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Siargao wins best island in Asia! Check out what to enjoy in the Island

· Siargao was hailed by Condé Nast Traveler as the best island in Asia

· The best way to reach the island is through flying direct via Manila or Cebu

· Cebu Pacific flies to Siargao twice daily from Manila; and up to three times daily via Cebu

Dubai, UAE, July 30, 2019:

Siargao is definitely making waves—and the island is not just stoking surfers, but beach-lovers worldwide, with its recent recognition as the best island in Asia by international magazine Condé Nast Traveler.

Siargao Island

For many years, Siargao used to be known only as a haven for surfers, its beauty often overlooked and overshadowed by other beaches that have long gained worldwide popularity. Today, this teardrop-shaped island off the coast of Mindanao bested others in the continent as it boasts of magnificent beaches, unspoiled islets, natural pools, and beautiful welcoming locals.

The Philippines' largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (CEB)

Siargao has become an emerging destination for its serene atmosphere and exciting offerings. Visitors can enjoy its tranquil vibe, or experience adventures through its island hopping, surfing, and snorkelling activities. The influx of new infrastructure, hotels and resorts that are staunch advocates for sustainable tourism will also mean that Siargao will be a haven for tourists for years to come.

And if you want to experience the island for yourself, the easiest way is to fly directly to Siargao. Coming from Dubai, the Philippines’ largest carrier Cebu Pacific flies daily to Manila. From there, you can fly straight to Siargao island. As a Plan B, Cebu Pacific also flies to Siargao via Cebu. It’s an easy connecting flight from Manila to Cebu via the same airport terminal to catch the next flight to Siargao.

Cebu Pacific has helped bring more guests to the island over the years through providing a cost-efficient access to everyone. Its low-fare effect has greatly increased tourism activity in Siargao, helping not just tourists discover its beauty, but locals as well in terms of livelihood.

The island is also the carrier’s pilot site for its sustainable tourism program, Juan Effect. Through this initiative, Cebu Pacific has helped sustainability move forward in Siargao. They have created eco-inspired murals and signages using old surfboards on the island to remind everyone about the importance of an eco-minded lifestyle. There’s a focus on sustainability at almost every establishment and single-use plastic materials are used sparingly or in some cases, banned.

Now, people locals and visitors have become more aware in terms of environment-friendly practices that should be observed around the island. The program has helped them become more responsible in waste management and their single-plastic use.

Whether you want to surf, hop around gorgeous islands, experience unique natural pools and secret lagoons, or simply wish to take a break in an unspoiled destination, Siargao will definitely satisfy your need for a vacation, and more.

Cebu Pacific subsidiary Cebgo flies twice daily to Siargao from Manila; and from their beach hub, Cebu, up to three times a day. Travelers in UAE who want a hassle-free booking experience with Cebu Pacific may book through or their mobile app—available both in Google Play and App Store. Those who prefer to pay in cash may pay over-the-counter at any branch of Al-Ansari Exchange and UAE Exchange located across the country, within 24 hours of making a booking online.

Make the most out of the holidays on this island in the Philippines. To get a glimpse of this beautiful destinations, check out the Cebu Pacific “Fly to More Fun” video on Facebook and YouTube.



The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (CEB) entered the aviation industry on March 1996 and pioneered the “low fare, great value” strategy. It has flown over 150 million passengers since inception.

CEB currently operates a fleet of 52 Airbus (Two A321neo, two A320neo, 33 A320, eight A330, and seven A321ceo) and 21 ATR (eight ATR 72-500 and 13 ATR 72-600) aircraft, one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world with an average fleet age of around five years. By 2024, Cebu Pacific expects an all-NEO (New Engine Option) jet fleet with 16 A330neo and 15 A320neo on order at the just-concluded Paris Air Show.

Aside from its 26 international destinations, CEB also creates an extensive network across the Philippines with its 36 domestic destinations. It operates from seven strategically placed hubs: Manila, Cebu, Clark, Kalibo, Iloilo, Davao and Cagayan de Oro.

The airline continues to devise creative pricing strategies so it may constantly offer low year-round fares for all its flights.

CEB, the leader in innovation in the country’s aviation industry, is the first local airline to introduce web check-in, E-ticketing, and seat selection in the Philippines. It has its own lifestyle rewards program called GetGo, to give back to frequent fliers more benefits and free CEB flights.

As it goes all out in its customer-first initiatives, CEB is among the first airlines in Asia to invest in an integrated facility and technology for social intelligence and customer engagement with its Customer Command Center. The 24/7 command center is equipped with social monitoring, publishing and engagement tools—all tasked to assist travelers on their concerns and inquiries.

CEB is also the preferred air cargo carrier in the Philippines, linking islands together through exchange of goods. It provides competitive, fast, flexible and straightforward air cargo service to an extensive network, including individual shippers and cargo agents within the country and overseas. Moreover, CEB will be the only passenger airline in the Philippines with dedicated cargo aircraft as it expects the arrival of its converted freighter planes within the year.

CEB has achieved full compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)—considered as the accreditation with the highest standards for safety in the airline industry, joining a roster of 429 airlines worldwide that have strictly complied with the most stringent of international standards governing aviation safety.

Customers have learned to anticipate a uniquely upbeat flying experience with CEB, as this is the only carrier that offers fun in the skies with its “Fun Games” on board, together with its entertaining, internationally renowned inflight magazine, Smile. Passengers can also help Filipino children by donating spare change inflight thru the “Change for Good” initiative, in partnership with UNICEF. Cebu Pacific is the first and only partner of UNICEF in the Philippines and Southeast Asia to date.

Recently, the airline has launched “Juan Effect,” a sustainable tourism program, aimed at engaging travelers and local stakeholders alike, to mitigate the impact of tourist arrivals on the environment.


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