Author: Melo Villareal

50% OFF Storewide Deals, Freebies on Adidas Super Brand Day This Nov 25!It’s the best time of the year to shop! Have your Christmas bonus and 13th-month pay arrived? Now’s the time to get your dream kicks from Adidas at the Adidas Super Brand Day happening on November 25!Adidas Super Brand Day on November 25I’m a fan of the brand–it’s classy and stylish, and I love how comfortable their streetwear and activewear are. They’ve got a wicked selection of items from tops to bottoms, shoes, and accessories. I love shopping at Adidas stores, but I love it more when they’re…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – In celebration of World Children’s Day, Cebu Pacific partnered with the Autism Society Philippines (ASP) for a project that aims to familiarize persons with autism and their families with air travel.The activity, called “Autism Angels Take Flight”, was conducted alongside sensitivity training for some Cebu Pacific employees so they may better understand the needs of families traveling with a person with autism.Cebu Pacific conducts travel familiarization for Autism Society Phils“Cebu Pacific believes in inclusivity, diversity, and equality that is why we support the ASP. This is also in sync with the 2022 World…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Manila, Philippines November 18, 2022 – Following the rollout of the biggest and grandest 0% interest sale nationwide, Home Credit Philippines (HCPH), the lifestyle partner of every Filipino, launched a new campaign video this holiday season for the brand’s The Great 0% Interest Festival, headlined by Home Credit’s brand ambassador, Moira dela Torre.Moira dela Torre stars in Home Credit’s The Great 0% Interest Festival campaign videoLaunched through Home Credit’s Facebook and YouTube pages, the new campaign video took inspiration from a famous Philippine reality TV singing competition in which Moira was a judge. In the…

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If you are an outdoor enthusiast who loves camping, you have probably dreamed of doing some wild camping. It is camping in a remote area, often far from civilization, where you must be completely self-sufficient. It can be daunting, but it is also a great adventure. This article will discuss things to consider when planning your first wild camping trip in a Toyota Hilux. Also, we will provide some tips on preparing your Hilux for the trip and enjoying your campsite once you have arrived.What To Consider Before Your First Wild Camping TripWild Camping Adventure in a Toyota HiluxSo, you’re…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Philippine delegation for the 2022 World Travel Market, led by Tourism Secretary Ma. Christina Garcia Frasco, was welcomed with high demand from international buyers with 211 reported business leads made from November 7-9 at ExCel London.Demand for Philippines is high at 2022 World Travel MarketLed by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and its marketing and promotions arm, the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, the team was supported by 17 Philippine and UK-based private sector companies composed of tour operators, hotels, and resorts that conducted B2B (business-to-business) meetings with international buyers mainly from…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – South Cotabato is next in this year’s round-up of the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines’ marketing assistance to the Sustainable Community-Based Tourism (SCBT) destinations program.Slated from 17 to 19 November 2022, the SCBT Marketing Enhancement Workshops organized by the TPB aim to empower communities to preserve their cultural heritage, crafts, and traditions, as well as improve the community’s skills in terms of digital marketing, product branding, and sustainable packaging.Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, Philippines by Julienne M via Unsplash“We do capacity-building activities at a grassroots level like this because we want to empower all…

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Moms know best when it comes to ensuring the wellbeing of her family, and they always see to it that they keep their loved ones healthy and protected.With face-to-face school sessions almost back in full swing, moms make sure they serve food and drinks that can help provide daily nutrients for their kids. This is also the case with adults returning to the office.Get your daily dose of “YUMImmunity” for you and your family with Goodday Cultured MilkOf course, no one wants to miss a day of school or work, so it’s important to make sure they can keep their…

