CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES — Sun’s out, summer’s here! The Hotel, Resort, and Restaurant Association of Cebu Inc. (HRRACI) is bringing back the I Love Cebu Summer Sale this April 1-30, 2022. Held on an annual basis, the month-long travel sale is launched online through its official site, https://traveloco.ph/ilovecebu. HRRACI’s aim is to revive the tourism industry and put Cebu back on the map for people itching to reacquaint themselves with the world through travel.
The online sale has almost 50 participating hotels and resorts in Cebu, Mandaue, and Lapu-Lapu Cities. “HRRACI wants to help its members in its plight to revive tourism and to drive guests to their property. This is a huge step as we embark on a digital campaign to promote tourist attractions,” says HRRACI President Alfred Reyes. With the pandemic’s impact on traveler behavior and business operations, Reyes said it is necessary to present effective strategies during the new normal in Philippine travel. “The major driver of tourism is sustainable practices.
Cebu is a leading tourism destination because of its sustainable practices, initiatives, and new tour programs that incorporate health and safety programs,” added Bluewater Resorts’ Vice President for Sales and Marketing, Margie Munsayac. The I Love Cebu campaign was launched in 2021 closing 2 million in revenue, a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Philippines and brought about a series of lockdowns, barring foreign tourists from entering the country as well inter-island non-essential travelers.
Participating hotels and resorts are Alpha City Suites, Amethyst Boutique Hotel, Arterra Stunning Ocean View, Asmara Urban Resort & Lifestyle Village, Bai Hotel, Bayfront Hotel, Be Resort Mactan, Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort, Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort, Casa Verde, Cebu Grand Hotel, Cebu Hotel Plus, Cebu Parklane Hotel, Chateau By The Sea, Citadines Hotel, Citi Park Hotel, Crimson Resort Mactan, Dusit Thani Mactan, Goldberry Suites and Hotel Cebu, Goldberry Suites Mactan, Golden Prince Hotel, Harolds Evotel, Hotel Elizabeth, JPark Island Waterpark Resort, Lex Hotel Cebu, Maayo Hotels & Resorts, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, Mezzo Hotel, One Central Hotel, Quest Hotel, Radisson Blu Cebu, Sarrosa International Hotel, Savoy Hotel Mactan, Seda Ayala Center Cebu, Seda Central Bloc Cebu, Solea Mactan Resort, Summit Galleria Cebu, Tambuli Seaside Resort and Spa, Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel, and Yello Hotel.
I LOVE CEBU ONLINE TRAVEL SUMMER SALE is brought to you by HRRAC in partnership with the Department of Tourism-7 and Cebu Pacific together with Tourism Promotions Board and Cebu City Tourism Commission.