland and agricultural land

an the Videos in the album "Boracay Island":

The New Boracay
GMA Public Affairs Mar 18, 2019
After its 6-month rehabilitation, Boracay is now ready to receive guests again. What are the changes in the island? Find out in this video.

Boracay in chaos as shutdown looms

Rebuilding Boracay - Aug 9, 2018

Rebuilding Paradise - Sep 15, 2018

Philippines one of most dangerous places for civilians
JC Gotinga July 05, 2019

The government’s anti-drug war and political rivalries triggered 'a wave of targeted attacks' in the first half of the year, says the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project

Why your tourist brain may try to drown you
Chris Houser March 09, 2019

Tourist brain occurs when visual cues in unfamiliar places coax vacationers into taking risks.
During the mid-winter break, many vacationers head to sandy beaches and turquoise waters. But in their efforts to unwind – and warm up – they often put themselves at risk of drowning by committing a simple cognitive error referred to as “tourist brain.”

Who is the new Pinoy traveler?
Jules Matabuena May 28, 2019

For starters, he or she prefers more meaningful trips than simply getting as many stamps on their passports as possible

What you need to know: Duterte admin's crackdown on ‘tambays’
Rambo Talabong June 18, 2018 - with Video

Here is an explainer on the Duterte government's new anti-criminality thrust - going after 'tambays' or people who stay idly or loiter in public places.


and also

Duterte says as 'parent of nation,' he can order detention of tambays
Pia Ranada June 22, 2018
To defend his order against loiterers, the President cites parens patriae, the power of the state to act as parents of individuals needing protecting

Duterte declares martial law in Mindanao
by Pia Ranada, May 23, 2017 - with video
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte makes the declaration while on an official visit to Russia, as Maute Group members attack Marawi City in Mindanao.



DOT Warns Public of Bogus Travel Agencies
Mar 31, 2017

Undersecretary for Tourism Regulation, Coordination and Resource Generation (TRCRG) Alma Rita Jimenez stressed the importance of using DOT accredited establishments and facilities to avoid being victim to these bogus activities.

Undersecretary Jimenez urged travelers to observe WISE, the acronym for: Work out your travel plans; Identify your tour/travel agencies; See if they are accredited; and Engage only those verified.

How Social Tourism is Redefining Millennial Wanderlust
by Tristan Zinampan April 14, 2018

How and why does social tourism appeal to our generation?


Why use credit cards while traveling?
Apr 19, 2017 By Rappler in partnership with BDO Unibank

Traveling soon? Don't forget to bring your credit card! Take advantage of its perks and benefits. Here's a guide on how you can use it wisely.

Look more HERE

Western governments urge citizens to avoid Mindanao
by Agence France-Presse July 27, 2017

Western governments are warning their citizens against travelling to nearly all of the southern third of the Philippines, citing the rising threats of terror attacks and kidnappings by terrorists.

Philippines vs US e.g. travel warnings

updated February 2017

The US State Department issues another travel advisory, warning its citizens to avoid “all non-essential travel” and exercise “extreme caution” in Mindanao due to continued terrorist and rebel threats.


2016: Change is here
Dec 30, 2016


Do you agree that ‘change is here?’
July 26, 2017
Change, the key promise of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016, remains elusive to many, but others concede things have invariably been altered. For better, or for worse?

Death in 'El Dorado'
by Kyungmin Bae January 29, 2017

'It is hoped that the Philippine government takes Jee's murder case seriously and ensures security for other Koreans in the Philippines.

Important to read also for other nationalities!

Look also HERE

Proclamation No. 55, s. 2016
Signed on September 4, 2016


Memorandum Order No. 3, s. 2016
Signed on September 7, 2016

Memorandum Order No. 4, s. 2016

State of nat'l emergency: More police, military in malls, train stations
by Pia Ranada September 06, 2016
The Palace releases guidelines for implementing President Duterte's declaration of 'state of national emergency on account of lawless violence'

De Lima: Palace guidelines on state of nat'l emergency 'prone to abuse'
by Camille Elemia September 08, 2016
Senator Leila De Lima – deemed the fiercest critic of President Duterte – expects the declaration to be questioned before the Supreme Court

These links and Videos


Police Checkpoints 101: How checkpoints work
Sep 16, 2016

We visited a checkpoint in Taguig City to see how checkpoints work and what citizens should and shouldn’t see in checkpoints

10 things to remember at PNP checkpoints
Posted by ABS-CBN News at Sep 06 2016
Look - download the poster as pdf HERE

Look more HERE

MAP: Where did violence in PH erupt in past 6 months?
by Katerina Francisco December 17, 2016
Bomb scares, explosions, public officials killed – a list of the violent incidents that have erupted as of mid-December in the Philippines
Aside from the administration's bloody crackdown on illegal drugs – which has racked up over 6,000 victims – there's been a number of violent incidents in recent months adding to the body count of Filipinos killed.
What to do during a bombing
September 03, 2016

'Please report any and all suspicious activities no matter how insignificant they may seem'

The Video

Bombing incident safety tips
Sep 14, 2016

The case for 'Oplan Bakal'
by PCSupt Guillermo Lorenzo T. Eleazar September 19, 2017

The term bakal is a Filipino colloquial for gun or firearm. Oplan Bakal dates back many, many years.
As we all know, and as clearly posted in the entrances of bars and clubs, firearms are not allowed inside the establishments.

Unknown to many, Oplan Bakal is welcome to club and bar management and owners who give police prior approval without knowing when the operation will be conducted because Oplan Bakal helps ensure the safety of the majority of the customers and the club personnel themselves.

Not sure which streets are safe? This app will guide you
by Rambo Talabong June 17, 2017

Safetipin is a mobile application enabling users to rate and share their ‘safety perception’ of areas in their city.
No matter how developed Metro Manila cities are, some streets continue to be sites of crime and violence, especially at night.
Now there’s an application to help Metro Manila residents, especially women, to keep safe when walking the streets of the capital region.

Laws - Tourism

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The Chan Robles Virtual Law Library of Law of the Philippines

Here AboutPhilippines recommend to look after wanted laws


Tourism Act of 2009 and IRR


How to Apply for DOT Accreditation
Jan 16, 2018

Travel Pass take you through the step-by-step procedure of applying for accreditation, its requirements, and the benefits of being a DOT-accredited establishment and tour operator.

Republic Act 9208 or Anti-Trafficking in Persons

a penal law against human trafficking, organ trafficking, sex tourism, sex slavery and child prostitution

Look Implementing Rules and Regulations HERE

The ban on trafficking of persons for the purpose of removal or sale of organs is contained in Section 3(a) of Republic Act 9208

The Video

Republic Act 9208 or “Anti-Trafficking in Persons


Tourism - Tourist in the Philippines

Remark: Many the video-links are in the album:

A paradise of 7107 islands, Tourism organizations, Maps etc.

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Tourism - Authorities and Organizations

Tourists - introduction

Travel guides

Eco and Agri Tourism - Introduction

Medical and Dental Tourism - Hospitals, Doctors, Etc.


Tourist booking agencies

Where to Stay - Etc!

Great places to visit

Airport bus service

Where to Eat - and - Romantic date destinations

Safe Drinking Water to All

Tourism educations

Special Infomercials e.g. about heat stroke, tropical diseases and after disasters

Hospital Advisor, Know your hospital: A guide to getting the best care

Disability Tourism - Etc.

Etiquette, Do's and Don't's in every way and situations - Etc.

Attire and Etiquette in the church and in the cemetery

Who is balikbayan and balikbayan homecoming as a tourist (privileges)

Learn how to say thank you and other Filipino phrases during your visit

go to main-overview

Tourism - Authorities and Organizations

go to overview

Bureau of Immigration

important informations and video also for tourists and balikbayans about the program and services from processing to legal matters.

Duterte to study removal of 'visa on arrival' privilege for foreigners
Pia Ranada and Sofia Tomacruz August 01, 2019

Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr makes the suggestion after National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr raised security concerns over the surge in the number of Chinese working in the Philippines

PH 'refining' visa on arrival for Chinese due to overstaying issues
Lian Buan August 02, 2019
Triggered by statements of concern on the influx of illegal Chinese workers, the Bureau of Immigration is also now considering the possibility of scrapping the scheme altogether

IMPORTANT look also about Visa, Residence permission, Retirement


Department of Tourism - DOT

DOT eyes Philippines as 'religious pilgrimage' destination
ABS-CBN News Jan 23 2018

Changes to come for DOT PH campaign
October 04, 2016
The Department of Tourism is already working on a new campaign slogan to replace 'It's More Fun in the Philippines'

and HERE

The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority - TIEZA

formerly Philippine Tourism Authority, an attached agency to the Department of Tourism
The Videos - Remark the videos are albums DOT and TIEZA in the in the album "Government Authorities - Etc."

FACT CHECK: DOT's 'misleading' tourism graphs in 2017 report
July 28, 2017

UPDATED The way the graph was presented made it appear like the 109% jump in revenue happened during the first year of the Duterte administration. Including data for intervening years in the graph would have shown that the numbers have been progressively increasing since 2011.

DOT, NCCA launch KulTOURa app for tourists
June 20, 2017

The KulTOURa app contains information and details of selected places in the Philippines as guide for travelers.
The KulTOURa app is available on Andorid and iOS for free

WATCH: Unofficial PH tourism ad makes waves online
June 16, 2017 - with video

After the botched partnership of McCann and the DOT, a group of creatives have come up with their own tourism ad.
Since it was released on Twitter on June 13, the video has gotten over 1,400 retweets as of posting

Discovering social tourism at the Ipo Watershed
by Tristan Zinampan May 04, 2018

2 hours away from Metro Manila lies a lush land many urbanites may not have even heard of. With 6,600 hectares rainforest, this area of mountainous green cradles a dam part of the more extensive Angat Water System, the Ipo Watershed.
It’s a place that embodies both the positive and negative attributes of the words “forgotten paradise.”

DOT releases 'Experience the Philippines' ad
June 12, 2017

The Department of Tourism unveils its second TV commercial, titled 'Sights'
The Department of Tourism released on Monday, June 12, a new TV commercial, following a family-oriented ad back in January. (WATCH: DOT launches new ad campaign with family-focused TVC - with video)

  Public Private Partnership Center of the Philippines PPPc

the government's facilitator and catalyst in pursuing and delivering PPP projects.

Look MUCH more and videos HERE e.g. Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines - Driver of Tourism


Towards a Responsible Tourism for Sagada
Aug 19, 2015

The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) Philippines in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts present "Towards a Responsible Tourism for Sagada: A Roundtable Consultation for a Proposed Accreditation Ordinance for Travel Agencies and Tour Operators."

