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CAAP: Flights from Cauayan to Maconacon suspended amid search for missing Cessna plane

All flights from Cauayan Airport to Maconacon Airport and vice versa in Isabela have been suspended since Wednesday amid the search and rescue operation for the missing Cessna plane, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said Thursday. In a message to GMA News Online, CAAP spokesperson Eric Apolonio said a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) was issued to airline operators, informing them of the suspension of flights in these areas for 24...


12 Tourist hotspots in Mobile that live up to the hype


The 15 most amazing attractions in Manila

The capital city of the Philippines, Manila, is the center of the country’s economic and cultural activities. Popular vacation destination in the country is filled with colonial churches, big malls, museums, and dazzling nightclubs. Often overlooked as a congested and densely populated city, Manila is a hub for sports, adventurous activities, open ...


The oldest restaurant in the world is 298 years old: here's where it is

There is a restaurant that this year celebrates 298 years of activity: it is the oldest restaurant in the world still in operation, as confirmed by Guinness World Record. A reference point for dining in Madrid, it offers a unique culinary experience with traditional Spanish cuisine and a welcoming atmosphere. The restaurant's cuisine is famous for its grilled pork specialties, including the famous cochinillo asado (roast suckling pig). The restaurant is also famous for its history and cozy atmosphere, with walls covered in photographs and mementos dating back centuries. In this photo gallery we will explore the history of the restaurant, its cuisine and its traditions.


VAT refund for tourists approved

PRESIDENT Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has approved the Value-Added Tax (VAT) Refund Program for foreign tourists for implementation in 2024 in an effort to boost tourism, Malacañang said Sunday. The refund program was among the "Quick Wins" recommendations of the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) Tourism Sector Group. Palace officials said Marcos will soon issue an executive order for the program, which is already in effect in other countries....


Slip and Slide Your Worries Away at This Indoor Waterpark in McKinley Hill

Waterparks don't have age limits.


Summer vacation in winter: the 10 most popular travel destinations


20 tips to save money while travelling

Love to travel, but don’t have a lot of money to spend on it? There are plenty of ways to stretch your travel budget without turning your holiday into a chore. Here are 20 great tips about timing your travel, choosing your accommodations, getting around and, most importantly, eating and drinking well for less money.


Revenge traveling back to Japan

It has been three years since the pandemic began and since I’ve traveled to another country, with Japan as my latest destination. As we all stayed home most of the time during the pandemic, the yearning for traveling abroad had grown fonder as the unforgettable experience I had in Sapporo and Otaru left an indelible mark in my memory. Luckily, as t...


Ride Through Japan On The Back Of A Classic Kawasaki Meguro K3

Take a moto vlogging trip through Tokyo and through the history of the Meguuro with this video.


5 highest restaurants in the world

We are all used to looking through the windows of restaurants to see what attracts us, reading the menus from the sidewalks to decide if this place inspires us or not. Not everyone, however, lives like this. For those who love great heights, around the world there are restaurants, often luxury and very expensive, where you can literally dine in the clouds. Asia is the leader in this kind of restaurants, usually located inside the tallest buildings in the world, but Hong Kong and Chicago should also be noted.


This Instagrammable Airbnb Is Convincing Us to Vacation in Baguio ASAP

We can't resist its wooden high ceiling and mid-century style.


The world’s most powerful passports revealed, do you have one of the top ten?


DOT welcomes Chinese tourists to PH as China eases outbound travel restrictions

The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday welcomed nearly 200 Chinese tourists into the Philippines, following the easing of outbound travel restrictions in China. DOT Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco and Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian personally welcomed around 190 visitors from the Chinese city of Xiamen upon their arrival at NAIA Terminal 1 at 4:55 p.m. The welcome ceremony included lively music from a Filipino bamboo...


First retrofitted Emirates A380 enters service

THE first Emirates A380 to be completely refurbished under the airline's $2-billion retrofit program has been deployed on the Dubai-London Heathrow service, operating as EK003. "Customers will notice the difference the moment they step onboard — the spacious A380 will look and feel even more impressive and comfortable. With our latest interiors and products, this newly refurbished aircraft elevates our inflight experience in all classes of...


