PAL set to start flights from Clark to Catanduanes
CLARK FREEPORT – Philippine Airlines (PAL) has announced that starting December 18, it will be operating three times a week to Virac, Catanduanes from Clark.
With the new route, the home to the “majestic waves” will be approximately an hour and a half away for leisure travelers from Central and Northern Luzon, PAL announced.
“We are pleased to inform you of the introduction of new route: Clark to Virac v.v. to be operated by PAL codeshare partner 2P utilizing Bombardier Q400 effective 18 December 2017,” said PAL’s information bulletin.
The upcoming flight to “the surfer’s paradise” leaves Clark International Airport at 6:00 am. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The return flight leaves Virac, Catanduanes at 8:00 am on the same days.
Virac, Catanduanes, the 12th largest island of the Philippines boasts of idyllic beaches with powdery sands and coral formations. Mysterious caves with historical significance to compliments its beauty and mystic would surely enchant the travelers according to the Department of Tourism (DOT) website.
“Nature trails and panoramic views such as the one viewed from the grounds of the PAGASA Weather Radar Station is a photo enthusiast dream-cometrue. A religious pilgrim will be well satisfied with a tour of the churches and religious shrines in the Island. The Museo De Catanduanes with its fine collection of artifacts is a must for the history buff,” said the Department of Tourism website.
GUAGUA — This town is continuously formulating its 2016 to 2025 comprehensive land use plan (CLUP) to better accommodate changes in the town’s growing economy, population and infrastructure development .
Mayor Dante Torres said that the land use plan that will also project possible land developments until 2025 is among the priorities of his administration.
Torres said that they envision a plan that is responsive to possible investments that may be brought in the coming years. The mayor had also been stressing the need for climate change adaptation measures in line with the said plan.
Under Section 20 of the Local Government Code, local government units are required to prepare a comprehensive land use plan enacted through a zoning ordinance.
Torres said that his administration and the town council have been working on a land-use plan that will effectively prepare the town for the industry boom particularly from investments in and around the town.
He said a CLUP must also be put in place to properly identify which zones are under commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential categories.
Torres said that the CLUP of the town will help in a bid to fully develop its potential as an investment haven in the province.
The CLUP is a document designed to guide the future actions of a community. It presents a vision for the future, with long-range goals and objectives for all activities that affect the local government.