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The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) has approved the request of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to add flights to Canada, according to a report by InterAksyon.com. Mr. Wyrlou Samodio, CAB legal division head, said its board approved the application of PAL for an additional 7 weekly flights to Canada. At present, PAL flies to and from Canada 7 times a week.
The CAB board also approved the request of Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) to be designated as official Philippine carrier to Canada.
Seda Hotel chain of the Ayala Group is considering expanding its network to Bacolod City upon the completion next year of Seda Atria in Iloilo, its first property in the Visayas.
“We are studying the viability of opening a hotel here because we believe Bacolod City is a potential location for our Seda hotels,” said Mr. Andrea Mastellone, Seda group general manager. “We would love to have a Seda flag in Bacolod. We are working on it and hopefully one day we will.”
Dumaguete, the capital of Negros Oriental province in Central Visayas, is among the best places to retire around the world, according to a report by ABS-CBN, quoting the 2014 Retire Overseas Index released by the Overseas Retirement Letter.
The study shows that Dumaguete was chosen due to its cheap cost of living, coming in second only to Nha Trang, Vietnam.
SM Prime Holdings, Inc. is planning to build a hotel next to its mall in Bacolod City under the brand Park Inn By Radisson as well as a second mall in Negros Occidental province.
“We are now expanding our Park Inn By Radisson. We just opened our Davao branch and we will be coming here eventually, “ SM Prime President Hans T. Sy said, during the recent inauguration of SM Bacolod’s PhP500-million expansion, which includes an SMX Convention Centre.
CN Traveler Magazine named Palawan in the Philippines as the world’s top island. About an hour’s flight from Manila, Palawan’s virtue lies in the fact that it remains largely uncolonised by international hotel chains and developments -- and consequently heaving throngs of fellow tourists.
El Nido, a town in Palawan which consists of marble islands and islets surrounded by a magnificent body of waters, is an enchanting paradise, at least to those who can afford to stay at its luxury resorts.
Visitors at Pangalusian Island Resort, one of the four El Nido resorts managed by Ayala Land's Ten Knots Development Corp., pay as much as US$1,000 for an overnight stay at a villa.
Also known as Island of the Sun, Pangulasian has breathtaking views of both sunrise and sunset at Bacuit Bay and boasts of a 750-meter stretch of flawless white sand beach.
Data Land Inc. is building the first boutique hotel in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
The 120-room Ivy Wall will be constructed by one of the Philippines’ top contractors, and also a sister-company of Data Land, DDT Konstract, Inc.
“The Ivy Wall will add a new energy to Puerto Princesa as the city is booming with business and leisure travellers looking for quality affordable hotels,” said Data Land Assistant Vice President Paul R. Chua.