Chinese investors plan to build a condotel in Bataraza

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro The Bataraza municipal government is hopeful that the Chinese investors who visited the town last week will push through with their plan to build a condotel in Barangay Buliluyan where the international port sits. Bataraza mayor Abraham Ibba said the investors met with him to inform him of their plan … Continue reading Chinese investors plan to build a condotel in Bataraza

Provincial gov’t to help Bataraza’s pineapple farmers expand their plantations

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro The Provincial Agriculture Office is planning to expand the thriving pineapple plantations in Bataraza by extending financial assistance through business loans to farmers associations. “Per our record, Bataraza has 580 hectares [of pineapple plantations], but we want it to expand into 1,000 hectares, so it could be more profitable for … Continue reading Provincial gov’t to help Bataraza’s pineapple farmers expand their plantations

1st Pineapple Fest: Bataraza lures tourists with its sweet pineapples

By Keith Anthony S. Fabro Bataraza’s tourism industry is expecting a boost from the celebration of its 1st Pineapple Festival that will feature pineapple products and fun-filled activities from July 15 to 18. “With this first-ever Pineapple Festival, we expect it will help boost our tourism industry by attracting more people to visit our town,” … Continue reading 1st Pineapple Fest: Bataraza lures tourists with its sweet pineapples

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