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Redeem your free Lionsgate Play code from PLDT Home and get a chance to win smart home entertainment gadgets – including an LG 65” OLED TVJust in time for the holidays, PLDT Home – through its exclusive partnership with premium streaming platform Lionsgate Play – is helping its customers get one step closer to the home entertainment of their dreams.From now until December 31, 2022, PLDT Home is raffling off different smart home entertainment devices every month. By activating the free Lionsgate Play voucher code that comes with their PLDT Home internet subscription, customers can enter the raffle and have…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The municipality of Silang, Cavite, will take the global environmental stage as it plays host to the International Ecotourism Travel Mart (IETM), the world’s first-ever and biggest ecotourism-themed expo set on March 29 to April 2, 2023.In line with the event, the International School for Sustainable Tourism (ISST), the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) recently forged a memorandum of understanding for the hosting of the said expo.International Institute of Rural ReconstructionAccording to ISST president Mina Gabor, the five-day fair…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Philippines has been hailed the World’s Leading Dive Destination and the World’s Leading Beach Destination for 2022, besting all other countries at the 29th World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony held in Muscat, Oman, recently.“These global victories for the Philippines evince the unparalleled beauty of our country and the distinct warmth of the Filipino people. We sincerely thank the World Travel Awards and everyone from all over the world whose vote of confidence is timely as the Philippines fully opens its arms to welcome tourists to our shores,” Tourism Secretary Christina…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – PLDT’s wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart)’s best-rated mobile network has been recognized by a global benchmarking company.For the third time in the last 3 years that the award has been given, Smart has clinched the top award from the infrastructure and benchmarking specialist umlaut, part of Accenture.Smart x umlaut Best in TestIn awarding the ‘Best in Test’ accolade, umlaut also cited Smart for having the best-rated upload speeds, download speeds, and latency experience–a testament to Smart’s long-standing initiatives to continuously strengthen their network and provide enhanced mobile services.Germany-based umlaut said Smart posted…

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Another first for digital finance in PHA safer and more personal way to send and receive money has arrived, and that’s with your very own Maya @username.Maya, your all-in-one digital bank, rolls out a new, game-changing feature that lets you send and receive money with your very own username — another first-of-its-kind feature from the leading digital bank and fintech in the country.How to get a Maya UsernameThis gives you options for more personalized, convenient, and safer money transfer transactions. Much like how you tag your family/friends on social media, you can use your @username when requesting payments – no need to memorize…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – ROME, Italy — Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco on Nov. 10 (Thursday) paid a courtesy visit to the Office of the Italian Minister of Tourism, Her Excellency (HE) Daniela Garnero Santaché, to discuss the tourism ties between the Republic of the Philippines and the Italian Republic, and to forge for the very first time a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on tourism between the two countries.Secretary Frasco congratulated Minister Santaché for her fresh term as the head of the Ministry of Tourism in Italy, which started in October 2022.Philippine Tourism…

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Sheraton Manila Bay kicked off the holiday season with a festive Carnival-inspired Lighting ceremony.Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Sheraton Manila Bay marks the start of the yuletide season in whimsical flair with a Christmas lighting ceremony highlighting the hotel’s 16-feet Carnival Hot Air Balloon at the newly refurbished lobby on November 10, 2022.Sheraton Manila Bay – The Paskonstelasyon Carnival StarThis year, all Marriott properties in the Philippines unite in a collective celebration of Paskonstelasyon where each Marriott hotels and resort in the country consecutively launched their own holiday festivities with the debut of their symbolic star. The Marriott…

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Supermarket promos and big discounts this Nov 11-15, 2022PHILIPPINES – MetroMart, the no.1 on-demand online grocery delivery platform, provides multiple PISO SALES with leading supermarket partners, discount sales, and FREE Delivery in the 11.11 Mega PISO SALE this November 11-15, 2022.MetroMart offers multiple Piso deals in 11.11 MEGA PISO SALE.The 11.11 Mega PISO SALE will feature items that can be purchased for only ?1.00 when you order and get it delivered via MetroMart across select branches of S&R, Robinsons Supermarket, The Marketplace, Landmark, Robinsons Easymart, Shopwise, Ever Supermarket, UltraMega, and No Brand. All products are available for ?1.00 only through…

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Grab your most desired items at 0% interest rates through Home Credit from almost 10,000 stores nationwide! Manila, Philippines. November 11, 2022 — The most awaited season for Filipinos is fast approaching — signaling the most beautiful time of the year for giving and sharing. Get ready to fill your hearts with your most wish-listed items for yourself and your loved ones and embark on the most exciting shopping season of the year!Have the merriest holiday with Home Credit’s The Great 0% Interest FestivalWant something for your monitos and monitas? Or have you been wanting to reward yourself for a year…

