Beware of online ticket scam
There has been a trend online where people are enticed to purchase cheap tickets through social media sites. The scammers would usually buy airline tickets in bulk especially during promotions such as Piso Fare. They would then sell these at lower rates. Once a victim buys a ticket, they will be offered to use fake IDs at the airport check-in counters . Tourists are advised to always book tickets on a legit ticketing offices or partner offices of airlines to avoid being scammed.
Strict security for Masskara Festival
Because of strict security in key areas in the city, there has been no Masskara-related incidents as highlights of the festival approaches. The Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) has tapped the assistance of force multipliers to strengthen the security efforts, making sure that every local and tourist is safe . While there are policemen deployed around the city, remember to keep your belongings secure as extra precaution.
Ecotourism sites to be highlighted in an In-House Exhibit
The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) in Negros Occidental is holding an In-House Photo Exhibit that highlights the ecotourism sites and activities in the entire month of October. The exhibit aims to display ecotourism sites in the province like the Mount Kanlaon Natural Park, Sagay Marine Reserve, and Northern Negros Natural Park . If you are a tourist who loves the beauty of nature and wants to discover natural spots in the province, this is an exhibit worthy of a visit. If you have time, you can fit even drop by one of these sites after partying the night away in Bacolod.