The airports in Cebu and Iloilo are among the best in Asia, according to an online poll of a travel website.
Among the top 20 best airports in Asia, the Sleeping in Airports has ranked the Mactan Cebu International Airport in 16th place while Iloilo International Airport is ranked 18th.
The website said, the ranking is based on the overall experience of travellers: comfort, services, immigration/ security, customer service, navigation/ease of transit, food options and ‘sleepability’.
In a statement, the Chief Executive Advisor of the GMR MEGAWIDE Cebu Airport Corporation Andrew Acquaah-Harrison is happy with the said ranking.
“We are glad to once again be ranked by travellers among one of the best airports in Asia on Sleepinginairports.net. Our common goal, in partnership with the Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority, government agencies, and airport community stakeholders, is to continuously improve and provide a positive experience to the passengers at Mactan-Cebu International Airport,” he said.
Ranking first in Asia, as well as in the world, is Singapore Changi Airport followed by Seoul Incheon Airport.—AAC
Palawan ranks 8th in the best places to visit in Asia according to a travel website.
According to the Lonely Planet, “long known as the Philippines’ last frontier, Palawan has ridden a slew of media accolades to the cusp of international superstardom.”
Travel site, Lonely Planet, has listed 10 best places to visit in Asia which includes Margaret River & Southern WA, Australia, Shikoku in Japan, and Bay of Islands & Northland, New Zealand as the top three places.
“The crown jewel is El Nido, where skyscraping karst formations rise out of blue water in Bacuit Bay.
New rules restrict visitor numbers at signature sights like the Big Lagoon on Miniloc Island, while a ban on single-use plastic bottles on tour boats is helping to tackle marine pollution,” the website reads.—AAC
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