Philippine Travel Agencies Association
Philippine Tour Operators Association, PHILTOA

the association of registered tour operators that exclusively promotes in-bound and domestic tourism.

The Video


Cebu City


Duty Free Philippines Corporation, DFPC

The Videos

TVC - Duty Free ng Bayan


Remark this is an album in the in the album Tourism organizations - Etc.

Look also HERE


Remark these are albums in the album "A paradise of 7107 islands"
Advice on Flying to the Philippines (Manila) for the First Time
by/Kevin Sanders Jan 18, 2016

Here I discuss flying to the Philippines for the first time and making it through the Manila airport. I include some tips for buying your ticket, making the trip easier, and customs/immigration.
Philippine Bureau of Customs, BOC Infomercial

This video clip intends to provide general information to the arriving passengers on the rules and regulations that the Philippine Bureau of Customs are implementing at the airport. Mabuhay!
Passengers told: Declare valuables in check-in baggage

The Civil Aeronautics Board, CAB plans to coordinate with airport authorities and the airlines and baggage handlers on cases of baggage pilfering. Apr 18, 2015

Overseas Filipinos demand end to 'laglag bala' scam
by/Rappler October 29, 2015
OFWs demand an end to the 'laglag bala' scam that has victimized innocent passengers at the country's main international airports

IMPORTANT: Look MUCH more and the videos about 'laglag bala' scam HERE

Surprises that make summer in PH unique
by Krista Garcia March 23, 2017 - with videos

On your next trip, make sure to leave room for unexpected discoveries – they’ll make your experience more interesting


Bring Home A Friend
Updated Oct 22, 2017

There's no place like home. Discover the many reasons why you should Bring Home A Friend to the Philippines in our new music video performed by tourism ambassador Piolo Pascual and shares these 4 easy steps to join the BRING HOME A FRIEND travel rewards program!


Remark these are album - videos in the album "DOT - More fun in the Philippines"

More fun in the Philippines

Videos from Department of Tourism

Philippines is called the Pearl of the Pacific and truly earns this name with all fantastic sceneries.
The Department of Tourism - Philippines takes over the London Waterloo Station
May 26, 2016

If you like Asia, make sure to visit Philippines at least once.
Visit the Philippines Again 2016 campaign
Aug 15, 2016
As part of the Visit the Philippines Again 2016 campaign - and following the success of the recent London Waterloo Station takeover - the Department of Tourism launched its station domination series at London King's Cross Station. The event is out of a total of three station takeover projects, the final of which is to occur on November 2016 during the World Travel Market.
Department of Tourism Philippines London King's Cross Station Domination July 2016
Aug 21, 2016
Last July 1st to July 28th 2016, London King’s Cross station was dominated by the Philippine Department of Tourism in collaboration with Round the World Experts.
Look the FULL description on the video



More than 400 maps

Map considered 'birth certificate' of Philippines
Sep 13, 2020 ANC 24/7

Stunning works from notable Filipino artists are up for grabs in the Leon Gallery Auction this month. Among them four ancient maps including the first-ever map to use the word "Filipina" to name our country.


More than 400 maps of Philippines, islands, Cities Municipalities, Barangays e.g.:

 Special Maps about
Airports, Ethnic groups, Languages, Railways, Roads, Protected areas, Mining, Vulnerability to Nature & Environmental Disasters - Etc.&
Maps of Philippines - Historical from 1700 to 1965

Remark this is an album with sub-albums in the album A paradise of 7107 islands


Look also HERE and HERE

Zambales Resort Owners Association
Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines
Hotel, Resort & Restaurant Association of Cebu, HRRAC
Clark Special Economic Zone, Sacobia

Sacobia Development Plan

Camping Holiday Destination

No Smoking - Vaping in Public Places
RA-9211 - EOs - Etc.

go to overview


RA-9211 Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003

Public smoking ban takes effect nationwide
Published on Jul 23, 2017
Executive Order 26 or the nationwide ban on public smoking is now in effect, the Department of Health (DOH) announced Sunday
Nationwide smoking ban, ipatutupad simula sa Linggo
Jul 21, 2017
Kaugnay ng pagpapatupad ng Nationwide Smoking Ban simula sa Linggo, Hulyo 23, nakapanayam ng Bandila si DOH Asst. Sec. Eric Tayag
No Smoking in Metro Manila

The Metro Manila Development Authority, in cooperation with the cities of the National Capital Region, has started the implementation of Republic Act 9211, otherwise known as the No Smoking policy.
The Philippines - No Longer a Smoker's Paradise

This year the price of alcohol and cigarettes has double in the Philippines. A new Sin Tax Law that came into affect with the New Year as doubled the price of both local and imported alcohol and cigarettes. Mar 14, 2013

Smoking ban EO implementation starts July 22, 2017
Pia Ranada July 17, 2017
Individuals and establishments caught violating President Rodrigo Duterte's executive order will face fines or imprisonment

Duterte signs EO on smoking ban
Jee Y. Geronimo and Pia Ranada May 19, 2017
Executive Order 26 sets strict guidelines on designated smoking areas and bans them altogether in schools, including universities, and recreational facilities for minors

Executive Order 26

Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 - updates

Smoking in the Philippines


No Vaping in Public Places
Mar 8, 2020 ABS-CBN News

Executive Order No. 106 which prohibits vaping or the use of e-cigarettes in public places in an expansion of the nationwide smoking ban.

PNP to arrest vape users even without Duterte executive order
Rambo Talabong November 20, 2019
The Philippine National Police does not know whether they should also arrest vape users in designated smoking areas because they began without waiting for an executive order

Duterte warns judges against challenging vape ban
Sofia Tomacruz November 20, 2019
The President's remark is the latest show of disregard for the independence of the judiciary and the role of lawyers

What case to file vs arrested vape users? ‘Wala,’ admits PNP
Rambo Talabong November 21, 2019 - with Video
Asked why cops should arrest vape users if they will not file a case, police OIC Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa says, ‘Just to implement the directive of the President’

Vaping arrest order is latest legal conundrum in Duterte admin
Lian Buan November 21, 2019
Is vaping allowed in designated smoking areas? The President's foot soldiers are piecing policy puzzles as they go.

On what grounds? Netizens weigh in on Duterte’s vaping ban
Gaby Baizas November 21, 2019
'Not a fan of vaping, but whatever happened to due process?' one netizen writes

Even without Duterte order, these cities can punish you for vaping
Rambo Talabong November 22, 2019
Cities across the Philippines are ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte in declaring a vaping ban – complete with the proper paperwork as basis

‘Like a general orders his soldiers’: Barbers says caseless arrests vs vapers lawful
Michelle Abad November 22, 2019
Contradicting lawyers in the government, dangerous drugs House committee chair Robert Ace Barbers believes that the President’s verbal e-cigarette ban is enough to consider as effective as a written executive order

At least 250 vapes confiscated in Central Visayas
Ryan Macasero November 22, 2019
At least 100 vapes are confiscated in Cebu alone. No arrests are made in the crackdown on electronic cigarettes and other smoking devices.

243 vapers nabbed then freed as PNP finds no law to file cases
Rambo Talabong November 25, 2019 - with Video
The Philippine National Police arrests then immediately releases hundreds of vape users as they have no law as basis to build a case

PNP to arrest vape users even without Duterte executive order
Rambo Talabong November 20, 2019

The Philippine National Police does not know whether they should also arrest vape users in designated smoking areas because they began without waiting for an executive order

Duterte warns judges against challenging vape ban
Sofia Tomacruz November 20, 2019
The President's remark is the latest show of disregard for the independence of the judiciary and the role of lawyers

What case to file vs arrested vape users? ‘Wala,’ admits PNP
Rambo Talabong November 21, 2019 - with Video
Asked why cops should arrest vape users if they will not file a case, police OIC Lieutenant General Archie Gamboa says, ‘Just to implement the directive of the President’

Vaping arrest order is latest legal conundrum in Duterte admin
Lian Buan November 21, 2019
Is vaping allowed in designated smoking areas? The President's foot soldiers are piecing policy puzzles as they go.

On what grounds? Netizens weigh in on Duterte’s vaping ban
Gaby Baizas November 21, 2019
'Not a fan of vaping, but whatever happened to due process?' one netizen writes

Even without Duterte order, these cities can punish you for vaping
Rambo Talabong November 22, 2019
Cities across the Philippines are ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte in declaring a vaping ban – complete with the proper paperwork as basis

‘Like a general orders his soldiers’: Barbers says caseless arrests vs vapers lawful
Michelle Abad November 22, 2019
Contradicting lawyers in the government, dangerous drugs House committee chair Robert Ace Barbers believes that the President’s verbal e-cigarette ban is enough to consider as effective as a written executive order

At least 250 vapes confiscated in Central Visayas
Ryan Macasero November 22, 2019
At least 100 vapes are confiscated in Cebu alone. No arrests are made in the crackdown on electronic cigarettes and other smoking devices.

243 vapers nabbed then freed as PNP finds no law to file cases
Rambo Talabong November 25, 2019 - with Video
The Philippine National Police arrests then immediately releases hundreds of vape users as they have no law as basis to build a case

Tourism - introduction

go to overview


Some of the best videos we have seen:

Impressions of the Philippines
Look the description of the video HERE
The Philippines - Asia's Rising Tiger
The Philippines Documentary Jul 18, 2014
Feb 24, 2017
Diverse in culture, in heritage, in history - and we are ONE. We are everything as we are everyone. We are this land's people as we are the land itself. WE ARE THE PHILIPPINES.

Remark these are albums in the album "Intro about & Impression of the Philippines"


A paradise of 7107 islands
Asia's paradise, Viaje Filipinas
Only in the Philippines
The 12 Wonders of the Philippines
Experiencing the Philippines: Beyond the Usual

The Philippines : Islands Of Mystery - dedicated to all casualties and victims of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) that hit the central Philippines on 8th Nov 2013. Nov 16, 2013.
Philippine Tourism - Promoting Country's Scenic Spots
Sep 28, 2015
Fun Facts about the Philippines
BiyaheTayo - "Travel together" - Greatings to - from and about the Philippines - An introduction to visit Philippines
Explore the Wonders of the Philippines NOW!

Discover the fascinating variety of the 7,107 islands. Gorgeous bays, dazzling white beaches, azure seas, towering mountain ranges, cool cloud forests and a vast underwater cosmos will enchant you. Every island has the ability to transform ordinary perceptions into sheer wonder.