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Cebu Pacific 11.11 Super Seat FestTeam Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), continues giving the gift of travel as it once again offers its trademark P1SO this 11.11.For as low as PHP 1 one-way base fare (exclusive of fees and surcharges), Cebu Pacific’s five-day #CEBSuperSeatFest begins at 12 midnight this 11.11, up until November 15, 2022. Travel period is from February 1 to October 31, 2023, allowing eager travelers to plan their dream trips ahead across CEB’s widest domestic network and extensive international routes.Cebu Pacific 11.11 Super Seat Fest“This Christmas will be…

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2GO offers Php11 Biyaholidays saleTeam Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – MANILA – Holiday travelers are in for a treat as 2GO Travel, the Philippines’ premiere sea travel provider, offers an Php11 sea sale this 11/11 (Nov. 11, 2022).The sale runs until Nov. 17, 2022, for travel from Dec. 1, 2022, to Jan. 16, 2023, for one-way sailcations from Manila to Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Coron, Dipolog, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Ozamis, Puerto Princesa, Tagbilaran, Zamboanga, and vice versa. The fares are also available for voyages out of Batangas to Cagayan De Oro, Coron, Puerto Princesa, and Tagbilaran.2GO offers Php11…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – More than providing reliable connectivity, PLDT Home’s WiFi Mesh devices also have your quality family moments covered.Social media management firm Hootsuite has recorded 76 million internet users in the Philippines this year, as more people go for a hybrid setup for school or work. That is why a speedy and steady internet connection remains a must for every household.PLDT Home WiFi Mesh vs. WiFi repeaterHowever, there may be times when your internet connection weakens or slows down at the expense of your activities. It’s mostly due to the distance of your devices from…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – LONDON, United Kingdom- There is no stopping the Philippines from bagging accolades as an in-demand travel destination as the country’s top tourist destination Palawan was hailed as one the Most Desirable Island among the world’s best in the 21st Wanderlust Travel Awards.The country’s Tourism Board, through the Philippine Department of Tourism-Central Visayas Office, also placed 6th among hundreds of special entries in the Wanderlust Sustainability Initiative Category for its Dive7 Program.Coron PalawanThe awards were given on 9 November by the prestigious Wanderlust travel magazine, one of the United Kingdom’s longest-running publications that has…

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Win gold, a year’s worth of groceries, or a subsidy for a year’s worth of electricity with Shopee’s ‘Shop to Win Gold’ promo this 11.11! Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) –MANILA, PHILIPPINES – In this 11.11 Mega Pamasko Sale, Shopee is offering all its users a chance to win gold, a year’s supply of groceries or essentials, and exclusive deals and discounts! Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with these amazing offers:Shopee 11.11 Shop to Win GoldMake your holidays brighter with Shopee’s ‘Shop to Win Gold’ promoIt’s the season of giving, gathering, and golden days as Christmas fast…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) –The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines and the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) in the United Kingdom spearhead the Philippine participation at the 2022 World Travel Market from 7 – 9 November at ExCeL London.Bicol Express – Food in CatanduanesTo showcase the best of the country, the Philippine booth features popular destinations such as Palawan, Cebu, Boracay, Bohol, Siargao, the Cordilleras, and Manila as well as highlighting diverse cultural offerings, including the Kadayawan Festival of Davao and the Bicol Express dish from the Bicol Region.With this year’s theme revolving around wellness and sustainability, a…

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North Luzon Travel Fair 2022Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Pampanga – In a bid to boost tourism recovery and cultural diversity, the Department of Tourism (DOT), through its regional offices in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, and Central Luzon, in partnership with Alliance of Travel and Tour Agencies of Pampanga (ATTAP), is set to stage the first-ever North Luzon Travel Fair from November 18-20, 2022 at the SMX Convention Center in Clark, Pampanga.With the theme “Weaving Our Way to Recovery,” the North Luzon Travel Fair 2022 aims to play a major role in shaping the…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – LONDON, United Kingdom – Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco on Saturday (November 4-London time) engaged in a productive dialogue with some 60 representatives of the Filipino community during the Kapihan sa Pasuguan.Jointly organized by the Philippine Embassy in London and the Philippines Department of Tourism (PDOT)-London, the Filcom members’ dialogue withSecretary Frasco comes along the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM) London, where the Tourism Secretary will lead the contingent of Philippine tourism players.Tourism chief to lead Philippine contingent to World Travel Mart, brings listening tours to FILCOM in UKThe attendees, which…

