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Cebu Pacific increases flights to meet demand


Cebu Pacific Air, the country’s largest budget carrier, is increasing international and domestic capacity amid an expected boost in passenger traffic during the summer months, a statement on Tuesday showed.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Shangri-La Boracay jewel on the world-famous island

RESORT luxury with pool in the Garden Villa of Shang Boracay

Summer is officially here! So our property focus is shifting to beach resorts. Any look at the top beach resorts in our country must include the Shangri-La Boracay Resort & Spa. Its expansive territory houses some of the country’s most indulgent and stylish villa accommodations, with indigenous flair, offering its guests an experience of the ultimate tropical island luxury.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »

Boracay lands on list of top destinations of Chinese tourists


The Philippines’ Boracay Island is one of the 20 most popular destinations among holiday-makers from China, the world’s largest tourism spender, based on data from popular travel site TripAdvisor.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Boracay among Top 20 destinations for Chinese tourists

Boracay Island   FILE PHOTO

Boracay Island is among the 20 most popular destinations for Chinese travelers, the world’s largest tourism spender, based on data from travel site TripAdvisor.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Gotianun firm to put up luxury hotel in Boracay


Gotianun-led Filinvest Development Corp., keen on expanding its tourism-oriented property business in key areas across the country, is planning a 200-room luxury hotel on Boracay island, which will be the third under its homegrown Crimson hospitality brand.

Posted: June 3rd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Biz Buzz: No rest for BSP chief


The country may now be officially classified as investment grade and foreign funds are flooding local financial markets, but things at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas are as busy as ever.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

CAB may ask airlines to cut flights to Boracay


The government is planning to order the country’s top airlines to reduce flights to Caticlan, the gateway to Boracay Island, in the middle of the peak summer season due to almost daily and unexplained cancellations of flights.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Biz Buzz: SEC exodus looms


The Philippines may have reached investment-grade status but its corporate watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Commission, is languishing at sub-par payroll levels and now faces an exodus of key officers.

Posted: April 10th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Papaya sting


Not a few people were surprised when word appeared on social media that the Bureau of Internal Revenue has offered a P150-million reward for anyone who could provide “prima facie evidence” that supports what appears to be the agency’s ongoing probe of Cosmetique Asia Silka Papaya (yes, the firm that makes that whitening soap product).

Posted: January 16th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

A Boracay driving adventure with Kia Sportage

THE KEYHOLE serves as the perfect backdrop for a chance photo shoot for the Sportage.

When people think Boracay, people think beach, party, gimmick, gastronomic adventures, beautiful, breathtaking sights and public transport. While Caucasians seem to lap up this very native, low-tech experience of driving in converted multicabs and tricycles, I’ve always dreamt of driving a proper car and exploring some of Boracay’s less popular but glorious sights and sounds. And believe it or not, there are some pretty great roads on the small island. Some lead up to tall peaks such as the summit of Mt. Luho, which overlooks Paradise Cove, the private beach of Fairways and Bluewater’s planned massive Newcoast Expansion.

Posted: August 28th, 2012 in Motoring,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DBP wins award for Boracay initiative

State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) was recognized for its effort to promote water sustainability in Boracay by the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) during its annual awards program held in Istanbul, Turkey, recently.

Posted: May 23rd, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Idyllic resort offers pure bliss for the summer

THE OCEAN view beyond the lobby evokes grandeur as guests walk into the main entrance from the Porte Cochere.

Shangri-la, by definition, depicts of an imaginary land—a remote, beautiful and idyllic hideaway where life approaches perfection and eventually, nirvana.

Posted: April 13th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Property Guide | Read More »



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