Remark these are albums in the album "A paradise of 7107 islands"


Remark these are albums in the album Poverty - Slum - etc.



Tondo: Manila's largest slum

A very IMPORTANT serie of videos to look about the life of so many filipinos


The Definitions of Lower, Middle, and Upper Classes

Nov 3, 2013


Extreme Contrast. Rich & Poor

Sep 4, 2014 by/globalvideopro1


in the album For and about Deaf

The Deaf Tour Guides
Tourism Philippines Sep 29, 2019

Jamie Aquino believes that the beautiful culture of the Philippines should be accessible to all, particularly to her Deaf community. At that, the Deafinite Tour Guiding Services President masterfully uses sign language to help people like her learn more about the rich history of Intramuros. In this video, Jamie explains how a Department of Tourism initiative has helped build her vision of a more inclusive tourism industry.


Deaf and mute friendly cafe, bisitahin
Jan 21, 2020 ABS-CBN News

Adbokasiya ng isang deaf and mute mula sa Rosario, La Union ang pagtulong sa kapwa PWD sa pamamagiitan ng kanyang negosyo


Pinoy Food Tourism advertisement

Remark this is an album in the in the album "DOT - More fun in the Philippines"

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Remark these are albums in the album Daily life, shopping, work, retirement - Etc.

Typical Philippines

Life in Province

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Culture, Traditions, Values and Beliefs of Filipinos

Remark this is an album in the album Filipino Culture and Traditions & Tradition vs. Modernization

9 ways to deal with travel envy
by Jayson Concepcion January 01, 2017

Sometimes, not everyone wants to hear about your amazing trip – here's why and how you can avoid it.

Plastic Battle's plea: Ditch single-use bottles, go for refills
by Keith Anthony S. Fabro June 03, 2018
The Plastic Battle campaign convinces businesses to let people refill reusable bottles for a fee or for free, in a bid to eliminate single-use plastic bottles that contribute to pollution.

AboutPhilippines recommend to read all the links in the article


How can tourism promote climate resilience?
March 17, 2017

Climate action and tourism advocate Rome Candaza talks about how Albay turns disaster risks into opportunities through tourism and #ClimateActionPH


F.A.C. - Foreign Assistance Center Philippines

The F.A.C. provide all legal residing Foreigners, Retirees, Tourists and Investors with their given Rights under the Philippine Laws specifically Immigration Law.

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New deportation rules in PH: Leave country pending appeal
Lian Buan November 01, 2019
The new rules are set to take effect end of November.
The Philippine justice department will soon issue new deportation rules stating that once the foreigner is ordered deported, he or she will have to leave after 30 days from the decision – even if it's on appeal.

Understanding Persons of Philippine Origin
Understanding Filipino Body Language and languages
Sports Tourism Philippines




Colours of the Philippines

Original cut for the Philippine Department of Tourism AVP for DEMA World Dive Expo. Editing: Lili Arivara Camera: Mel Seggara, Boy Siojo, Robert Arivara

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Sustainable Tourism

Edited by Ramon Benedicto A. Alampay

The Philippine Tourism Industry:

Adjustments and Upgrading

by/Oscar Lagman

Combating Child Labor in the Tourism Industry

Vulnerability and Disasters

Help, guides, maps about vulnerability to Nature and Environmental Disasters from e.g. tsunami, flood, volcano, earthquake etc.

Family planning and Birth Control Policy

Look as pdf HERE

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Pregnancy, Birth, Abortion

Palace lists down 2021 holidays

Look: UPDATED LIST Feb 26, 2021: The President declares All Souls' Day, Christmas Eve, and the last day of the year as 'special working days'

With most vacation plans for this year foiled by the COVID-19 pandemic, families and friends may now start planning their vacations for next year - should the health situation improve - as Malacañang released the list of holidays for the year 2021.

Robredo hits gov't for scrapping 3 holidays in 2021
Feb 28, 2021
Vice President Leni Robredo scores the Duterte government for declaring All Souls' Day, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve as 'special working days'

Hontiveros says cancelled holidays disastrous to workers, urges Duterte to recall order
March 1, 2021 Mario Casayuran
Opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday warned the Duterte administration that making November 2, December 24 and 31 as “special working holidays” would cut the take-home pay of thousands of workers.

Palace urged to reverse Duterte proclamation on making Nov. 2, Dec. 24, Dec. 31 ‘special working holidays’
Christia Marie Ramos March 01, 2021
Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday called on Malacañang to reconsider and withdraw a decision making November 2, December 24 and 31 “special working holidays.”

Bringing Pet-animals as tourists

and Import - Export of Animals and Plants, Transport of Living animals, Etc.

Bringing electrical and electronic equipment to the Philippines updated: Thursday, 17 January 2008

When you want to bring electrical or electronic equipment to the Philippines, there are a number of issues to take care of.

Human Rights - Authorities, Organizations, Etc.


Survival Survival Guide

Even it has been made for soldiers, it´s very good also for you, who are Explorer in the nature & wilderness

Travel Guides

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A Beginners Guide to the Visayas
Apr 6, 2016 by/Nomadic In The Philippines

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Going glamping? Here's a beginner's guide
by Pia Ranada March 18, 2017

The mix of luxury and camping makes every glamping experience new and refreshing. Here's what you should know before trying it out!

Discover these 12 stunning destinations in the Visayas
by/Joshua Berida May 22, 2016

Book that ticket, board that bus or ride that boat to any province in the region to satisfy your wanderlust, beaches, falls, caves etc.

16 stress-busting tips for holiday travel
by/Michelle Aventajado Dec 20, 2014
8 travel destination ideas for your next road trip
by/ Joshua Berida April 02, 2016

Where to go tubing, try your first climb, cool off under a waterfall, and more – plus, all of these destinations are hours away from Manila

Travel guide: Caramoan Islands, 2-day island hopping camping trip
by/Gelyka Ruth R. Dumaraos April 03, 2016

Watch a moonrise, visit the enchanting lagoon of Matukad Island, camp out under a sky full of stars – all while taking in the raw beauty of the Caramoan Islands

7 romantic travel destinations for your dating milestones
by/Rhea Claire Madarang Feb 07, 2015

Look also HERE

Philippines Guide

For Travelers, Expats and Pinoys

Your Ultimate Travel Guide

The Video

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The Philippines Illustrated

A Visitors Guide & Fact Book by/Graham Winter

Batangas City

Hotels - Resorts - etc.



Sulu Travel Guide
Globe eSIM coming 'before the year ends'
by Gelo Gonzales November 07, 2018 - with Video

Soon, you may no longer need that tiny card you put inside your phone.
An eSIM is like a SIM card in that it serves as sort of your identification card to the network. The traditional SIM card is physical – you're sliding in a small microchip into the phone. The eSIM or the embedded SIM is embedded right into the phone, allowing you to create and manage multiple accounts.
Having an eSIM is advantageous for world travelers

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Eco and Agri Tourism - introduction

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DOT launches 'It's More Fun in Philippine Farms' to promote farm tourism
by Alexa Villano October 23, 2017

The program aims to encourage travelers to try farm tourism as an activity and to bring the spotlight on farm tourism, which is becoming popular among travelers.


Ecotourism in the Philippines
Take a step closer in preserving the beauty of the Philippines by supporting Ecotourism. Philippine Ecotourism Advocacy encourages Filipinos to take part in this cause; and it all begins with genuine understanding.

Watch this 3-minute video to know more about ecotourism in the Philippines!
Be a responsible tourist, be an advocate of Ecotourism!

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Development in the Supply Chain of Agri-tourism Industry

Presented by Elmer R. Esplana
Agriculture Tourism

Davao Entrepreneur Pushes ‘Farm Tourism’ As a Way of Life

Agritourism at its best - Mindanao

Agritourism in the Philippines - untapped potential
Developing The Cordillera Landscape into Agro-Tourism Sites

Where to visit

Brgy. Yook in Buenavista, Marinduque

Community-Based Agri-Tourism and Eco Park, CBATEP.

Agricultural Tourism in Guimaras, Western Visayan

9 farms with Agricultural Tourism


Farms and plantations with Agricultural Tourism


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The Philippines Eco-tourism spots

Oboob Mangrove - Bantayan - Cebu

Strawberry Picking "Baguio-style"

Palawan Eco Tourism

Agri and Eco Tourism Destinations in Camarines Sur

A look at Taal Volcano’s sustainable ecotourism

Medical and Dental Tourism -  Etc.

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Hospitals, Doctors, Health Practitioners, Dentists, Medicine, Vaccinations, Health insurance and many more informations

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Medical Tourism in Cebu

Video impression of medical, dental and wellness facilities as well as hotel and resorts by the Cebu Health and Wellness Council. The Cebu Health and Wellness Council, CHWC is a private sector led association of industry stakeholders that shall set the directions in developing and promoting the Health and Wellness industry in Cebu.

Philippine Medical Tourism

The Medical Tourism Association, look also HERE

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Medical Tourism to Drive Philippine Economy

DoT expects total revenue of US $3 billion from 1 mn foreign patients by 2015

Health & Leisure

accredited by the Philippine Department of Tourism, Philippine Department of Health, and the Philippine Association of Health Organizations for Medical Tourism, PhilASHOme.

Health Information for Travelers to Philippines
Medical Tourism in the Philippines
by/Professor Michael E. Porter, Manuel De Vera, Bill Huang, Omar Khan, Zhongguang (Alice) Qin, Adele Tan

Philippines Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism in the Philippines
Medical tourism guide


IMPORTANT look also the Laws

If you are visiting this site for finding link to find places etc. for TAKING PART IN prostitution and pornography - find a prostitute, you are NOT welcome to visit our sites, and your IP will be reported - Look HERE. Our sites is about:

Protection against & STOP e.g. Human Trafficking, Abuse, Child Prostitution, Child Pornography

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Don´t be a part of that "industry" - "Sex Tourism in the Philippines"

STOP child prostitution!

Turn a Child-Sex Tourist Into an Ex-Tourist

If you see anything that makes you uneasy or raises your suspicions you must call the authorities. They will carefully investigate the situation and act if a crime is being committed.

CALL (+632) 911

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IMPORTANT: PROTECT PHILIPPINE CHILDREN - Human Trafficking in the Philippines and ALL - these Videos


Fallen Angels. True cost of sex tourism - 2 videos:

Philippine’s fatherless kids of Angeles City Streetwalkers

Angeles City in the Philippines is a well-known sex tourism destination. There used to be an American air base here, but now it’s popular among mainly retired men who travel in search of sex for sale. Hundreds of local young women work in the bars and night clubs offering additional services for the money they desperately need to make ends meet and feed their families.
The real victims though are the sex workers’ children, conceived by foreign travellers.