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Home Recipes from the Art Deco Era: Quiapo-themed heritage dinner at Lore ManilaTeam Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Mama Sita Foundation (MSF) recently sponsored “Peacetime Quiapo (1920 – 1940): Home Recipes from the Art Deco Era,” a non-profit dinner held at the Lore Manila in Bonifacio Global City. The event was curated by food writer Ige Ramos and organized by Fernando Nakpil Zialcita, Ph.D., and his class at the Cultural Heritage Studies Program of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the Ateneo de Manila University.Erik Akpedonu, Ige Ramos, Gemma Cruz-Araneta, Clara Reyes-Lapus, Jing Brucelas, and Dr. Czarina…

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Out of Town Blog Nayong Pilipino celebrates 50th anniversary; vows to promote Filipino identity through culture and heritage Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – MANILA – To celebrate its 50th founding anniversary, the Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) opened its first on-site exhibit since the pandemic at the IVC Teatro, Fort Santiago in Intramuros entitled “(Ka)loob(an)” on November 4, 2022. (L-R) Destileria Vice President Aaron Aw, Duty Philippine COO Vicente Angala, Nayong Pilipino Foundation Executive Director Gertie Duran-Batocabe, National Museum of the Philippines Director General Jeremy Barns, NPF Chairman of the Board Edgar Frederick Generoso. The exhibit, which will run…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – SINGAPORE – Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) received the Asia Environmental Sustainability Airline / Airline Group of the Year from the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) for its leadership in sustainability performance in the regional aviation industry.Cebu Pacific receives CAPA Award for SustainabilityCEB, the Philippines’ leading carrier, was recognized for its ongoing integration of various sustainability programs across its day-to-day business, as well as its continuous collaborations with industry stakeholders to drive adoption of green initiatives with the regional industry.Xander Lao, Cebu Pacific chief commercial officer, received the award at the aviation summit’s…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Less than a week after a successful turnout at the Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) 2022, the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines registered record-breaking actual and negotiated sales amounting to PHP 83 million on its 10th Regional Travel Fair (RTF) held from 27 to 30 October 2022 in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna.10th Regional Travel FairOrganized by the TPB, the marketing and promotions arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), this year’s RTF has generated an increase of PHP 45,452,000 (120%) and PHP 27,360,000 (49%) from the 8th and 9th RTFs, respectively.“For the 10th Regional…

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#WalangPasok: Updated List of Work and Class cancellations for November 4, 2022 (Friday)Manila, Philippines – Several Local Government Units and Schools in the Philippines have suspended classes, and government work on Friday, November 4, 2022, due to the aftermath of Bagyong Paeng or Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae).#WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions for November 2022Walang Pasok Updates: Nobyembre 4, Biyernes(As of 9:25pm, November 3, 2022) Here’s an updated list of towns, cities, and schools that canceled classes/work On Friday:Central LuzonHagonoy, Bulacan – November 2-4, preschool to Grade 12 (public and private)Masantol, Pampanga – November 2-4, elementary to high school (public…

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Base fare to international AirAsia destinations go as low as Php 411 until November 06Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – AirAsia Philippines zooms in on its international routes, slashing its prices for its nine overseas flights to as low as Php 411 until November 06. The guests who will avail of the promo may book travels happening from 02 November 2022 to 30 September 2023 via the airasia Super App.AirAsia Philippines’ domestic flight frequency in its Manila hub is back to pre-pandemic levels, ushering the full resumption of international travel demand come 2023.AirAsia International Flash SaleThe world’s best low-cost…

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#WalangPasok: Updated List of Work and Class cancellations for November 3, 2022 (Thursday)Manila, Philippines – Several Local Government Units and Schools in the Philippines have suspended classes, and government work on Thursday, November 3, 2022, due to the aftermath of Bagyong Paeng or Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae).#WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions for November 2022Walang Pasok Updates: Nobyembre 3, Huwebes(As of 9:25pm, November 2, 2022) Here’s an updated list of towns, cities, and schools that canceled classes/work On Thursday:Cagayan ValleyTuguegarao City, Cagayan – November 2-3, all levels (public and private)Amulung, Cagayan – November 2-3, Elementary to Grade 12 (public and…

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Expect big things this 11.11 and 12.12 with Shopee’s ‘Shop to Win Gold’ promo, a caroling challenge with Jose Mari Chan, and many more.Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Gear up for a dash of holiday fun as Shopee gives users a great deal of exciting prizes this 11.11 and 12.12. From a chance to Win Gold or a year’s supply of essentials to a caroling challenge with Shopee Christmas ambassador Jose Mari Chan and a wider assortment of mas mura deals, here are a few things that shoppers can look forward to at Shopee’s Mega Pamasko Sale:Win Gold…

