Bicol News Now, News, Travel

P35-M Conservation project of Cagsawa ruins include new structures, landscape treatment

30 Jan , 2016  

How do you preserve and improve the ruins that is 202 years old and counting? The historical treasure of the Cagsawa ruins which occupies 1.5 hectares of Daraga town is up for total retouch with the collaboration of national government and local government agencies. Spearheading the task is the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority […]

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Climate Change, Green, Luzon, News, Travel

Mindoro’s Puerto Galera hosts 11th World Congress on Most Beautiful Bays

28 Jan , 2016  

The tourist town of Puerto Galera of Mindoro Oriental hosts the 11th World Congress on ‘Most Beautiful Bays’ slated on February 1 to 6. It is one of the major events under the mantle of Visit the Philippines Again 2016 campaign of the Department of Tourism. This early, 18 countries signified interest in participation according […]

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News, NOAH

Philippines hosting the 35th ASEAN Tourism forum for P169 million

14 Jan , 2016  

The good news here is that the Philippine Department of Tourism is hosting the ASEAN Tourism Forum from Jannuary 18th up to the 22nd of this year. The other half of the news is way different. After the government foot the bill of P10 billion APEC summit last November 2015, the upcoming five-day tourism confab […]

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Buzz News, Nation, News, Travel

Tourists that visit the Philippines come from these 13 countries

4 Jan , 2016  

The country recorded 4.39 million foreign visitors from January to October of 2015, a significant increase which is up 11.3 percent from 3.96 million a year ago. The Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) said the country would likely meet the year-end target of 5.2 million international visitor arrivals. Do you know the top tourist arrivals […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Video, Weather Stories

Typhoon ‘Nona’ wrecks Legazpi boulevard

19 Dec , 2015  

Typhoon ‘Nona’ wrecks Legazpi boulevard. Take a good look of one of Legazpi City’s pride, the immense boulevard with the imposing Mayon volcano as the backdrop. The short video below courtesy of Youtuber runafterjean. Or. The facebook posted photo by Robby Cereno at the boulevard with the backdrop of Mt. Mayon sharing the view with […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Travel

Camarines Sur tops tourist arrivals in 2014 among Bicol provinces

23 Apr , 2015  

The province of Camarines Sur registered the biggest number of tourist arrivals in 2014 among Bicol provinces. According to the Department of Tourism, CamSur experienced a growth rate of 20.25 per cent from 1,547,678 in 2013 to 1,861,010. In contrast, Albay province attained a measly growth of 8.92 per cent, from 880,427 to 958,931 with […]

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Bicol News Now, News, NOAH

Multi-million-peso Siruma-Tinambac hi-way project approved, early implementation seen

1 Apr , 2015  

For the past 100 years, the virtually untouched gravel and muddy Siruma-Tinambac secondary national road on rainy season here, now get the full attention of the national government after a strong representation by 4rth district Congressman Felix William “Wimpy’ Fuentebella, backed by Gov. Miguel Luiz ” Migz” Villafuerte, for concreting.

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Climate Change, Nation, News

Department of Agriculture is prepared for ‘El Niño’ – Alcala

21 Mar , 2015  

MANILA, March 21 — The Aquino government is taking the necessary steps to prepare for the effects of weather phenomenon El Niño in the country, a Malacañang official assured on Saturday. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Department of Agriculture was on top of the preparations. “Pagdating po sa preparations, at least for the […]

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News, Regions, Travel, Visayas

Antique guv Cadiao “cries” for slice of tourism pie

12 Mar , 2015  

ILOILO CITY, March 12 — Antique guv “cries” for slice of tourism pie, well not literally. The province of Antique appeals to the Department of Tourism (DOT) for a chance to show-off its natural and man-made tourism attractions which remained in oblivion. “Kami naman,” said newly installed Antique Governor Rhodora Cadiao during the first anniversary […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Travel

Albay bets high hope on strong Chinese tourist inflow

1 Mar , 2015  

LEGAZPI CITY, March 1– Like a broken record, the press information on Albay tourism bets high hope on visitors mostly from the Chinese mainland. One Chinese tourism agent confirms that his company have selected Albay as a tourism destination for the meantime. Terrence Fang of Yueqiho International Travel Agency recalled that some 200 tourists, mostly […]

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