CEBU, July 12 (Bernama) -- A New York-based travel magazine has named Cebu as one of two places in the Philippines in its Top 15 destinations in the world, Philstar.com online portal reported.
Cebu ranked eighth while Palawan ranked sixth in Travel+Leisure's "most beautiful havens in the world" alongside Java (first), Bali (second), and Lombok (third), all in Indonesia.
Cebu missed the cut in 2017 but ranked sixth in 2016. This year, Cebu registered a score of 89.1 while Palawan registered a score of 90.04.
The rest of the destinations are Maldives (fourth), Waiheke in New Zealand (fifth), Mauritius (seventh), Paros in Greece (ninth), Tasmania in Australia (10th), Galapagos Islands in Ecuador (11th), Cook Islands in Oceania (12th); Orkney Islands in Scotland (13th); Maui in Hawaii (14th); and Azores in Portugal (15th).
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