Cebu City to trail map waterfalls for safety and risk reduction

Dyrecka Letigio 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRMMO) has begun trial mapping waterfalls around the city’s mountain barangays to ensure the safety of visitors both locals and tourists. The trail mapping…

PNP to coordinate with LGUs on travel requirements

Zacarian Sarao - @inquirerdotnet 07/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — To avoid further confusion on what tourists are required to bring during their travels across the country, the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Thursday directed its officers to coordinate with local government units (LGUs)…

Chan welcomes IATF move to study bid to allow foreign leisure tourists into PH

Futch Anthony Inso 05/29/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan welcomes the move of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-MEID) to study the possibility of allowing foreign tourists to enter the…

Labella: No RT-PCR requirement for entry in Cebu City up to medical experts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said he was considering waiving the real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test for tourists and travelers entering the city from other modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) areas. This…

Chan backs Gwen’s no RT-PCR test policy for local tourists

Futch Anthony Inso 02/25/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is willing to harmonize the city’s policy with that of the Cebu Provincial Government for tourists and travelers who want to visit Cebu. Earlier, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia…

DILG: Cebu Province policy for tourist and travellers’ entry acceptable

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Department of Interior and Local Government Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III said the policy of Cebu Province for the entry of tourists and travellers is acceptable. This he clarified after it was reported that…

Year of Covid plunges Vatican deeper into the red

Agence France Presse 02/18/2021

VATICAN CITY, Holy See  – With donations down 25 percent, revenues from the Vatican Museums slashed 85 percent and millions of euros spent to support struggling tenants, the coronavirus pandemic has left a big hole in Pope…

Bohol ready to welcome back tourists

Marc Cosep 02/10/2021

Cebu City, Philippines — Bohol is now ready to reopen and welcome tourists back to its shores. The announcement came during a digital conference with members of the press as the province, together with tourism stakeholders launched…

Ahong to restore Lapu lighthouse to attract tourists

Futch Anthony Inso 12/29/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has bared his plans of restoring the lighthouse located at the city’s Muelle Osmeña wharf in Barangay Poblacion, here. This morning, December 29, 2020, Chan visited the…

Radaza inaugurates new building, port terminal in Barangay Mactan

Futch Anthony Inso 11/25/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines– Lapu-Lapu City Lone District Representative Paz Radaza led the inauguration and blessing of the Multi-purpose Building and Port Terminal at Angasil Port on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, in Sitio Angasil, Barangay Mactan. The ceremony…

Tourists still staying away from Boracay

Nestor P. Burgos Jr. 06/25/2020

ILOILO CITY, Iloilo, Philippines — Tourists are arriving on Boracay Island in trickles after government agencies confirmed that a recent visitor, who was part of a group of Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel, tested positive for…

SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit

02/21/2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year. The private company is working with Space Adventures Inc. for the flight,…

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