Oslob tour operators complain of new rules

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/20/2018

THE implementation of the new rules crafted for ‘sustainable’ tourism activities in Oslob town, south Cebu, is faced with yet another setback. Vice Governor Agnes Magpale, the Provincial Board’s Chair of the Committee on Tourism and International…

Missing SK chairman safe in Oslob; Badian cop: Threat caused teen to flee

Benjie B. Talisic 11/12/2018

REYNELL Cantilla, the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairman of Barangay Tigbao of Badian town, who had been missing since Friday (Nov. 9) has been found. Senior Insp. Elmond Jhon Mondaya, Badian Police Station chief, said in an interview…

Of Boracay reopening, love letters, moves for Oslob town

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/22/2018

Stakeholders working to address popular southern town’s tourism issues Steps have already been taken for Oslob town, a tourism hotspot in southern Cebu, to avoid suffering Boracay’s fate. Regional Director Shalimar Tamano of the Department of Tourism…

DOT-7 makes sure Oslob won’t suffer same fate as Boracay

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/22/2018

With the upcoming reopening of Boracay Island, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Puyat said five more areas including Cebu’s Oslob were asked to also look into their own rehabilitation efforts. Sought for comment, Shalimar Tamano, director of the Department…

Reservation system eyed to cut number of whale watching tourists to 800

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/09/2018

A CENTRALIZED reservation scheme is seen to be used in order to control the number of tourist flocking to the whale watching sites in Oslob town, in southern Cebu. Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said local tourism stakeholders…

Capitol to reduce number of whale shark visitors in Oslob

Rosalie Abatayo 10/09/2018

The Cebu provincial government has decided to reduce the number of people who go whale shark watching in Oslob. From the a daily average of 1,000 visitors, Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said stakeholders agreed to reduce it…

Move to regulate whale shark watching draws support

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/04/2018

THE plan of the Cebu Provincial Government and the Oslob municipal government to regulate the number of tourists who plan to interact with Oslob’s whale sharks has gained support. Shahlimar Tamano, the Regional Director of the Department…

Government to reduce number of whale shark watchers by half

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/03/2018

Realizing the need to protect and conserve the town’s top tourist attraction, the municipality of Oslob and the provincial government are planning to regulate the number of tourists who want to watch and swim with whale sharks,…

Oslob whale-shark watching activities to be regulated

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/03/2018

The Oslob Municipal Government and Cebu Provincial Government are eyeing to limit the number of visitors who come for the town’s whale-shark (butanding) watching activities. A stakeholders meeting, together with representatives from the Department of Tourism (DOT)…

The Candidates: Cebu City North and Oslob

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 09/21/2018

Dianne Padillo Age: 22 City: Cebu City North Work: Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Chairman Title: Ms. Siglakas 2011 first runner-up ALTHOUGH she feels pressured, Dianne Padillo is at the same time excited about being part of of Binibining…

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