Pinay, natagpuang patay sa kanyang hotel room room sa New York City | UB

Unang Balita is the news segment of GMA Network's daily morning program, Unang Hirit. It's anchored by Arnold Clavio, Susan Enriquez, Ivan Mayrina, Connie Sison, and Mariz Umali, and airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 5:30 AM (PHL Time). For more videos from Unang Balita, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/unangbalita. News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/ #Nakatutok24Oras Breaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad: GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanews Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanews GMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


Debris 'possibly' from missing Cessna

THE Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) of Isabela on Sunday said they are tracing an object that could be a debris from a Cessna plane that had gone missing. Isabela Provincial Information Office administrative officer Joshua Hapinat said in a radio interview that the object was spotted by residents living near Barangay Sapinit in Divilacan, Isabela. A rescue team has been deployed to verify the given information....


The 10 best national cuisines in the world


Debunking the Mystery of the Phantom Island of San Juan

It had been featured in various maps from the 16th- to 18th-centuries before vanishing completely.


A monumental failure of memory

MONUMENTS are tributes to people who have done us great good. Historical markers are attached to structures to remind us of decisive events that occurred in a certain place, like a mountain pass where a gallant battle was fought, the birthplaces of heroes, or where they gloriously offered their lives for love of country. Monuments and historical markers should honor those who tried to save us, but never those who wanted to destroy us. That...


Wells and fountains of desires: here are the most famous in the world

The wells and fountains of wishes are an ancient tradition that is found in many cultures around the world. These places of worship have been considered for centuries as bearers of luck and blessings, and have often been decorated with significant symbols and images. In this photo gallery we will explore some of the most famous wishing wells and fountains in the world, from the Trevi fountain in Italy, to the Petrifying well of Knaresborough, England. Read the photo gallery to find out how people still use these places to express their desires and hopes.


14 Breathtakingly beautiful places in Nice


Las Vegas: the 6 curiosities to discover

A city in the middle of the desert that is home to the largest and most famous hotels in the world. Las Vegas is the largest city in the U.S. state of Nevada. It is the county seat of Clark CountyCounty. Las Vegas is a true paradise of lights, gambling, luxury and gaming tables. An incredible city that hosts more than 40 million tourists every year and celebrates more than 120,000 weddings. Browse the gallery to discover more curiosities about Las Vegas.


The 6 best food experiences in Katy


P7-M halaga ng smuggled na langis, nakumpiska sa Tawi-Tawi

P7-M halaga ng smuggled na langis, nakumpiska sa Tawi-Tawi


Seat Sale Alert: Book Flights to Japan, Seoul + More for P499

Cebu Pacific announces 100% recovery this 2023.


Posibleng wreckage ng Cessna plane, natagpuan sa Divilacan, Isabela

Posibleng wreckage ng Cessna plane, natagpuan sa Divilacan, Isabela; LGUs, malaki ang maitutulong para resolbahin ang problema ng bansa sa illiteracy


The Comelec chief's rare visit to Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, in 3 minutes

The Comelec chief's rare visit to Sulu and Tawi-Tawi, in 3 minutes


Try these 7 local delicacies on your trip to Victoria


Hello Sailor, Boracay

Cocktails by the beach during sunset? Hello, Sailor is the place to be.


FYI, Here Are 7 Places To Learn A New Language In The Philippines

Is being multilingual one of your goals this year?


Chinese tourists return to the Philippines

CHINESE Ambassador to Manila Huang Xilian on Wednesday said the return of Chinese tourists to the Philippines is one of the "deliverables" of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.s' state visit to China. Together with Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Cesar Chiong and Xiamen Air staff, Huang on Tuesday welcomed travelers from China at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. "As epidemic...


Experience the top 16 attractions in Osaka


6 Most Popular Thai Dishes

Thailand is one of the best known tourist destinations. It is much sought after by tourists from all over the world for its white beaches, crystal clear sea, lovely people who smile continuously, many tourist attractions and beautiful Buddhist temples. Thai cuisine is also special and loved all over the world. Thai cuisine is based on vegetables, coconut milk, fish and meat and particular spices such as green curry or phanaeng curry. But not all Thai dishes are made fromcurry spices and they are not all necessarily spicy either. Do you know the most famous dishes of Thailand?


Check out these 12 scrumptious local specialties when you visit Las Vegas

Las Vegas Nevada's most populous city, Las Vegas, is undoubtedly the entertainment capital of the world. The city is best known for its luxurious Casinos, world-class hotels, and its happening nightlife. The fantasy city, also known as sin city, is incredibly popular among tourists worldwide and considered a popular holiday destination. Las Vegas S...


