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Narra registers increased tourist arrivals

The municipality of Narra registered a 19-percent increase in tourist arrivals in 2018, records at its tourism office showed. Tourist arrivals in 2018 reached 120,547,...

TD Marilyn cancels all tours in Underground River

All tours in Underground River in Barangay Cabayugan are canceled due to rough sea conditions and heavy rains brought by tropical depression "Marilyn" that...

Solon pushes whole-of-nation approach to rebuild tourism

A lawmaker on Monday called for a whole-of-government, whole-of-nation, and whole-of-society approach to revive tourism and bolster its full recovery from the impacts of...

Palawan gov’t eases requirements for all incoming travelers

The provincial government of Palawan has eased the protocols for all inbound local and foreign travelers, requiring just the presentation of vaccination cards for...

Palawan records over 40k tourist arrivals from January-April

Palawan has registered a total guest arrival of 40,864 from January to April this year, showing a negative 95 percent growth rate compared to...

Tourism Mile a ‘ghost town’ with no parking policy

Councilor Matthew Mendoza, the chair of the committee on tourism at the City Council, said the 60-day obstruction clearing directive has made the Tourism Mile area a "ghost town" since the imposition of the "no parking policy" along the major road.

Largest residential cruise ship to sail to Puerto Princesa in November

MS The World, the largest privately-owned residential yacht, is scheduled to make a port call in the city in November with around 480 crew and passengers.

DOT keen on re-opening Palawan’s tourist destinations

Provincial Information Office (PIO) chief Winston Arzaga told Palawan News in an interview Friday that Puyat met with Governor Jose Alvarez and other mayors in El Nido to come up with a strategy to reopen tourism hubs in Palawan.

Private investors bid for Iwahig firefly watching tour

Three investors have submitted proposals to the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) for the reopening of the Iwahig river firefly watching tour, the...

Hidden Beach in El Nido cited among ’30 Best Beaches in the World’

Part of Matinloc Island, Hidden Beach is known for being secluded and often not overcrowded with tourists. It can be visited by taking the Tour C island hopping package.

El Nido hosts Survivor Russia

The filming of the renowned global reality TV show will help local businesses in the municipality.

DOT lauds private sector for El Nido tourism workers vaccine rollout

The Department of Tourism (DOT) applauded the private sector's effort to vaccinate approximately 500 tourism workers and their dependents in El Nido with the...