Barangays (80) of Cebu City, in the province of Cebu, within Region 7 in the Republic of The Philippines
Adlawon | Agsungot || Apas || Babag || Bacayan || Banawa || Banilad || Basak Pardo || Basak San Nicolas || Binaliw || Bonbon || Budla-an || Bulacao Pardo || Buhisan || Buot-Taup || Busay || Calamba || Cambinocot || Camputhaw (Pob.) || Capitol Site (Pob.) || Carreta || Central (Port Center) || Cogon Ramos || Cogon Pardo || Day-as || Duljo || Ermita || Guadalupe || Guba || Hipodromo || Inayawan || Kalubihan || Kalunasan || Kamagayan || Kamputhaw (Camputhaw) || Kasambagan || Kinasang-an || Labangon || Lahug || Lorega San Miguel || Lusaran || Luz || Mabini || Mabolo Proper || Malubog || Mambaling || Oprra || Pahina San Nicolas || Pahina Central || Pamutan || Pardo Proper || Parian || Paril || Pasil || Pit-os || Pulangbato || Pung-ol Sibugay || Punta Princesa || Quiot Pardo || Sambag I || Sambag II || San Antonio || San Jose || San Nicolas Proper || San Roque || Santa Cruz || Santo Niño || Sapangdako || Sawang Calero || Sinsin || Sirao || Suba || Sudlon I || Sudlon II || T. Padilla || Tabunan || Tagba-O || Talamban || Taptap || Tejero || Tinago || Tisa || Toong || Zapatera
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- Cebu City is the capital city of the Cebu province in the Philippines and is part of Region VII
List of Municipalities (44) in the Cebu Province within Region VII in the Republic of The Philippines
Alcantara • Alcoy • Alegria • Aloguinsan • Argao • Asturias • Badian • Balamban • Bantayan • Barili • Boljoon • Borbon • Carmen • Catmon • Compostela • Consolacion • Cordova • Daanbantayan • Dalaguete • Dumanjug • Ginatilan • Liloan • Madridejos • Malabuyoc • Medellin • Minglanilla • Moalboal • Oslob • Pilar • Pinamungahan • Poro • Ronda • Samboan • San Fernando • San Francisco • San Remigio • Santa Fe • Santander • Sibonga • Sogod • Tabogon • Tabuelan • Tuburan • Tudela
*Cities (9) in the Province of Cebu: Bogo City • Carcar City • Cebu City • Danao City • Lapu-Lapu City • Mandaue City • Naga City • Talisay City • Toledo City
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- Source: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2015/09/03/city-health-office-focuses-hiv-428325
- Thursday, September 3, 2015
- By Razel V. Cuizon
NEARLY four months after the Department of Health (DOH) stopped the distribution of free syringes to drug users in Barangay Kamagayan, the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) shifted its prevention campaign to HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), which causes Aids (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) testing.
Dr. Ilya Tac-an of the social hygiene clinic division of CHD said their intervention focused on the treatment as prevention for the spread of the disease.
“We really encourage the public to have themselves tested for HIV because that’s the only way for them to know if they have HIV,” she told Sun.Star Cebu.
When one is tested for HIV, Tac-an said, they will asked the person to enroll for an after-care program under the CHD.
Lifetime medications are provided by the health office to the people living with HIV for free.
Earlier this year, the DOH and CHD urged the public, particularly those with risky behavior to voluntarily submit themselves to the test.
For the first few months of this year alone, 2,105 individuals already heeded to the voluntary testing, 190 of them yielded positive.
In 2013, 2,484 individuals were tested, 362 of them were positive.
In 2014, 407 individuals tested positive out of the 4,439 who voluntarily have themselves checked.
Tac-an said the positive response of the public on their campaign for voluntarily testing is one of the reason the prevalence of HIV in Cebu City is high this year compared to the previous years’.
When the voluntary exam started in 2008, only nine individuals responded and all of them were negative of HIV.