These children immediately stand out in the crowd, being of mixed-race here almost certainly means a child is the product of a liaison between a sex tourist and a call girl. They may stand out but they’re not unusual, within their communities there are many children of the sex trade.


Abandoned Filipino Children by Tourist Father
Hundreds of Abandoned Filipino Children Fathered by Tourists Fill the Streets of This Slum

Amerasians - Forgotten Filipino-American Children

Children as Tourist Attractions

by Susan Song

Global child sex tourism rising, thwarting efforts to fight it – study
by/ Agence France-Presse May 13, 2016
'No region is untouched by this crime,' says a landmark report backed by the United Nations
HIV in 6 PH cities may reach 'uncontrollable' rates – DOH

WHO: PH has fastest growing HIV epidemic in the world

Tourist booking agencies

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e-Philippines Adventure Travel and Destinations

gives you the opportunity to stay away from the normal routine and do something extraordinary.  Experience with us adventures that include: Scuba diving, kite boarding/ kite surfing, surfing, skydiving, white water rafting, mountain hiking, ultra light flying, airplane flying and sailing

Where to Stay - Etc!

Hostels - Hotel Accommodation - Pension Houses - House - Home Exchange

Tourism - Resorts - Time Sharing - Condotels

REMARK: Most of the below videos in this section are albums in the album Where to stay!:

REMARK too: The links below are under process to be changed to this new album

Look also Boardinghouses, Dormitories, HomeStay, etc. and

Ancient architecture - Etc., some of these are hotels, resorts!

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Hotel promos in Metro Manila
January 13, 2018

Start the year right with these great deals.
You don’t need to take a road trip or get on a plane to make your days special – all you really need are cozy digs and great food – preferably at a steal.

Keep these hotel deals in mind the next time you feel like treating your family, your friends, or yourself to something nice – whether it’s a hotel stay, or a delicious buffet.

City of Dreams Manila

Three hotels, a dazzling variety of restaurants, and more make up the newest attraction in Manila, the City of Dreams"
Naveen Ganglani Jan 30, 2015

PH opens mammoth casino-resort
Joel Guinto, Agence France-Presse Feb 02, 2015

The new casino is an imposing structure on Manila Bay with 6 gleaming golden towers surrounding a giant egg-shaped dome.
Manila aims to rival Macau and Las Vegas in terms of gaming revenues, and the City of Dreams is the latest in a string of casinos that have opened in recent years.

Look the Video Dec 14, 2014
Look the full description of the video HERE

the Videos: Gambling - Gaming - Illegal Gambling

Executive Order No. 13, s. 2017
Signed on February 2, 2017


Where to stay in Metro Manila on Valentine's Day

Malapit na ang araw ng mga puso. Para sa mga pamilya na nagbabalak mag-staycation dito sa Metro Manila, pwedeng pagpilian ang mga hotel na may iba-ibang tema.

Feb 6, 2015

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Springpark mountain resort

situated at Cantabaco Toledo city cebu, if you are from the city the transportation is easy, just go to CTlink and ride a Vhire for Lutopan, just ask the driver to drop you off at Springpark Mountain Resort

Look also HERE

Green Canyon Eco Art Resort
San Vicente Road, Clark Special Economic Zone, Sacobia

Look also HERE

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Leisure meets art in Clark resort
Not a long drive from the Metro awaits a relaxing place of greens and arts. Oct 25, 2015

Rent a vacation rental home in Cebu
Mandaue City
Ocean Breeze Inn Boracay
Guesthouse & Cottages
IDEA Pension House, Hotel and Garden Café Jagna, Bohol

More than 2/3rds of the employees are Deaf (hearing impaired). This pension house and restaurant are owned by the International Deaf Education Association, Philippines.

Videos and MUCH more about IDEA

and above The Deaf Tour Guides

Grandpa's Inn - Vigan City

The Facebook

Nikki´s pension is one of the perfect place to stay  with while enjoying the historical Island of Cuyo.
MNL Boutique Hostel

Makati and Boracay

a project of backpackers and friends that aims to showcase Filipino culture and hospitality in a clean, wholesome and welcoming environment.
At MNL, we make sure that when you visit, it's like coming home to an old friend or reconnecting with a family member.

The Video

Crafting the right PH hostel culture - The MNL hostels not only provide cheaper accommodation alternative to tourists, but also promote responsible tourism

El Nido's super cool Spin Designer Hostel
is home to different minds from different walks of life, a backpacker's dream dorm
SPIN is the ideal base to explore the many wonders of beautiful and exotic El Nido. It is a 75 bed designer hostel that is the first of its kind in El Nido
Look also HERE
Flotsam and Jetsam
Artist Beach Hostel
Surf Town, San Juan, La Union

The Video: La Union hostel uses local materials, supports farmers

Banana Moon CANTINA & HOSTEL Mexican Food, Cebu

A true Mexican Cantina located on Mactan Island. Imported Masa makes genuine Tex-Mex and Mexican Foods. Everything needed to make Real Mexican Food is imported from El Paso, Texas.

The Videos


Villa Trono; Mabini, Batangas

Villa Trono, a beautiful little hotel that stands on a mountain cliff overlooking the sea. It's a few steps away from the shore. Every corner of the villa is creatively and artfully decorated. It was cozy, homey, and utterly magical! Accommodation and buffet meals for two days cost a mere Php 2,000. The Villa is a few meters from the shore, and was built with the diver's comfort and relaxation in mind. May 15, 2014

Look also HERE


Club Punta Fuego Batangas

Club Punta Fuego Batangas Hotel is located just a two hour drive from Manila. Club Punta Fuego in Batangas has a 9-hole golf course, Yacht Club, Swimming Pools, Hiking Trails, and offers a Private Beach located in it's very own cove - and much more.

Silangang Nayon Park, Restaurant and Hotel

located at Barangay Bantigue in the town of Pagbilao in Quezon Province. It is situated along the coast of Tayabas Bay with views of Patayan Island and neighboring towns.

Legend Palawan Hotel, Palawan

The Video

ALON Travelers Lodge
Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
a modern 3-room boutique hotel style accommodation with all the amenities you need! Air-conditioned rooms, HD-TV, hot and cold shower, free wifi, restaurant, 24h store, and most of all we are by the sea direct on the Baywalk one of the tourist spots!
Enjoy your city stay at the most attractive way; 10 minutes from the airport, 3 Minute from the cruise ship pier, next to the hustle bustle of Rizal Avenue where most of the cities culinary, business & nightlife happens! Look also HERE
Microtel Palawan Hotel

located in the Emerald Playa Beach and Nature Park, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. The Microtel Hotel offers beach front accommodations and swimming pool, great for families.

The article HERE

The Video

HI Hostels Guide: Philippines
Philippines Rental Housing

Alegre Beach Resort

a five-star property located in Sogod, Cebu, some 75 km from Mactan Cebu International Airport.

Alegre is endowed with natural beauty. Fronting the resort is the Alegre House Reef a sea marine sanctuary. Its rich and colorful marine life is an incredible sight to see. Alegres 3 private coves have all-natural white sand beaches a rare find among resorts these days.

Costabella Tropical Beach Resort

Tucked away in the charming island of Mactan in Cebu is the tropical hideaway of Costabella, a luxury beach resort awarded by the Philippine Department of Tourism with the highest resort classification.

The Videos

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Imperial Palace Waterpark Resort and Spa, now renamed JPark Island Resort & Waterpark Cebu

Themed pools. Exciting Water Slides. Private Beach. Outstanding F&B Outlets. 556 Luxuriously Furnished Rooms. Private Villas. Function Rooms. Outdoor Functions. Wedding Destination. Indulge in the exquisite luxury, where sky, sea and our own personal brand of magic come together to create the many moments you have always imagined.

Remark it is an album in the album Cebu Best Luxurious Hotels and Resorts


Badian Island Resort & SPA

Badian Island, Cebu

Exclusive All-Suites Hotel on a Romantic Island

Misibis Bay Resort - A soulful treat with a fresh breeze
August 30, 2017

Tucked away in the province of Albay, known for its perfectly shaped Mayon Volcano, Misibis Bay is ready for all those looking to balance tranquility and adventure. The tropical destination is a private island resort where guests can either choose to relax under the palm trees or adventure in the sun. This gem of a resort in Bicol caters to both lazy loungers and lively thrill-seekers
Terra Manna Beach Resort and Camping

Lambug, Badian, Cebu

Terra Manna features nature as its centerpiece. Less structure and generous space treat you to a breathless view of the four-hectare resort cum nature garden in 360 degrees. Westward overlooks the sleepy Tañon Strait. Eastward offers a refreshing view of Badian’s blue-ridge heights. The tropical year-round weather lavishes every camper to enjoy every moment of their stay at Terra Manna from snorkeling to trekking, to painting, to stargazing, or simply, to find a place to be alone and meditate.

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Tubod Flowing Waters Resort, Tubod Minglanilla, Cebu

Cebu's finest Spring Resorts

stay at this nice spring resort with affordable room rates


La Familia Beach Resort, Tabuelan, Cebu
by Peter White Jun 16, 2018

We decided to have a day at the beach and take all our regular helpers with us as a treat for them. Faith has 3 teenagers who work part-time in the garden with her and one neighbor who helps occasionally with housework. We also took our neighbor's granddaughter along for the day.

Bluewater Beach Resorts

Maribago - Sumilon island - Panglao island

The Video


Hotels and Resorts

Manila and Cebu

Look the Video Crimson Resort and Spa, Mactan Island, Cebu

Look about Mermaid Academy, Crimson Resort & Spa, Mactan island, Cebu

Welcome to Blue Corals Beach Resort, Malapascua Island.

located in Malapascua Island, located across a shallow strait from the northernmost tip of mainland Cebu island.

Blue Corals Beach Resort offers fully furnished spacious rooms and suites. Our rooms are equipped with basic amenities that will give you a total feeling of relaxation! The resort has all the facilities and services you need for a truly relaxing and enjoyable vacation.


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Malapascua Legends Beach Resort

Malapascua Island, Daan Bantayan, Cebu

A taste of paradise. Malapascua Legend Watersports and Resort.

Turtle Bay Dive Resort, Cebu

offers you an unforgettable encounter with the beauty of the coral seas and the laid back atmosphere of a classic resort – spacious and complete with all the amenities for a truly enjoyable vacation.

Turtle Bay Dive Resort want divers to experience the great diving in the warm waters of Moalboal and to relax in out little corner of tropical paradise that we have enjoyed over the years.

