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NAME OF EVENT DATE/VENUE BRIEF DESCRIPTION PROJECT OFFICER
iconAUSTRALIA
FLIGHT CENTRE WORLD TRAVEL EXPO 01-23 February 2020 Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

The World Travel Expo organized by Flight Centre showcases air, land, cruise and rail suppliers as well as tourism bodies, hotels and attractions form around the world. There is also a large selection of travel service suppliers. The event includes free travel presentations, stage entertainment (for the larger cities), a kids’ zone, virtual reality experiences and many other displays. The main attractions are the hundreds of exclusive expo deals and travel experts to assist in planning one’s dream holiday. The Travel Expo will be held in Australia and New Zealand on February and March 2019 across twelve (12) cities.

Micaela B. Ochoa

Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 294

LUXPERIENCE Australia 12-15 October 2020 Australia

The only high end experiential travel trade event in the Australasia and Pacific region that connects the world’s most exclusive travel providers. It offers a 3-day high-level business exchange for global luxury operators.

Micaela B. Ochoa

Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE AND TRAVEL SHOW SERIES 21-23 February 2020, 29 February - 01 March 2020, 22-23 March 2020, 04-05 April 2020 Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal

The Outdoor Adventure and Travel Shows (OATS) Series each has more than 200 exhibitors from the travel industry, which can be tapped to sell the Philippines as an adventure destination in Asia.

These adventure travel shows in Canada are the best consumers shows, catering mostly to the millennial market.

 

21-23 February 2020 (Toronto)
29 February – 01 March 2020 (Vancouver)
22-23 March 2020 (Calgary)
04-05 April 2020 (Montreal)

Carmela Febrio (Western Canada)

Email: carmela_febrio@tpb.gov.ph loc. 234

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 234

 

Nelia Ramos (Eastern Canada)

Email: nelia_ramos@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 235

 

Gene Dela Cruz

Email: gene_delacruz@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 234

International Tourism and Travel Show 06-08 November 2020 Palais de Congrès, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The International Tourism and Travel Show (ITTS) is a three-day consumer show attended by more than 400 exhibitors and 36,700 people who are looking for new destinations. This is an annual event where more than hundred countries are represented by their tourism offices, tour operators or travel agents and open doors to adventure and discover the world.

Nelia Ramos

Email: nelia_ramos@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 235

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ITB China 13-15 May 2020 Shanghai World Exposition and Convention Center Shanghai, China

ITB China is the largest B2B exclusive trade show that focuses on the Chinese travel market. The said event brings together more than 850 top and hand selected buyers from Greater China and 200 international buyers with industry professional from all over the world. The organizer provides various networking events and a unique state of the art matchmaking system in order to enhance networking and to maximize business opportunities at the travel expo. Coinciding with the travel fair, the ITB China tourism conference will take place enabling unprecedented knowledge transfer throughout the tourism exhibition.

Gemma S. Isic

Email: gemma_isic@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 292

CHINA OUTBOUND TRAVEL & TOURISM MARKET (COTTM) 09-11 September 2020 New Hall, National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing, China

Now entering its 16th year, COTTM is regarded as the industry’s most important platform and remains the only business to business event that focuses purely on the burgeoning outbound market. COTTM has always focused on the growing China outbound tourism and travel market, to promote the development of China’s outbound tourism.

Hannah Yabyabin

Email: hannah_sarmiento@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 292

DIVING AND RESORT TRAVEL (DRT) EXPO SHANGHAI 17-19 July 2020 Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC)

An avenue where diving enthusiast converge. It is the only dive exhibition approved by the Chinese government. DRT 2018 generated 36,561 visitors with 6, 238 international buyers.

Gemma Isic

Email: gemma_isic@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 292

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HIROSHIMA SORATABI 18-19 January 2020 Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima Soratabi is an annual trade fair event organized by Japan Travel Agencies Association and will ensure a steady presence of the Philippines in the Chugoku-Shikoku regions not only the among the travel trade but more so among the direct consumers.

Leanne Madrilejos

Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

NAGOYA TRAVEL FAIR 14-15 March 2020 Nagoya, Japan

It is an annual event organized by Japan Travel Agencies Association (JATA) in Nagoya, which will ensure a steady presence of the Philippines in the Chubu region not only  among the travel trade but more so among the direct consumers.

Leanne Madrilejos

Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

FUKUOKA TRAVEL EXPOSITION 08-09 February 2020 Fukuoka, Japan

It is a travel exposition organized by Mainichi Newspaper and RKB Mainichi Broadcasting which aims to strengthen the Philippines’ position as an ideal destination for the Japanese travelers in the Fukuoka and Kyushu area in general.

