Survivor: Blood vs. Water is the upcoming twenty-seventh season of the American CBS competitive reality television series Survivor, which will premiere on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. As with the previous two seasons, the season will be filmed in the Philippines, but this time at Palaui Island, Cagayan. . The tribe names are Galang and Tadhana, which mean respect and destiny in Filipino respectively. A modified version of Redemption Island, a twist formerly seen in Survivor: Redemption Island and Survivor: South Pacific, was utilized after a three-season hiatus. In this season, remaining contestants may choose to switch places with their partner if their partner is on Redemption Island.