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UK TRAVEL MAG: PALAWAN IS ‘MOST DESIRABLE ISLAND’

There is no stopping the Philippines from bagging accolades as an in-demand travel destination as the country’s top tourist destination Palawan was hailed as one the Most Desirable Island among the world’s best in the 21st Wanderlust Travel Awards. The country’s Tourism Board, through the Philippine Department of Tourism-Central Visayas Office also placed 6th among […]

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BORACAY, PALAWAN BAG CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER AWARDS

The Department of Tourism (DOT) celebrates the Philippines’ back-to-back wins in the Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards. The world-renowned Island of Boracay was awarded the Top Island in Asia. Of the Top Ten Islands, Palawan ranked eighth. The Philippines was also awarded one of the Top Countries in the World ranking 30th. […]

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THE CURIOUS CASE OF THE ISLAND OF PALAWAN

My curiosity started when I was way younger. Back then, many of my relatives from Balabac (the southernmost part of Palawan), who often visited us in the city, would bring treats that looked anything but local. Like the extremely spicy Maggi Kari, Coco Jelly, and my favorite Apollo wafers. As a kid, I had little […]

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DPWH BUILDS 5 BRIDGES FOR PALAWAN AGRARIAN REFORM

The towns of Roxas, Aborlan, El Nido, and Safronio Epañola in Palawan Province were the recent recipient of bridge projects implemented under Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)’s Tulay ng Pangulo para sa Kaunlarang Pang-Agraryo (TPKP). In a recently-held ceremony, DPWH and DAR turned over to the local […]

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BORACAY, PALAWAN, CEBU AMONG WORLD’S BEST ISLANDS

The Department of Tourism (DOT) applauded the naming of the country’s three island destinations among “The 25 Best Islands in the World” by the New York-based travel magazine Travel + Leisure (T+L). Boracay Island featuring its postcard-perfect sunset ranked 9th in the T+L World’s Best Island list, followed by Palawan at 11th with a photo […]

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SIARGAO, PALAWAN, BORACAY WIN INT’L AWARDS – DOT

The inclusion of the Philippines’ top tourist destinations in the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards of the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) magazine is a testament to the hard work of the tourist industry “to strengthen our position as a top-of-mind destination” for international travelers.  The Department of Tourism (DOT) made this statement as three of […]

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PALAWAN LANDS IN TRAVEL+LEISURE’S TOP ISLANDS

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is delighted to announce the inclusion of Palawan in “The Top 5 Islands in Asia” in this year’s World’s Best Awards survey by the prestigious Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine. The magazine ranked Palawan as the 5th top island in Asia with a rating of 88.63 joining Andaman Islands in […]

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31,000 PALAWAN TOURISM WORKERS TO GET VAX JABS

Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat, along with testing czar and National Task Force Against COVID-19 deputy chief implementer Secretary Vince Dizon, led the ceremonial vaccination of tourism workers in Palawan. Romulo-Puyat personally visited the premier tourism destinations of Coron, El Nido, San Vicente, and the City of Puerto Princesa where she announced that the agency targets […]

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PORT BARTON & BALABAC: THE LAST FRONTIER’S LAST FRONTIERS

One of the perks of living in a tropical country is that you never run out of places to go to when you feel like connecting with nature. Away from the busts and noise of the city life, sometimes one can’t stop thinking about lounging on the beach, walking barefoot in fine white sands, drinking […]

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CHAO LONG: TASTE OF HOME

Palawan is known for its majestic sceneries. From the UNESCO World Heritage Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park, up to the Crocodiles in Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Centre, the place just never stops to impress. As a true-blue Palaweño, one thing that I always look forward to whenever I visit my humble hometown is Chao […]