Cebu-Shanghai flights to start in April
As part of ramping-up the capacity of its Cebu hub, Cebu Pacific will start regular flights between the Queen City of the South and Shanghai, China this month . The Cebu-Shanghai route will have six flights each week from Monday to Saturday. Cebu Pacific vice president for marketing and distribution Candice Iyog said the airline aims to provide travelers from the Visayas and Mindanao another vacation option by connecting Shanghai to its Cebu hub. It also gives Chinese tourists easy access to one of the best islands in the world, Iyog added. The airline currently has flights to Hong Kong and Macau flying out of its Cebu hub. It also has flights from Cebu to Singapore, Incheon in South Korea, and Narita in Japan.
Dusit Thani Resort Mactan opens its doors to Cebu
The Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu Resort finally opened its doors to Cebu. The five-star 300-room resort hotel is the centerpiece of AmiSa, a 10-hectare mixed-use complex located in Punta Engaño, Lapu-Lapu City . Its opening comes as tourist arrivals in Cebu are set to increase with the opening of Terminal 2 of Mactan-Cebu International Airport. Last year, 5.6 million of the eight million foreign and domestic tourists in Central Visayas visited Cebu. The resort is the first resort project of Robinsons Land Corporation in Mactan. It is expected to cater to both local and foreign visitors to Cebu and is set to become a top choice for meetings, incentives, conventions, and exhibitions activities.
Kawasan canyoneering safe for tourists
The Association of Kawasan Canyoneering Operators of Badian (AKCOB) made the assurance that extreme sports activities in Badian, Cebu are safe . This announcement came after a Korean national reportedly died after taking a dip in the Kawasan Falls. Authorities said the tourist died while he was being transported to the Badian District Hospital. The organization said they have around 100 accredited guides trained in basic first aid and basic life support. In addition, AKCOB also implements safety measures for its canyoneering activities, including the use of a protective helmet and life vest. Furthermore, lifeguards also monitor tourists visiting the Kawasan Falls.