The Video


Kalinaw Resort

located 500 meters from world-famous surf spot Cloud 9, Famous for the Cloud 9 wave, one of the best ‘barrels’ in the world, Siargao is more than just a surfing spot. Our resort looks out over a peaceful lagoon. We chose the name “Kalinaw” which means “peaceful” in the local Visayan language.

Harana Surf Resort
Come and experience discovery and renewal within a Modern Filipino vernacular space ,great company, excellent service and sumptious food. Enjoy the true beauty of the modern Filipino.

Jasmine Curtis-Smith says you should stay at this Siargao resort
by Amanda T. Lago August 26, 2017
The actress stayed on the island to film her upcoming movie with Erich Gonzales and Jericho Rosales.


Subic Grand Seas Resort

Tucked away from the city rush in the peaceful seafront of Barretto Beach, 5 minutes away from the Subic Freeport Zone, yet nestled just two and a half hours from Manila, the Subic Grand Seas Resort is a quiet beach getaway at its best. Its Bali-inspired architecture and modern, chic interior touches make for a homey yet exhilarating resort experience.

Luljetta's Hanging Gardens and Spa
Sitio Loreland, Brgy. San Roque, Antipolo, Rizal
inside this getaway, 1 hour from Manila

by/ Rhea Claire Madarang April 30, 2016
With its mountainside pools, decades-old balete trees, and stunning views of Antipolo, Laguna de Bay, and Metro Manila, Luljetta's Hanging Gardens and Spa lives up to its name. Named one of the TOP 15 Summer Destinations near Metro Manila by the Philippines Travel Guide.
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Hannah’s Beach Resort and Convention Center

the newest and most exciting vacation destination in Northern Luzon. It is situated right in front of the famous Blue Lagoon Maira-ira Beach at Brgy. Balaoi, Malingay, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte. It offers both exclusivity and luxury in an overwhelming friendly environment.

The Video

Sinagtala Farm Resort - Adventure Park
Brgy. Tala, Orani, Luzon 2112
During summer time, one of the things that we all love to do is enjoy a bit of sunshine. Unlike any other season, summer is the perfect time to get outdoors.

The Videos

Arthur’s Place Dive Resort is located at the tip of the Calumpang Peninsula, south of Luzon

ARTHUR’S PLACE was named after the late owner Arturo Abrigonda, a local resident of Batangas and a diver enthusiast. Built in the 1980’s, it is one of the pioneer dive resort along Anilao. It started when Arturo, ARTHUR as he popularly known, a boat man then, met a German friend, who helped him established the resort. At first, they built two rooms until demands, expanded into four rooms and now 12 fully furnished cottages.

The Video

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Evercrest Golf Club Resort, Inc. - Nasugbu, Batangas

Been dreaming of that great vacation get-away where you can ease off and set loose the golfing enthusiast in you? Then come to Evercrest Golf Club and Resort in Nasugbu, Batangas and give in to the pleasures of the good life that you justly deserve. Evercrest Golf Club and Resort has comfortable rooms all with outdoor balconies overlooking the panoramic green fields of the Evercrest Golf Course, one of the stellar attractions of the hotel. We also provide a 24/7 room service, baby sitting, car rental and even airport transfer.



Nestled 40 kilometers south of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental. ANTULANG BEACH RESORT is proud to be the first Philippine resort to offer private pool villas to guests. Each of our flagship accommodations comes with its own swimming pool, no plunge pools here, heated Jacuzzi and luxurious, spacious rooms all decked out in Canadian pinewood.

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Campuestohan Highland Resort in Negros Occidental

one of the new tourist spots in the video about these 3:

Adventure park in Bukidnon
Interactive art museum in Quezon City
Resort in Negros Occidental

Interactive art museum in Quezon City

Feb 1, 2015

Remark this is an album New tourist spots in Bukidnon, Quezon City & Negros Occidental

Campuestohan Highland Resort in Negros Occidental
Bohol Bee Farm Resort in Panglao Island, Bohol

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Panglao Island Nature Resort & Spa - Bohol

Escape to a slice of paradise and experience Bohol's celebrated sights and sounds in the island's most luxurious beach resort.

Invigorate your senses amidst lush tropical landscapes embraced by clear, turquoise waters and dazzling white-sand beaches. Indulge yourself and relax in world-class amenities while we pamper you with warmth that is classic Boholano. We'll make your stay in Bohol the perfect island getaway.

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Henann Resort Alona Beach, Bohol

The biggest beach resort in Panglao Island, Bohol on the pristine shores of Alona Beach.
Beautifully designed structures and warm, open spaces will welcome you to begin your most unforgettable Bohol trip. The Coastal elements of the interiors give out a relaxing vibe, immediately preparing you for a tranquil stay. Henann Resort Alona Beach has features that will definitely ensure that you get only the best from us for a vacation or for business.

Look also HERE

The Video



Chateau Du Mer Beach Resort

located in the island of Marinduque. Marinduque is being bruited about by developers as one of the next hottest tourism hotspots in Asia in view of its proximity to Manila, unspoiled island beaches - so - Looking for a Romantic Getaway? Tired of City Living? Need a Vacation? Visit Marinduque Island, stay at Chateau Du Mer Beach Resort in Boac! Moreover, your Dollars/Euros will go a long way.


Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa, Marinduque

Discerning travellers in search of their next unexplored destination need to look no further than the Philippine Islands. With its white Santorini-inspired architecture on rolling terrain contrasted with the azure blue of the sky above and the clear water below, Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa offers a fantastic experience unlike any other place in the Philippines and across South-East Asia.

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Samar Leyte Beach Resort

a developed recreational luxurious family retreat resort on Samar Island conveniently located approximately 2.4 km by sea across the San Juanico strait East of Tacloban City, Leyte and South of Catbalogan, the capital city of Samar.


Dawa's beach side resort

located in Malabrigo, Lobo Batangas. You can stay for a day or stay overnight. There are many amenities -- nipa hut for overnight stay, pool, easy walk to the beach. We also feature services like organic body scrubs and great meals with organically grown herbs.

Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa, Palawan

A Luxurious, Beachfront Jewel Among Palawan Resorts. Against a backdrop of majestic mountains, lush rainforests, and the beautiful blue waters of Honda Bay, the Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa is quietly poised like an exotic tropical jewel. The 96 spacious guestrooms and suites of this Palawan resort feature contemporary Asian décor with a touch of local culture, creating a sophisticated aesthetic unique to the region.

The Video


Cooper's Beach Resort - Be/e Diving - Palawan

50 kilometers north of the capital Puerto Princesa, is managed by the German owners. 10 available residential units offer European standard and comfort. A German/Philippine service team looks after your culinary wishes

Look the full description of the video HERE


El Nido Resorts

a group of eco-resorts located in the El Nido -Taytay municipalities in northern Palawan. The resorts offer genuine, local hospitality and unique and enriching experiences amidst the beautiful natural landscape.

El Nido Resorts is currently comprised of Miniloc Island Resort, Lagen Island Resort in El Nido, Apulit Island Resort in Taytay and Pangulasian Island Resort in El Nido.

The Videos

El Nido Resorts Interview with Mitzi S Canafranca
El Nido Palawan - Lagen Island Resort
El Nido Miniloc Island Resort - Northern Palawan
El Nido Palawan - Apulit Island Resort


El Nido on a budget

El Nido for as low as P5000? Drew Arellano shows you how. Date aired: September 5, 2014

El Nido, Palawan: Tips for the budget traveler
by/Mark-Anthony Villaflor. Updated January 21, 2016
Traveler Mark Villaflor and his wife Camille have packed up and moved to El Nido, Palawan. Here are his top tips for your budget trip to the beautiful island paradise


Boracay Resort, Cohiba Villas

a Boracay Island Hotel with luxury Boracay Accommodations just 5 minutes from Boracay Beach on Boracay. Visit the Cohiba Boracay Resort Packages and Rates pages. Cohiba Boracay Resort is made up of 2 and 3 bed apartments. Each apartment has 2-3 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 6 persons each. There are kitchen facilities, a wireless internet and a 32 inch LCD TV with cable.

Cohiba Boracay Villas is located on the east side of Boracay Island overlooking Bulabog Beach, where you will find Boracay Kiteboarding and Boracay Windsurfing enthusiast from October to March.

Shangri-la's Boracay Resort & Spa

For a moment, the peace and solitude takes your breath away. Ahead, the clear blue waters from Puka Shell Beach fan out to meet the sky in an endless expanse. Your view is fringed by the foliage of Boracay’s lush hillside set in an eco-reserve.
Your stay at Shangri-La's Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines, has only just begun.

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La Carmela de Boracay
one of the newest resort hotels in the island, offers you beachfront convenience at affordable rates.
It is centrally located at Station 2, near the Tourist Center - within a few minutes' walk to the talipapa (wet market).

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Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel

a world-renowned Triple A resort located at the beachfront of Station 2 in Boracay Island, Philippines. It has 52 rooms and suites and offers a modern Filipino design that captivates the essence of luxurious living in a tropical island setting.
Boracay Mandarin Island Hotel is home to Don Vito Ristorante Italiano. It also houses the famous Mandarin Spa, a premium fitness and wellness provider, known for its therapists’ expertise in the traditional Filipino massage and foot spa.

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Monaco Suites - Boracay Island

a beautiful 5 Star Resort located on the south eastern part of Boracay Island, on the private Tulubhan Beach. A Luxurious Beachfront Sanctuary in Beautiful Boracay. Surrounded by sweeps of sand and serene seas, Monaco Suites de Boracay offers a vacation unlike any other.


Fairways and Bluewater Boracay Golf Course and Country Club

offers it's guest a 5 Star Golf and Hotel Resort with 2 private beaches and a 18 hole, par 72 Championship golf course, and many more activities!


Atlantis Dive Resorts and Liveaboards

Lipayo, Dauin, Negros Oriental & Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro


Pura Vida Beach and Dive Resort.

The spacious beach resort is located in Dauin, 15 kms south of Dumaguete City on Negros Island and was opened end of 2004. The facility is built from divers for divers and is under Swiss Management. The Beach-Restaurant above the dive center with nice view of beach, sea and the resort, offers Asian as well as international delicacies.

The Danish Lagoon

founded by two Danish - Norwegian couple namely Johnnie + Randi and Jimmy + Lone. Danish - Norwegian ingenuity has brought you Siquijor's finest beach resort, with luxury villas, elegant restaurant and swimming pool and a white sand beach.


