Strengthened ties of Cebu, Shanghai seen to boost province’s tourism

A top official of an international trade body of Shanghai, China believes that strengthening the ties between his country and the Philippines will largely benefit the tourism industry of Cebu. Yang Jianrong, head of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, said Chinese tourists spend more during their travel abroad compared to other nationals continue reading : Strengthened ties of Cebu, Shanghai seen to boost province’s tourism

‘Suroy 2018’ to showcase South Cebu’s rich culture and heritage

To sustain the Provincial Government’s efforts to boost Cebu’s thriving tourism industry, the annual Suroy-Suroy Sugbo kicks-off this year in the south from January 24 to 26. Provincial Tourism Officer Joselito “Boboi” Costas said that the three-day, two-night package tour highlights the rich culture and history of 13 towns and cities. “This year’s tour is not continue reading : ‘Suroy 2018’ to showcase South Cebu’s rich culture and heritage

Capitol’s tourism office to look into other tourism practices

Aside from eco-tourism, which is one of the current thrusts of the Capitol’s Provincial Tourism Office, the department will be looking into the possibility of tapping other forms of tourism currently practiced in other countries. Provincial Tourism Office head Boboi Costas, who recently represented the Provincial Government in the Global Eco-Asia Pacific Tourism Conference in continue reading : Capitol’s tourism office to look into other tourism practices

21st ITOP officially opens in Cebu

Cebu officially welcomed yesterday foreign head delegates from different countries attending the 21st Inter-Island Tourism Policy (ITOP) Forum. With Cebu as the host, Governor Hilario P. Davide III and Vice Gov Agnes A. Magpale led the opening of the international tourism forum, which this year carries the theme “Synergizing MICE with Culture and Heritage.” MICE continue reading : 21st ITOP officially opens in Cebu