Leanne Madrilejos

Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

BLUE OCEAN DIVING FES KANSAI 16-17 May 2020 Osaka Bay Area ATC Hall, Osaka, Japan

This fair is considered to be the largest scuba diving event in Western Japan. Diving Fes Kansai will not only feature scuba diving but other marine sports as well such as surfing, stand up paddle, sea kayak, snorkeling, river rafting, canyoneering, etc.

Leanne Madrilejos

Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

KANSAI INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR 06-07 June 2020 Kansai International Airport

This is the most reputable event organized by Japan Travel Agencies Association (JATA), prime mover of outbound travel in Japan, which targets the Kansai region of Japan (Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, and Kobe).

Leanne Madrilejos

Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

Tourism Expo Japan (TEJ) 29 October - 01 November 2020 Okinawa Convention Center, Okinawa, Japan

TEJ is the biggest travel fair in Japan organized jointly by the Japan Travel and Tourism Association (JTTA), Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) and Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO).

Francine Roca

Email: francine_roca@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 284

MARINE DIVING FAIR 03-05 April 2020 Sunshine City Convention Center, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan

An annual dive show conducted since 1993 and considered among the largest dive resort and consumer fairs focused on scuba diving and travel overseas. This year’s attendance reached 51,989 visitors.

Francine Roca

Email: francine_roca@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 8525-9318 loc 269

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MATTA INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR KUALA 13-15 March 2020 Putra World Trade Center Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The aim of this project is to partner with MATTA in promoting the Philippines as one of the top destination in the ASEAN Region. Annually, there are 100,000 visitors during the 3 days of the fair. The participating exhibitors are NTOs, travel agents, cruise lines, airlines, bankers, time share/vacation clubs, wellness clubs, membership, and travel-related products. The Philippine pavilion will be 54 sqm. and will showcase Philippine Destinations.

Reimark G. Mendoza

Email: reimark_mendoza@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL DIVE EXPO 2020 (MIDE 2020) 12-14 June 2020 Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The premier show that is designed to build a high-end exhibition platform to expand the dive market. The show is also the meeting place for dive business where decision makers meet for trade networking with industry players.

Reimark G. Mendoza

Email: reimark_mendoza@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

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6th Regional Travel Fair 02 - 05 April 2020 Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna

The Regional travel and consumer fair is a two-day actual selling of discounted domestic tour packages to the consumers that coincides with the region’s major festival.   Discounted air tickets are also being offered by participating airlines.

Michelle S. Alcantara

Email: michelle_alcantara@tpb.gov.ph

Tel:  +632 5259318  loc 244

PHILIPPINE TRAVEL EXCHANGE 01-09 September 2020 TBA

Is the biggest government organized travel trade event in the country first held in 1996. Patterned after the ASEAN Tourism Forum, this event host qualified international buyer delegates all over the world to participate in table-top business appointments with accredited Philippine tourism suppliers. Invited foreign participants are also given a chance to experience what the country can offer as a tourism destination during pre and post tours featuring key Philippine attractions and destinations.

Christie Navarro

Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 287

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Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) Singapore 2020 17-19 April 2020 Singapore

Celebrated for more than two decades in Asia since its inception in 1995, the 25th edition of Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) – the largest, and the longest-running dive show in Asia – is driven and organized by the Underwater360 group.

Monica Sta. Ana

Email: monica_staana@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 8525-9318 loc 293

ITB Asia 21-23 October 2020 Sands Expo and Convention Centre Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Designed to become the primary event for the Asia Pacific travel industry, much like its parent event – ITB Berlin. In 2020 being its 13th year in Singapore, ITB Asia will be taking place at Marina Bay Sands.

Monica Sta. Ana

Email: monica_staana@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 294

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HANA Tour International Travel Show (HITS) Seoul 6- 9 June 2020 Seoul, Korea

HITS is the the biggest event among travel trade shows and fairs in Korea in terms of number of visitors and sales volume. It is a four (4) day travel show held annually in KINTEX. HITS provides an opportunity for HanaTour’s partners and NTOs from other countries to introduce their destinations and tour products and for buyers to purchase various tour packages with more information.

Participation is by invitation of HanaTour

Anjella Calzado

Email: anjella_calzado@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: 63 2 525-9318 loc 284

KOREA UNDERWATER SPORTS EXPO (KUSPO) 27 February – 1 March 2020 Seoul, Korea

KUSPO is Korea’s largest underwater sports expo that takes place in conjunction with the Seoul International Sports & Leisure Industry Show (SPOEX). The show is attracting more than 60,536 visitors from the domestic and overseas sports and leisure industry every year.

Anjella Calzado

Email: anjella_calzado@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 284

SEOUL INTERNATIONAL TOURISM INDUSTRY FAIR (SITIF) 21- 24 May 2020 COEX Hall A, Seoul, Korea

SITIF is organized by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the host of the Korea’s largest Seoul International Travel Mart, and KOTFA Co. Ltd., the organizer of Korea World Travel Fair. Last year’s attendance reached over 100,000 visitors from 60 countries with the participation of 1,400 local governments, tourism organizations, airlines and travel agencies. This fair has the largest B2B travel mart in Korea with more than 200 overseas travel agencies in attedance in collaboration with Korean Air and Asiana Airlines.