Tac-an said most of the cases of HIV was acquired and transmitted through people who are injecting drugs.
During one of the meetings of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) this week, HIV/Aids was identified as among the top priorities of the country’s health department.
DOH Undersecretary Kenneth Hartigan-Go said number of persons with HIV is rising in the Philippines, with Cebu City having the highest prevalence rate among all cities at 7.7 percent.
Cebu Province in the entire Central Visayas tops the list with 67 persons confirmed to be living with Aids, and 1,872 others who tested positive for HIV but have yet to show or feel symptoms.
At least 62 people from Central Visayas have died because of Aids since 1984, according to the Department of Health.
Tac-an said they needed to conduct massive education on HIV and encourage people to go for voluntary testing particularly in the barangays because of the suspension of the harm reduction program, which distributes free syringes to injectable drug dependents to control the spread of the disease.
The giving of free syringes is a research program being funded by the World Bank.
In May, DOH ordered the suspension of its implementation following several concerns such as, it encourages drug use, that are being raised against by several groups.
History of Cebu City, Province of Cebu, Philippines
The city of Cebu became a chartered City throgh the enactment of REPUBLIC ACT No. 3857 June 10, 1964
General Information Often called the “ Queen City of the South” and the Seat of Christianity in the Philippines , Cebu is the country's oldest city. Exploring Cebu City , one encounters a rich historic past. Cebuanos are extremely proud of their cultural and historical heritage, a legacy which has endured through the centuries from the time the great explorer Ferdinand Magellan first planted the cross on Cebu 's shore. Time has been kind to Cebu . From Zubu, the busy trading port in 1521, it has evolved into a highly urbanized metropolitan center which now serves as focal point of growth and development in Southern Philippines .
With its 6 cities; Cebu , Danao, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Toledo and Talisay; and its 47 smaller towns, Cebu has more than kept pace with the nation's progress. Today the island province leads in traditional and non-traditional exports and has the highest economic growth rate anywhere in the country. Likewise, recent indications pointed out that Cebu has become the country's favorite tourist destination. In contrast to the bustling metropolis, the rest of Cebu 's 167 islets and islands are lined with idyllic white sandy beaches and pristine clear waters. Cebu has gained wide popularity for fantastic diving grounds evidenced by the proliferation of resorts which offer luxurious accommodations, excellent dive facilities and the services of competent dive masters and dive guides. Cebu 's strategic location makes it ideal for those who wish to travel to the other islands and provinces by plan, boat or bus. No place could be too far from Cebu. ** from: cebu city tourism commission **
- Below is a historical article from: rcphilippines.com/article
Zubu, was its original name and as far as 800 AD - was already an important trading port for Chinese, Siam, Islamic & Malayan goods.
Cebu is the first and oldest city in the Philippines. It is older than even Maynilad by at least seven years. In it, is the oldest school and oldest street in the country. It boasts of being the birthplace of Christianity in the Far East.
In many ways, Cebu has always been the Pioneer City. It is the land of many "historic firsts" & continues to pave the way for the rest of the country.
April 17, 1521 - the Portugese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, leading a Spanish expidition landed on Mactan Island. Soon afterwards, Rajah Humabon - the ruler of Zubu and a group of 400 Zubuanos were baptized as Catholics. Along with their baptism came the subjugation of the Philippines to Spanish sovereignity.
Spanish reign in Zubu was short-lived. Ferdinand Magellan himself died in the Battle of Mactan - in the hands of a great warrior chieftain - Lapu lapu. The definite cause of the dispute is still a point of arguement among historians. But it is likely to be the world's first violent encounter between Europeans and Filipinos.
From the martial arts point of view, it has been suggested that Lapu lapu used Arnis (ancient Filipino martial art) against Magellan's fencing skills. All Portugese & Spanish officers were required to take fencing, Magellan being no exception. Arnis proved superior.
