2 million awesome stories of #Sinulog2018


2 million devotees and revelers
Two million people spilled into Cebu City streets on January 21, 2018, despite the rain, to experience the 10-hour spectacle of colorful costumes, floats, higantes, puppeteers, an overpowering beat, and dancing dedicated to the Child Jesus called the Sinulog festival.

On one hand, this is the grandest festival of all Philippine festivals on every third Sunday of January.

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Parokya, Abra, 6cyclemind lead ‘Kalingawan’

#Sinulog2018 Press Release
January 18, 2018
Two bands and a popular rapper from Manila lead performers during the Sinulog 2018 weekend evening concerts at the “Kalingawan sa Plaza” at Plaza Independencia.

The five-man alternative Pinoy rock band 6cyclemind performs with Acento Band during January 19, 2018 SMB Night, said Sinulog 2018 marketing team head Steph Señires Villarica.

The 6cyclemind anthem “Fiesta! Magsasaya ang Lahat” aptly captures the fun as they take center stage at the Plaza Independencia to entertain Sinulog 2018 revelers with their alternative OPM rock music.

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Changing the world @ GOAB-Palawan

Successful Silicon Valley Fil-Ams lead 400 Startup stakeholders
Puerto Princesa, Palawan (August 23, 2017) -- Yobie Benjamin and Aldo Carrascoso may not be well-known in the Philippines. But they are two Filipino-American serial entrepreneurs who have done amazing things.

Benjamin, for example, is not just into various projects that apply Internet of Things technology -- he raised $40 for a Silicon Valley company before it produced its first intelligent wearable headset. In Kenya, Benjamin is involved in Wildlife Works that sells carbon credits for protecting the rainforest and wildlife from poachers.

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87 entries join GMEA Visayas 2016 shortlist


Globe Media Excellence Awards updates
Globe Telecom has announced the roster of shortlisted entries for the 2016 Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) in Visayas - Eighty-seven (87) entries from 789 entries submitted by print, online and broadcast journalists, columnists, bloggers, and social media influencers from Cebu, Bacolod, and Iloilo.
Reporter of the Year for Print

Joey Gabieta for “Kenneth's battlecry: Tindog, Tacloban” (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Nestor Burgos Jr.

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New co-working space for startups opens

iioffice conveniently located in uptown Cebu City
Cebu-based entrepreneurs will have another co-working space available for their use, this time in the heart of uptown Cebu City.

The iioffice co-working space just held its grand launch last July 29, 2016 in the second floor, Arinda V. Paras Bldg. Don Gil Garcia Street, Cebu City. The newly opened site has various facilities, including a large kitchen, bar counters, refrigerators, conference rooms, focusing rooms, a printer, a phone, and coffee.

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2016 Int’l Travelfest slated next month

IDEAL tour destinations, both domestic and foreign, will be showcased anew this year when the 3rd International Travel Festival (ITF) reels off on July 15-17 at the Ayala Center Cebu.

With the theme: “Don’t Dream, Just Go” and organized by MyEventology, the three-day 2016 ITF brings together over 50 exhibitors including national tour operators, airlines, hotels, resorts, travel agents, financial institutions, and insurance agents.

The ITF was initially staged in 2014 and has attracted thousands of visitors as well as gained positive sales results for the exhibitors.

In the 2014 ITF, exhibitors earned a whooping P12 million from credit card

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Extend your summer in Korea via AirAsia!

AirAsia, the World Best Low Cost Carrier by Skytrax for seven consecutive years, is offering flights from Cebu to Incheon (Seoul) from as low as Php5,720 all-in. Booking period is from June 27 to July 3 with travel period from June 28 to Oct. 29,2016.

Philippines AIRASIA CEO Joy Caneba said, “We're painting Cebu skies red with AirAsia's exciting promo fares to Seoul in Korea.

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