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AirAsia remains optimistic on the strong return of demand for air travel amid new Delta strain

Journal Online 28 Oct 2021
ManilaAirAsia Philippines remains cautiously optimistic on the strong return of the demand for air travel despite the discovery of a new strain of the more contagious COVID-19 Delta variant ... On Monday, AirAsia announced another round of its P1SO fare sale beginning 25 to 31 October with travel dates from 25 October 2021 to 29 October 2022.

MM shift to Alert Level 2 ‘likely’

Manila Standard Today 27 Oct 2021
“The good thing about here in Metro Manila, we don't see hesitation even in the administration of first dosesSo we are very happy about that," Galvez said ... At present, travelers from Metro Manila may avail of a discounted RT-PCR test from the Philippine Children's Medical Center for P750, down from the original price of P3,577.

Safe, meaningful stays await at Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila

The Manila Times 27 Oct 2021
MARCO Polo Ortigas, Manila is pleased to announce that it's accepting ... Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila has been awarded the Sharecare Verified with Forbes Travel Guide badge by completing and maintaining compliance in over 360 global health security standards.

EOC: Nothing to worry amid detection of new Covid variant

Sun Star 27 Oct 2021
"There's nothing to worry but we will continue the monitoring since it's a variant for investigation." ... After she completed the quarantine in Manila, the patient travelled to Bacolod City and returned to UAE. The result of the genome sequencing on the samples taken from the OFW was released Monday, October 25, Ang said.

2GO Travel allows passengers with vaccination cards

The Manila Times 26 Oct 2021
2GO Travel, the country's largest premier sea travel provider said local government units of five destinations in its travel network have relaxed travel restrictions and have simplified entry requirements ... 2GO Travel sails from Manila to Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Ozamiz, Puerto Princesa, and Zamboanga.

Bong Go pleads with bets: Focus on jabs first

Manila Standard Today 26 Oct 2021
The program’s objectives are to relieve poverty, strengthen the economy, and alleviate traffic congestion in Metro Manila ... renovation, and improvement of 26,494 kilometers of roads, 10,376 flood control structures, and 5,555 bridges, reducing travel time and ensuring safety.

Non-local tourists of Boracay still required to show RT-PCR test — provincial exec

The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Oct 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- Non-local tourists who are traveling to Boracay are still required to present a negative reverse ...

Aklan prepares Boracay for international tourists

Sun Star 26 Oct 2021
THE Aklan Provincial Government is currently preparing Boracay Island for international tourists as the number of residents who have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) increases ... Among the airlines that fly travelers to Boracay from Metro Manila are Philippine Airlines, AirAsia and Cebu Pacific ... (SunStar Philippines) .

2GO Travel now accepts vaccination cards

Manila Bulletin 25 Oct 2021
2Go Travel now accepts vaccination cards in lieu of negative RT-PCR test results ... “Safely restarting domestic travel plays an integral part in improving our economy ... 2GO Travel sails from Manila to Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Ozamiz, Puerto Princesa, and Zamboanga. Out of Batangas, 2GO travels to Caticlan and Roxas.

Philippine top destinations as travel resumes

The Manila Times 24 Oct 2021
OVER the past year, there has been a shift in preference for road trip-friendly destinations near the National Capital Region (NCR), according to booking data from digital travel platform Agoda. looked into how Filipino travel preferences have changed over the past two years.

Kapampangans join caravan for Leni-Kiko

Sun Star 24 Oct 2021
... Cebu, Bohol, Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Davao, Agusan del Sur and Cagayan de Oro, Iligan City and part of Metro Manila on the same day. In Pampanga, more than 500 vehicles joined the said parade, which traveled from Angeles City going to the City of San Fernando, Mexico, Sta.

UK warns of 'gaps' with European Union

The Manila Times 24 Oct 2021
Talks between Britain and the European Union to resolve problems with the Brexit agreement regarding Northern Ireland will move to London next week with the United Kingdom government warning on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) that "substantial gaps" remained.

Small — and SM talk — with Small Laude

The Manila Times 22 Oct 2021
As someone who has traveled and lived abroad extensively, Laude admits "I didn't shop a lot in Manila before." ... The confessed shopaholic is especially impressed with the chain's Call to Deliver service, an innovation with The Manila Times' 123rd anniversary issue discussed in detail as part of its "Moving Forward" theme for the year ... .

Airspeed soared by filling a logistics gap

Manila Bulletin 22 Oct 2021
While a lot of businesses suffered because of lockdowns due to the pandemic, there are some companies like logistics firm Airspeed which found a niche and thrived ... When Metro Manila was placed under community quarantine in March 2020 to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, all domestic land, air and sea travel to and from Metro Manila were suspended ... .

Australia eases travel restrictions

Manila Bulletin 21 Oct 2021
The policy requires eligible travelers to be fully vaccinated with any of the six vaccine brands recognized by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) ... Eligible travelers must present a vaccination certificate issued by a national public health authority, in the form of a digital or paper certificate.