Category: Travel

  • PAL resumes direct Cebu-LA flights

    National flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) will resume its Cebu-Los Angeles nonstop flights beginning May 2, 2020, expressing confidence in the success of the route with Cebu’s world-class airport and a new aircraft suitable for the long-haul trip. Harry Inoferio, PAL Senior Assistant Vice President for Sales, also cited the strengthened Cebu hub as among […]

  • Smart powers Philippine festival season

    Tourists and residents joining the various festivals across the country this year can look forward to an enhanced festival experience as PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) kicks off the 2020 festival season with the biggest festivals in the Visayas—Sinulog in Cebu, Dinagyang in Iloilo and Ati-Atihan in Aklan. With various on-ground activities, an […]

  • DFA eases requirements for APEC business travel card, goes on roadshow to spread awareness

    To encourage more entrepreneurs to secure an APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced it is easing the requirements for the privilege. The ABTC is valid for 5 years and serves as visa waiver for business owners and executives to all 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies except for […]

  • China Airlines set to fly Taipei-Cebu in March 2020

    China Airlines is set to launch a direct service from Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei, Taiwan to Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) starting on March 29, 2020 with six flights weekly. China Airlines will fly the Taipei-Cebu route using Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 150 economy-class and 8 business-class seats. The flights will depart every Monday, Wednesday, […]

  • Lite Ferries set to launch brand-new ship for Oslob-Dipolog route

    Lite Shipping Corporation will launch on Monday its latest vessel M/V Lite Ferry Five, which was completed just this year, built in China and classed in Italy. M/V Lite Ferry Five will service the Oslob, Cebu to Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte route. It will complete the trip in four hours, linking Northern Mindanao closer […]

  • Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown opens

    Saboy Hotel Mactan Newtown opens

    With its 547 guest rooms, Savoy Hotel Mactan Newtown is the biggest hotel in terms of number of rooms in Mactan Island and the 2nd biggest in the entire Cebu. The 18-storey hotel officially opened today. The hotel targets mostly business travelers and family vacationers because of its proximity to the beach and resorts around […]

  • Flight 001: your first stop for travel gear, adventure essentials

    GEAR UP for your next adventure by visiting Flight 001 in Ayala Center Cebu

    Whether buying a gift for a friend afflicted with wanderlust or gearing up for your own adventure, Flight 001 in Ayala Center Cebu should be your first stop. The store, which is located in the mall’s new wing, has most everything a traveler needs for any journey – from luggages to bags, from passport holders […]

  • Hydro Flask opens in Cebu

    When it comes to keeping your drink hot or cold, nothing beats the performance of Hydro Flask. The insulated stainless steel flasks can keep your drinks cold up to 24 hours and your hot drinks steaming hot up to 6 hours. The award-winning leader in high-performance insulated flasks is now in Cebu. The brand, which […]

  • Oktoberfest, wine and dine, other offerings in Marco Polo Hong Kong hotels

    Marco Polo Prince Hotel

    Two things made my Hong Kong trip in early February 2016 unforgettable: the cold surge and ultra plush accommodations in one of the Marco Polo Hong Kong-Hotels. As a Marco Polo Hong Kong-Hotels team led by General Manager Dalip Singh provided updates on new offerings in the three properties during a recent dinner in Cebu, […]

  • Cebu Pacific marks start of ‘BER’ months, Christmas season with seat sale

    #CEBPACSuperSeatFest. Cebu Pacific greets the start of the Philippine Christmas season with a seat sale to kick off the first of the ‘BER’ months.

    Cebu Pacific greets the start of the Christmas season with a #CEBPACSuperSeatFest to kick off the first of the ‘BER’ months. Coming soon this September is the Cebu Pacific super sale covering over a million seats to domestic and international destinations. Get great deals as well on flight-bun-deals, with as much as 30% off on […]

  • Top deals on tours, experiences, airfare in Cebu leg of Klook Travel Fest 2019

    Get ready for out-of-this-world deals on such popular attractions as Universal Studios Japan and Hong Kong Disnyland or activities like the Crazy Rich Asians tour in Singapore at the upcoming Klook Travel Fest 2019 on September 7-8, 2019 at SM City Cebu. TRAVEL FESTIVAL. Klook market lead for the Philippines Michelle Cruz says the Klook […]