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Florida, USA – The Philippines, spearheaded by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, is back in full force to position the country as a premier dive destination at the Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) Show 2022 on 01 to 04 November 2022 in Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA.Philippines at Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) Show 2022The annual DEMA Show is the largest trade-only event in the world for companies with business in scuba diving, ocean water sports and, adventure travel that attracts hundreds of visitors, including industry professionals.Augmenting the delegation…

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Ilonggo Cuisine Deconstructed, by Chef Ariel CastanedaI’ve had countless degustation experiences before, and as a foodie, I believe it’s the best way to perfectly savor each distinct flavor of an ingredient. However, when it comes to deconstructed food, I think there are some cases where it’s a hit-or-miss. Deconstructed food is the art of dismantling the food to its most basic parts to better appreciate each flavor. But in my latest experience at LaMeza Ilonggo, I loved how the Chef highlighted Ilonggo dishes in his own way of “deconstruction.”In our recent visit to Iloilo, Granary Richmonde Hotel General Manager Nat…

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#WalangPasok: Updated List of Work and Class cancellations for October 29, 2022 (Saturday)Manila, Philippines – Several Local Government Units and Schools in the Philippines have suspended classes, and government work on Saturday, October 29, 2022, due to Bagyong Paeng or Tropical Storm Paeng.#WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions for October 2022Walang Pasok Updates: Oktubre 29, Sabado(As of 9:25pm, October 28, 2022) Here’s an updated list of towns, cities, and schools that canceled classes/work on Saturday:Region 3 – Central LuzonBataan Province – all levels (public and private), starting 12 pmSubic – all levels (public and private)Region 4-A – CALABARZONCavite Province – all levels (public…

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How to apply for a Loan in? Actual StepsAn eligible SSS member may file the salary loan application at any branch nearest the place of residence, work or business. Those who are already registered at My.SSS can submit the salary loan application online.How to Apply for an SSS Salary LoanWHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR AN SSS SALARY LOAN?All members who are currently employed, contributing self-employed, or voluntary membersFor a one-month loan, the member-borrower must have thirty-six (36) posted monthly contributions, six (6) of which must be within the previous twelve (12) months.For a two-month loan, the member-borrower must have seventy-two (72)…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Taal Vista Hotel (TVH), one of the country’s pioneer hotels and the best along the Tagaytay Ridge, hosted the recent 23rd national convention of the Association of Tourism Officers in the Philippines (ATOP).The three-day event, the group’s first physical mass gathering after the pandemic, was attended by 1,055 delegates from local governments, local chief executives, and recipients of the ATOP Pearl Awards from all over the country.RFRG Historical reenactors with Cavite Provincial Tourism Office head Rozelle SangalangThe four-star, Department of Tourism-accredited accommodation was chosen as venue of the confab because of its splendid…

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The 12-month pop-up at Fresh in the Garden is inspired by the transformational power of foodTeam Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com), November 4, 2022 – Award-winning Brazilian chef and restaurateur, Manoella ‘Manu’ Buffara has launched a new pop-up restaurant at Soneva Fushi, the pioneering barefoot luxury resort in the Maldives. Located at Fresh in the Garden, a treetop dining destination that overlooks the resort’s extensive organic island gardens, the 12-month pop-up is based on the concept of transformation. It offers guests a rare opportunity to dine with one of Latin America’s most exciting culinary talents.Soneva Fushi – Out of the…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – More and more travelers are fast discovering the ease, comfort, and delight of traveling via Clark International Airport (CRK) with its new, sprawling, and modern Passenger Terminal Building now open for business.The scale of visitors entering and coming from CRK is on the uptick. And levels are certainly going way higher in the coming months with the holiday season’s movements and with more people making travel plans.Clark International Airport’s newly opened passenger terminal fast charming world travelersEnd of September, 2022 figures showed a 397 percent increase in usage, both by domestic and international…