Coco Beach Island Resort:
Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro

Just a few hour from the hustle and bustle of Manila lies the idyllic island of Mindoro, on the northern end can be found Puerto Galera a wild life heaven, with tropical adventures to suit all tastes. Scuba diving, trekking and island hopping are all your disposal, and after a long day soaking up the natural atmosphere the night life will keep you well dinned and entertained, fine restaurants for all culinary tastes can be found to go along with live music and dancing.


Buri Spa and Resort, Puerto Galera

Nestled in the Batangas Channel inside Puerto Galera Bay, which was recently name one of the Most Beautiful Bays in the world by the Paris-based Club des Plus Belles Baies du Monde, Buri Resort & Spa has undergone a dramatic transformation since it first opened in 2001 with five simple cottages and now boasts 12 luxury villas ideal for romantic getaways or family get-togethers.


El Galleon - Puerto Galera beach and dive resort

If you are looking for a beach vacation where the resort staff will do their very best to spoil you, then come to El Galleon, the jewel of the Philippines. This coastal town is well known among tourists for its numerous pocket beaches and many snorkeling and Scuba diving spots. If you like to scuba dive, then let us tell you right away that our resort is smack in the middle of a fish reserve, created and protected by the Philippines government.


Portofino Beach Resort

located on prime beachfront in the lovely Small La Laguna Beach area of Sabang, Puerto Galera. The area is home to a number of upscale dive shops, restaurants and resorts.

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Experience the allure country life at Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort.

A self-contained working coconut plantation, It was founded in the 1880s by Don Placido Escudero and his wife Dona Claudia Marasigan. Originally planted to sugarcane, the crop was converted to coconut by their son Don Arsenio Escudero in the early 1900s. A pioneering agro-industrialist, he built the country's first working hydroelectric plant to supply his dessicated coconut factory and Villa Escudero, where he and his wife Dona Rosario Adap built in 1929.

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The Three P Holiday and Dive Resort

If you want to fulfill your dream of native Asia beside the mass tourism, to visit untouched rainforest, empty white beaches and impressive volcanoes, you will find your haven here. Together with us and our renowned partner Ducks Diving international you can dive deeply into this world.

Canyon Woods Resort


Pearl Farm Beach Resort

Kaputian, Island Garden City of Samal

Davao City

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Pirates Cove Beach and Surf Resort

PIRATES COVE has the only first class accommodation in Eastern Samar.
The resort is situated on a 2-hectare private reef, marine sanctuary and water sports recreation area fronting the pacific ocean, all within 5 minutes of downtown Borongan, the capital town of eastern Samar.

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Homestay Cebu Homestay Cebu is about helping student's stay in the Philippines a very memorable one.
Differences? Condo or Condotel - Timeshare, What is the Difference?
Condo Hotel or Timeshare?
Condo Hotel Verse Time Share Usage
Condo Hotel Verse Time Share Upkeep
Vacation Timeshares

Although buying a timeshare in a resort location can look like a great way to afford the vacation property you long to own, you need to watch for developers hoping to make a fast buck and outright scams. Be a smart buyer and understand the legal and practical details of buying, owning and using a timeshare.


Boracay Crown Regency Resort Condo Hotel Condotel Timeshare Property

The Oriental Terraces Condotel

The FIRST Condotel project in Ilocos Sur! Gives you innovative investment, high quality of life co-existing with the Nature


Anvaya Cove

Ayala Land Premier’s first venture in leisure development. Its unique “mountains meet the sea” topography gives it the features of both a mountain retreat and a seaside resort and offers neighborhoods with distinctive environments set against stunning views of the mountains of the Bataan range and the waters of Subic Bay.

Activities to do ... as a tourist and for education - sports - fun - relaxing

Things - Activities to do

Cruises - and River Cruises - Etc

Watersports - general - etc.

Diving, Academies, Schools, Etc.

Surfing, Kitesurfing, Academies, Schools, Etc.



Mermaid Swimming - etc.

Fishing - etc.

White Water Rafting - Canyoneering - Kayak tour - etc.

Water slide

Ice skating - Etc.

Golf activities

Casino Guide - Online gambling

Gambling addiction - etc.

Etc. activities

Filipino Race Boats - Etc.

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Look ALSO around in the other pages - sections e.g. Where to Stay! many hotels, resorts etc. offer many kind of activities and in Great Places to visit, Nature and Transport you can look more activities on land, air, caves and MUCH more!

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List: Places where you can volunteer and help children fight hunger
March 24, 2017

Want to make your weekends or summer break more meaningful? Try volunteering at these places around the Philippines.

Play with polar bears at PH's first augmented reality experience
by Vernise L. Tantuco May 05, 2017 - with Videos
Interact with polar bears, penguins, seals, and more creatures of the Arctic with the Philippines' first broadcast augmented reality experience.
A winter playground of faux snow sculptures and stuffed polar bears and penguins has now taken over part of Shangri-La Plaza's East Atrium. The set is part of the Philippines' first broadcast augmented reality (BAR) experience, which was launched on Friday, May 5.
Trick art museums in the Philippines

Art museums could be boring for some as not all could appreciate art just by merely looking at paintings and frames.

What to bring on your first hike
by/Therese Reyes May 20, 2016

Looking forward to your first trail experience? Don’t forget these essentials

7 travels to help heal your broken heart
by/ Rhea Claire Madarang Feb 13, 2016

From quiet retreats to extreme adventures, here are some trips to help you move on

6 ways to enjoy beautiful, underrated Rizal
by Rhea Claire Madarang September 27, 2017

The Pinto Art Museum, Luljetta's hanging gardens and spa, Masungi Georeserve – here's everything you can do in Rizal

A first-timer's guide to Masungi Georeserve, where adventure awaits
by/ Nicole Reyes March 27, 2016
You may have been seeing breathtaking photos of this geopark plus the spectacular views on social media. Here's a guide to help you plan a visit to this exciting destination that isn't too far from Manila

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DENR imposes stricter rules for Mt Pulag trekkers
Feb 13, 2016
Tourism has caused an unabated influx of trekkers at the Mt Pulag National Park and this has gone out of control.
The park is being managed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), which has been implementing a 500 trekkers daily as the allowable cap.

Cebu Safari And Adventure Park

Cebu Safari and Adventure Park in Carmen opening in “early 2018”
by Ram Mancelita February 17, 2017


Choose Philippines Bikinis and Beaches
Mar 14, 2018

New tourist spots in Bukidnon, Quezon City and Negros Occidental - Feb 1, 2015

Adventure park in Bukidnon

Interactive art museum in Quezon City

Resort in Negros Occidental

the new tourist destinations that the Philippines has to offer.

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Extreme adventure in Bukidnon (Full episode)
Published on Mar 3, 2018

Get ready for an extreme adventure with Drew as he goes all-out in his Bukidnon trip! For the first time ever, our favorite Biyahero will try to climb the Kiokong White Rock Formation and spend the night on a vertical bivouac. Craving for some thrill-seeking adventure? Watch this video now!

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Interactive art museum in Quezon City

This is one of the new tourist spots in the video about these 3:

Interactive art museum in Quezon City
Adventure park in Bukidnon
Resort in Negros Occidental

the new tourist destinations that the Philippines has to offer.

Feb 1, 2015

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Art in Island: 3D paintings from floor to ceiling
Address: 175 15th Ave., Brgy. Socorro, Cubao, Quezon City

It's a unique museum with visually stunning 3D artworks you can interact with, and be part of

IN PHOTOS: At this 3D art museum in Cubao, you're part of the artwork by/Nile Villa Feb 14, 2015 - Look this article as pdf HERE

DOT launches 'It's More Fun in Philippine Farms' to promote farm tourism
by Alexa Villano October 23, 2017

The program aims to encourage travelers to try farm tourism as an activity and to bring the spotlight on farm tourism, which is becoming popular among travelers.

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Sinagtala Farm Resort - Adventure Park
Brgy. Tala, Orani, Luzon 2112
During summer time, one of the things that we all love to do is enjoy a bit of sunshine. Unlike any other season, summer is the perfect time to get outdoors.

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Bonifacio Global City

Check out this new pop-up park in BGC, where there's a giant Jenga
March 10, 2017
Take your kids to play with giant Jenga, jackstones, and more games at BGC's weekly pop-up park!


Hidden adventures in Puerto Princesa
Dec 4, 2016
Aired: December 2, 2016
Aside from its famous Underground River, there is more to discover in Puerto Princesa. Try new thrilling adventures like zipbiking, kiteboarding, go kart racing and dragon boat racing!

Zambales Adventure
Nov 28, 2016

If you're a beach bum looking for thrilling water sports, Zambales is the place to be! Aside from the classic surfboard, try the electronic surfboard and hoverboard. For a mellow adventure, go on an eco-adventure tour and wildlife farm visit!

activecultureclub LIFE OUTDOORS
Experiencing the Life in the Mountain, the Plain, the Sea, the Pond - Everything In and Around them
Planet Action Adventure, Moalboal Cebu

Adventures include Mountain Bike Tours locally or a field. Trek to active or non-active volcanoes on our climbing tours, or cool of with the ever-popular River Climb Tour, or explore stalactite caves with unique rock formations, or repel jungle waterfalls on the Canyoning Tour. Or a leisurely Trekking Tour of the surrounding mountain sites. Those who prefer their action easy can join our Sightseeing Tours to the most beautiful sites.

Informationen about unique and unforgettable Bicycle and Outdoor Adventures
Old Manila Walks!

We’re a bunch of passionate, obsessive and saucy ‘street walkers’ determined to walk and talk about one thing: the history, the culture and the heritage plus everything over, under, outside, inside this city of our affections - Manila.

Cruises - and River Cruises - Etc.

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Living off the fruit of the ocean for a day
Jan 1, 2017
A fun excursion on a Banca (outrigger) cruising around the beautiful small islands and catching our own fresh seafood. When you view this video, you'll wish you were there!



Islands Banca Cruises

Let an Islands Banca take you to other shores, to the captivating islands of Cebu. Relax or picnic on a white beach. Swim or snorkel in crystal waters. Dive amidst amazing corals and sea life. Watch birds and dolphins. Feed fish. Surf. Kayak. Find yourself in paradise in a matter of minutes. Islands Banca takes you where these things happen and makes all these possible. An Islands Banca is no ordinary boat and an Islands Banca Cruise is no ordinary cruise. Chill out on deck, have a few drinks as you sail into the sunset. Escape into a private beach for a fine romantic dinner, just for two. Enjoy all these things and more, on board, and on exotic shores, on Islands Banca Cruises.

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Manila Bay Cruise
natureadventures Jun 9, 2011
A night of cruising along the Manila Bay, while the live band serenading us.

