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How an Ex-Med Rep Cashed In on the Travel Boom and Built a Million-Peso Business

On just his second year, Albert Salvador was earning up to Php150K a month selling tour packages online

Albert and Kathrina Salvador put up Sarap Mag Biyahe Travel Agency with an Php8,000 capitalAs a medical representative, Albert Salvador was doing well enough to pack his bags for some time away when the travel bug bit. In 2011, after a particularly ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 20, 2017 10:00:00
Business Ideas

10 Hosting Options Beyond Airbnb

Have you heard of Roomorama, TravelMob and VRBO?

The following excerpt is from the staff of Entrepreneur Media’s book Start Your Own Travel Hosting Business. It’s important to understand that as a potential host, you have options beyond working exclusively with Airbnb. In some cases, you may find it advantageous to work ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | April 16, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

The Laptop Ban for Some International Travelers Explained

Devices such as laptops will not be allowed on planes going to the U.S. from 10 airports

On March 21, a rule issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security went into effect that requires travelers flying to the United States from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries to put electronics larger than a smartphone in checked baggage. The DHS identified cameras, ...

by Nina Zipkin  | April 08, 2017 12:00:00
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6 travel hacks from experienced business travelers

Bring a tennis ball with you on your next trip ”" seriously

If you don’t have much experience with traveling for business, then it’s easy to find the entire process stressful and overwhelming. But if you do travel frequently, it’s important to figure a few things out.Here are a handful of helpful travel hacks ...

by Larry Alton  | November 13, 2016 12:00:00
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The Upgrade: In the age of budget flights, is it still worth it to spend more for travel?

Thanks to piso fares, flying has been accessible to many ”" but we do get what we pay for

 Back in the romantic heyday of commercial flights, the airport might as well have been the polo club. To go, one needed to dress well, and have money. In the 1950s—and on through the decades, as late as the 1990s—a long-haul flight ...

by Kristine Fonacier for  | October 30, 2016 05:00:00
News and Events

Giving in to the young: How AirAsia keeps up with the millennial traveler

Check out how the youngest local carrier in the country satisfies a rising market

Since its entrance in the local market in 2011, AirAsia Philippines continues to be a strong contender for travelers with its low-cost fares. The Manila base of the largest budget carrier in Asia currently offers direct flights to 21 countries.“As the youngest ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | October 24, 2016 06:00:00
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Paris now a two-hour plane ride from Manila

Macau mirrors the grandiose of France with a new resort called The Parisian

MACAU—The City of Lights has always been part of most travelers’ bucket list destinations. After all, Paris is home to some of the world’s most admired works of art, premium designer brands and of course, the iconic Eiffel Tower.Still, not everyone can ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 29, 2016 05:00:00
Business Ideas

Trail Adventours: The uphill climb of an online-savvy tour company

Meet the Sarreal brothers, entreps who live to conquer mountains, and would bring us along

Brothers Guido and Coby Sarreal are reaching new heights as entrepreneurs and it’s largely because of one important fact: their business involves doing something they’d do for free.  The name of their brainchild is Trail Adventours. It was launched back in October ...

by Angelo Cantera  | September 28, 2016 07:00:00
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EntrepPH goes to Macau: Glitz and biz gets revived in Asia’s gaming capital

One of the world’s richest regions, Macau is not without struggles and the means to bounce back

You’d think there’s barely anyone in Fisherman's Wharf, a waterfront entertainment complex and theme park in Macau, and expectedly so with the scorching heat of the noontime sun. But even with such humidity, there’s amazing activity in unexpected spots, such as in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 28, 2016 05:00:00