26 October 2017 – The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) led a big delegation that included representatives from the private tourism industry to promote PH tourism at the 2017 ITB Asia held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands from 25 to 27 October 2017.
Dubbed as “Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show”, ITB Asia is an annually held B2B trade event and convention for the travel industry. Now on its tenth year in Singapore, ITB Asia is an offshoot of the highly successful ITB Berlin and organized by Messe Berlin (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
Among the participating companies from PH are Philippine Airlines, Marriott Hotel Manila, Grand Hyatt Manila, The Oriental Hotels and Resorts, Discovery Shores Boracay, and Best Western Plus in Palawan. The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority also had its own booth at the event.
Philippine Ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales, together with Consul General Victorio Mario M. Dimagiba, Jr. and First Secretary Gonaranao B. Musor, visited the PH pavilion at the 2017 ITB Asia to personally convey the Philippine Embassy’s support.