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Balangay Team eyes tour of Palawan

The Balangay Expedition Team plans to visit communities in Palawan and share their story with the locals after they finish the repair of three...

More tour sites eyed inside Iwahig penal farm

Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) is exploring the possibility of opening additional tour sites within its property. Levi Evangelista, IPPF spokesperson, said that they...

City Hall not warm to a private takeover of Firefly Watching tour in Iwahig

Citing the investments made by the city government, city tourism officer Aileen Amurao said Wednesday that any new investor of the firefly watching tour...

Private investors set to take over firefly watching tour

Some private investors have reportedly expressed interest in taking over the management of the Iwahig River firefly watching tour inside the Iwahig Prison and...

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,...

Palawan ranks 2nd in ‘Top 15 Islands’ list

Palawan has been voted by an international magazine as the second top island in the world. Readers and frequent travelers voted the province into the...

Iwahig prison mulls fishing attraction for tourists

The Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) plans to open a new attraction inside the facility that offers tilapia fishing for tourists and visitors. This,...

City wants to run “heritage” tours of Iwahig prison facility

The City Tourism Office (CTO) has opened negotiations with the Bureau of Corrections (BUCOR) to include the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) in...

Back to the Basics at the Lonely Beach – Palawan

Basics are learned from nature – where the water is raging, where the mountains are unforgiving, where the thrill is unnerving and where you...

Palawan ranks No. 8 in Lonely Planet’s best Asia-Pacific places to visit in 2019

Travel guide book Lonely Planet has ranked  Palawan No. 8 on its list of  "Best in Asia-Pacific" places to visit in 2019, describing it as...

Underground river to observe 3-day ‘conservation break’

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) will be closed for its annual maintenance and “conservation break” from July 1 to 3. Elizabeth Maclang,...

City invites public to 3rd firefly watching site launching in Nagsagipi

(UPDATED) A third firefly watching site will be launched on July 28 by the City Tourism Office (CTO) at Nagsagipi River in Brgy. Salvacion,...