Category: Travel & Tourism

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Turbulence Injures 40 Passengers on Qatar Airways Flight

A Qatar Airways plane en route from Doha to Manila experienced mid-air turbulence shortly before landing at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Saturday afternoon injuring at least 40 passengers. According to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), Qatar Airways flight QR 932 experienced downdraft around 3 p.m., prompting the pilot to request...

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Four Killed, 16 Injured in Fatal Bus Crash

At least four people were killed and 16 others were injured after a Valisno Express bus with plate number TXV 715 rammed a concrete post marking the boundary of Quezon City and Caloocan City Wednesday morning. According to reports, the bus was speeding along Quirino Highway around 7:11 a.m. when it suddenly slammed into the...

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US State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert

In light of the recent lone wolf attack in Sydney, Australia, the United States State Department issued a worldwide travel alert to its citizens worldwide. The emergency message, posted on the official website of the US Embassy in Manila, called on its nationals to be vigilant and extra cautious. “The lone wolf attack in Sydney,...

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DFA to issue new guidelines on travel agency accreditation

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Thursday (June 21) said it will release new guidelines next week that will allow it to further improve the delivery of passport and other consular services to the public. In a statement, the DFA said the new guidelines, which will also cover the accreditation of travel agencies, are among...

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US revises travel advisory to PH

The United States has revised its travel advisory to the Philippines, removing specific urban areas, such as Manila in the text. The advisory says US citizens should defer non-essential travel to Sulu Archipelago due to instances of kidnapping and terrorist-related violence in the area. In the island of Mindanao, US citizens were advised to observe...

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Traveling during the holidays

Traveling during the holidays

If you are going away for a vacation don’t tell neighbors and strangers that no one is going to be at home. It’s better to get someone stay such as a relative or a trusted friend. If you are driving, make sure your car is in good condition. Make sure all car doors are locked...