News about El Nido, Palawan

Tourism’s immediate future: Road trips, staycations

There’s something surreal about our country winning all these travel awards right in the middle of a pandemic, when most of the world is unable to travel, and our borders are still closed to international tourists. The recognition we received at the recent World Travel Awards Asia proves that …


Coron, Palawan to gradually restart tourism on December 1

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 25) — Another famous destination, Coron in Palawan, will start accepting local tourists in five days, but visitors will have to follow health protocols. “Coron, Palawan awaits your return to its magnificent limestone rock formations and stunning lagoons as it opens for domestic travel …


Coron To Welcome Local Tourists Beginning Dec. 1

Coron Island will start accepting local tourists beginning December 1, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Tuesday. “Coron, Palawan awaits your return to its magnificent limestone rock formations and stunning lagoons as it opens for domestic travel on December 1, 2020,” it said on its official Twitter account. Based …


Dive sites and destinations in the Philippines

See for yourself why the country was named as Asia’s Best Leading Dive Destination in the recent World Travel Awards. The Philippines is blessed with world-renowned pristine beaches. Along with it comes diving spots across the country perfect for novice and experienced divers. Recently, the government has been slowly …


Some of Asia’s best are in the Philippines

The 2020 World Travel Awards, in which our country won four of the most prestigious titles, is giving you a lot more reasons to explore our many islands in the sun There is an abundance of natural resources and marine life the country (photo by Erwin T. Lim) There …


John Lloyd Cruz’s simple trip in Palawan

John Lloyd Cruz keeps his trip low-key and simple as he explores Palawan. John Lloyd Cruz surprised his fans with new selfies taken during a recent trip to Palawan. The actor posted photos of him enjoying a low-profile trip on the island of El Nido. “Happiness in simplicity. Touring …


Boutique resort in El Nido to welcome guests via ‘expanded travel bubble’

MANILA, Philippines — El Nido town government in Palawan recently eased travel restrictions and allowed more tourists to enter the island in a bid to jumpstart domestic tourism. The island started welcoming tourists from Manila last October 30. This includes the reopening of one of its top attractions, Lio Beach.…


The Philippines and DoT receive accolades at the 2020 World Travel Awards Asia Winners Day

The 27th World Travel Awards recognized the Philippines as Asia’s leading beach destination and Asia’s leading dive destination in 2020. The award-giving body also declared Intramuros as Asia’s Leading Tourist Attraction and the Philippine Department of Tourism as this year’s leading tourist board in Asia, besting 11 nominated countries. …


El Nido or The Phi Phi Islands? These Two Destinations Look Almost Exactly Alike!

Whenever foreign friends ask about must-visit beaches in Southeast Asia, two destinations come to mind: El Nido in Palawan , Philippines and Phi Phi Islands (or Koh Phi Phi ) in Krabi , Thailand ! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about these tropical destinations …


Travel bubble in Palawan ‘successful’: DOT exec

El Nido, Palawan (File photo) MANILA – The pilot travel bubble in Palawan since July 2020 had been a “success”, a ranking Department of Tourism (DOT) executive said, days before the island expands the program to more areas in El Nido. “(It is) successful as we are able to …


El Nido Resorts named Asia’s best

THREE resorts of the luxury chain El Nido Resorts were recognized in the recently-concluded 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Resorts in Asia of the prestigious lifestyle publication Conde Nast Traveler. The three island resorts — Apulit, Lagen, and Pangulasian — are the only accommodations from the Philippines hailed …


Four dream destinations to discover in the Philippines

In El Nido, Palawan, ziplines connect Las Cabanas Beach to Depeldet Island, turning island-hopping into an adventure sport. Photograph by simonharrycollins, Shutterstock The Philippines is nature made for adventure and fun. With 7,641 islands flanked by crystalline waters, the Pacific Ocean archipelago boasts a wealth of amazing activity options. …


PH, DOT net accolades at 2020 World Travel Awards Asia

MANILA – The 27th World Travel Awards recognized the Philippines as Asia’s leading beach destination and Asia’s leading dive destination in 2020. The award-giving body also declared the Department of Tourism (DOT) as this year’s leading tourist board in Asia, besting 11 nominated countries. “We are truly honored and …


Three El Nido Resorts named Asia’s best

Pangulasian Island Resort Three resorts of the luxury chain El Nido Resorts were recognized in the recently concluded 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Resorts in Asia of the prestigious lifestyle publication Condé Nast Traveler . The three island resorts—Apulit, Lagen and Pangulasian—are the only accommodations from the Philippines …


Palawan, Boracay feted in travel website’s 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 30) – The country’s top tourism destinations Palawan and Boracay Island were again recognized in the international travel scene. The two tourist attractions were listed as part of international travel website Big 7 Travel’s list of 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World. Palawan …


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