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“Let’s Meet in Manila”
For Philippine Travel Exchange 2006
Chi Spa of the Shangri-la Mactan island resort

The Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX), the largest inbound travel exchange in the Philippines is set to be held at the Philippine International Convention Center from September 8 to 9, 2006.

The Philippine Department of Tourism will show its willingness and a variety of programs at PHITEX which about 150 buyers from Asia-Pacific, Japan, Korea, Australia, Europe, Middle East and North America are expected to participate and have one-on-one interview with the Philippine sellers.

This year's PHITEX will feature the "Manila, Let's Meet!" campaign. "It's about time that we re-strength Metro Manila's position as a vibrant destination, the heart and door to the 7,100 Philippine islands. The campaign will showcase the cities' (Manila, Pasay, Makati, Mandaluyong, Quezon City and Manila) attractions: nightlife, shopping, new airport, convention and meeting facilities, world-class hotels and historical landmarks.

PHITEX will coincide with the Philippine Travel Mart (PTM), which will be held from September 8 to 10, 2006 at the SM Mega Trade Hall in Mandaluyong City. PTM, now on its 17th year, is the premier inbound tourism event that gathers the 16 regions of the country showcasing their destinations and latest tourism products and services to consumers and members of the travel trade industry, and information on travel possibilities-where to go, what to see, where to stay, what to do, among other things.

On September 8, foreign buyers get and exclusive visit to the PTM booths to establish business network successfully. The Tourism Department of Tourism secretary Joseph Ace Durano expressed his confidence about success of PHITEX saying, "The world's top decision makers will participate in PHITEX which will bring phenomenal PR effects"

"Aside from the business aspect, this will be great opportunities for the foreign buyers and media to experience firs hand the country's top destinations such as Subic, Boracay, Cebu, Palawan and Davao" he added.

PHITES is spearheaded by an Executive Committee headed by Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano, in partnership with Travel Trade Gazette (TTG), Asia Media Pte, Ltd., the Hotel Sales and Marketing Association(PHILTOA), the Philippine Travel Agents Association (PTAA), and Chikka.com.

In the mean time, the Philippine Department of Tourism –Korea will invite and support 15 buyers from the Korean travel agencies with the aim to enhance incentive and online tourism.

Borae Lee
Asst. Manager
GRAPE PR & Consulting
Tel. 82-2-508-1919
Fax. 82-2-508-2250
CP. 82-10-8237-6171
Email. borae.lee@grapepr.com




 

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