Monthly Archives: September 2016

Puerto Princesa feels pinch as tourists prefer El Nido, Coron


PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—The sun is no longer shining on Puerto Princesa City’s tourism industry, or so it seems.

Business establishments around the capital city of Palawan are hurting from losses due to an unusual slowdown in tourism activity in the province’s main economic hub.

While some dismiss it as a lull, many are starting to worry about the likelihood of a recovery. Continue reading

Palawan: Slender paradise with sweet bounty


Perched on the southeastern edge of the Philippines archipelago is the slender, paint-brush shaped island of Palawan.

Home to natural wonders, hundreds of untouched beaches and pristine water, Palawan is yet to draw big crowds or carve a niche for itself on the tourist map. So, the advantage at the moment is that you can enjoy exclusive time gawking at the enticing vignettes of the coral-filled waters, limestone cliffs and tiny islets that you have been drooling at on postcards. Continue reading