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No Mosquito Coast: Banwa Private Island aims to be the first mosquito-free island in the Philippines

A long-term insecticide-free management programme in partnership with Culex Maldives Banwa Private Island in North-eastern Palawan is on track to become the first mosquito-free island in the Philippines. To protect the island’s fragile biodiversity, the all luxury-villa holiday destination aims to eradicate mosquitoes without the use of harmful pesticides.  Banwa Private Island’s Peter Nilsson says: “Banwa Private Island is deeply committed to

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Private Villa Design Inspired by Nature and Local Culture

“Architecture must be true to itself, its island and its people.”   -Francisco Mañosa, National Artist of the Philippines for Architecture and Allied Arts Banwa Private Island’s private villa design is rooted on the philosophy of the late Francisco Mañosa, National Artist of the Philippines for Architecture and Allied Arts, reflecting the natural wonders of Palawan with the sparkling turquoise waters, powder-white

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Milieu Insight study reveals domestic travel plans for summer across SEA in view of easing COVID-19 restrictions

Markets: Philippines (PH), Indonesia (ID), Vietnam (VN), Malaysia (MY), Thailand (TH) Key Highlights: Highest willingness for domestic travel In PH and ID ID (89%), VN (83%) and TH (79%) least concerned when it comes to domestic travel Travellers from PH (76%) are most concerned about safety of travel and destination Majority of travellers (81%) are looking to bring their family

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Paoay Lake Waterpark: The First Ever Floating Playground In The North Is Ready to Make A Big Splash On January30!

Paoay Lake Water Park is the FIRST EVER FLOATING PLAYGROUND in the North! 4,200sqm of inflatable fun is floating on open water with OVER 30 OBSTACLES for the ULTIMATE experience! It is floating on the waters of Paoay Lake, located in Barangay Suba, Paoay, Ilocos Norte. GET READY FOR AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME! Climb, jump, and slide on a

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Banwa Private Island is Proud to Announce Preferred Aviation Partnership with Ascent

A new partnership between Banwa Private Island and Ascent Flights Global (“Ascent”) will offer a truly curated experience of personal safety and privacy through sustainable chartered air travel starting 1st September 2021. Banwa Private Island and Ascent are now offering an exclusive, seamless and highly personalised travel bubble experience from on-demand private flights to the luxurious island sanctuary. Located in

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