2GO, the country’s biggest shipping and logistics company launches two brand new SuperCat fast ferries to serve the ports of Cebu, Tagbilaran and Ormoc.
M/V St. Sariel, a 300-seater passenger fast ferry with high tech and world-class navigate by wire and touvh system navigational controls is the newest addition to the SuperCat fleet that will serve the Cebu-Tagbilaran route.
Earlier this month, M/V St. Camael, the sister fast ferry of St. Sariel, officially sailed its maiden voyage from Cebu to Ormoc after a grand launch held at Pier 4 in Cebu. The event was graced by Cebu city Vice Mayor Edgardo Labella who cut the ribbon along with 2GO Travel and SuperCat executives.
One of the highlights of the M/V Camael launch also was JayR, hailed as the Philippines’ King of RnB who sung the official jingle of SuperCat – “Zoom to the Islands”. Guests were treated to an hour cruise along Cebu coast with the glittering “Queen City of the South” Skyline.
“These two new vessels are Australian-designed and proudly 100% Philippine-made and constructed by Filipino engineers”, said Lito M. Salvio, SuperCat General Manager.
Salvio added that the two fastcrafts running at 25knots are Bureau Veritas classed vessels. Which means, these transport units were constructed adhering to strict international standards of Bureau Veritas classification society.
M/V St. Sariel and M/V St. Camael were constructed by Austal, a global shipbuilder for more that 25 years. The international company offers the highest quality ships, systems and support for the world’s leading operators.
SuperCat has now eight vessels serving the ports of Batangas, Calapan, Bacolod, Iloilo, Cebu, Tagbilaran and Ormoc.
The premier fastcraft of 2GO was recently awarded Asia’s Most Trusted Brand in Thailand and also bestowed Excellence award by the Global Trade Leaders Club in Madrid, Spain.
After the successful hosting of the 5th VICTOR Conference, 1st Education Summit and 3rd Creative Congress, Bohol is embarking on hosting another first in the Philippines.
The 3rd Startup Weekend Bohol will be happening this April 28, 29 and 30 at the renowned Bohol Bee Farm focusing on the convergence of technology and tourism
Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism will be the first themed vertical Startup Weekend in the Philippines.
It’s an event where we bring together different stakeholders in the tourism and tech sector to work together to create a number of projects that would help and improve the tourism industry in Bohol and the Philippines.
The event seeks to provide a platform where these two industries (the tourism industry and the tech industry) to come together and work on issues in the tourism sector that could be resolved with the help of modern technology.
Startup Weekend is a 54-hour program that encourages entrepreneurship, engages the community, and fosters a mentality of “learning by doing” amongst its participants.
Startup Weekend has held 2000+ events in 135+ countries around the world, and we are looking forward to making a big dent in Bohol.
By organizing Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism, we hope for a strong partnership with the ICT players and tourism industry stakeholders in developing Bohol as a world class technologically advanced tourism hub in the country wherein we use ICT as a tool in steering local tourism, economic development and poverty reduction in the province. and the country.
We welcome partners from different industries especially from the technology and tourism sector to help us in making Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism a success.
We are looking forward to experts sharing to participants their insights in the tourism industry’s needs to further enhance existing programs, tools, and systems but to also witness and be able to take part in the nurturing of our budding entrepreneurs that are hoping to make a dent in the tourism sector.
This event is organized by members of the Bohol ICT Council.
You can register for Startup Weekend Bohol Tourism here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-weekend-bohol-tourism-tickets-31317567688?aff=erelexpmlt