Although Magellan is credited with the first circumnavigation of the World, he died in & was buried in Mactan.
From 1521 to 1570, Cebu was the effective Capital of the Philippines, which in turn was a province of Mexico. The Spaniards left Cebu in 1570, after repeated attacks from Portugese pirates. Governor-General Miguel Lopez de Legazpi had heard of the existence of a thriving city with a massive bay far north, which was said to be easier to defend - Maynilad.
Modern Cebu is a wonder to behold. It is easily the most progressive city in the Philippines. In southern Cebu, one can find the wondrous "Seven Steps Waterfalls".
Historical Sites of Cebu City
- Magellan's Cross
- The most famous of all historical landmarks in Cebu City. This cross was planted in Cebu shores by Ferdinand Magellan in April 14, 1521, marking the spot where the first Catholic Christians- Rajah Humabon, Queen Juana and about 400 followers were baptized by Fr. Pedro de Valderama. Encased in hollow tindalo wood, it is now for centuries housed in a kiosk made of adobe wood and red-brick tiles. Devout Cebuano's and visitors never fail to pause and pray, drop coins and light votive candles before the Magellan's Cross. It has been venerated by people from all walks of life in the past four centuries.
- Fort San Pedro
- The smallest and oldest tri-bastion fort in the country. Built in 1738 this served as the nucleus of the first Spanish settlement in the Philippines. It's three bastions La Conception, San Ignacio de Loyola and San Miguel till today still stand on their corners. It has a total area of 2,025 sq. meters; the walls are 20 ft. high, 8 ft. thick and each of the towers stands 30 ft. from the ground.
- Taoist Temple
- Located at Beverly Hills, Cebu City. This temple preserves the teachings of Lao-tse the 600 B.C. Chinese Philosopher. Everyday people climb its 99 steps to light joss sticks and have their fortunes read.
- Located at Beverly Hills, Cebu City. This temple preserves the teachings of Lao-tse the 600 B.C. Chinese Philosopher. Everyday people climb its 99 steps to light joss sticks and have their fortunes read.
- Plaza Indepedencia
- Cebu’s Plaza Independencia was formerly called "Plaza Libertad". Strategically located between Fort San Pedro and the building that used to house the old Gobierno Provincial, it now becomes the most favored spot for picnics and trysts. Dominated by the obelisk of Legaspi, Plaza Independencia is Cebu's most historically significant plaza.
- Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño
- The BASILICA MINORE DEL SANTO NIÑO, the only basilica in the Far East, is yet another historic landmark that will never cease to amaze its visitors. It in itself is a museum, a repository of beautiful religious images, and oil paintings of Augustinian saints, martyrs, and bishops that hang in the corridors of the convent. This Basilica was the former SAN AUGUSTIN CHURCH, built upon the order of by Don Legaspi and Fray Pedro de Urdaneta. The Basilica houses the country's oldest religious image-the Miraculous Image of the Holy Child Jesus more popularly known as "SENOR SANTO NIÑO".
- *article from the government of Cebu City*
People of Cebu City, Province of CEBU, Philippines
- Population : (as of 2010): 866,171
- Population : (as of Aug 1, 2007): 798,809
- Registered Voters (2010): 516,232
- Registered Voters (2009): 486,711
Cebu Province has a total population of more than 3 million. Cebuano is the native tongue. While Filipino is commonly understood and spoken, the English language is widely used in business transactions and education.
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
- Cebu City is an independent city and is highly urbanized. It is within the province of Cebu but it has its own separate election. The registered voters of Cebu City can't run for office or vote for anyone outside of Cebu City. They are not eligible to participate in provincial elections.
