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Melco ups ante in casino, tourism venture in PH

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The group of tycoon Henry Sy and the Melco Crown group of Macau unveiled Wednesday a $1.3-billion integrated tourism and gaming venture at Pagcor Entertainment City—an estate rebranded as “City of Dreams Manila,” which is expected to open by the middle of next year.

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

Spain’s foreign tourist arrivals hits monthly record of 8.3M in August

Giant figures are carried out to start a parade in the streets during the last day of the Poble Nou fiestas in Barcelona , Spain Sunday, Sept 15, 2013. A record 8.3 million foreign tourists flocked to Spain in August, with the northeastern region of Catalonia—where Barcelona is—benefiting most, with 2.3 million foreigners heading there.  AP

A record 8.3 million foreign tourists flocked to Spain in August, with British, French and German holidaymakers leading the charge, the Spanish government said on Monday.

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

La Union breathes new life to freeport development

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THUNDERBIRD Hotel and Resort in Poro Point, La Union

After nearly two decades and two master plans, the Poro Point Freeport Zone (PPFZ) is back on track into becoming a premier business and leisure destination in northern Luzon.

Posted: July 27th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Global air traffic grows 3.2 percent in April—IATA

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Global air-passenger traffic grew by 3.2 percent in April, compared to a year ago, driven by travel in emerging markets, the global airline industry body said on Thursday.

Posted: May 31st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Resort owner to hold IPO

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The Philippine Stock Exchange has given its nod to the P1-billion initial public offering planned by Discovery World Corp., developer of upscale beachfront resort Discovery Shores Boracay (in photo).

Discovery World Corp., operator of upscale beach resort Discovery Shores Boracay, is planning to debut on the local stock exchange to raise as much as P1 billion for its expansion program.

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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  • Lifestyle

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