Filipino Martial Arts to form part of Cebu Heritage Tours soon

Doris C. Bongcac 09/04/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) will soon be integrated into the Cebu heritage circuits as an added attraction to tourists, the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) announced. Integration will start with the…

DIVE7 showcases premier dive destinations in Central Visayas at PHIDEX 2022

Doris C. Bongcac 08/28/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Dive spots in Central Visayas, including the ones found in Moalboal in southern Cebu and Malapascua Island in northern Cebu, were highlighted during the Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX) 2022 that was held…

DOT-7: Pinoy martial arts evolving into a strong tourism product

Doris C. Bongcac 08/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu —  Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) is now fast becoming a strong tourism product with great potentials, the Department of Tourism – Central Visayas (DOT-7) said. In fact, Central Visayas “has gained unprecedented popularity as…

Central Visayas welcomed close to 1M tourists in 1st half 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas has welcomed close to 1 million tourists during the first half of 2022, tourism officials have announced on Thursday, August 11. Department of Tourism (DOT) Usec. Shalimar Tamano, director of DOT…

Zamboanguita, Dauin to host 2022 Dive7 Festival

Doris C. Bongcac 07/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – International and local scuba divers and enthusiasts are expected to convene in the municipalities of Zamboanguita and Dauin in Negros Oriental for another big dive scheduled from July 28 to 31, 2022. And…

Negros Oriental offers farm-work-fitness experience to visiting tourists

Doris C. Bongcac 06/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) and the province of Negros Oriental are offering a different kind of tourism experience with its farm-work-fitness tour that will include a visit to a…

DOT-7 presents region’s new tourism circuits at 2022 Cebu Travel Catalogue International

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — On its second day, June 11, 2022, the Cebu Travel Catalogue International (CTCI) continued to gather crowds in Ayala Center Cebu’s Activity Center as related activities geared to promote tourism and entice people…

Cebu tourism stakeholders enhance DRRM plans, skills

Doris C. Bongcac 05/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The responsibilities of tourism stakeholders are no longer limited to just planning tourism packages and organizing tours. With the COVID-19 pandemic and with the calamities that recently affected Cebu and the rest of…

DOT-7 eyes more pilgrimage routes in Cebu, rest of Central Visayas

Doris C. Bongcac 04/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) is eyeing the development of more pilgrimage tours in Cebu and the rest of the region in the coming days. “We have a lot of…

CATO asking for ‘template’ of Cebu’s pilgrimage tours

Doris C. Bongcac 04/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — With plans still unclear on how pilgrimage tours should be conducted, Alice Quiblatin of the Cebu Association of Tour Operators (CATO), is asking the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) and the…

Planning a pilgrimage this Holy Week? Read on…

Doris C. Bongcac 04/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu –  If you are looking for a religious place to visit this Holy Week, join the pilgrimage to Jubilee churches in scenic southern Cebu. This way, you get to breathe fresh air and receive…

2 new jump spots added to Badian town’s canyoneering adventure

Doris C. Bongcac 04/04/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Two more jump spots were recently added to Badian town’s Canyoneering Adventure to make the outdoor activity even more exciting to the first-time or even the repeat adventurers. Shalimar Hofer Tamano, director of…

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