- Elected Officers of Cebu City for the term of 2013 - 2016
- Mayor of Cebu City: Michael Lopez Rama - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE
- Vice-Mayor of Cebu City: LABELLA, EDGAR - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE
- Councilors of Cebu City:
- Councilors of the 1st District of Cebu City:
- ARCHIVAL, NESTOR (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 106135 8.35%
- DE LOS SANTOS, MARY ANN (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 101134 7.96%
- ARCILLA, ALVIN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 95901 7.54%
- ANDALES, BEBS (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 93733 7.37%
- JAPSON, LEA (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 90353 7.11%
- DIZON, ALVIN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 85011 6.69%
- CABRERA, NIDA (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 83110 6.54%
- WENCESLAO, NOEL ELEUTERIO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 78659 6.19%
- Councilors of the 2nd District of Cebu City:
- OSMEÑA, MARGOT (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 123107 7.79%
- CARILLO, GERRY (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 116530 7.37%
- GABUYA, JUN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 113901 7.20%
- TUMULAK, DAVE (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 112047 7.09%
- CABARRUBIAS, ROBERTO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 108308 6.85%
- CUENCO, JAMES (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 106034 6.71%
- ABELLA, AHA-HANZ (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 99100 6.27%
- OSMEÑA, RICHIE (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 97916 6.19%
- House of Representatives of Cebu City:
- Congressman for the 1st District: DEL MAR, RAUL - LIBERAL PARTY
- Congressman for the 2nd District: ABELLANOSA, BEBOT - LIBERAL PARTY
- Elected Officers of Cebu City for the term of 2010 - 2013
- Mayor: Michael Lopez Rama
- vice-Mayor: Joy-Augustos G. Young
- North District City Councilors
- South District City Councilors
House of Representatives:
- Elected Officers of Cebu City for the term of 2007 - 2010
- Cebu City Mayor: Tomas R. Osmeña
- Cebu City Vice-Mayor: Michael Lopez Rama
- North District City Councilors:
- South District City Councillors:
House of Representatives:
Barangays Elected Officials of Cebu City, Cebu
Businesses in Cebu City, Province of Cebu, Philippines
Invest in Cebu: It is not just a promise or potential, Cebu demonstrated its capability with an excellent economic track record.
- It is the second largest city and fastest growing economy in the Philippines.
- Cebu's export growth rate for the past 5 year has averaged close to 20% considerably higher than that of the country and any other province in the Philippines.
- It leads the country in export items such as furniture, fashion accessories, carrageenan and gifts, toys and housewares.
- It is the most accessible place in the Philippines, with more domestic air and sea linkages than Manila.
- Cebu is base to over 80% of inter-island shipping capacity in the Philippines.
- Cebu is the Tourism Gateway for the Central and Southern Philippines.
- It is not in an earthquake zone or typhoon belt, nor are there volcanoes in the island.
- Cebu has one of the best records for peace and order in the country.
- Its labor force is oriented towards non-agriculture lines and is one of the most productive in the country.
The development of its infrastructure is balanced; it has all the ingredients necessary to be competitive and sustain investments. It is a cosmopolitan area with all the support facilities and amenities needed for an ideal lifestyle.
- How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood
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- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
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- Catholic Churches in Cebu City
|Alliance Of Two Hearts Parish
Horseshoe Drive, Banawa
|Archdiocesan Shrine Of Our Lady Of Guadalupe ( Guadalupe Church)
|Archdiocesan Shrine Of Our Lady Of Lourdes
F. Llamas St., Punta Princesa
|Ayala Center Cebu
Cebu Business Park
|Basilica Minore Del Sto. Niño
|Blessed Sacrament Parish
Juan Luna Ave.
|Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
|Chapel Of Our Lady Of The Miraculous Medal
Gorordo Avenue, Lahug
|Holy Cross Parish
|Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Parish - Recoletos
Cor. Magallanes - Leon Kilat Sts.
