Inside Boracay: Week 5

Cover photo courtesy of ‘Nuckie’ Sacapano Inside Boracay: Week 5  A quick throwback to Week 4 and an event which was missed from the last update.  22-24th May a three day training session was held at Tindahan Boracay, on Rice By-Product Processing, Packaging and Marketing.  This was organised by the Department of Agriculture, Agribusiness and

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Inside Boracay: Weeks 3 & 4 After Closure

Inside Boracay: Weeks 3 & 4 After Closure Inside Boracay: Week 3 After Closure.  25 more weeks to go before re-opening and inland work is really progressing. Journey’s along the main road, to buy groceries, or to support the businesses that are trying to stay open, are a mixed emotions affair.   On the one hand

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YHH: Eco-Friendly & Sustainability Focus Group (Boracay)

YHH: Eco-Friendly & Sustainability Focus Group (Boracay) Meeting Date: 11th & 19th May 2018 Venue: Real Coffee & Tea Attendees: Dan Cardon (Chillax Flashbackers Boracay) – Facilitator Trudy Allen (YHH) Aileen Cabrera (YHH & Luntian Solutions) Sandy Velhagen (Rieseling Boracay) Maria Schafer (Sea View Apartments) Chrisart Solomon (Human Nature) Shria & Patrick Florencio (Nonie’s) Lee

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What The Hospitality Industry Needs To Know

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation): What you need to know On the 25th May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced.   Whilst you may not have a business located in the EU, there may still be implications if you collect guest data or if any of your Employees are from the EU

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Inside Boracay: Week 2 After Closure

  Inside Boracay: Week 2 Inside Boracay Week 2 with 26 more weeks to go. There was a time when it would take ages to walk anywhere on Boracay.  Whether due to trikes, bikes and golf carts parked across pavements (sidewalks). Or just due to the sheer number of tourists, sauntering slowly, in no rush

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Inside Boracay: Week 1 After Closure

Inside Boracay: It is only one week since the closure of Boracay Island to tourists.  It already feels longer.  The island hasn’t been this quiet, the beach this empty, since the last actual Low Season – probably around August 2009. Well, let’s be honest. White Beach is mostly quiet but the rest of the island

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How to Ace A Job Interview

One of the things that hasn’t changed over the years, in the corporate world, is the need for a Job Interview. The methods, and approaches, to getting through this grueling part of the employment process may have changed over the years but it’s still there. And the interview isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. If you’re

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