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Tourism helps Eastern Visayas bounce back

MENTION the phrase “I shall return,” and US Gen. Douglas MacArthur and his momentous, game-changing landing in Palo town, Leyte province, in 1944 easily comes to mind. This landing signaled the start of the country’s liberation from Japan during World War II.

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Five key elements to ensure successful tourism development

WHEN a person thinks of tourism, he or she usually thinks of a resort, a beach, a waterfall or a shopping area. But really, these are just parts of an entire tour. Also, there are other elements that we take for granted that are just as equally important.

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Iloilo City: Where the past and present meet for the future

FOR first-time visitors, Iloilo City may seem like a place where the classic, the colonial and the contemporary not only co-exist, but also complement one another. True, this could also be said of other cities established during the Spanish colonial period that continue to flourish in the 21st century, but the co-existence of features of this vibrant Western Visayan city’s past and present never really feels awkward or forced. In fact, it feels rather natural.

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Top 10 beach activities and where to do them

FOR many travelers, a vacation is only a vacation if there is a beach to sunbathe on. For others, activities are a must. With this in mind, members and editors of travel website and community VirtualTourist.com (www.virtualtourist.com) prepared a list of the “Top 10 beach activities and where to do them.”

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