|Our Lady Of The Sacred Heart - Capitol Parish
N. Escario St., Camputhaw
P. O. Box 280
|Sacred Heart Parish
D. Jakosalem St.
|San Isidro Labrador Parish
|San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish
|San Nicolas De Tolentino Parish
C. Padilla St.
|San Vicente Ferrer Parish
Sambag 1 And 2
|St. Joseph Patriarch Parish
|St. Therese Of The Child Jesus Parish
Pasteur Cor. Edison Sts., Lahug
|Sto. Rosario Parish
P. Del Rosario St.
|Sto. Tomas De Villanueva Parish
|Mary Help Of Christians
|Mother Of Perpetual Help Parish
|San Roque Parish
|St. Arnold Jannsen Parish
|St. Joseph The Worker (chaplaincy)
Alu, Port Area
|Sto. Niño Parish
|Sto. Niño Parish
Schools in Cebu City, Province of Cebu, Philippines
School year 2015-2016 starts Monday, June 1, 2015 and ends Friday, April 1, 2016, for public elementary and secondary schools. The SY will consist of 201 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET) break. The different school events and activities, including the number of school days per quarter, are contained in Enclosure No. 1. Source: Department of Education
- Abe International College Of Business And Accountancy - www.abe.edu.ph - +63 32 234 2421
- Cambridge Child Development Centre - www.cambridge.com.ph - +63 32 233 4690
- Center For Industrial Technology & Enterprise - +63 32 346 1611
- Fun And Learn Achievers Academy, Incorporated - +63 32 255 2726
- Kids' World Child Development Center - +63 32 233 0937
- Microbagz Computer Services - +63 32 253 8046
- Plumbing Review - maps.google.com - +63 32 264 5098
- Sacred Heart School - Jesuit - www.milo.com.ph - +63 32 233 4911
- University Of Cebu - www.uc.edu.ph - +63 32 412 3542
- University Of San Carlos - www.usc.edu.ph - +63 32 253 1000
- University of San Jose Recoletos
- Velez College
- Alpha Phi Omega - Alpha Xi Chapter
Economy of Cebu City, Province of Cebu, Philippines
Outside of Metro Manila, the City of Cebu is considered as one highly urbanized area and metropolitan center with the highest potential for further economic growth. The presence of other growth centers in the immediate vicinities and outlying areas has further strengthened Cebu City’s economic base despite the lack of proper economic plan and/or lack of proper coordination of economic activities within the Metro Cebu Area. This is precisely the rationale for the city’s involvement on the metropolitan planning concept as initiated by the Metro Cebu Development Projects and City Planners. This has been further strengthened by the development policies of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Regional Development Plan which include a Regional Investment Program. The City’s (Cebu) economic development, with the undertaking of its own investment program would therefore be merged with the regional level.
Nevertheless, Cebu City’s role as the urban core and the central business district for the metropolitan area, its sphere of influence throughout the Visayas and Mindanao as an institutional, cultural, commercial and transport center, the presence of a vigorous private enterprises and a strong middle class; and, a stable peace and order situation has catapulated Cebu City as Premier City of the South with a considerable economic potential.
- **article from the city government of cebu city**
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Natural Resources of Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
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Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
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Tourism commission lays out heritage walk package for city (Jun. 13, 2009)
THE Cebu City Tourism Commission (CCTC) intends to develop a walking tour of heritage sites in the city as a tourism product that can be offered to local and foreign visitors.
“We will give the heritage walk a brand,” said tourism commissioner Tetta Baad during the 888 News Forum yesterday at the Cebu City Waterfront Hotel and Casino. Read More
CEBU, Philippines — Cebu ranked no. 4 among Asian island destinations , according to Travel + Leisure magazine, which recently rleased the results of its World’s Best Awards 2009, a listing of the best hotels, airlines, cruises in islands and cities all over the world.
No other Philippine city, island, resort, hotel, or airline made it to the listing in other categories.
The awards are based on the American magazine’s 14th Readers’ Poll survey conducted from mid-January to the end of March this year.
“An unprecedented number of new names and places made their debuts on this year’s list, sometimes unseating longtime favorites,” says Travel + Leisure editor in chief Nancy Novogrod.
