Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines Conducts Community Based Tourism Workshop for Weavers in Ilocos Norte

October 24, 2023


Unbeknownst to many, the Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines (TPB), the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), has been conducting workshops on marketing enhancement with community-based tourism (CBT) stakeholders from several communities nationwide.

Some of the CBT participants with TPB's Alberto Gadia Jr.

Where to Stay in Samal Island | Discovery Samal

October 10, 2023


I’ve been fortunate to have stayed in two amazing properties during my previous trips to Samal Island. Chemas by the Sea captivated me nearly 15 years ago with its bungalow accommodations surrounded by a well-kept garden, a tiny pool, and a private beach. Last year, Pearl Farm, one of the island's well-known resorts, satisfied my long-standing desire to experience its brand of hospitality. 

Cola Nievera
The layout of the resort appears like a Y from the air. You can go around the property on a golf cart.