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                    [ArticleID] => 1547133
                    [Title] => ‘Band-aid’ solutions not smart: Business leaders call for long-term solution to Cebu traffic woes
                    [Summary] => 

Band-aid solutions to ease the traffic problem, especially during big events such as the International Eucharistic Congress, will not make Cebu an appealing destination for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibits (MICE), business leaders said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-27 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1544501 [Title] => HRRAC: Cebu has enough room for new resto concepts [Summary] =>

The Hotel, Resort and Restaurant Association of Cebu (HRRAC) is confident that Cebu has enough room for more investors in the food sector amid the steady flow of new entrants, especially the big buffet concepts.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-19 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1542803 [Title] => Cebu hotels, resorts brace for Indian tourists influx [Summary] =>

While tourism bookings in Cebu is on a high due to the Sinulog Festival and the upcoming International Eucharistic Congress (IEC), the hospitality and travel industry players are also preparing to accommodate the growing Indian visitors to Cebu.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-14 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1534205 [Title] => Erratic momentum takes Cebu tourism on roller-coaster ride [Summary] =>

Although the robust tourism industry continued to feed a good profitability advantage to Cebu's hospitality sector, the year 2015 was however deemed as a "roller coaster" ride.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-18 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1531557 [Title] => Delicious flavors of India [Summary] =>

Top-notch five-star hotel in the Queen City of the South Marco Polo Plaza Cebu (MPPC) launched a new and exciting culinary journey titled — “Khana: A Celebration of Indian Cuisine.”

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-11 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135074 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804795 [AuthorName] => Johnny Litton [SectionName] => Modern Living [SectionUrl] => modern-living [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1526468 [Title] => Lapu-Lapu downplays impact of US advisory [Summary] =>

A Lapu-Lapu City official has downplayed the possibility of fewer tourist arrivals amid a United States advisory on travel risks associated with “increased” terror activities.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-26 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1227069 [AuthorName] => Christell Fatima M. Tudtud [SectionName] => Freeman Metro Cebu [SectionUrl] => metro-cebu [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1519800 [Title] => Of new business opportunities [Summary] =>

With Cebu being a top destination in the country along with the continuously growing MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) market for regional, national and even international groups, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu’s (MPPC) holding company, Cathay International Resources Corp.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-08 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804795 [AuthorName] => Johnny Litton [SectionName] => Business As Usual [SectionUrl] => business-as-usual [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-as-usual/20151109/Marco-Polo-of-New-Oppurtunities.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1514241 [Title] => Newly-renovated ballroom is ready [Summary] =>

Bigger possibilities are up at Marco Polo Plaza as it opens the doors of the newly-renovated Cebu Grand Ballroom for celebrations and events.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-23 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135225 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1319029 [AuthorName] => Flor Ynclino [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Lifestyle [SectionUrl] => cebu-lifestyle [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1509876 [Title] => Cebu hotel braces for MICE influx, opens grand ballroom [Summary] =>

To help address Cebu’s lack of accommodation facility for big events, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu opened its expanded ballroom facility in anticipation to the influx of more MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conference, and Exhibition) events in Cebu.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-11 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1298072 [AuthorName] => Ehda Dagooc [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Business [SectionUrl] => cebu-business [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1501958 [Title] => Cebu Grand Ballroom [Summary] =>

Bigger possibilities are up with the opening of the newly renovated Cebu Grand Ballroom of Marco Polo Plaza.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-19 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Freeman Cebu Lifestyle [SectionUrl] => cebu-lifestyle [URL] => ) ) )
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