Capitol Tourism Officer assures safety of Cebu’s water adventures

Rosalie Abatayo 01/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) has assured the public that safety measures are in place in the different water adventure destinations here in the province. PTO Chief Maria Lester Ybañez said tour…

Capitol seeks DOT-7’s help in training tour guides

Nestle L. Semilla 04/03/2018

The Cebu Provincial Government has tapped the Department of Tourism in Central Visayas (DOT-7) in training the tourist guides in Cebu. Cebu Vice Governor Agnes Magpale asked the help of DOT-7 Director Shalimar Hofer Tamano to let…

Nine guides, operators, motorcycle drivers tested positive for drug use

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/12/2016

At least nine tour guides, operators and habal-habal drivers in the southern town of Badian have tested positive for illegal drugs use according to the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO). Carmen Remedios Durano-Meca, CPADAO head, said…

Workshop to boost ecotourism in Cebu South

04/27/2016

Ecotourism, in simple terms, means management of tourism and conservation of nature. This is achieved by maintaining a fine balance and ecology on one hand and the needs of local communities for businesses, new skills income-generating employment…

Cayetano dialogues with tourism stakeholders

Norman V. Mendoza 04/21/2016

TOURISM stakeholders in Lapu-Lapu City met with Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano to raise their concerns at a dialogue yesterday. Christopher Arogancia, president of the Cebu Association of Tour Guides, recounted that a Japanese tourist was allegedly told…

Capitol to train guides for safety of tourists

Victor Anthony V. Silva 10/30/2015

  IT’S time for local government units to impose strict policies on tour guiding in Badian and Alegria, Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale said. Magpale, chairperson of the Provincial Board Committee on Tourism, said there is a need…

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