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#WalangPasok: Updated List of Work and Class cancellations for October 28, 2022 (Friday)Manila, Philippines – Several Local Government Units and Schools in the Philippines have suspended classes, and government work on Friday, October 28, 2022, due to Bagyong Paeng or Tropical Storm Paeng.#WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions for October 2022Walang Pasok Updates: Oktubre 28, Biyernes(As of 2:01am, October 27, 2022) Here’s an updated list of towns, cities, and schools that canceled classes/work on Friday:Region 8 – Eastern VisayasPalapag, Northern Samar – preschool to senior high school (public and private) until Friday, October 28Tropical Storm Paeng Updates Issued at 11:00am, 27 October…

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#WalangPasok: Updated List of Work and Class cancellations for October 27, 2022 (Thursday)Manila, Philippines – Several Local Government Units and Schools in the Philippines have suspended classes, and government work on Thursday, October 27, 2022, due to Bagyong Paeng or Tropical Depression Paeng.#WalangPasok Announcements Class suspensions for October 2022Meanwhile, classes at all levels in public and private schools were suspended in the Province of Abra on October 27, 2022, according to the Philippine News Agency.The provincial government suspended the classes to further inspect buildings after a series of earthquakes in the province. Recently, the province experienced a 6.4 magnitude earthquake,…

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PLDT, Fastest Broadband in PH Since 2018The Philippines ranks as having 5th fastest internet in Southeast Asia based on the latest Speedtest® Global Index report from internet analysis firm Ookla.Philippines has the 5th fastest internet in Southeast“The Philippines has been steadily climbing in the rankings on the Speedtest GlobalIndex,” said Sylwia Kechiche, principal analyst at Ookla. “This is on account of the Philippine operators’ investments to modernize and upgrade their copper infrastructure and the active migration of customers to fiber, as well as connecting many first-time users.”CountryDownload Speeds (Median)Singapore215.83 MbpsThailand195.22 MbpsMalaysia89.09 MbpsVietnam79.95 MbpsPhilippines78.69 MbpsBrunei51.07 MbpsLaos28.75 MbpsIndonesia22.36 MbpsCambodia19.82 MbpsMyanmar (Burma)18.51 MbpsEast…

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TRENDING: Girl Poses with FA When She Was Younger— Now Her Co-Cabin Crew MemberThis girl dreamed high, and she took it literally!“If you pray, manifest, and work hard for your dream, the Lord will make it happen,” says Regina Gregorio, a cabin crew member of local airline Cebu Pacific who posted a sweet story that went viral on social media last October 28.When Regina first met Zai – the flight attendant who inspired her to become one photo by Regina Gregoria via FacebookWhat are the chances you’ll fly again with someone who inspired you to be a flight attendant? Only…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – 2GO Travel, the Philippines’ premiere sea travel provider, ushers in the BiyaHolidays season with a Php 10 sea sale — one-way fare inclusive of a 50kg baggage allowance — and a shopping and food-trip experience that makes the sailcation even merrier.2GO BiyaHolidays – 2GO brings back Php10 saleThe sale runs from Oct. 26 to 31, 2022, for travel from Nov. 15, 2022, to Jan. 16, 2023, is for voyages from Manila to Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Coron, Dipolog, Dumaguete, Iloilo, Ozamis, Puerto Princesa, Tagbilaran, Zamboanga, and vice versa. The promo is…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Oriental Leyte, the leading hotel in the Eastern Visayas region, hosted once more the recent luncheon reception and VIP events of the 78th anniversary of the Leyte Gulf Landings celebration.Spearheading the commemorative events were the Province of Leyte, Municipality of Palo, the Department of National Defense – Philippine Veterans Affairs Office, and the Department of Tourism, in cooperation with the Veterans Federation of the Philippines.The Oriental Leyte staff at MacArthur Landing National ParkAlso taking part were diplomatic representatives from the embassies of the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan,…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – Since its founding in 1978, Zone Five Camera Club (ZVCC), a guild of aesthetes who share a love for photography, has become one of the most renowned fine art photography clubs in the country today.Having gained recognition at local and international photography competitions, its membership has combined their passion for photography as an art form equally with a passion for creating a difference in people’s lives.Zone V Camera Club goes beyond creativityFor years, ZVCC has been holding exhibits and fund-raising activities to support the advancement of the education of underprivileged students at an…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Friday (Oct. 21) welcomed the national government’s introduction of the eARRIVAL CARD as a means to provide a more convenient and stress-free experience for Filipino and foreign travelers arriving in the Philippines.According to Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco, the inception of the eARRIVAL CARD as a replacement of the existing One Health Pass (OHP) entry requirement for travelers fulfills part of the Marcos administration’s objective to ease the country’s remaining stringent entry protocols in order to attract more travelers and boost the country’s tourism recovery.Clark New Airport…

