Local Experts

Why Chinese Tourists Can Be Good for the Philippines: An Interview with Ctrip

Your Hospitality Hub spoke with Jerome Dela Cruz, Regional Director for Ctrip Philippines, about Ctrip and the rapid growth of Chinese Tourism in the Philippines. Ctrip has provided travel services, such as accommodation reservation, transport, packaged tours and corporate travel management since 1999. Ctrip is currently the largest online travel agency in China.      

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Industry Talks: Travel Agents

Industry Talks: Travel Agents – Meet our panel of Travel Agents and read what they have to say about the Travel Agency Industry   1. How long have you been working in your current Travel Agency Jingle: Ten Months Cecilia: Five Years Ryan: Four Years Marigold: Seventeen Months Marisse: Fifteen Years Claire: Three Years 2. What

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Insider Tips on Dumaguete

Insider Tips on Dumaguete Carla Basa-Martinez gave us some Insider Tips on Dumaguete.  Why it’s such a great place to live, work or visit. Carla is a mother, traveler, nature enthusiast and avid cook.  Their family moved from dreary Manila 5 years ago and live in sunny Dumaguete. Carla is very enthusiastic about Dumaguete and

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Insider Tips On Baguio – The City of Pines

We asked Baguio local Billy Tolentino for some insights about The City of Pines.  Billy and his partner manage the online travel agency Sturmfrei Travel and Tours. If you’re planning a trip to Baguio, or even thinking of living there, Billy has some astute pointers for you.

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