Ormoc City is an enclave fronting the Ormoc Bay. This location serves to make the city an ideal and popular jump off point for Cebu, the rest of the Visayas and portions of Northern Mindanao. It is situated 109 kilometers from Tacloban City, the regional capital. The city has a great advantage over the nearby municipalities in terms of commercial, transport and recreational facilities. It is a popular convergence point for businessmen, traders, civic groups and industrialists.