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Name of Event Date/Venue Brief Description Project Officer
Australia
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

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

Canada
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

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)
04-05 April 2020 (Montreal)
2-3 May 2020  (Calgary)

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

China
TRAVEL TRADE SHOW IN NORTHERN CHINA 30 - 31 March 2020 - CANCELLED
Beijing and Xi'an

Spearhead roadshows for travel trade frontliners in order to foster the relationship with them as well as promote new Philippine destinations and products.

Hannah Yabyabin

Email: hannah_sarmiento@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 885259318 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

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

ITB China with Philippine Tourism Presentation and Business Networking 13-15 May 2020 - CANCELLED
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

Germany
Boot Dusseldorf 18 - 26 January 2020
Dusseldorf, Germany

BOOT Düsseldorf is Central Europe’s largest international indoor water sports trade fair. The 9-day fair takes place every year. At an exhibition area of 220,000 square-meter, the visitors will be informed about the services and products relating to water sports. It welcomed 1,973 exhibitors from 74 countries and 250,000 visitors from 94 counties.

Michael Malonda

Email: michael_malonda@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 5259318 loc 287

Internationale Tourismus Borse (ITB) 04-08 March 2020 - CANCELLED
Messe, Berlin

The world’s leading travel show where companies and organizations’ top decision makers in the travel trade industry meet under one roof to network, negotiate and do business.

Michael Malonda

Email: michael_malonda@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 287

Japan
NAGOYA TRAVEL FAIR 14-15 March 2020 - CANCELLED
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

MARINE DIVING FAIR 10-12 July 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

KANSAI INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR 06-07 June 2020 - CANCELLED
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

BLUE OCEAN DIVING FES KANSAI 16-17 May 2020 - CANCELLED
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

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

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

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

Malaysia
MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL DIVE EXPO 2020 (MIDE 2020) 12-14 June 2020 - CANCELLED
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

MATTA INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR KUALA 13-15 March 2020 - CANCELLED
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

Philippines
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 (PHITEX) 31 August 2020 - 07 September 2020
TBA

PHITEX 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

Singapore
Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) Singapore 2020 9 - 11 October 2020
Singapore

An established trade-show and a trusted name in the industry, ADEX has evolved, edition to edition, and further positioned itself to be “more than just a dive show”; opening its doors to welcome divers, non-divers, families and students with its specially curated programs and festivities to grow beyond its current community.

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

South Korea
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

SEOUL INTERNATIONAL TOURISM INDUSTRY FAIR (SITIF) 21- 24 May 2020 - CANCELLED
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

KOREA UNDERWATER SPORTS EXPO (KUSPO) 27 February – 1 March 2020 - CANCELLED
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

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

Taiwan
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

TAICHUNG INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR 03-06 July 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

KAOHSIUNG INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR (KITF) 10 - 13 July 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

TAIPEI TOURISM EXPO 28 - 31 August 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

Diving Resort and Travel (DRT) Taipei 29-31 May 2020 - CANCELLED
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

United Arab Emirates
ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET 28 June - 01 July 2020 - CANCELLED. Will take place May 2021
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

United Kingdom
World Travel Market 02 – 04 November 2020
ExCel, London

The leading global event for the travel industry players to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals attended by over 50,000 international travel industry professionals, and more than 9,000 qualified buyers.

Nerissa Jean B. Cruz

Email: neri_cruz@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 287

Dive Birmingham 22-24 September 2020
NEC, Birmingham

The two-day event is the biggest and most popular dive show in UK which attracts 60,000 visitors and exhibitors.

NerissaJean B. Cruz

Email: neri_cruz@tpb.gov.ph

Tel: +632 85259318 loc 287

United States
VIRTUOSO TRAVEL WEEK 08-14 August 2020 - CANCELLED
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

TOUR AND TRAVEL EXCHANGE 04-07 June 2020 - CANCELLED
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

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

Vietnam
ASEAN Tourism Forum 2020 14-18 January 2020
Brunei Darussalam

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

 

Micaela B. Ochoa

Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

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

Australia
  • Name of Event:
    LUXPERIENCE Australia
    Date/Venue:
    12-15 October 2020
    Australia
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Micaela B. Ochoa
    Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

  • Name of Event:
    FLIGHT CENTRE WORLD TRAVEL EXPO
    Date/Venue:
    01-23 February 2020
    Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
    Brief Description:

    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.

     


    Project Officer:

    Micaela B. Ochoa
    Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc 294

  • Canada
  • Name of Event:
    International Tourism and Travel Show
    Date/Venue:
    06-08 November 2020
    Palais de Congrès, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Nelia Ramos
    Email: nelia_ramos@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 235

  • Name of Event:
    OUTDOOR ADVENTURE AND TRAVEL SHOW SERIES
    Date/Venue:
    21-23 February 2020, 29 February - 01 March 2020, 22-23 March 2020, 04-05 April 2020
    Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal
    Brief Description:

    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)
    04-05 April 2020 (Montreal)
    2-3 May 2020  (Calgary)


    Project Officer:

    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

  • China
  • Name of Event:
    TRAVEL TRADE SHOW IN NORTHERN CHINA
    Date/Venue:
    30 - 31 March 2020 - CANCELLED
    Beijing and Xi'an
    Brief Description:

    Spearhead roadshows for travel trade frontliners in order to foster the relationship with them as well as promote new Philippine destinations and products.