Spending a pleasant tropical evening becomes more exhilarating with a sumptuous set dinner, over an hour of bay cruise and romantic serenade. As the sun goes down, indulge yourself to an enchanting experience ideal for those who want to have a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Pasig River cruise, a new way to explore Manila
September 04, 2016

Here's what you need to know, plus all the things you'll see on Zoomanity's Pasig River cruise.
The Zooper Cruise offers boat rides once a month along Pasig and tours of Intramuros, Fort Santiago, and Chinatown, plus food and drinks, too.

Zooper Cruise, specially arranges tour in Pasig River every first Saturday of the month. For as slow as P699 to P1, 999, you will get a chance to rediscover the beauty of historical places in Manila like Intramuros and Fort Santiago, highlighting also the World’s 1st and biggest China Town. The tour is complete with good ambiance and music, snacks and drinks, photo souvenir and a lot more.


7107 Islands Cruise

7107 Islands Cruise - Experience the Philippine Islands -

Experience Calamianes Islands of Palawan, El Nido, Monsonon, Malcapuya, Ditaytayan, and Islands of Boracay, Romblon, Marinduque, Mindoro, Corregidor; Destinations such as Subic, Batangas


It’s a boat! It’s a bus!

Cagayan de Oro - Oro River Duck Tour

a 90 minute ride, fully narrated, Land, River and Sea adventure. It will depart from Limketkai Mall Parking Area and wind down to the National Highway and find yourself in the historical MacArthur Park. Pass through the Pelaez Sports Center for the city’s world class track and field stadium and around Divisoria where you will see monuments of the country’s famous leaders.

Look the article with ticket-prices and large tour-map HERE

Uc1 corp launch the Oro River Duck tours. An amphibious, a modified LARCV amphibian bus will bring tourists on a land, river and sea adventure

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Watersports - general - etc.

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Which part of Manila Bay is swimmable?
by Ralf Rivas January 29, 2019

For bodies of water to be safe for swimming, the coliform levels should only be at 100 most probable number per milliliters

Manila Bay not yet safe for swimming – DOH
by Sofia Tomacruz February 04, 2019
The Department of Health says the public should wait until tests on the quality of Manila Bay's waters are completed

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Underwater Etiquette

Scuba diving and taking underwater images is a great way to learn more and share what our oceans have to offer. Leaving them the same way we found them is vital for continued enjoyment of this precious resource. Through the videography of Steve De Neef the folks at Atmosphere Resorts have created a great resource to teach good diving etiquette to avoid harming both coral and critters, as well as yourself, and make the dive an enjoyable experience for all divers. This video was filmed and edited by Steve De Neef - and provided to ReefID by Atmosphere Resorts - in the Philippines.

Remark this is an album in the album "Fauna - Etc."

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Camsur Watersports Complex

a unique watersports park designed for wakeboarding, wakeskating and waterskiing. For beginner riders to the professional wakeboarders and skiiers from all over the world, CWC offers a 6-point cable ski system, coupled with restaurants,


Water adventure in Samal Island
Jun 2, 2016

Get extremely hyped with water sports in Davao's adventure paradise

Diving, and Academies, Schools, Etc.

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The Philippines is the best diving destination according to the World Travel Awards
December 01, 2019

The Philippines bagged the Best Diving Destination award at the World Travel Awards 2019. The event ws held in Muscat, Oman last November 28.
In a press release, the Department of Tourism shared that the country won over places such as Azores Islands, Bora Bora in French Polynesia, Cayman Islands, Fiji, Galapagos Islands, Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Maldives, and Mexico.


Skin diving in Anilao
Oct 30, 2016

The Philippines is known as the world’s center of marine biodiversity and you don’t need a scuba tank to dive into its beauty. Our Gameplan hosts give skin diving a go in Anilao!
International marine scientists have declared the Philippines as the center of marine biodiversity in the world in 2006, surpassing the Great Barrier Reed of Australia. Gameplan hosts Graham Caygill, Mara Lopez and Katz Salao took a quick trip to Anilao, Batangas to see its beauty by learning the basics of skin diving from the Reef Nomads - a skin diving tour group in the country.


SeaQuest is one of the longest established scuba diving operators in the Visayas

We offer a full service diving holiday and more. Island hopping, dive safaris, fun dives.

All PADI scuba diving courses in multiple languages.


Marine Village Dive House
Liloan, Santander, Cebu

Come with us as we explore some of the world’s best diving spots. We have prepared an itinirary for divers and non-divers covering the safaris, island hopping, sightseeing, caving, mountain climbing, sports (golf, tennis and fishing) and more.


Swim with the great whale sharks, Oslob, Cebu
Aug 17, 2016

Swim with the great WHALE SHARKS at the sleepy little village of OSLOB, Cebu, around a 3 hour drive from Cebu City. The interactive experience is one for everybody's BUCKET LIST, young or old! The only location where you can get 'up close and personal' with these massive, (some 60 feet long) harmless creatures... The video shows the procedure and intimate details of this exciting experience.

Swimming with whale sharks? Don't copy these snorkelers!
April 19, 2017 - with video
A viral video reminds us why it's wrong to touch whale sharks and how we can be better stewards of these gentle giants

Freediving Moalboal Philippines

They offer also a lot of other adventures

Thresher Shark Divers

Malapascua Island dive sites have it all!

Sharks, mantas, macro, wrecks and coral...

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Thresher Shark Diving

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Ducks Diving Romblon!

Romblon is the perfect location for divers looking for a unique diving experience. The waters around Romblon, Logbon, Alad, Cobrador, Tablas, Sibuyan and Banton offer a wide range of dive sites from steep walls, caves and wrecks to colorful reefs. We offer one-dive-trips and day tours to nearby islands. Night dives are available every evening. Our experienced dive staff will guide you to our most beautiful dive sites. We speak Tagalog, Visaya, English and German. Ducks Diving Romblon is located at The Three P Holiday & Dive Resort in Lonos, Romblon Island.

Neptune Diving Adventure

Moalboal and Santander / Cebu, Philippines.

The first and leading PADI 5 Star IDC Center in Cebu

Scuba Diving and Dive Courses in Moalboal, Cebu, Philippines
Surfing, Kitesurfing and Academies, Schools, Etc.

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Surfing in Eastern Samar and balancing its many challenges
Jan 8, 2018

In the Eastern Samar, surfing pioneers are not only balancing waves. They are also riding the challenges that come with the rising popularity of the water sports at their hometown.

The article by Raisa Serafica January 08, 2018

Academy of Surfing Instructors
Pasig City, Manila


We provide quality surf education programs for all levels at the best surfing destinations in the Philippines. We have also developed the safest and easiest system in basic surf instruction at a wavepool - making surfing a possibility even for non-swimmers.

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San Juan Surf Resort´s Billabong Surf School

established in 2003 by Filipino-Australian surfer Luke Landrigan, enjoys its reputation as the #1 surf school in the Philippines. Located within La Union’s famous San Juan Surf Resort, Luke and The Billabong Surf School combine a fun and friendly environment, an easy-going lifestyle with the finest surf equipment and an internationally-accredited surf training program.


The Surf Camp

Board rentals are available as are surf lessons upon request.

is an idyllic tropical getaway situated in ‘abcd’ beach, Calicoan Island’s prime surfing area. The eight luxuriously appointed cottages are inspired by Thai, Balinese, Indonesian and Filipino architecture. All are equipped with airconditioning, hot water, satellite tv, minibar, safety deposit box and intercom. The resort features an infinity pool with an unparalleled view of the Pacific Ocean.

Freestyle Academy kitesurfing school

is situated on Boracay Island. Boracay is known as the best kitesurfing spot in Asia!
Our mission is to share the high we get from kitesurfing to as many people as possible and provide guests with the best service our island has to offer.

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Freestyle Academy Boracay


250k Kiteboarding

Spend your kitesurf holidays on a private island! Join the 250k kite camp! Our website also provides all the information you need to plan a vacation for Kitesurfing in the Philippines: weather, spots, visa, and much more!

Skimboarding - etc.

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Run. Drop. Skim Skimboarding - and a little Kayaking

Choose Philippines goes to Catanduanes. We discover:
1. Skimboarding at Mamangal Beach
2. Kayaking at Amenia Beach Resort
Sep 2, 2014

 Jetsports - etc.

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Networx Jetsports

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Ejay Falcon and K Brosas try flyboarding in Subic. Watch the video to know how to use it!

How to operate


Mermaid Swimming - etc.

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Mermaid Academy

Crimson Resort & Spa, Mactan island, Cebu

Look more about "Crimson Resort & Spa" HERE

Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy

Fisheye dive shop, Boracay Island and Now also Manila

Let us make your fantasy come true and escape into the mysterious mythical world of mermaids.

Look also HERE

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Become a Mermaid - DIY
Fishing - etc.

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Angling a´round in the Philippines

Pinoyanglers Club, Inc.

Pinoyanglers Club, Inc. fishing trip compilations

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White Water Rafting - Canyoneering - Kayak tour - Etc.

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Remark these are albums in the album about "Waterways - FUN and some Extreme"

Waterways: Where Fun Overflows

Water is tied with the thrill of adventure, the seduction of the unknown: Without any idea what comes next, the explorer is constantly surprised by the unpredictability of water. In many waves of excitement, Philippine waters can flood any traveler's memory with fluid keepsakes s/he can treasure forever, wherever his/her feet might take him/her. - This video is from the Department of Tourism Philippines

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Philippine White Water Rafting site.

about White Water Rafting, Riverboarding and the tours and destinations for these activities


Extreme Canyoning in Samar

Catbalogan City, Samar


by/TREXPLORE the Adventures

ChicoRiverQuest Inc.

We are a company wholly owned and operated by Kalinga Province locals. Our goal is to provide friendly, professional service and safe commercial river tours for all our clients. We encourage everyone to be active participants in the efforts to preserve and conserve the Chico River and its resources.

The Chico River is never to be conquered but to be respected and protected.

Mangroves and fireflies: Magical, eco-friendly kayak tour in Abatan River, Bohol
by Rhea Claire Madarang April 21, 2018

Paddle amid quiet mangrove tunnels by day, and wait for fireflies to light up the trees at night. The kayak tours in Abatan River help sustain the local community, who work together to protect the river and its mangroves.

Abatan River Community Life Tour

and HERE

Canyoneering in Alegria, Cebu
May 14, 2016

In Alegria, adventure awaits.

Water slide - Etc.

