Tag: QR code

  • Cebu heritage walk showcases island’s history

    Cebu heritage walk showcases island’s history

    What tourists should include in their Cebu to do list is go on a heritage walk. Cebu City’s downtown area is a heritage belt of old churches, houses, and other structures that date back to its colonial Spanish past spanning no less than 300 years. These places are of walking distance from each other and […]

  • Smart, MyCebu.ph to deliver info on tourism, heritage sites through phone scanning

    Smart, MyCebu.ph to deliver info on tourism, heritage sites through phone scanning

    Philippine wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Cebu-based website MyCebu.ph have partnered to deliver information on tourism and heritage sites to mobile phones and tablets through quick response or QR code scanning. The project is being undertaken in partnership with the Department of Tourism. Smart and MyCebu.ph will place special markers on tourism and…

  • Magellan’s cross symbolizes conversion

    Magellan’s cross symbolizes conversion

    This small octagonal structure in downtown Cebu City may appear unimpressive, but it houses a valuable relic and marks an important spot for Cebuanos. Enclosed in tindalo wood inside the octagonal kiosk is what is left of the original cross that Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan planted in Sugbu (now Cebu) some 490 years ago. The…