Andy Pagaduan

Email: andy_pagaduan@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318  loc. 292

MODE TOUR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL MART 19-22 November 2020 COEX, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea

Mode Tour International Travel Mart is a 4-day travel mart with business meetings (B2B) between Korean travel agencies and Mode Tour participants. The said show attracted more than 130,000 visitors. The event’s programs included reservation of travel products, travel information, counselling and other services related to travel show. Participation to the event is by invitation of the organizer.

Anjella Calzado

Email: anjella_calzado@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 284

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TAIPEI TOURISM EXPO 15-18 May 2020 Taipei World Trade Center

The consumer fair organized by the Taipei Association of Travel Agents (TATA), together with Top Link International Exhibition Co., Ltd., will increase the exposure opportunities of exhibitors and the development of the tourism industry. At the same time, it also invested in a comprehensive Guangxuan resources to strengthen the depth and breadth of the travel exhibition, attract more consumers to visit, successfully build a summer tourism business opportunity trading platform, and also become a leading indicator of tourism industry peers in the second half of the tourism market.

Ma. Monina F. Valdez

Email: monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

KAOHSIUNG INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR (KITF) 22-25 May 2020 Kaohsiung Exhibition Center

A wonderful display and trading platform, providing over 470 exhibition booths for local and foreign tourist instiutions, Taiwan Tourism Bureau, different tourism bureaus and the related industries in Mainland China, Tourism Bureaus of local county and city governments, airliners, travel agents, hotels, resorts, hotels, spa runners. This is a grand travel event of the largest size in Southern Taiwan.

Ma. Monina F. Valdez

Email: monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

TAICHUNG INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR 31 May - 02 June 2020 Taichung International Exhibition Center

The Taichung International Travel Fair is an annual and biggest travel fair in Central Taiwan. Approximately, there will be 300,000 visitors interested in booking their summer holiday packages. This event is organized by the Association of the Taichung Travel Agents.

Ma. Monina F. Valdez

Email: monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +63285259318 loc. 294

TAIPEI INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR 08-11 November 2020 Nangnag Exhibition Hall

Almost 100 travel operators (buyers) are invited to come to Taiwan to meet and talk business with exhibitors (sellers), increasing cooperation and business opportunities for the domestic tourism industry. In addition, respected speakers from Taiwan and overseas are invited to discuss the current state of tourism in Taiwan and international tourism trends, providing the domestic tourism industry with the latest international market information.

Ma. Monina F. Valdez

Email: monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

Diving Resort and Travel (DRT) Taipei 29-31 May 2020 Taipei Flora Expo Dome,Taiwan

The DRT Show is considered to be the largest gathering for diving enthusiasts, marine conservationists and anyone with a passion for the underwater world. The DRT Show has been met with an overwhelming response as an important regional event.

Monina Valdez

Email:monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 203

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ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET 19 – 22 April 2020 DICEC, Dubai

The leading global event for the Middle East inbound and outbound travel industry for the last 25 years.

Christie Navarro

Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 287

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TOUR AND TRAVEL EXCHANGE 04-07 June 2020 Tucson, USA

The annual Tour and Travel Exchange (TTE) is a by invitation only value-packed forum for only 50 world-class, qualified, motivated, and focused buyers interested in international and long haul travel destinations matched with only 50 supplier companies including: accommodations, Tourism Boards, DMCs, airlines, and resorts. The event boasts having attendees who are the heads and decision makers of the travel industry.

Wendy Fajardo

Email: wendy_fajardo@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 235

VIRTUOSO TRAVEL WEEK 08-14 August 2020 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Virtuoso Travel Week is the annual meeting where Virtuoso agency owners, managers, consultants and travel specialists meet face-to-face with Preferred Suppliers and Tourism Board within the Virtuoso network to establish and develop relationships, and to learn about the Preferred Suppliers’ new product and offers. The meeting was attended by over 6,000 participants in 2018.

Carmela Febrio

Email: carmela_febrio@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 234

Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) Show 04-07 November 2020 New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

The largest trade-only event in the world for companies doing business in the scuba diving, ocean water sports and adventures/dive/travel industries.

Wendy A. Fajardo

Email: wendy_fajardo@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318  loc. 235

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ASEAN Tourism Forum 2020 14-18 January 2020 Brunei Darussalam

The ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) is a cooperative regional effort to promote the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region as one tourist destination.
This will be the 38th edition of ATF since it’s inauguration in Malaysia in 1981.

Monica Sta Ana

Email: monica_staana@tpb.gov.ph

Tel. No.: +63 2 525 9318 to 27 loc 294

 

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