Light pollution: Will starry nights as we know them cease to exist?


Emirates offers free tickets to UAE's 3 famous attractions

EMIRATES has announced an exciting new offer for travelers planning to start 2023 with new experiences on a trip to Dubai. From January 16 to January 29, travelers who purchase an Emirates return ticket to or stopping over in Dubai can also enjoy complimentary passes to three of the city's most popular attractions: Views from At the Top, Burj Khalifa the Dubai Fountains Boardwalk Experience and a 45-minute Yellow Boats Atlantis Blast Tour.This...


A foodie's guide to St. Louis


Searchers zero in on missing plane in Isabela

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines — Rescuers are focusing their attention on Barangay Dicaruyan, a mountainous village of Divilacan town in Isabela province, as they continue their search for a Cessna plane that went missing last Tuesday. This came after a farmer informed members of the search and rescue team that he saw a plane flying toward the Sierra Madre mountains on that day. Constante Foronda, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management...


Here’s A Taste Of What It Is Like To Moto Camp In Montreal

Let’s go on a little camping trip with YouTuber, onherbike, and her bike, Chillie.


Headed to Bergen? Don't miss these unforgettable attractions


A historic and beloved Italian tourist spot could soon become a paid spot

The courtyard and balcony of Juliet's house, in Verona, are one of the most appreciated and loved Italian destinations by tourists from all over the world. A destination so loved and "crowded" that the Municipality thinks of Verona applying a ticket for entry inside the building. The 2 euro ticket could start from next February 14th, the day of the feast of lovers and a particularly crucial period for the city and in particular for Juliet's house. Nothing official has yet been decided but certainly it will be a historic decision, given that so far admission has always been free.


12 Reasons why Kolkata is a foodie's paradise


Best Travel & Tourism stocks to follow in 2022.

Travel and tourism is a broad category, with a diverse list of well-known brands. Ecotourism is a fast-growing niche, especially among young travelers. Tourism sector has been perhaps the hardest hit part of the economy by the COVID-19 pandemic. This list presents some of the best travel and tourism stocks to track in the post-pandemic era. The list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.


The SPOT.ph Guide to Burgers

How they came about, and the best places to get them in Manila.


ICRC head concludes visit to Moscow, notes concern on POW

DURING her visit to Moscow, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Mirjana Spoljaric raised the importance of upholding international humanitarian law and additional critical humanitarian concerns related to the international armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine. She also discussed the situation in other conflict-affected areas, including Syria, the Sahel region and the Horn of Africa.Spoljaric met with Foreign Minister...


Turkey issues retaliatory travel alert for US, EU

Istanbul, Turkey: Ankara on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) issued a travel warning for the United States and Europe in seeming retaliation for similar alerts by Western powers for Turkey. The United States and major European countries have advised their citizens against attending mass events and to avoid tourist hotspots in Turkey. Their warnings came during a spike in diplomatic tensions linked to Turkey's refusal to let Sweden and Finland join...


KLM travel advisory sparks anger in Kenya and Tanzania

Nairobi, Kenya: The governments of Kenya and Tanzania hit out at KLM on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) for spreading "unfounded" claims after the airline published an advisory warning of travel disruptions due to purported civil unrest in the two countries. The carrier had said that "civil unrest" between Friday and Monday could potentially force flights to be cancelled, before amending its alert to refer to an unspecified "local threat in...


Cebu Pacific looking to restore Clark flights

CEBU Pacific is working to restore more of its flights in other air hubs in the Philippines, such as Clark International Airport, the budget carrier's president told reporters last week. "We will be happy to resume flights at Clark and the other destinations we used to fly in," Xander Lao, president and chief commercial officer, said. "Actually when we said we were back at 100 percent operations, it referred to the seats and not actually to our...


36 Years: Where in the world is President Marcos?

How much traveling is too much traveling? Let’s talk about President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s eight trips so far in his first seven months in office, zeroing in on the bigger picture: What image is the President forging both here and abroad? Rappler's Bea Cupin talks to Marites Vitug, Rappler’s editor-at-large, about the history of presidential travel, why it’s necessary, and why sometimes, it’s superfluous. https://www.rappler.com/nation/thirty-six-years-episode-president-ferdinand-marcos-jr-local-international-trips/