Capitol encourages cultural, heritage tours for the Holy Week

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 03/28/2018

Beyond Cebu’s beach offerings Cultural and heritage tours are set to be enhanced and improved to capture more tourists on vacation like during the Holy Week. But for now, beaches remain to be Cebu’s main come-on for…

Tours in southern Cebu suspended due to ‘Vinta’

Morexette B. Erram 12/22/2017

The Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has suspended all tourism activities in the south, from towns of Moalboal to Santander as Tropical Storm Vinta is expected to barrel the Visayas region today. Recent data from the Provincial Disaster…

Bringing the alegre back to Alegria

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/22/2017

  When heading for Cebu’s southwest town of Alegria, what immediately comes to mind is canyoneering. But there is actually so much to this tiny town whose name literally evokes joy. One is the Salay Cave. Very…

Greece: Quake kills 2, sends island tourists into panic

AP 07/21/2017

ATHENS, Greece — A powerful earthquake sent a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on the Greek holiday island of Kos and struck panic on the nearby shores of Turkey early Friday, killing two people…

Alert Up

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 03/05/2017

SEX TOURS IN THE CITY  9 South Koreans caught in the sex tour may also face charges in their home country Tourism industry leaders, local government officials and enforcement agencies in Cebu have raised an alert over…

Bring kids to libraries instead, Talisay mayor says

Izobelle T. Pulgo 02/23/2017

  Let the students go to the library instead of letting them go on field trips. Talisay City Mayor Eduardo “Eddie” Gullas said this yesterday as he welcomed the order of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)…

CHEd halts field trips, school tours

02/21/2017

MANILA — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) is imposing a moratorium on field trips and educational tours in all higher education institutions (HEIs) to give way to an investigation on the bus crash that killed 15…

DOT pushes for Cebu’s health and wellness tourism

Dominic D. Yasay 08/26/2016

An executive of the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) said they are pushing forward with efforts to put Cebu in the global map as a top health and wellness destination. In an interview on Friday, DOT-7 supervising…

Finding fun amidst the chaos in Mumbai

08/08/2015

by Anna Marie Fegi-Brown   I am fascinated by the film “Eat, Pray, Love.” It made me reflect on my own life, and I don’t mind watching it over and over, sometimes to the annoyance of my…

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