DOT-7 hopes traffic woes will not affect Cebu tourism

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 02/19/2018

Mandaue road PROJECTS The Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) remains hopeful that while the scheduled road projects in Mandaue City are expected to worsen traffic in the coming days, this will not adversely affect tourism…

Capitol to train spotlight on adventure, faith-based tourism

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/18/2018

Expect adventure tourism and faith tourism to flourish in Cebu this year. Cebu Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito “Boboi” Costas said the provincial government is now developing more destinations for tourists this year as they continue training different…

Tens of families evacuated, tourism activities paused in Cebu province

Morexette B. Erram 02/13/2018

  78 families from three towns in southern Cebu were evacuated as tropical depression Basyang is expected to arrive in Cebu anytime today. As of noontime today, 64 families from Barangay Sta. Felomina in Alegria; 6 families…

IS CEBU READY FOR CHINESE TOURISTS?

Chris Evert Ruffolo 02/10/2018

The arrival of Chinese tourists in Cebu and neighboring areas in Central Visayas continue to increase, data from the Department of Tourism in the region (DOT-7) showed. However, given the influx of Chinese tourists, fueled by the…

PB to probe Alegria crash; Magpale: van not accredited by tourism dep’t

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/23/2018

  THE Toyota Grandia involved in the fatal Alegria road crash on Saturday where seven balikbayans were killed was not a Department of Tourism (DOT) accredited vehicle. Cebu Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale shared this during the Monday’s…

DOT to launch faith-based tourism campaign this year

Morexette B. Erram 01/11/2018

With nine days left before the Sinulog Festival this year, the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) announced its plan to roll out a faith-based tourism campaign in the region. Shalimar Tamano, the newly installed acting…

Tourism, IT-BPM to continue to drive Cebu’s economy

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/04/2018

(Second of three parts) The major economic drivers of Cebu and Central Visayas in 2017 like tourism, information technology-business process outsourcing and construction will continue to sustain the economic growth of these areas in 2018. Efren Carreon,…

Police ready to secure Cebu tourism destinations — Tolentin

Benjie B. Talisic 12/31/2017

Don’t be surprised at the sight of policemen roaming beaches and other tourism destinations in Cebu. Chief Supt. Jose Mario Espino, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), has directed commanders of the different…

Philippines wins Miss Tourism International 2017

Mich Padayhag 12/07/2017

THE PHILIPPINES has won another international crown. Jannie Loudette Alipo-on was proclaimed Miss Tourism International 2017, succeeding Ariel Pearse of New Zealand. The coronation night was held last Dec. 6 at Petaling Jaya, Malaysia as she outperformed 49 other…

Miss Lapu-Lapu City coronation tonight

Norman V. Mendoza 11/19/2017

THE coronation for Miss Lapu-Lapu City 2017 will be held tonight at 8 p.m. at the Hoops Dome. The candidates for Miss Lapu-Lapu were presented last Tuesday at the Mactan Isla Resort and Casino, a major sponsor…

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