Superstar Virgo, flagship of Hong Kong-based Star Cruises fleet, is the first-ever luxury cruise ship to homeport in Manila’s South Harbor. DOT said while the Philippines is still far from being advanced as its Asian neighbors, the government will put up the support environment to attract investments.
CAGAYAN DE ORO - The Department of Tourism (DOT) said it is a welcome development that more air routes are being launched to improve air connectivity and boost domestic tourism, as well as international visitor arrivals in emerging tourist attractions.
LONDON. —Singapore remains the world’s most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities -- Tokyo and Osaka -- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen.
LONDON - Tourists are heading back to Europe, and the recovery is showing up in everything from rising hotel bookings to tax-free shopping and air traffic, leading to a brighter earnings outlook for travel and leisure companies.
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Home improvement retailer Wilcon Depot Inc. may have found the right formula when it placed its bet on Filipinos’ penchant for occasional changes in the tiling of their homes – be it flooring and wall design.
A study by the Center for Research and Communication Foundation, Inc. (CRC) of the University of Asia and the Pacific for Wilcon Depot Inc. showed the home improvement industry is expected to sustain its growth in the next five years, with household spending on the industry expected to grow at least six percent per year to over P165 billion by next year from an estimated P138 billion in 2015.
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