Third international cruise ship visits Bohol in 2019

Economy & Tourism

The third international cruise ship, M/S Europa, to visit Tagbilaran Port in Bohol this year arrived on March 20. The cruise ships carries 322 tourists.

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M/S Europa 2 and M/S Pacific Venus were the first two to visit in January 2019.

“Talagang kapag maayos ang ating mga gateway, ang balik nito ay pag-unlad ng ekonomiya at turismo,” the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said.


“Bago nito, ininspeksyon noong Oktubre 2018 nina Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade,¬†Philippine Ports Authority¬†(PPA) General Manager Jay Santiago at PMO Bohol Port Manager James Gantalao ang Tagbilaran Port upang siguruhing maayos, malinis at nagdudulot ito ng maginhawang serbisyo sa mga biyahero,” DOTr added.

“Kaya naman patuloy ang pagpapaunlad ng DOTr, PPA at iba pang ahensya ng gobyerno sa ating mga pantalan gaya ng Tagbilaran Port upang mapaibayo ang connectivity at mobility ng publiko at maiangat ang ating mga lokal na ekonomiya,” it noted.