Hailed as the most beautiful airport terminal in the Philippines, the Mactan Cebu International Airport terminal 2 is among the finalist for the 2019 World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam. It is competing with airport terminals like Singapore's Jewel Changi Airport and the Instanbul airport, according to GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Inc, operators of MCIA T2.
MCIA terminal 2 will be competing at the completed buildings transport category.
The World Architecture Festival is afestival and awards ceremony held annually for the architecture and development industry.
After winning the 2019 International Architecture Awards for airports and transportation center, GMR-Megawide also announced that the airport bar at terminal 2, The Cabin Bar by London-based travel food and beverage (F&B) operator SSP, was also recently recognized as Asia Pacific Airport Bar of the Year in the Airport Food and Beverage Awards held in Dallas, Texas. The Cabin Bar is the first-ever bar and lounge operating inside an airport in the Philippines.
On the other hand, the first phase of renovations of MCIA Terminal 1 will be delivered by the third quarter of 2019. Terminal 1 will have its own resort theme design and will feature the much-awaited Airport Village, a brand new retail and F&B area for passengers to enjoy.