Cebu: An International Destination

The Port of Cebu is the country’s largest seaport while the award-winning Mactan Cebu International Airport is the second busiest in the country. The sustained boom in tourism, construction and the BPO-IT industry have also contributed significantly to the continued prosperity of the island. As of 2018, Cebu is the richest province in the Philippines […]

Metro Cebu

Home to a population of  923,000, Cebu, when aggregated with its neighbouring cities, comprises the second largest metropolitan area in the Philippines and is the seat of the eponymously named Cebu province but is governed separately from. Metro Cebu consists of Cebu City (the capital of Cebu and the regional center of Central Visayas) along […]

Cebu also served as a pivotal setting for the Magellan-Elcano circumnavigation of the world

•Three-year voyage plagued by starvation, scurvy and mutiny that discovered the last great ocean, opened new trade routes and revealed the true scale and shape of the planet •Magellan mistakenly got involved in an internal conflict and was ultimately killed by Lapu-Lapu and his men •It has been argued that he survived the trip, he […]

For over 500 years, Cebu has been…

Fringed by white sand beaches and surrounded by sparkling turquoise seas in the center of the 7,641 islands that make up the Philippine archipelago is the historic and dynamic city of Cebu.  Home to a population of  923,000, Cebu, when aggregated with its neighbouring cities, comprises the second largest metropolitan area in the Philippines and […]