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Selfie Culture in the Philippines Part 3 – Marketing to the Selfie Generation, if you’re not doing it already!

Selfies are increasingly spreading to many areas of our lives, including travel. Not just during our travels but even whilst we are planning them.   In the last of our Selfie Series, we look at how the Hospitality and Tourism Industries can be harnessing the rise of Selfie Tourism and Social Media Pilgrimages as part of their

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Inside Boracay: Week 21 & 37 days before re-opening

Cover Image: Cory Batchelor Inside Boracay: Week 21 The end of Week 21 of closure leaves the island with just 37 days before the Soft Opening of 26th October, and more changes have been made to the Requirements for re-opening; in fact twice, in the same week, the STP Requirements were changed. Quite possibly because

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Selfie Culture in the Philippines – Part 2 The Impacts of Selfie Tourism

In our first article Selfie Culture in the Philippines Part 1, we looked at how the Philippines came to be labelled ‘Selfie Capital of the World’.  We also looked at the rise of ‘Selfie Tourism’, according to academics. Selfies have become normalized. Even the most shy of nationalities, thinks nothing of whipping out their phone to

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Inside Boracay: Week 20 – 50 Days Until Re-opening

Inside Boracay: Week 20 Week 20 of closure and just 50 days until the re-opening of the island on 26th October.  Whilst the island is now on the ‘right side’ of the half-way point many residents are concerned about the progress of work, and whether the island can be opened in any meaningful way Islanders

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10 Things Front Desk Agents Wish They Could Tell You

By Angel Lam Ko Direct and Face-to-Face Customer Service work must be one of the most challenging roles out there.  Especially when you are so good at your job, so well-trained and experienced, that Customers wrongly assume your Front Desk job is an easy one to do. Angel Lam Ko (aka Facebooks Hugot Hotelier) has been working in

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10 Reasons Why Hoteliers Make the Best Life Partners

Angel Lam Ko (aka Facebooks Hugot Hotelier) has been working in the hotel industry ever since graduating from UP-Asian Institute of Tourism back in 2007.    Let’s hear her thoughts on why hoteliers make the best life partners.   10 Reasons Why Hoteliers Make the Best Life Partners Here are just a few of the remarkable

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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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