Entries by Crossroads Admin


Hostels vs Hotels: Why Newbies Should Ditch the Room and Join the Tribe

NEW TRAVELERS have a whole world of accommodation options to choose from, and deciding between hostels, hotels, inns, and Airbnbs can be overwhelming. Here’s a breakdown of why hostels might be a great choice for first-time travelers: Budget-Friendly: Hostels are notoriously affordable, offering dorm beds at a fraction of the price of hotel rooms. This […]

Philippines Exceeds Tourism Revival Forecast with Over 5.4 Million Visitors in 2023

Manila, Philippines (January 3, 2024) – As the world continues to embrace travel once again, the Philippines shines brighter than ever, welcoming over 5.4 million international arrivals in 2023 – a remarkable feat exceeding the nation’s ambitious target of 4.8 million. This year-end report from the Department of Tourism (DOT) paints a vibrant picture of […]

Christmas Cheer Soars as Over 161,000 Fly into the Philippines!

MANDALUYONG – FESTIVE SPIRITS AND TOURIST ARRIVALS soared over the Christmas weekend in the Philippines, with the Bureau of Immigration (BI) recording a bumper crop of over 161,000 travelers entering the country from December 23 to 25. “International travel isn’t just bouncing back, it’s nearly surpassing pre-pandemic levels!” exclaimed BI Commissioner Norman Tansingco. This surge, […]


Beyond Expectations: Philippine Tourism Soars in 2023

THE SUN HAS SET ON 2023, and for Philippine tourism, it’s a golden sunset reflecting a year of exceeding expectations. From record-breaking visitor numbers to international accolades, the industry has roared back to life, painting a vibrant picture of resilience and growth. Beyond Targets: Foreign arrivals surpassed the 4.8 million target, hitting a dazzling 5 […]

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Agoda names Baguio, most affordable festive destination in the whole country

Forget the pricey flights and packed beaches! This new year, escape to Baguio, the Philippines’ most affordable holiday destination, and experience a festive wonderland without breaking the bank. Cozy Comfort on a Budget: With an average room rate of P5,400, Baguio offers cozy accommodations that won’t leave you shivering from sticker shock. Nestled amidst the […]