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Ice park featuring 39 ice sculptures to open in northeast China

Posted on Friday, 28 December 2018 10:48 AM | No Comments
  Winter‘s arrival may send shivers down the spine of people in Westeros, yet in northeast China’s Jilin Province, locals are standing on their tip-toes to expect an ice park...

Gov’t vows to aid residents affected by Boracay closure

Posted on Thursday, 5 April 2018 08:30 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The local government of Malay, Aklan has no concrete plan yet on the order to shutdown Boracay island. Executive Assistant to the Mayor, Rowen Aguirre, said they have...

Residents can stay amid temporary Boracay shutdown — DOT

Posted on Wednesday, 4 April 2018 08:42 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Once President Rodrigo Duterte approves the closure of Boracay, the government will continue to fix drainage systems around the island. They will also coordinate with water concessionaires...

Cabinet to discuss final decision on Boracay closure

Posted on Wednesday, 4 April 2018 11:13 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The  Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and Department of Tourism (DOT) have already submitted to Malacañang the detailed...

Aklan LGU set to shut down illegal sewer connections in Boracay

Posted on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 12:31 PM | No Comments
BORACAY, Aklan — The Aklan provincial government has released the Boracay Island’s drainage blueprint. Indicated on the map are the existing drainage system of the entire island, the ideal flow,...

Tourism bounces back in Boracay despite impending closure

Posted on Thursday, 29 March 2018 02:36 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Based on the figures of the Malay Municipal Tourism Office, the tourist arrival in Boracay Island climbed to nine percent in February 2018 compared to the same period...

DOT targets over 1-M Chinese tourist arrival this year

Posted on Saturday, 24 February 2018 01:04 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The Department of Tourism (DOT) is aiming to achieve its 1.5 million target of Chinese tourist arrivals this year. Last year, there were around 960,000 Chinese nationals who...

Albay tourism thrives anew

Posted on Monday, 19 February 2018 11:42 PM | No Comments
Legazpi, ALBAY — Even before the recent activities of Mt. Mayon, the volcano has been drawing attention from tourists. Aside from its perfect cone shape that is seen in the...

Cape Town’s water crisis to hit tourism — officials

Posted on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 10:45 PM | No Comments
With experts predicting Cape Town will run out of water in mid-April, residents have been told to limit usage to 50 liters per person per day. An average bath holds...

Tourists in Harbin, China are enjoying spectacular works of art made of ice

Posted on Friday, 5 January 2018 09:15 PM | No Comments
The 34th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival and the third China International Ice and Snow Tourism Summit officially opened on Friday in Harbin, capital of northeast China’s Heilongjiang province....