MARTIAL LAW RATTLES DAVAO TOURISM

President Rodrigo Duterte’s home city of Davao has become a casualty of the declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao, with  the tourism industry suffering fever that pushed down tourism figures. But presidential daughter Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio is taking the slow down in tourist arrivals and cancellation of scheculed events in stride. This is only temporary. A week or two and we will be back to normalcy, said Duterte-Carpio. Already having earned the Convention City of Mindanao tag, Davao City’s tourism industry has further perked up following the election of President Duterte last year. Located in southern Mindanao, Davao City, where … Continue reading MARTIAL LAW RATTLES DAVAO TOURISM

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DUTERTE-CARPIO TO TOURISTS: CANCEL TRIPS TO DAVAO CITY

AVOIDING MARAWI VIOLENCE SPILLOVER BY ROGER M. BALANZA LOCKDOWN IN THE CITY! Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio has advised visitors and tourists to avoid her city over fears ongoing terrorist violence in Western Mindanao could spill over to Davao City. Duterte-Carpio gave … Continue reading DUTERTE-CARPIO TO TOURISTS: CANCEL TRIPS TO DAVAO CITY

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TWIN EXPOS: Building & Construction, Travel & Leisure shows open in Davao

Davao City’s construction and tourism industries were expected to get a big boost as The Philippine Building and Construction Expo (Philbex) and the  together launched a 4-day double-header exposition in Davao City. The twin expos  at the SMX Convention Center, … Continue reading TWIN EXPOS: Building & Construction, Travel & Leisure shows open in Davao

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JAPAN FUNDING FOR UNDERGROUND TRANSPORT SYSTEM, LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT (LRT) IN DAVAO CITY ASSURED

Under Duterte presidency BY ROGER M. BALANZA Major multi-billion peso infrastructure projects proposed by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte for Davao City that were mothballed may be realized if the mayor makes it to Malacanang in the May elections. As Duterte, a … Continue reading JAPAN FUNDING FOR UNDERGROUND TRANSPORT SYSTEM, LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT (LRT) IN DAVAO CITY ASSURED

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Dusit International Reveals Plans for Tourism Market in the Philippines

​Leading international hotel brand Dusit International has disclosed its intent to increase its presence in the Philippines, beginning with reaching out to the upscale, long-staying travel sector. The hotelier has further expressed plans to tap the strong MICE (Meetings, Incentives, … Continue reading Dusit International Reveals Plans for Tourism Market in the Philippines

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​​International Hotel Projects in Davao to Boost Job Opportunities

As Davao continues to be the major economic hub in southern Philippines, international hospitality brand Dusit International is optimistic in providing job opportunities to the local community via its on-going property development projects.   Particularly, the world-renowned hotel brand has … Continue reading ​​International Hotel Projects in Davao to Boost Job Opportunities

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