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Baker J Cafe is now serving its best French offerings in Clark, PampangaNow, we don’t have to travel hours away just to be able to eat French food. In Clark, Pampanga, there’s one that aims to offer the best and fullest, and that is Baker J Cafe.Baker J MascotFollowing the first restaurant in Crimson Filinvest City Alabang, Baker J Cafe now has a second full-service restaurant in Quest Plus Clark’s Mimosa Plus Golf Clubhouse. But before their newest location, Baker J Cafe found itself online. In the middle of the quarantine, Baker J Cafe found an opportunity to sell their…

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Practically anyone who owns a mobile phone these days has a general understanding of how prepaid load works. From cell phone service to travel cards, there are a lot of people who are using prepaid options for their convenience. But what exactly is prepaid load? And how can you make the most out of your purchase?How to Make the Most out of Your Prepaid LoadIn this blog post, we will explore all things about prepaid load, including how to send load, from what it is, and how you can save money when using it. Read on for everything you need…

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Smart delivers up to 75 percent faster speeds compared to the next mobile provider.  [Oct. 20, 2022] With speed as the key metric of customer experience in an increasingly digital world, PLDT mobile services arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) remains as the fastest mobile network for Apple, Samsung, and Android devices, according to the latest figures by Ookla®, the global leader in internet testing and analytics.Based on Ookla’s analysis of Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q3 2022*, Android, Apple, and Samsung users in the Philippines experienced between 35 to 75 percent faster speeds while connected to Smart – whether 5G, LTE,…

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In the Philippines, consumers can access an exciting global and regional content library from Disney’s iconic brands – Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star.Disney+ Originals and Exclusives include ‘WandaVision’, ‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, ‘Moon Knight’ and ‘Loki’, along with Star content featuring general global entertainment, as well as Korean content such as ‘Snowdrop’ and ‘BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE – LA.’October 20, 2022 – The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) Ltd. announced today that it is expanding access to its highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, to the Philippines from November 17, 2022. Disney+ is the dedicated…

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Philippine Experience Caravans 2023Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday formally launched its new promotional project that would herald the country’s rich heritage, arts, and culture through a series of caravans in the first quarter of 2023.Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia-Frasco launched the Philippine Experience: Culture Heritage, and Arts Caravans on Monday at the Philippine Tourism Industry Convergence Reception attended by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., First Lady Louise Araneta Marcos, Vice President Sara Z. Duterte, and top officials and executives of the various tourism industries.Calle Crisologo, Vigan, Philippines by Ray in Manila via…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The 2022 Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX), touted as the country’s biggest government-organized business-to-business (B2B) travel trade event in the country, kicks off as a hybrid event at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Newport World Resorts, today, October 19.Spearheaded by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, the marketing and promotions arm of the Department of Tourism (DOT), PHITEX goes hybrid with the theme “Embracing Responsible Tourism: Making better places to live in and better places to visit.”2022 PhitexDuring the opening ceremonies, TPB Chief Operating Officer Maria Margarita Montemayor Nograles highlighted the significance of sustainability in…

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Team Out of Town Blog Hub (Outoftownblog.com) – The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Monday (October 17) the relaunching of the Philippine Tourism Awards (PTA) to incentivize tourism development in the country and encourage Local Government Units to adopt tourism as a means of economic development.Beautiful Sunset in BoracayTourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco announced during the Philippine Tourism Convergence Reception at the SMX Convention Center attended by President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., Vice President Sara Z. Duterte, First Lady Liza Araneta-Marcos, and representatives from the tourism industry.The PTA, according to Frasco, aims to develop tourism consciousness in the country by seeking to…

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Cebu Pacific Launches special sale as it boosts international network The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), encourages everyJuan to fly international as it launches a special seat sale to support those who are raring to travel again to their favorite foreign destinations.From October 17 until October 31, CEB will offer flights to top international destinations for as low as PHP 999 one-way base fare. The travel period is from October 17, 2022, until March 31, 2023 – allowing everyJuan to either fly immediately or plan trips ahead.Travel international for less with Cebu Pacific“We are excited to welcome more…

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