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9th cruise ship docks in Puerto Princesa

Cruise ship MS Maasdam docked at the port of Puerto Princesa City on Tuesday carrying with it 1,114 tourists. Michie Meneses, chief of the promotion...

CAAP breaks ground in Coron for P953M Busuanga airport dev’t project

The Department of Transportation (DOTr), its attached airport regulatory body Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), and local government officials broke ground Tuesday...

PDRRMO urges tourist facilities to have own disaster readiness

Owners of different tourism establishments in Palawan are advised to incorporate disaster preparedness in their  contingency plans. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officer Jeremias...

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...