February, Month of Blooms

Valentine’s Day is celebrated in the month of February, thus giving it the moniker; “love month”. But for the locals of Baguio City, a highly urbanized city in Northern Philippines, the 2nd month of the year is much more than that. Baguio City is known for its cool temperature and is considered the country’s summer … Continue reading February, Month of Blooms

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Philippine Heart Month

Heart Month is actually not exclusive to the Philippines. For a number of other countries—Canada, the US, and the UK, for example—February is also National Heart Month. For us in particular, it came into being on 9 January 1973. This was when Proclamation No. 1096 was made. This proclamation made during Ferdinand Marcos’s presidency created Philippine Heart Month. What was its purpose? To dedicate resources and focus attention on the pressing issues of cardiac health and medical research for the population.

Philippines 8th in world as ‘Medical Tourism Destination’

In 2015, the Philippines was ranked eighth among the top medical tourism destinations in the world, ahead of countries such as Japan and France, according to a list compiled by the International Healthcare Research Center and the Medical Tourism Association (MTA), a global non-profit association for medical tourism and international patient industry which represents healthcare … Continue reading Philippines 8th in world as ‘Medical Tourism Destination’

Three (3) of the BEST islands in the world found in the Philippines

More than 300,000 of Condé Nast Traveler readers rated their favorite islands in the world (outside the U.S.) in this year's Readers' Choice Awards. Is your favorite on the list? https://www.facebook.com/CondeNastTraveler/videos/10154705704203982/ I. Boracay Island, Aklan Europe’s party central may be Ibiza, but Travel + Leisure magazine just voted Boracay as the “World’s Best Island,” beating Bali, Santorini, … Continue reading Three (3) of the BEST islands in the world found in the Philippines

One of the Philippines’ Top Medical Tourism Integrators Offer Seamless Patient Care

The Philippines, with its 7,107 islands, is known to the world for its pristine beaches and scenic landscape. Boracay, Palawan, Ilocos Norte, Cebu are few well-known places. But there are a lot more to explore from its northernmost province of Batanes with its dramatic cliffs down to Siargao and its year-round thriller waves. Unknown to … Continue reading One of the Philippines’ Top Medical Tourism Integrators Offer Seamless Patient Care