  • MCIA recognized as a breastfeeding friendly airport

    The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) was recognized as a Breastfeeding Friendly Public Place by the Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS) during the 7th Breastfeeding Congress and the 1st Asia-Pacific Breastfeeding Conference in EDSA Shangri-La Hotel today, August 7. The Breastfeeding Friendly Public Place Award recognizes the efforts of MCIA in providing a welcoming and safe space […]

  • Huge discounts for rooms, buffet, and more at Quest Hotel Cebu Super Sale 2019

    Quest Hotel & Conference Center Cebu will offer discounts of up to 60% on accommodation, dining, and banquet events at the upcoming Quest Hotel Super Sale 2019. In celebration of Quest Hotel’s upcoming 7th anniversary, the hotel will offer vouchers to guests and patrons at special rates exclusively at the hotel’s pop-up in Ayala Center […]

  • MCIA Terminal 2’s The Cabin Bar wins Asia Pacific Airport Bar of the Year

    The Cabin Bar Mactan Cebu airport

    MCIA Terminal 2’s airport bar, The Cabin by London-based travel F&B operator SSP, was named as Asia Pacific Airport Bar of the Year in the Airport Food and Beverage (FAB) Awards held in Dallas, Texas on June 27, 2019. The Cabin Bar is the first full bar operating inside a Philippine airport. The Cabin Bar […]

  • MCIA raffles off plane tickets, Mercedes-Benz

    MCIA PROMO. Unveiling the grand prize for the Shop and Win raffle promo in Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport are (from left) Royal Air Marketing Manager Joanna Marie Garcia, Royal Air VP Commercial Margarita Obejas, Standard Insurance Marketing Manager Anna Lisa Opay, Standard Insurance Vice President Joy Alampay, GMCAC Chief Commercial Advisor Ravishankar Saravu, Global Star Owner and President Edward Onglatco, Global Star General Manager Ritchell Selma, Global Star Sales & Marketing Manager Aimee Ting, and GMCAC Deputy Chief Commercial Officer Ma. Cristina Angan.

    Travelers who shop and dine at the Mactan Cebu International Airport will get the chance to win a Mercedes-Benz A Class A180 2019 model and round trip tickets via Royal Air to various destinations throughout the country. MCIA and its partners launched the Shop and Win raffle promo on Monday in MCIA Terminal 2. The […]

  • Foreign students, travelers have best mobile experience with Smart-Club Cebu alliance

    PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications and Club Cebu have teamed up to provide the best mobile connectivity experience to foreign students and travelers. Club Cebu, a leading travel guide and Directory Company for tourists in the province, is bundling Smart SIM cards in its welcome for ESL (English As Second Language) learners. Cebu is one […]

  • Cebu Pacific offers exclusive Piso Sale for Cebu

    Cebu Pacific kicks off its special Independence Day sale by paying homage to its Cebuano roots. Beginning today until June 8, 2019, domestic and international routes coming in and out of the Cebu hub are up for grabs with fares starting at just one peso! All Cebu Pacific and Cebgo destinations from Cebu are now […]

  • Are you #Ready2Go? Travel the Philippines with 2Go Travel, 2Go Supercat

    2Go Travel Supercat schedule

    With the Philippines being an archipelago, going around the different destinations by ship is often the best and most scenic way to get anywhere. In the Philippines, the top shipping company, whether for travel or logistics, is 2Go. It is the biggest cargo mover with close to a quarter of the market share. In passage, […]

  • Macau in 2 days: Gambling, glitz, and old world culture

    Macau Parisian Eiffel Tower

    They strap you to your seats, turn the lights off so the whole theater turns pitch black, and—just as you start to wonder what comes next—your seats begin to rise. All around you, dark and menacing Gotham City comes to life in the 4D flight simulation ride Batman Dark Flight in Studio City Macau. You […]

  • Long layover, late night or early morning flight? Sleep, freshen up at Mactan Cebu Aerotel

    If you need a place to freshen up, take a quick shower, or even a quick nap, head to Aerotel Cebu in Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport. Aerotel Cebu offers travelers comfortable solo and double rooms to rest or refresh themselves by taking a shower. It is open 24 hours daily and […]