Virgin Island vendors taught how to better serve tourists

Doris C. Bongcac 08/21/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Vendors at Virgin Island in Panglao, Bohol were taught how to better serve their costumers following the mess on overpriced food that were allegedly sold to local tourists. A total of 35 food…

DOT trains Virgin Island vendors after overpricing mess

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Following the reported overpricing issue in the tourist area, the Department of Tourism Office in Central Visayas has conducted training for food vendors and service providers in Virgin Island in Panglao, Bohol, to foster…

Chan to Oponganons: Report establishments selling overpriced goods, food to tourists

Futch Anthony Inso 08/04/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is appealing to Oponganons to report establishments that take advantage of local and foreign tourists by selling overpriced food or items. Chan made this statement after the…

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…

DOT takes action on ‘overpricing’ of seafood in Virgin Island, Bohol

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DOT) is coordinating with the Province of Bohol and the Municipality of Panglao to provide guidance on the standards for the provision of goods and services to tourists. This…

Virgin Island, one of Bantayan’s island gems, is a perfect summer hideaway for tourists

Doris C. Bongcac 05/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — When visiting Bantayan Island in northern Cebu, make sure to go also to Virign Island to make your summer trip extra special. But be prepared to spend because you will have to rent…

Vendors remove makeshift structures from Panglao’s Virgin Island

Doris C. Bongcac 03/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Tourists can now enjoy their visit at the famous Virgin Island sand bar located off mainland Panglao town in Bohol province. Vendors already removed on Saturday morning, March 2, the makeshift structures which…

Virgin Island attracts visitors

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 05/24/2015

There’s a new getaway for beach lovers who are fed up with overcrowded island destinations. A private  island across Sta. Fe town in  north Cebu  recently opened to guests who want to relax in its serene powdery…

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