Cebu got a rating of 79.68 points.
It ranked behind Bali (87.41), Maldives (84.43), and Phuket (80.93).
Respondents were asked to rate the islands based on natural attractions, activities and sights, restaurant and food, people and value.
They had to rate a candidate on a scale of 1 to 5 where “1” means poor and “5” means excellent.
In the magazine survey, Cebu island was shut out, however, from the coveted list of Top Islands Overall.
Bali with a rating of 87.41 was still no. 1.
Phuket in Thailand ranked second last year but failed to land in this year’s top ten.
Top Islands Overall rankings include: Bali (87.41), Galapagos (86.80), Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia (86.09), Kauai (85.90), Mount Desert Island in Maine (85.87), Maui in Hawaii (85.48), Aeolian Islands in Italy (85.13), Maldives (84.43), Big Island (83.92), and Vancouver Island (83.74).
For the past three years, the announcement of the World’s Best Awards winners has been preceded by the release of findings from The Survey of Affluence and Wealth in America, created by Travel + Leisure’s parent company American Express Publishing and Harrison Group, a strategic-marketing research firm.
Novogrod says she was struck by the consistency of the insights of American consumers. “They have a high regard for value and service, brand loyalty and small rewards,” she said.
The Best Islands awards were divided into geographical categories: Continental US and Canada; Hawaii; the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas; Mexico and Central and South America; Europe; Asia; and Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
The questionnaires were developed by editors of the magazine in association with Harris Interactive, an independent research firm. They were posted in the magazine’s website.
Readers were invited to participate and a select group also received invitations by e-mail. Respondents were screened and responses from any identified travel-industry professionals were eliminated from the final tally.
In the Condé Nast Traveler annual Readers’ Choice Survey, Cebu has occupied the seventh spot in the best island destination in Asia/Indian Ocean three times: in 2008 at 70.9, which is two points short of 2007’s 72.3 points and 2004’s 72.8 points.
Twice, it has been ranked 8th best island destination: in 2006 with 71.0 points and in 2005 with 69.5 in the same magazine survey.
Both Travel + Leisure Magazine and Condé Nast Traveler are American publications based in New York.
Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses in Cebu City
- Cebu City Marriott Hotel: +63 32 415 6100 - Cardinal Rosales Avenue, Cebu City, Central Visayas 6000, Philippines
- Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino: +63 32 232 6888 - Lahug, Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
- Cebu Parklane International Hotel: +63 32 411 7000 - N. Escario Street, Lahug, Cebu City, Central Visayas
- Cebu Midtown Hotel: +63 32 253 9125 - Fuente Osmeña Circle, Santa Cruz, Cebu City, Central Visayas
- Holiday Plaza Hotel: +63 32 254 98 80 - F. Ramos St., Cebu City, Cebu
- Montebello Villa Hotel: +63 32 231 3681 - Banilad, Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
- Marco Polo Plaza Hotel: +63 032 253 1111 - Lahug, Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
- Golden Peak Hotel: +63 32 233 8111 - Mandaue, Central Visayas, Philippines
- Diplomat Hotel: +63 032 253 0099 - F. Ramos Street, Santa Cruz, Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
- Cebu Northwinds Hotel: +63 032 233 0311 - Salinas Drive, Lahug, Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines
- Ns Royal Pensionne: Juana Osmena Street Camputhaw , Cebu City, Philippines - 032 254 5358
- Shamrock Pension House: Fuente Osmena Boulevard , Cebu City, Philippines - 032 255 2999
- Ford's Inn: A.S.Fortuna St., Banilad, Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines - 032 344 7980
- Golden Valley Pension Inn Inc: 155 A. Pelaez , Cebu City, Philippines - 032 253 8660
- Jasmin Pension House: Gil Garcia Street Corner Maria Cristina Street , Cebu City, Philippines - 032 255 4559
- Maanyag Pension House: 255-A Archbishop Reyes Avenue Lahug , Cebu City, Philippines - 032 232 8523
- Villa Inez Pension House: A Abellana Guadalupe , Cebu City, Philippines - 032 255 4079
- Verbena Pension House: 584-A Don Gil Garcia Capitol Site , Cebu City, Philippines - 032 253 0203
- Cebu Regal Pension House: 9-A Junquera Extension , Cebu City, Philippines - 032 255 6759
- Cebuview Tourist Inn: Balintawak, Santo Niño, Cebu City, Central Visayas, Philippines - 032 254 8333
Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
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The oldest man or woman in Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines
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Featured News of The Philippines
- International expo puts spotlight on Philippines as a diving haven
- Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will be put on the spotlight as a diving haven as it hosts the Diving and Resort Travel Expo Philippines 2015 (DRT Show) that also aims to promote trading, export business, and environment conservation.
