Busuanga identifies potential tourist attractions

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro The Busuanga municipal tourism office has pinpointed some of its potential tourist attractions and activities it can offer to further boost the town’s tourism industry. Busuanga tourism chief Allan Angelo Davatos said the town has so much to bring to the table aside from its Calauit Safari Park, as it … Continue reading Busuanga identifies potential tourist attractions

Busuanga identifies potential tourist attractions

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro The Busuanga municipal tourism office has pinpointed some of its potential tourist attractions and activities it can offer to further boost the town’s tourism industry. Busuanga tourism chief Allan Angelo Davatos said the town has so much to bring to the table aside from its Calauit Safari Park, as it … Continue reading Busuanga identifies potential tourist attractions

Brooke’s Point launches ‘Adopt-a-Step’ program to develop Eco Park

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro The Brooke’s Point municipal government launched Thursday, March 21, the Adopt-a-Step program that would get locals to help in developing the town’s Ecological Park in Barangay Tubtub. Mayor Mary Jean Feliciano said the project would encourage the residents to invest in eco-tourism development through voluntarily donating P1,500 for every stair … Continue reading Brooke’s Point launches ‘Adopt-a-Step’ program to develop Eco Park

Brooke’s Point targets to reach 30,000 tourist arrivals in 2019

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro Agri-tourism powerhouse Brooke’s Point is gearing up its tourism stakeholders and attractions as part of its bid to welcome up to 30,000 tourists this 2019, or higher than last year’s 20,000. Town tourism chief Arlene Piramide said they are currently focusing on improving their existing tourist sites and developing a … Continue reading Brooke’s Point targets to reach 30,000 tourist arrivals in 2019

DOT MIMAROPA eyes Brooke’s Point as Palawan’s agri-tourism center

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro With the launching of Brooke’s Point AgriWorld on Tuesday, March 19, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said it sees the potential of the first class southern Palawan town to evolve someday into a center of agri-tourism in the province. DOT MIMAROPA Regional Director Danilo Intong said Brooke’s Point has so … Continue reading DOT MIMAROPA eyes Brooke’s Point as Palawan’s agri-tourism center

Scubasurero-Palawan, JCI Peacock, PIEP hold cleanup drive in Roxas

Civic groups on Saturday, March 16, conducted a coastal and underwater cleanup in Roxas town to raise public awareness and urge local communities to act on the trash problem that harms marine life. Scubasurero-Palawan, Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners and Junior Chamber International (JCI) Puerto Princesa Peacock partnered with the Roxas municipal government and Philippine … Continue reading Scubasurero-Palawan, JCI Peacock, PIEP hold cleanup drive in Roxas

DOT MIMAROPA, LGU Brooke’s Point inaugurate tourist info center

The Department of Tourism (DOT) formally turned over a P2-million tourism information center to the Municipality of Brooke’s Point on Monday, March 18, during the opening of the town’s weeklong 14th Pista Y Ang Kaniyog’n. In an inauguration ceremony, DOT MIMAROPA Regional Director Danilo Intong finally transferred the building’s ownership to the local government unit … Continue reading DOT MIMAROPA, LGU Brooke’s Point inaugurate tourist info center

DENR aims to make Bacuit Bay in El Nido swimmable again by May

PALAWAN, Philippines – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is aiming to make some portions of El Nido’s Bacuit Bay – found to have high coliform levels – fit for public swimming by May 2019. “We are confident that as we meet our ultimatum in May 2019, we can present to the public … Continue reading DENR aims to make Bacuit Bay in El Nido swimmable again by May

Carrying capacity policy in El Nido’s lagoons takes effect

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro Less than a week after the national government announced El Nido’s rehabilitation, local environment authorities have started implementing a carrying capacity policy to address overcrowding in two of its prime island destinations. On December 1, El Nido’s Protected Area Office (PAO) started enforcing a carrying capacity policy for the Small and Big Lagoons, after a … Continue reading Carrying capacity policy in El Nido’s lagoons takes effect