The Fontana Leisure Parks: Northern weekend getaway like no other

CONSIDERED as the country’s future premiere getaway, Clark, Pampanga, is continuously being developed as a modern hub for commercial, industrial, leisure and tourism.  Now known...

Gems of the Orient

THERE has been lingering historical gossip that the Allied Forces, led by Gen. Douglas MacArthur, returned to the Philippines via Leyte during World War...

Belmont undergoes SGS certification

BELMONT Hotel Manila became the world’s first hotel to forge an agreement with SGS, the global leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, on...

Marriott brand boosts presence in the Philippines

Story & photos by Rodel Ambas Jr. IT looks like the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Iloilo serves a prelude to what is in store...

A journey to wellness in the south

Story & photos by Bernard L. Supetran MENTION “Cebu” and, immediately, images of powdery beaches, hand-crafted guitars, danggit, otap and Lapu-Lapu Shrine come to mind....

Filipino choice for quality budget accommodation in Singapore

OWNING a piece of property in Singapore, which is reputably known as among the most luxurious in the world, is not cheap. What more of...

Enjoy 360 degrees of nature at Pico de Loro

HAMILO Coast is a new luxury residential beachfront condominium development at Pico de Loro Cove, which is situated along the Nasugbu coastline. Hamilo Coast is...

Africanized!

Immersed, in love and never wanting to leave. This was how I feel about Africa. My adventure levels were really put to the test, especially...

Surface Interval in Davao

Story & photos by Bernard L. Supetran DAVAO City is widely known for its icons—the Philippine Eagle and the durian, and, lately, the Philippine President...

An unmatched living experience in Tagaytay

WHEN weekend daydreaming of the perfect getaway that’s just close to the Metro and where cool weather and a ton of activities await, the...

Medical and wellness tourism in the heart of the Philippines

NOWADAYS, new reasons to travel are usually for higher-purpose goals, such as volunteerism, spirituality, advocacy, and the holy grail of them all—wellness. For while many...

Discover quaint Quirino on two wheels

ALL roads led to the quaint province of Quirino for the fourth edition of the Quirino Motorismo, one of the country’s biggest motor tourism...

Tara let’s sa Antipolo

There was a time when the resort town of Antipolo was considered “out-of-town”, which lured Metro Manilans for a weekend getaway because of its...

Have crypto, will travel

THERE used to be a time when they would say “American Express, don’t leave home without it,” but very soon, they may be saying...

DOT pursues alternative livelihood during Boracay ‘upgrading’

OVER P56 billion of tourist spending is at stake during the imminent Boracay Island rehabilitation and restoration, but the Department of Tourism (DOT) is...

Nature-rich getaway at Princesa Garden Island

AN upscale, 4-hectare resort that cares for the environment, Princesa Garden Island Resort and Spa, which is approximately five minutes away from the Puerto...

From tourist to traveler

THIS being the month of love, I thought I would make a list of the places I have come to love both locally and...

Come Sail Away

THE American band Styx captured in its 1977 hit perhaps the best rock song about the age-old art of sailing. But that song applies...

Toward better market connectivity

Today’s connected world has spawned unique partnerships between organizations that otherwise, would not have materialized in the past. For instance, a payment center has...

Flying in style with FoilaFly

Story & photos by Bernard L. Supetran WITH the onset of a new year, it has become an obligatory ritual for every jaded traveler or...