Traveloka and Cebu Pacific Team Up to Boost Philippine Tourism Through a More Seamless Travel Experience

Traveloka, the leading travel platform in Southeast Asia, has announced a strategic partnership with Filipino low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific (CEB) to attract more foreign tourists to visit the Philippines by implementing an application programming interface that will allow inbound travelers to explore CEB flights through the travel app. 

Aligned with Traveloka’s commitment to helping the tourism industry in Southeast Asia recover  from the pandemic, this initiative is expected to positively contribute to the growth of Philippine  tourism by making it easier for foreign tourists to explore the country’s exciting destinations. 

Traveloka and Cebu Pacific

The Philippines’s tourism sector continues to perform strongly year after year. The Philippine  Department of Tourism recorded more than 5.4 million foreign travelers visiting the country in  2023, targeting 7.7 million foreign travelers in 2024.  

Meanwhile, Traveloka also recorded a 2.5-fold increase in searches to the top five airports in the  Philippines in 2024 compared to last year. The five most popular destinations in the Philippines on the Traveloka platform include Manila, Laguindingan, Cebu, Davao, Boracay, and Palawan. 

Iko Putera, CEO of Transport Traveloka, said, “Traveloka understands the Philippines’ vast  potential for sustainable tourism growth. Therefore, we invite travelers from Indonesia and  Southeast Asia to discover new experiences in the Philippines. Our partnership with Cebu Pacific,  one of the premier and most affordable airlines for the Philippines, will provide diverse possibilities  for travelers and spearhead innovation to deliver optimal solutions for customers. We will also  contribute to growth within the tourism industry in the Philippines and the wider region.”

Xander Lao, President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cebu Pacific, said, “We are delighted  to collaborate with Traveloka to support the local tourism industry and make traveling to the  Philippines much easier. The Philippines is home to some of the world’s best beaches, stunning  landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. We encourage travelers from all over the world to fly with  Cebu Pacific and experience the beauty of our country, now made more accessible through our  partnership with Traveloka.”

Make Your Dream Vacation Come True by Exploring the Enchanting Philippines  

The Philippines has long been a favorite destination for travelers with its diverse attractions and  experiences, allowing for a personalized vacation both for adventurous tourists and those who  just need some quiet time. From diving and snorkeling amidst the marine wonders of Coron Island  in Palawan Islands to relaxing on the beautiful white sand beaches of the famous island of  Boracay, there’s something for every preference. Meanwhile, the historic 16th-century city of  Vigan, with its blend of Filipino and Spanish architectural marvels, promises to captivate history  enthusiasts with its timeless charm. 

Travelers can also enjoy some peace and quiet in the natural landscapes of Bohol, try various  adrenaline-pumping activities in Davao, or taste some of the Philippines’ delicacies in Bacolod.  Art enthusiasts may also admire unique collections at the National Museum of Fine Arts and the  National Museum of Natural History in Manila. For those seeking spiritual experiences, travelers  may visit the Manila Cathedral and San Agustin Church or explore the serene ambiance of Quiapo  Church, home to the venerated Black Nazarene. Learn more about these hidden gems on Traveloka. 

Traveloka also noted a significant surge, a fivefold increase compared to the previous year, in the  number of travelers from Southeast Asian countries who booked Cebu Pacific flights through its  platform. Apart from domestic tourists, travelers from Indonesia are among the top six countries  traveling to the Philippines based on Cebu Pacific flight data, followed by travelers from Vietnam,  Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and Australia. 

The partnership between Traveloka and Cebu Pacific offers international travelers additional flight  choices to explore the Philippines and its incredible tourist spots. To make planning adventures  in the Philippines even easier, Traveloka also provides special offers for travelers. Stay tuned for  updates on Traveloka’s apps and official social media.