First Suroy-Suroy Sugbo of 2015 to visit southern Cebu attractions

Badian Island Resort and Spa is one of the accommodation options of the Suroy Suroy Sugbo Southern Getaway but only for guests paying the higher packages.

This year’s first Suroy-Suroy Sugbo will head to Cebu attractions in the southern city of Carcar and towns of Barili, Moalboal, Alegria, Malabuyoc, Oslob, Boljoon, Dalaguete, and Argao. The Suroy-Suroy Sugbo Southern Getaway is a three-day, two-night trip that involves visits to heritage sites like ancestral homes and Spanish period structures as well as nature…

Cebu News Digest Jan. 7, 2015: More Sinulog contingents, leaner crowd; barangay captain shot dead; Rama still hopes Pope will visit Cebu

SINULOG IS HERE. Organizers say they expect more contingents to join this year’s Sinulog grand parade. (Photo by Teddy Uy used with permission from the Sinulog Foundation)

Sinulog organizers say the visit by Pope Francis next week will impact Sinulog attendance. Those in Luzon or Leyte would likely attend papal visit activities rather than fly to Cebu for the Sinulog. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama and some local government and church officials, however, still talk up hopes for the pope to swing…