Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Business Opportunities in the Philippines...

Is your business ready for internationalisation? Then look no further. The Philippines, with over 92 million people, is one of the largest markets in Southeast Asia and the 12th largest country in the world in terms of population. With a literacy rate of over 93%, it is one of the largest English speaking countries in the world, which makes it so easy to do business there.

Hear it first hand from Stephen Lillie -- Her Majesty's Ambassador, The Philippines, on why you should consider opportunities in the Philippines. Visit

Friday, 24 December 2010

Giant Lanterns of San Fernando, Pampanga, Philippines...

Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year to all our customers and friends..!!

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Donsol Whale Shark Interaction Guidelines from WWF Philippines...

Donsol is famous for the whale sharks that feed in its waters from December to June every year. It offers visitors the chance to experience close encounters with these magnificent creatures. Whale sharks, however, are wild animals, and interaction guidelines are being enforced as safety measures for both humans and whale sharks.

Donsol Whale Shark Interaction Guidelines from WWF-Philippines on Vimeo.

Philippine Trails offers holidays to Donsol where you can enjoy the fantastic experience of seeing these great animals. Please enquire for more information...

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Philippines - a "Must-See Destination for 2011"...

The Philippines appears on a new list of must-see destination in 2011, travel exports have revealed.

Using travel trends and statistics, has released a list of destinations, travel tips and airlines for the new year.
While affordable airfares and its rich culture were the key factors for Brazil’s selection, interest in India continues to rise as well as the Philippines, which is becoming increasingly popular due to the political unrest in Thailand and its untapped beaches.


Thursday, 16 December 2010

Give Kiva Cards this Christmas!

This holiday season, think about adding Kiva Cards to your holiday gift list. Give one to a Kiva fan or introduce friends and family to microlending by giving them credit to make a loan! Kiva Cards allow the recipient to search for a borrower and make a loan using the Kiva Card they have been given. And don't forget the best part: credit from Kiva Cards can be used again and again after repayment from the borrower! It truly is a reusable gift that is helping to alleviate poverty around the globe.

Visit to explore the options we have this year for giving. This year Kiva is excited to offer the best gift idea yet: a real, hold-in-your-hand Kiva Card! You can also print or email Kiva Cards directly from the site.

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Christmas in the Philippines!

If you happen to visit the Philippines during the Christmas season, don’t be surprised to find the country abuzz with celebration. Being the only Christian dominated country in Asia, the Philippines start the season as early as September. As the countdown to Christmas begins, Christmas songs fill the airwaves, and Christmas decor adorns the shopping-malls, streets, buildings, and homes.

There are parties and reunions left and right with gift giving as the main activity. Bazaars are put up in hotels, villages, churches, and shopping centres as everyone plays Santa to their families, relatives, and friends. Feeding programs happen almost everyday to benefit street children and orphans.

Thursday, 2 December 2010

The Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival - Puerto Galera...

Celebrating Puerto Galera’s Eco-Cultural Heritage

Welcome to the First Puerto Galera Malasimbo
Music and Arts Festival

February 18-20, 2011
Villa Malasimbo, Puerto Galera, Mindoro

The Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival is a 2 day full moon event, celebrating Philippine Arts & Culture in Puerto Galera.

The music will feature an eclectic blend of sounds influenced by jazz, blues, soul, funk, dub & world music.

The festival will showcase artists whose installation pieces will blend in with the environment.

Read more on the dedicated website HERE...