Beach town Glan aims to make its ancestral homes another tourism highlight

GLAN, SARANGANI -- This coastal town, home of the annual Sarangani Bay Festival every May, is popular in the tourism circuit for its long, pristine white sand beach.

Focusing on the BGC business traveler

By Zsarlene B. Chua INTERNATIONAL budget hotel chain, ZEN Rooms, has introduced ZEN Homes — its solution to what the company sees as a current...

Davao under martial law

Text and photos by Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman, Reporter WHEN MARTIAL LAW was declared in Mindanao in May, the tourism and hospitality industry in Davao...

Taking in a bit of Korean culture

Text and photos by Cathy Rose A. Garcia, Associate Editor SEOUL — While most tourists flock to shooting locations of Korean dramas or shop for Korean...

Marco Polo’s Hong Kong hotels get an update

THREE Marco Polo hotels in Hong Kong have gotten an update with contemporary lobbies and exteriors, and an additional Continental Club floor of suites. All...

Seeing Seoul with fresh eyes

By Cecille Santillan-Visto KOREA’s ability to offer new sites and experiences even to returning travelers is one of the main reasons it continues to draw...

Business Busan

By Cecille Santillan-Visto BUSAN may well be Korea’s land of festivals with unique celebrations for every season. From the Haeundae Sand Festival, Polar Bear Swim...

Travel in luxury

By Zsarlene B. Chua TRAVELING has become more than just a simple vacation as there are quite a number of people who have made traveling...

Italy plies visitors with wine as it eyes tourism catch-up

BOLGHERI, ITALY – Eating lunch in Italy’s Bolgheri wine country, it is not hard to understand why the number of international visitors to this...

Visiting a future city

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman Reporter NUVALI revels in nostalgia, but at the same time, it is forward-looking. Its contradictions allow it to look at...

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