    Project Officer:

    Hannah Yabyabin

    Email: hannah_sarmiento@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 885259318 loc. 292

  • Name of Event:
    DIVING AND RESORT TRAVEL (DRT) EXPO SHANGHAI
    Date/Venue:
    17-19 July 2020
    Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC)
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Gemma Isic
    Email: gemma_isic@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 292

  • Name of Event:
    CHINA OUTBOUND TRAVEL & TOURISM MARKET (COTTM)
    Date/Venue:
    09-11 September 2020
    New Hall, National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing, China
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Hannah Yabyabin
    Email: hannah_sarmiento@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 292

  • Name of Event:
    ITB China with Philippine Tourism Presentation and Business Networking
    Date/Venue:
    13-15 May 2020 - CANCELLED
    Shanghai World Exposition and Convention Center Shanghai, China
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Gemma S. Isic

    Email: gemma_isic@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 292

  • Germany
  • Name of Event:
    Boot Dusseldorf
    Date/Venue:
    18 - 26 January 2020
    Dusseldorf, Germany
    Brief Description:

    BOOT Düsseldorf is Central Europe’s largest international indoor water sports trade fair. The 9-day fair takes place every year. At an exhibition area of 220,000 square-meter, the visitors will be informed about the services and products relating to water sports. It welcomed 1,973 exhibitors from 74 countries and 250,000 visitors from 94 counties.


    Project Officer:

    Michael Malonda

    Email: michael_malonda@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 5259318 loc 287

  • Name of Event:
    Internationale Tourismus Borse (ITB)
    Date/Venue:
    04-08 March 2020 - CANCELLED
    Messe, Berlin
    Brief Description:

    The world’s leading travel show where companies and organizations’ top decision makers in the travel trade industry meet under one roof to network, negotiate and do business.


    Project Officer:

    Michael Malonda

    Email: michael_malonda@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 85259318 loc 287

  • Japan
  • Name of Event:
    NAGOYA TRAVEL FAIR
    Date/Venue:
    14-15 March 2020 - CANCELLED
    Nagoya, Japan
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Leanne Madrilejos
    Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

  • Name of Event:
    MARINE DIVING FAIR
    Date/Venue:
    10-12 July 2020
    Sunshine City Convention Center, Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Francine Roca
    Email: francine_roca@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 8525-9318 loc 269

  • Name of Event:
    KANSAI INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR
    Date/Venue:
    06-07 June 2020 - CANCELLED
    Kansai International Airport
    Brief Description:

    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).


    Project Officer:

    Leanne Madrilejos
    Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

  • Name of Event:
    BLUE OCEAN DIVING FES KANSAI
    Date/Venue:
    16-17 May 2020 - CANCELLED
    Osaka Bay Area ATC Hall, Osaka, Japan
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Leanne Madrilejos
    Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

  • Name of Event:
    FUKUOKA TRAVEL EXPOSITION
    Date/Venue:
    08-09 February 2020
    Fukuoka, Japan
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Leanne Madrilejos
    Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

  • Name of Event:
    HIROSHIMA SORATABI
    Date/Venue:
    18-19 January 2020
    Hiroshima, Japan
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Leanne Madrilejos
    Email: leanne_madrilejos@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 233

  • Name of Event:
    Tourism Expo Japan (TEJ)
    Date/Venue:
    29 October - 01 November 2020
    Okinawa Convention Center, Okinawa, Japan
    Brief Description:

    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).


    Project Officer:

    Francine Roca

    Email: francine_roca@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 284

  • Malaysia
  • Name of Event:
    MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL DIVE EXPO 2020 (MIDE 2020)
    Date/Venue:
    12-14 June 2020 - CANCELLED
    Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Reimark G. Mendoza
    Email: reimark_mendoza@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

  • Name of Event:
    MATTA INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR KUALA
    Date/Venue:
    13-15 March 2020 - CANCELLED
    Putra World Trade Center Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Reimark G. Mendoza
    Email: reimark_mendoza@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

  • Philippines
  • Name of Event:
    6th Regional Travel Fair
    Date/Venue:
    02 - 05 April 2020
    Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Michelle S. Alcantara
    Email: michelle_alcantara@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel:  +632 5259318  loc 244

  • Name of Event:
    PHILIPPINE TRAVEL EXCHANGE (PHITEX)
    Date/Venue:
    31 August 2020 - 07 September 2020
    TBA
    Brief Description:

    PHITEX 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.