- “Our archipelago’s more than 7,107 tropical islands are known in the world as a dive haven, offering truly diverse and meaningful dive travel experiences all year round,” Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. said ........ Full Story»
- PH to host Asean agri leaders meeting
- Wednesday, September 2, 2015
- The Philippines will host the Asean Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) and related meetings next week to discuss harmonization of standards on sanitation, use of fertilizers and customs rules among the member-countries.
- “The agenda for this year’s AMAF is centered (on) Asean integration and the … Asean economic community. (One of the) most dominant (topics) on the agenda is the formulation of cooperation in the agriculture sector in the region, capacity building as well as sharing of experiences and information. We are also expecting agreements on the harmonization of product standards as well as sanitary and customs rules,” said Segfredo Serrano, undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA) ........ Full Story»
- Festivals and Events in May
Pattaraday Festival-May 1–5(Santiago city) ★ Katagman Festival - May 3(Oton,Iloilo) ★ Panagat Festival-May 2–8 (Buruanga, Aklan) ★ Binatbatan Festival of the Arts - First week of May, Vigan City ★ Obando Fertility Rites - May 17, 18 & 19 Obando, Bulacan ★ Domorokdok Festival-May 4 Botolan Zambales ★ Bariw Festival- May 14–15 Nabas, Aklan ★ Pahiyas Festival - May 15, Lucban, Quezon ★ Agawan Festival - May 15, Sariaya, Quezon ★ Araquio Festival - May, Gen.Tinio, Nueva Ecija ★ Pasayahan sa Lucena (St. Ferdinand) -May 30, Lucena, Philippines ★ Samahang Bulaklakan Festival - Last Sunday of May, Siniloan, Laguna ★ Tapusan Float Parade Festival - May 31, Alitagtag, Batangas ★ Festivity of Saint Michael - May 7–8 San Miguel, Panganiban, Catanduanes [Louie B. dela Cruz] ★ Binirayan Festival - May 1, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique ★ Araña`t Baluarte Festival- May 15 Gumaca, Quezon ★ Pista ng Banal na Krus- Every 2nd Saturday of May, Tanza, Navotas City ★ Pangisraan Festival- May 1–10 Calatrava, Romblon ★ Ati-atihan Festival - Last Saturday of May - Brgy. 7, Fermont Village, Victorias City, Neg. Occ. ★ Pastulan Festival- Every 2nd Saturday of May. San Pascual, Batangas
- Chiefs roll past Lions, keep Martin Cup lead
- Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - TEAM FABRICIO dominated the two-day Philippine Jiu-Jitsu Gi/ No Gi National Championships held at the SM Sucat Event center over the weekend with a total haul of 60 medals including 22 Golds, 18 Silver and 20 Bronze Medals.
- Team Deftac Ribeiro came in second place in the medal standings with 12 gold medals, 18 silver and 13 bronze while Ronin BJJ won 12 golds, 7 silver and 4 bronze medals for a third place finish ................................ Full Story»
Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
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- ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
- CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
- Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>
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