Press Release


Press Release

Shangri-La's Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu Offers Exclusive Helicopter Tours

View of the resort from the helicopter

Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu continues to delight guests with memorable holiday experiences by offering exclusive helicopter tours of Mactan Island and surrounding areas.

Guests who wish to view the famous Mactan beaches may opt for the Beach Tour, a 10-minute flight over the pristine coastline that makes the island such a holidaymakers’ favorite.

For those who wish to venture across the Mactan Channel that fronts the resort, the 15-minute Island Tour will fly them over to the bird sanctuary of Olango Island and nearby islets, bringing a new thrill to the term “island hopping.”

The 20-minute City Tour takes guests on an urban adventure over the sprawling cities of Lapu-Lapu, Cebu and Mandaue, allowing them a close look at the colorful bustle of local city living.

The 20-minute Mountain Tour offers exhilarating views from Tops, a popular mountain lookout on the outskirts of Cebu City.

For guests who would like to take in a little of everything, the 30-minute VIP Tour is an all-in-one flight over the beaches, the metropolis and the mountains.

For those who would enjoy a longer adventure, the hour-long Bohol Tour goes to the island of Bohol, where guests can hover over the world-renowned Chocolate Hills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Exclusive service provider Air Island Tours uses a Raven R-44 II helicopter. Manufactured in the United States and certified by the Federal Aviation Administration, this high-performance aircraft provides excellent reliability and responsive handling, ensuring guest safety at all times. It accommodates three passengers, excluding the pilot.  The helicopter is also available for charter flights.

For further information, please contact Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa, Cebu at (63 32) 231 0288 or e-mail mac@shangri-la.com

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages more than 80 hotels under the Shangri-La brand with a room inventory of over 34,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in mainland China, India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.

Press Contact

Mildred A. Amon
Director of Communications

Phone

(63 32) 231 8276

Fax

(63 32) 231 3518

Email

View Global PR Contacts