Explore Borbon: Must-see spots in this tranquil northern Cebu town

Emmariel Ares 05/31/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Approximately 78 kilometers from Cebu City is the relatively small town of Borbon in the north. Its name is believed to have come from a misinterpretation by Spanish soldiers who received the reply…

Cebu is 3rd favorite spot for local tourists

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/16/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu remains a favorite spot among tourists, especially local ones. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) on May 14, 2024 released the results of their 2022 Household Survey on Domestic Visitors. In it, PSA…

‘Suroy Suroy’ Sugbo in Camotes slated on May 11-12

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 02/25/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the successful northern leg of the Suroy-Suroy Sugbo in January, the next stop for the Cebu Provincial Government’s flagship tourism program is set in Camotes Islands. Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced this during…

PH kiteboarding competition returns to Santa Fe in Bantayan

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Around 100 kiteboarders from around the world will gather in Santa Fe in Bantayan Island this weekend for the Cebu leg of the Philippine Kiteboarding Association (PKA) Tour Season 9. The ICTSI-PKA Tour…

Kawasan Falls to reopen this Oct. 26

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Kawasan Falls, the world-famous waterfall in Badian town, southwestern Cebu, will welcome tourists again after nearly two years of rehabilitation. The Cebu Provincial Government announced that preparations have been underway for the reopening…

Canyoneering in Ginatilan, Malabuyoc suspended over safety concerns

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Canyoneering activities in the southern towns of Ginatilan and Malabuyoc have been suspended indefinitely. Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia has ordered to temporarily cease canyoneering operations in the two localities by issuing Executive Order…

Oslob town posts P31-m in income from whale shark watching in 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After three years of COVID-related restrictions, tourism activities in southern Cebu, particularly in Oslob town, are starting to get back on their feet. The municipality of Oslob earned over P35.3 million from tourism…

Next Suroy Suroy would be in the metro

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Niña Mae Oliverio 06/13/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Following the success of the midwest leg of this year’s Suroy Suroy Sugbo, Capitol officials are looking at holding its next edition in the metro. The fourth Suroy Suroy for 2023 will be…

Underwater Cross installed in Medellin, Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/25/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The town of Medellin, dubbed as the Sugar Bowl of Cebu owing to its sweeping sugar cane fields, has added another attraction for visitors. This time, it will be underwater. Last Monday, May…

Rediscovering Cebu: A glimpse of Samboan’s cultural heritage

Immae Lachica 05/21/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Nestled in the southwestern part of Cebu, Samboan has been known for its mesmerizing waterfalls, friendly locals, and raw beauty. But not many know that Samboan also has rich and vibrant heritage that is…

Suroy Suroy heads to western Cebu this June

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Another Suroy Suroy sa Sugbo, the Capitol’s flagship tourism program, will kick off this June. The Provincial Tourism Office confirmed that the third leg of this year’s Suroy Suroy would be in western…

Authorities: Be careful on booking reservations online

Morexette Marie B. Erram 04/11/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Summer is on and local authorities here urge travelers that when they book their reservations online, they should do so directly with the establishment. The local government of Santa Fe and the Police…

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