332 job seekers hired on the spot during Tourism jobs fair

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 332 job seekers were hired on the spot during the first-ever “Trabaho, Turismo, Asenso” Philippine Tourism Jobs Fair held last Sept. 22 -23, 2022. In a statement, the Department of…

PH named Destination of the Year

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippines was named Destination of the Year by one of Asia’s most prestigious award-giving body in the travel industry. The country received the Destination of the Year Award during the 31st TTG…

Agila Beach Run to raise funds, promote tourism in San Remigio

Glendale G. Rosal 09/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A long-distance race that aims to promote tourism in San Remigio town, north Cebu will blast off on October 2, 2022. The “Agila Beach Run” features a grueling 50-kilometer ultramarathon, 25k, and 12k…

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…

Samsam Gullas open to allowing floating cottages in Talisay

Futch Anthony Inso 08/31/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas is open to allowing floating cottages to operate in the city’s coastal waters. Gullas made said this after he received reports regarding floating cottages that were…

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…

Construction of beach houses in Badian’s famous Lambug Beach ordered stopped

Futch Anthony Inso 08/25/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Municipality of Badian has issued a cease and desist order against the construction of beach houses in the coastal area of Barangay Lambug. This is after the local government found out that…

Cebu tourism stakeholders told: Brace for ‘revenge travel’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As Cebu’s tourism industry makes significant progress on its road to recovery, stakeholders are urged to brace for ‘revenge travel’. Members of Cebu’s tourism sector gathered for the Go Explore Cebu Tourism Summit…

Sunday’s Ironman race symbolizes Cebu’s recovery and optimism

Glendale G. Rosal 08/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sunday’s Megaworld Cebu Ironman 70.3 Philippines is more than just a showcase of sports excellence. It is also a sign of recovery and optimism. A total of 1,928 triathletes from 46 countries will…

This is how Virgin Island in Bohol looks now

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With only sightseeing activities allowed, the famous Virgin Island in Bohol looked like it was reborn. At least that was how several netizens described the popular tourist spot in Panglao town, Bohol when…

No more tourism activities in Virgin Island, only sightseeing – Panglao mayor

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The local government unit (LGU) of Panglao town, Bohol has prohibited food vendors and other tourism activities, except for sightseeing, on the famous Virgin Island. Panglao Mayor Edgardo “Boy” Arcay, on his official…

Three Cebu execs join DOT 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three former local executives in Cebu are now part of the new administration of the Department of Tourism (DOT) which is headed by Sec. Christina Frasco.  They are former Liloan Councilor Ferdinand “Kokoy”…

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