Kris Aquino to Promote Bantayan Island, Feature in KrisTV

Presidential sister, Kris Aquino wants to make Bantayan Island, as the next Boracay. The 42-year-old controversial Kris Aquino made the promise to Liberal Party (LP) gubernatiorial candidate Hilario “Junjun” Davide III during her visit to Cebu yesterday, May 3, 2013. Kris Aquino addressed Davide as “Guv,” and stated that she discovered Bantayan during a 2010 … Read more

Bantayan Holy Week 2013 Procession Showcased Tradition & Faith

Bantayan Holy Week 2013

Bantayan Island is considered as the Lenten Capital of the Visayas because of it’s unique way of celebrating the Holy Week. The yearly celebration showcased the traditions and faith of Bantayanons. It has been a general impressions of people in nearby municipalities and provinces that Bantayan is celebrating a fiesta and not a Holy Week. … Read more

Bantayan Island Visited by Cruise Ship Columbus II (Photos)

Cruise Ship Bantayan

One of the world’s most popular cruise ship, the C/S Columbus II owned by Oceania Cruises but sailing under lease from Hapag-Lloyd visited one of best pristine island in the Visayas. The Columbus II Cruise Ship is the first of its kind that visited the island of Bantayan, one of the world’s most popular island … Read more

Bantayan Island Beaches Featured in Bacolod Mall Exhibit

Bantayan Island

Bantayan Island’s powdery white sand beaches were featured in an exhibition held at Robinsons Mall in Bacolod City organized by Mae Ann Abello, a graduating M(–foul word(s) removed–) Communications student from the University of St. La Salle Bacolod. The Bantayan Island Exhibition inaugural day on February 16, 2013 were attended by Bacoleños who were eager … Read more

Bantayan Island Exhibit at Robinson’s Place Bacolod (Details)

Bantayan Island

Bantayan Island, one of the Philippines’ most popular island not only for it’s pristine beaches but for it’s people’s legacy, will be the subject of an exhibition conducted by a graduating M(–foul word(s) removed–) Communication student from the University of St. La Salle Bacolod City. The exhibition organized by Mae Ann Abello, a pure blooded … Read more

Bantayan’s Palawod Festival Dominates the 2012 Pasigarbo sa Sugbo

Palawod Festival in Pasigarbo 2012

Bantayan Island’s Palawod Festival made another achievement as they won most of the categories in the recently held 2012 Pasigarbo sa Sugbo, also named as the Festival of Festivals in the Province of Cebu. The delegates from the town of Bantayan, one of the three municipalities comprising the island of Bantayan won the first prize … Read more

Two Korean Tourists Drowned in Bantayan Island, Cebu

Korean Tourists Dead on Arrival after swimming

Two Korean nationals was declared dead on arrival when brought to the Bantayan Distric Hospital yesterday morning  April 19, 2011. The Korean tourists victims were identified as Myung Kyujang, 27, and his female companion Hye Jung Jang, 31. According to the police report from Police Insp. Jaime Tolentino, chief of the Sta. Fe police the Korean … Read more