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Davao-Singapore inaugural flight of Cebu Pacific opens

The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) sent off its inaugural flight from Davao to Singapore today. This marks the beginning of the airline’s twice weekly service to its first international destination from Davao.

Philippine Airlines Cancels More Flights Due To APEC Meet

Philippine Airlines has cancelled additional flights in view of the latest information on the movements of world leaders and economic ministers attending the forthcoming APEC Summit in Manila. The additional flight cancellations, which cover the period November 15 – 21, total 358 (78 international and 280 domestic flights).

Singapore offers Golden Jubilee Lifestyle Deals for tourists

Singapore celebrates its significant 50th anniversary by rolling out a series of incredible deals through promotions and special experiences in this Golden Jubilee celebration. Unbeatable offers range from airfares, accommodations, shopping spree perks and other privileges that truly show Singapore as a must visit destination in 2015.

It’s More Fun to Visit, Shop and Dine in Davao Now

THE BIG DAVAO FUN SALE CONTINUES! For four weeks since March, the Davao City Government, Department of Tourism and The Big Davao Fun Sale Retailers Association has been inviting everyone to shop and dine at Abreeza, Gaisano Mall of Davao, Gaisano Mall Toril, NCCC Mall Davao, Robinson’s, SM City and SM Lanang Premier and participating restaurants that are members of the Davao Tourism Association (DATA) and the Restaurant Association of Davao, Inc. (RADI) and discover great finds and tastes at amazing prices and value. Participating hotels via www.agoda.com are available for your most comfortable and affordable stay. For last minute trips check out the best rates at www.cebupacificair.com and via www.silkair.com. Swipe all you can using your BPI credit cards (www.bpicards.com) with fantastic payment schemes. Movement around the city should be most comfortable in the country’s most modern black taxi fleet of Mabuhay Taxi www.facebook.com/mabuhaygroup. Big Davao Fun Sale details can also be seen and heard from ABC 5 www.tv5.com.ph. This is fully backed up by the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) (www.philretailers.com). Don’t forget to …

Koreans on voluntourism in Davao

A buzz word in the tourism industry, voluntourism has captured the interest of many travelers. It is the benefit of traveling which includes volunteering for a charitable cause. In recent years, volunteer vacations have grown in popularity. As many students, professionals and companies come and visit communities for social work, they also visit tourist destinations, as encouraged and promoted by the Department of Tourism. Sta. Cruz’s badjao community at the Apo beach recently benefitted from this program when Korean school Directors from Sunmoon University, Sooncheonhyang Univeristy and Ansan University came to visit the area. With partnership with I-way Global Partner Mr. Richard Lee, their main objective is to conduct community service by building school structures for Badjao children. The Badjao kids expressed difficulty in interacting with Visayan students and requested to have their own classroom. With the help of the Korean group, the gradeschoolers now have a classroom on stilts. The community of 600 residents received food packs and towels from the Korean group handed by Korean singer Actress Soy. Mr. Richard Lee, organizer of …

A Taste of Davao Punch

A TASTE OF DAVAO PUNCH by Jojie Alcantara From August 11 down to August 21, Davao City has a new treat for visitors as soon as they arrive in the airport. Davao Punch, a special concoction of non-alcoholic drink with a combination of guava, calamansi and pomelo, which was created by a chef of Center for Culinary Studies Davao (CACS Davao), will be served at the airport for arriving guests. This new fruit mix was created in line with the city’s campaign published in selected national dailies which highlights the bountiful harvest of fruits and flora during the month of August, hence its celebration of Kadayawan Festival. It also showcases ten of the most vibrant tribes in the city with a tagline of Ten Tribes, One Vibe. In a full page ad, a young lass in colorful authentic tribal costume holds a drink in her hand with the caption: “FLY TO DAVAO AND WE WILL WELCOME YOU WITH A GOOD PUNCH. At the Davao International Airport, experience our welcome drink, DAVAO PUNCH, a concoction especially …