Cokaliong to start serving Cebu-CDO route on February 28; CDO-Jagna on March 5

Cokaliong Shipping Lines Inc. will officially start serving Cagayan de Oro on February 28, 2017 with the inaugural Cagayan-Jagna trip set on March 5, 2017.

RANDOM SHOTS: The new underwater statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Duka Bay

photo by Benj Allera In early January of this year, a statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary was placed some 50-60 feet underwater at Duka Bay in Medina, Misamis Oriental. Based from recent news, the proponents are hoping the underwater statue will soon serve as a new tourist attraction and place for meditation for diving enthusiasts.

VIDEO WATCH: Dahilayan featured in Philippine Airlines’ latest inflight safety video

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has just released its latest inflight safety video entitled ‘Heart of the Nation’. At first glance, it’s a promotional clip on selected major tourism sites in the country including Bukidnon’s Dahilayan Adventure Park with inclusions of PAL’s inflight safety procedures.

PROJECT WATCH: Seven Seas Waterpark and Resort latest sneak peek

photo by Seven Seas Waterpark Seven Seas Waterpark and Resort has just released its second official sneak peek photo tease on Valentine’s Day.

Designer Lamps from Cagayan de Oro set to make waves in Europe

Cagayan de Oro Handmade Paper started out as a hobby which turned into a profitable enterprise. With the aim of providing communities with jobs and additional income, Lolita “Luchi” B. Cabanlet formally established her paper-making business back in 1993 while still working as a manager at the Philippine Ports Authority.

Young filmmaker goes ‘wet and wild in CDO’

photo courtesy of Ida Anita Del Mundo Summer is near and Cagayan de Oro’s famed whitewater rafting is featured again in a national newspaper. Outfitter Bugsay Rafting this time provided the rafting services for young filmmaker and Philippine Star lifestyle writer Ida Anita Q. del Mundo.

PROJECT WATCH: Seven Seas Waterpark and Resort latest update as of February 2017

photo by Seven Seas Waterpark Summer is getting near and everyone is excited for the opening of Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort, the first water-themed amusement park in this part of the country located in Barra, Opol, Misamis Oriental.

PROJECT WATCH: Permanent Welcome Signages in CDO in the works

from Google Street View Construction of permanent welcome signages in Cagayan de Oro City’s two main entry points in Iponan and Bugo will soon commence. This after the City Tourism Council chaired by Dorothy Jean Pabayo approved the proposal during its recent monthly meeting.

Cebu Pacific announces introductory seat sale for CDO direct flights to Bacolod and Tagbilaran

Flight details are out and Cebu Pacific has just announced an introductory seat sale of P799 for its direct flights from Cagayan de Oro to Tagbilaran and Bacolod on March 15 and 16, 2017, respectively.

Cebu Pacific to launch CDO-Tagbilaran and CDO-Bacolod flights in March 2017

Budget airline Cebu Pacific will be launching new direct flights from Cagayan de Oro to Tagbilaran and Bacolod, on March 15 and 16, 2017, respectively.

The Urban Pod – first hotel to open in CDO this year

The Urban Pod became the first hotel to open in Cagayan de Oro City for 2017 with its inauguration and blessing last week. Located at TS Midpoint Hub along Corrales Avenue, the hotel is a perfect option among corporate travelers and people on the go.

Cagayan de Oro to host one of ASEAN meetings this year

photo from Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines is set to host one of several meetings and discussions for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) of which the country will chair this year. Based on the ASEAN calendar, the city will host the Special Senior Officials’ Committee to ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council (SOCA) Meeting on July 10-11, 2017. See screenshot...