Visit Bohol 2015


A taste of bountiful Bohol at the Bohol Travel Fair—The first Bohol Travel Fair opened today at the Glorietta Activity Center in Makati City amid simple yet meaningful ceremonies. The 3-day event, which runs today until January 11, 2015, serves to kickstart the province’s Visit Bohol 2015 tourism campaign, which hopes to lure local and foreign tourists, including businessmen, back to the province to explore its beauty and natural splendor and be part of its growing economy. Continue reading


Duty Free Shopping is more fun in the Philippines

A new Duty Free Fiesta Mall awaits our balikbayans as the travel retail store undergoes its grandest renovation yet.  For the past six months, the Fiesta Mall underwent an unbelievable renovation under the leadership of French interior designer Philippe Larose. Duty Free Philippines Chief Operating Officer Lorenzo “Enchong” Formoso III says this is part of their goal to make the Fiesta Mall “at par with other global retail stores around the world, but still with a Filipino touch.”
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The Philippines largest internationally owned and operated hotel brand – Tune Hotels – has continued its impressive expansion in the country with the opening of the 200-room Tune Hotel Aseana City.

Located in the center of the Aseana City in Paranaque, the property is the ninth Tune Hotels to open in the Philippines in the last two years after Angeles City, Ermita, Makati, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan De Oro, Quezon City and Ortigas. Continue reading


More Reasons to Travel with Citi PremierMiles this Summer


 Summer is in the air and it’s the perfect time to pack and fly with more flights and more sights from the Citi PremierMiles Card.

 Not sure where to go? Choose from a multitude of destinations now that Citi has teamed up with new airline partners: Etihad Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Eva Air, and Malaysia Airlines. You can now fly using your Citi PremierMiles rewards with over 60 airlines including Cathay Pacific, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Philippine Airlines and Thai Airways.

Need somewhere to stay? Citi PremierMiles also teamed up with Hilton HHonors Worldwide and Intercontinental Hotel Group, offering you the chance to redeem free stays with your PremierMiles. You can use your miles in Hilton Hhonors Worldwide at a rate of 1 PremierMile to 1.5 Hhonors points, and in Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) Rewards Club at a rate of 1 PremierMile to 1 IHG point.

According to Consumer Business Manager Bea Tan for Citi Philippines, travel continues to be a strong aspiration for many Filipinos.  “This is why Citi PremierMiles continues to attract clients as we strengthen our wide suite of travel-focused rewards.  Indeed, this is one card you want to take with you wherever you go – either to earn the miles or to redeem them, plus of course experience exclusive privileges.”

Keep using your Citi PremierMiles to book your flights and accumulate more air miles for free flights. Every P30 spend for PremierMiles Platinum or P40 for PremierMiles earns you 1 PremierMile.  Simply convert your PremierMiles to air miles of your preferred frequent flyer program, including Asia Miles, Executive Club, KrisFlyer, Mabuhay Miles, Royal Orchid Plus, SkyMiles, Etihad Guest, Evergreen/ Infinity Mileagelands, Garuda Frequent Flyer, and Enrich. One PremierMile equals one air mile.

What’s more, you can even use your PremierMiles to pay off various travel expenses, like cruises and car rentals. And if you’re flying from Manila, don’t forget to use your PremierMiles card for complimentary access to the MIASCOR lounge at NAIA 1, regardless of airline or class you fly, for a relaxing wait at the airport.

Of course, your PremierMiles never expire so accumulate and keep them for as long as you want, until you decide to exchange them for free flights or upgrades or what other travel reward your heart desires.

Finally, you are assured of peace of mind when you travel as Citi PremierMiles has a range of travel inconvenience protection from Missed Flight Protection to Delayed/Cancelled Flight Protection to Delayed Luggage Protection to Lost Luggage Protection.


Take advantage of the Citi PremierMiles Card program and log on to http://www.citibank.com.ph for more information.


Barkada Road Trips Made Easy

Equip your ride for the long road ahead

Fill up the tank and kick off the summer with a well-deserved post-graduation getaway with the gang. But before you begin the road trip, give your ride a once-over to ensure a safe and trouble-free experience. Bosch, a global leader in automotive technology, shares five thrilling destinations outside the metro and some quick service pointers for the long road ahead. Continue reading


Tara Na Sa Malaysia

Tourism Malaysia marks its grandest tourism celebration, dubbed Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014, with stepped up efforts to attract more visitors to this bubbling, energetic cultural melting pot filled with endless wondrous events, amazing festivals and exciting activities all year round. With its theme of “Celebrating 1Malaysia Truly Asia,” these efforts would position Malaysia as a premiere destination in Southeast Asia.  Continue reading


SEAIR To Fly Special Holiday Flights for the Christmas Season

SEAIR International (SEAIR I) will fly Special Holiday Flights for the Christmas Season.On December 26 – 30 and January 2 – 5, SEAIR I will be flying from Manila Domestic Terminal 4 to Caticlan Airport, the main airport for the paradise island of Boracay. As a special treat, these special premium leisure flights are being offered to cater to the increasing volume of tourists and vacationers heading to Boracay for Christmas and New Year, especially since there is a last minute shortage of flights to Caticlan. Continue reading