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Alternatibo sa surfing, sinubukan sa 'Tara, Grets'
Gusto ninyo bang matutong mag-surfing pero kulang ang budget o walang time para pumunta sa famous surfing sites gaya ng Baler o Siargao? Mayroong malapit sa Metro Manila. ‘Yan ang ating sinubukan dito sa 'Tara, Grets!' TV Patrol, Mayo 1, 2015, Biyernes. May 1, 2015

1,000-foot slide sa Subic, Zambales

Sa unang arangkada ng segment na "Tara, Grets!", sinubukan natin ang hamon ng "1,000 feet of pure happiness" sa unang slide fest sa Pilipinas sa Subic, Zambales. 1,000 feet ang haba ng slide doon na katumbas ng dalawampu't-apat (24) na monumento ni Rizal.

Apr 20, 2015

Tara, Grets! Trying 1,000-foot water slide at 04/20/2015

Ice skating - Etc.

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Ice skating at SM Seaside City, Cebu

Dec 3-4, 2015

Golf activities

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Cebu Country Club and many more informations about Golf

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Cebu Country Club Golf Course Cebu

Cebu's premiere golf club today, represents the early development of the game in the Visayan Region. Cebu Country Club has taken the brunt of the increasing tourism golf traffic and this has been providential, leading to its vast improvements in the club and course. New holes at Nos. 3 and 6 have been added, generating the challenge to wind, abundance of trees and winding fairways. The layout plays at a par to 72.

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Casino Guide - Etc.

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IMPORTANT: Philippines, China online gambling

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Justice Leonen: Laws ban poor man's gambling, but POGOs allowed?
Lian Buan May 02, 2020

Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen on Saturday, May 2, pointed out the "discrepancies" in Philippine laws that ban forms of gambling accessible to the poor, but allows the rich man's vice like Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs).

FAST FACTS: What you need to know about the Philippine casino industry
By Chrisee Dela Paz and Sofia Tomacruz Jun 8, 2017
The P180-billion casino industry in the Philippines is facing challenges, but Pagcor Chairperson Andrea Domingo says the local gaming industry's total revenues in 2017 may still expand to P160 billion
Casinos now covered by anti-money laundering law
Pia Ranada July 19, 2017

UPDATED Casinos are now required to report casino cash transactions exceeding P5 million, according to AMLA amendments signed by President Rodrigo Duterte

Gambling in the Philippines

Duterte lifts suspension order on lotto operations
Pia Ranada July 30, 2019
But other types of gaming operations like small town lottery and Peryahan ng Bayan will remain closed indefinitely, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo

Duterte declares lotto, STL, other PCSO games illegal
July 27, 2019
'I said all gaming activities, gambling, that got their franchise from government through PCSO are, as of today, suspended or terminated because of massive corruption,' the President says in a televised message

Duterte orders closure of 'all online gaming'
December 22, 2016
In a speech after signing the 2017 national budget, the President said: “I am ordering the closure of all online gaming [firms]. Lahat. Walang silbi ito. (All of it. It has no use.) The Videos, one with English subtitles

After war on drugs, it's 'war vs illegal gambling' for PNP
Bea Cupin February 13, 2017
The PNP's Criminal Investigation and Detection Group will be the lead unit in the anti-gambling campaign

Lawmaker wants P3,000-casino entrance fee after Resorts World attack
Mara Cepeda June 09, 2017
'It only seeks to address some poor people who have no more money and yet go inside and gamble all they have left for their families,' says Isabela 1st District Representative Rodolfo Albano III.

The Videos: Gambling - Gaming - Illegal Gambling

Are you familiar with the casino chips system?
June 07, 2017

Global anti-money laundering body Financial Action Task Force warns that 'dead chips' are often the instrument of choice of criminals as these are difficult to detect in cross border movements

Gambling addiction - Etc.

Look also Rehabilitation - Etc.

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Executive Order No. 13, s. 2017
Gambling addiction: How the Philippines prevents, handles 'problem gamers'
Chrisee Dela Paz and Sofia Tomacruz Jun 6, 2017

Local casinos are practicing minimum responsible gaming standards set by regulators. But compared to global practices, the Philippines seems to be just catching up.


Negative effects of gambling

Gambling can be addictive and can result to huge debts. Watch how gambling affects people. May 26, 2014.
Gambling addiction
Published on Jun 10, 2017
Failon Ngayon delves into gambling addiction in light of the recent deadly Resorts World Manila attack.

Gambling in the Philippines

Duterte orders closure of 'all online gaming'
December 22, 2016
In a speech after signing the 2017 national budget, the President said: “I am ordering the closure of all online gaming [firms]. Lahat. Walang silbi ito. (All of it. It has no use.) The Videos, one with English subtitles

The Videos

Gambling - Gaming

Etc. activities

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Ilocos Sur's Narvacan offers playground for adrenaline junkies
Published on May 5, 2017

Paragliding at sunset, zip lining, and driving through sand dunes, are just some of the daring activities in store if you head north of Manila this summer.


Remark this is an album in the album "Cebu - More than the usual - Beyond the expected" in the album "Great Places to visit"
Falling for Cebu, Aug 1, 2016

BiyaHero Drew fell in love again with the beauty of Cebu and this time, he explored the magnificent sceneries and tried out new adventures in Southern Cebu. Let’s visit Montaneza falls in Malabuyoc, Mainit Spring, Alegria beach and the ‘little Baguio’ of Cebu called Libo Hills.


Gameplan Must-try: Trampoline Park
Feb 28, 2016
When was the last time you did something for the first time?
The Trampoline Park, found in Greenfield District, is the first of its kind in Manila

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Guide to hiking and mountain climbing

Mount Pinatubo Adventures
ABS-CBN News Apr 6, 2019

Gretchen Ho mingles with the Aeta children and presents the red rocks left from Mt. Pinatubo's eruption. Phivolcs OIC Usec. Renato Solidum gives more information about the volcanic rocks. Sitio Dayday chieftain Orlino dela Cruz recalls the time Mt. Pinatubo erupted on June 15, 1991. Before Mount Pinatubo was covered with dense forests which supported a population of several thousand indigenous Aetas.

Gretchen Ho goes trekking to witness Mt. Pinatubo's stunning Crater Lake and talks about her mountain climbing hobby. Kim Atienza gives trivia about the Crater Lake

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Clark's Paradise Ranch

Perhaps every kid and every nature-lover's ideal getaway, Paradise Ranch in Clark, Pampanga boasts of a petting zoo, various parks, and swimming pools. It is also DENR's wildlife center for Region 3 where confiscated animals are kept, cared for and rehabilitated before they are released to the wild. People go here for events, parties, and seminars, or for rest and relaxation in any of their villas. General manager Erick Gomez says Paradise Ranch is ran by non-profit organization the Philippine Children's Fund of America. Look more about Philippine Children's Fund of America HERE

Dog parks (and dog-friendly parks) in Manila where you and your pup can hang out
by Maggie Adan June 08, 2018

Go on a doggie date

Filipino Race Boats - Etc.

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Bangka - Filipino Race Boats


Traditional Dragon Boat

  COBRA Dragon Boat Regatta 1st Leg PDBF Regatta - May 16, 2010 - Baywalk, Manila, Heat 23 - Mixed Category Finals, Lane 1 - ?, Lane 2 - Fleet-Marine Dragonboat Team, Lane 3 - PDRT Fireblades, Lane 4 - Rowers Club Philippines (RCP)


Regatta In Zamboanga City

Every October, the City of Zamboanga celebrates Fiesta Pilar and one of the main highlights of the festival is Regatta de Zamboanga, a race of the colorful sails called vinta. The Regatta in Zamboanga City started in 1974. Historically, the colorful sailboat was designed by old tribes in the peninsula to show to the world the very rich culture and heritage of Zamboanguenos.

Institutes, Schools etc. of Tourism

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Punlaan School

A haven for underprivileged young women
Punlaan School, a non-stock, non-profit school in San Juan, offers a two-year dual training program on hospitality and culinary arts to poor but deserving young women.
Students are later employed by partner hotels, ensuring a brighter future.

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The Videos

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The Lyceum of the Philippines University - LPU

College of International Tourism and Hospitality Management

The Video

Mar 20, 2013


Far Eastern University, FEU in the City of Manila

a nonsectarian, private university in the Philippines.

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The Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management, ITHM - FEU

offer the BS Tourism Management and BS Hotel and Restaurant Management programs.


St. Paul University - SPU Iloilo

is a private Catholic university. It is a member school of Saint Paul University System.

College of Hotel & Restaurant Management and Tourism

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Philippine Women's University

Pamantasang Pambabae ng Pilipinas

Look school of tourism HERE and the Videos

A Stopover At The PWU, My Alma Mater

Philippine Women's University Promotional MTV 1997 "The Next Step"

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Systems Technology Institute, STI

STI Colleges and Education Centers

Business and Management
Hospitality and Tourism Management

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a training center that delivers: Prep School, Grade School, High School including Mobile Schools - Colleges of Information and Communications Technology - Healthcare - Business and Management - Hospitality and Tourism Management - engineering education to professionals and students

Council of Hotel and Restaurant Educators of the Philippines, COHREP
Tourism Educators and Movers, Team Philippines

commits itself to provide the necessary assistance, training and service to the Higher Education Institutions offering tourism and hospitality management programs for the growth and career development of the faculty and students in order for them to become professionally competent, intellectually competitive and socially responsible persons.

The Video

Tourism Educators and Movers, Team Philippines

Bobby Joseph, Chairman of the Tourism Educators and Movers of PH - Remark this is an album in the album "Special Education, schools & programs - etc."


The League of Tourism Students of the Philippines Inc., LTSP

is presently recognized nationwide as the contemporary organization of the Philippine Tourism students, and is a non-stock, non-profit nationwide organization of tourism students that speaks for the Tourism Industry of the Philippines, especially for the tourism student sector.

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Philippine Nautical Training Colleges, PNTC

an academic institution dedicated to providing quality education and training. We offer various classes for international programs, bachelor degrees and training courses. We pride ourselves in the fact that PNTC graduates have a competitive edge in the job market today. Although PNTC is known for its nautical courses, we are currently expanding our field to other areas. Partnering with North American Colleges based in Torrance, California, we aim to address the need of highly competent personnel in the international hospitality management industry and the shipping industry by giving our graduates a globally recognized degree.

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Clear Maritime Company

Clear Maritime Training Center is the best and no. 1 service provider in Region IV-A and IV-B of the Philippines, catering to all hospitality and tourism students nationwide! Watch the AVP for more information.

Located at 2F L. E. Bldg., Batangas City

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God Bless you & Many regards
"A Balikbayan family"

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