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Zamboanga has always occupied a prominent position as the political and cultural seat of government from the Spaniards and American era, up to the present. Today, Zamboanga City is a Cosmopolitan City, progressive with  sound finances. Visitors and tourists can enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of a modern city – efficient airport, good shipping port, modern communication facilities, first class hotels, land, air, and sea transportation and banking institutions.

For the comfort and convenience of our visitors and tourists, the city has facilities that will make you feel at home away from home, and your stay memorable and meaningful.


ZAMBOANGA GOLF AND COUNTRY BEACH PARK

This is one of the oldest golf courses. The course has a fine lay-out with the winding fairways, doglog situations and good green, planted to Tifton 228. Its bunkers have the unique pink sand from Sta Cruz islands. Although Zamboanga’s first nine to somewhat flat in terrain, its second is fairly rolling with skirts around Basilan strait for a bit of ocean view. An interesting round is always in store for the average golfer of the proficient campaigner, as flexibility is assured with long tee mounds. This course has elevated greens which can be trickly for their small size and rolling make-up. The course has 18 holes and 64 hectares.

 
ZAMBOANGA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The city has forty four incoming flights scheduled daily to Manila, Cebu, and Davao serviced by PAL, Air Philippines, Cebu Pacific and Sea Air for some cities in Western Mindanao. Southphoenix Airways flies travelers to and from Kota Kinabalu and Sabah, Malaysia.

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ZAMBOANGA PORT

Zamboanga City has 10 seaports/wharves, with 25 shipping lines and 4 shipyards. It is the transshipment point for domestically and internationally traded products. For the different vessel types, 50 are passengers, 25 cargoes, 12 barges and 7 tugboats. Passengers shipping schedule is done weekly.


ACCOMODATION/DINING/COMMUNICATION

For your accommodations we have forty-one hotels, inns, and pension houses, more than fifty banks and lending institutions, eighty restaurants and entertainment establishments, fourteen hospitals, six telecommunication networks, four internet service providers, ten radio stations and broadcast and five local new papers.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 August 2005 17:58