South Korea remains Cebu’s top market for foreign arrivals

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu welcomed over 2 million tourists, both local and foreign, during the first nine months of the year, data from local tourism officials showed.  During the Economic Diplomacy Townhall Meeting of the Department…

CATO head: Most foreign arrivals expected next year yet

Doris C. Bongcac 10/29/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Local tourism is now beginning to pick up due to ‘revenge travels,’ but the arrival of foreign guests is expected to return to close to normal at least during the second quarter of…

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…

AirAsia adds more domestic flights as demand surges

Tyrone Jasper Piad 03/19/2022

Beginning April 1, AirAsia Philippines is adding more weekly flights to the country’s top tourist destinations, including Boracay, Puerto Princesa and Cebu, after seeing a recent surge in bookings. The low-cost airline, in a statement on Friday,…

DOT: Cebu was 2nd top foreign tourists’ destination in 2019

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/25/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Tourism (DOT) named Cebu as the second most preferred destination in the country by foreign visitors. State-ran media, Philippine News Agency (PNA), quoted Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo – Puyat saying…

DOT official challenges Cebu to take on a leadership role in tourism

Irene R. Sino Cruz 06/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Undersecretary Art Boncato of the Department of Tourism (DOT) issued a challenge for Cebu to take on a lead role in the tourism sector with special focus on sustainability. Boncato, who delivered the keynote…

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