Why Cebu can continue to attract more Asian visitors

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2017

DESPITE similarities among countries in the Asean region, a local tourism stakeholder pointed out that the Philippines, particularly Cebu, can still draw more Asian visitors with its diverse and unique product offerings. This comes as Central Visayas,…

PAL to open Cebu-Bangkok flights

Victor Anthony V. Silva 11/14/2017

Amid increasing public demand for direct non-stop flights from Asian destinations to Central Visayas, national flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) is set to open a service between Cebu and Bangkok starting Dec. 2. In a statement, PAL said…

MCIA to close runway for six hours on Friday

Agnes B. Alpuerto 08/10/2017

CEBU CITY — Expect some flights to be delayed on Friday as the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) runway will be closed for six hours to allow the preliminary works of the second phase of the runway…

International Travel Festival set on July 14-16

07/10/2017

GET your passports and suitcases ready because the most awaited travel fair in the region is back this July 14 to 16 at Ayala Center Cebu. International Travel Festival invites travelers to book their dream destination and…

CCC drops to 5th, Mactan soars to 3rd in PAL golfest

Glendale G. Rosal 03/04/2017

Davao City — It was a finish the Cebu Country Club (CCC) golfers would rather forget. Still in contention despite staring at a nine-point deficit going into Saturday’s final round, the Cebuanos, expected to make a solid…

The dying spirit of Edsa

Jobers R. Bersales 03/01/2017

Thousands more people went to Luneta to rally behind Pres. Rodrigo Duterte than at the Edsa Shrine — and for two days at that! I managed to watch painfully as my dear old favorite singer, Jim Paredes,…

Alta Vista cops PAL Aviator title

02/27/2017

ALTA Vista Golf and Country Club got a couple of big breaks and won the Aviator Division title at the recent seniors’ class action of the 70th Philippine Airlines (PAL) Interclub played at Apo Golf Club and…

PAL launches Cebu-Clark route

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/30/2017

National flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Monday, Jan. 30, inaugurated its flight from Cebu to Clark. PAL will serve this route four times weekly – Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday – using the 199-seater Airbus A321. PR837…

Linking Cebu to islands

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/29/2017

More domestic flight routes to and from Cebu good for tourism industry An official of the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) welcomed the opening of new domestic routes from Cebu this year, saying these are…

PAL to add 5 new domestic routes from Cebu by first quarter this year

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/26/2017

National flag-carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) continues its domestic expansion with the opening of new routes from Cebu in the first quarter of 2017. Harry Inoferio, PAL senior assistant vice president for sales, announced on Thursday a direct…

‘Airconditioning problems’ cited

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/22/2016

A Philippine Airlines (PAL) flight from Manila bound for Cotabato City was diverted to the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) about half an hour after it left the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on Thursday, reportedly due to…

Tourist surge in 2017 seen

Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/18/2016

DOT chief urges stakeholders to build more hotels and resorts There is a need to build more hotels and resorts in the country especially since more tourists are expected to visit the Philippines in 2017. Tourism Secretary…

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