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City gov’t to focus on promotion, upgrade of CBST sites this year

The Puerto Princesa City Tourism Office (CTO) is focusing this year on the promotion and upgrading of the facilities in community-based sustainable tourism (CBST)...

City Hall confident cruise ship arrivals will increase this year

The City Tourism Office (CTO) is confident that there will be an increase in cruise ship calls in Puerto Princesa from the initial 14...

Nacpan, Las Cabanas beaches in El Nido cited by U.S. top travel website

Nacpan and Las Cabanas beaches in El Nido were cited by TripAdvisor, Inc., a U.S. travel and restaurant website company, as among the 25...

Capitol eyes making Irawan Agricultural Center as ‘farm tourism’ site

The Palawan government is eyeing the rehabilitation of the facilities of its Provincial Agricultural Center (PAC) in Barangay Irawan which has the potential to...

Coron makes it in Hostelworld’s ‘up-and-coming’ destinations for 2019

Hostelworld, the world's leading hostel-focused online booking platform and a leading brand for millennials and budget-conscious travelers, has included the island town of Coron...

Prov’l Board mulls requesting TIEZA for floating dock in Calauit

The tourism committee of the Provincial Board (PB) is studying a measure seeking the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority’ (TIEZA) help in putting...

Dugong watching tour now open in Calauit

A sea cow (dugong) watching tour is now open to the public in Calauit Island, Busuanga in northern Palawan. Fredel Bacones Mued, a representative for...

Travel info desk now available at El Nido transport terminal

The El Nido tourism office announced Wednesday that their information desk is now available at the transport terminal in Barangay Corong-Corong from which travelers can...

No travel ban in Palawan for UK citizens – Amb. Pruce

British Ambassador Daniel Pruce clarified Tuesday that the United Kingdom (UK) never advised its citizens against traveling to Palawan. Pruce said the change they made...

Capitol explains hike in Calauit Safari Park entrance fee

The Provincial Economic Enterprise Development Office (PEEDO) explained Monday that the hike in entrance fee rates for tourists visiting the Calauit Safari Park in...

Taytay to enforce ‘carrying capacity limits’ on small island sites

(UPDATED) The tourism council of Taytay town in northern Palawan is planning to impose carrying capacity limits to its ecologically sensitive small island destinations...

PPC reports 20% hike in tourism arrivals in 2018

The City Tourism Office (CTO) reported a 20 percent increase in tourism arrivals in Puerto Princesa City in 2018. Michie Meneses, CTO promotions and marketing...