to the Queen City of the Philippine South!
an island-long stretch of sandy beaches and beautiful
resorts complementing a bustling metropolis,
it’s no wonder Cebu is oftentimes referred to
as THE business and leisure paradise in the Pacific.
Here are some quick facts about this amazing island.
in the Heart” Location
Cebu is literally situated in the center of the 7,107
islands that make up the Philippine archipelago. Located
in the Visayas region, Cebu has the convenient luxury
of being in the middle of all trade and commerce from
Luzon to Mindanao. So, when you talk about being in
the loop, Cebu is definitely it.
Joe!” People and Language
to approximately 3 million, Cebu is known for its warmth
and hospitality. You may immediately notice this, as
even people you’ve never met before call you by
first name and hug you like long lost family. Okay,
so your name isn’t actually Joe, but to most Cebuanos,
it’s all in the ritual of welcoming
foreigners to the big Cebuano family. Visayan is the
native tongue, while Tagalog and English are commonly
understood and spoken – very well! You won’t
have to use that tiny pocket dictionary after all!