    Project Officer:

    Christie Navarro
    Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 287

  • Singapore
  • Name of Event:
    Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) Singapore 2020
    Date/Venue:
    9 - 11 October 2020
    Singapore
    Brief Description:

    An established trade-show and a trusted name in the industry, ADEX has evolved, edition to edition, and further positioned itself to be “more than just a dive show”; opening its doors to welcome divers, non-divers, families and students with its specially curated programs and festivities to grow beyond its current community.


    Project Officer:

    Monica Sta. Ana

    Email: monica_staana@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 8525-9318 loc 293

  • Name of Event:
    ITB Asia
    Date/Venue:
    21-23 October 2020
    Sands Expo and Convention Centre Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Monica Sta. Ana

    Email: monica_staana@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 85259318 loc 294

  • South Korea
  • Name of Event:
    MODE TOUR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL MART
    Date/Venue:
    19-22 November 2020
    COEX, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Anjella Calzado
    Email: anjella_calzado@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 284

  • Name of Event:
    SEOUL INTERNATIONAL TOURISM INDUSTRY FAIR (SITIF)
    Date/Venue:
    21- 24 May 2020 - CANCELLED
    COEX Hall A, Seoul, Korea
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Andy Pagaduan
    Email: andy_pagaduan@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318  loc. 292

  • Name of Event:
    KOREA UNDERWATER SPORTS EXPO (KUSPO)
    Date/Venue:
    27 February – 1 March 2020 - CANCELLED
    Seoul, Korea
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Anjella Calzado
    Email: anjella_calzado@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc 284

  • Name of Event:
    HANA Tour International Travel Show (HITS) Seoul
    Date/Venue:
    6- 9 June 2020 - CANCELLED
    Seoul, Korea
    Brief Description:

    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


    Project Officer:

    Anjella Calzado

    Email: anjella_calzado@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: 63 2 525-9318 loc 284

  • Taiwan
  • Name of Event:
    TAIPEI INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR
    Date/Venue:
    08-11 November 2020
    Nangnag Exhibition Hall
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Ma. Monina F. Valdez
    Email: monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

  • Name of Event:
    TAICHUNG INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR
    Date/Venue:
    03-06 July 2020
    Taichung International Exhibition Center
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Ma. Monina F. Valdez
    Email: monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +63285259318 loc. 294

  • Name of Event:
    KAOHSIUNG INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR (KITF)
    Date/Venue:
    10 - 13 July 2020
    Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Ma. Monina F. Valdez
    Email: monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

  • Name of Event:
    TAIPEI TOURISM EXPO
    Date/Venue:
    28 - 31 August 2020
    Taipei World Trade Center
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Ma. Monina F. Valdez
    Email: monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 294

  • Name of Event:
    Diving Resort and Travel (DRT) Taipei
    Date/Venue:
    29-31 May 2020 - CANCELLED
    Taipei Flora Expo Dome,Taiwan
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Monina Valdez

    Email:monina_valdez@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 5259318 loc 203

  • United Arab Emirates
  • Name of Event:
    ARABIAN TRAVEL MARKET
    Date/Venue:
    28 June - 01 July 2020 - CANCELLED. Will take place May 2021
    DICEC, Dubai
    Brief Description:

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


    Project Officer:

    Christie Navarro
    Email: christie_navarro@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 287

  • United Kingdom
  • Name of Event:
    World Travel Market
    Date/Venue:
    02 – 04 November 2020
    ExCel, London
    Brief Description:

    The leading global event for the travel industry players to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals attended by over 50,000 international travel industry professionals, and more than 9,000 qualified buyers.


    Project Officer:

    Nerissa Jean B. Cruz

    Email: neri_cruz@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 85259318 loc 287

  • Name of Event:
    Dive Birmingham
    Date/Venue:
    22-24 September 2020
    NEC, Birmingham
    Brief Description:

    The two-day event is the biggest and most popular dive show in UK which attracts 60,000 visitors and exhibitors.


    Project Officer:

    NerissaJean B. Cruz

    Email: neri_cruz@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 85259318 loc 287

  • United States
  • Name of Event:
    VIRTUOSO TRAVEL WEEK
    Date/Venue:
    08-14 August 2020 - CANCELLED
    Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Carmela Febrio
    Email: carmela_febrio@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 234

  • Name of Event:
    TOUR AND TRAVEL EXCHANGE
    Date/Venue:
    04-07 June 2020 - CANCELLED
    Tucson, USA
    Brief Description:

    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.


    Project Officer:

    Wendy Fajardo
    Email: wendy_fajardo@tpb.gov.ph
    Tel: +632 85259318 loc. 235

  • Name of Event:
    Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) Show
    Date/Venue:
    04-07 November 2020
    New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
    Brief Description:

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


    Project Officer:

    Wendy A. Fajardo

    Email: wendy_fajardo@tpb.gov.ph

    Tel: +632 85259318  loc. 235

  • Vietnam
  • Name of Event:
    ASEAN Tourism Forum 2020
    Date/Venue:
    14-18 January 2020
    Brunei Darussalam
    Brief Description:

    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

     


    Project Officer:

    Micaela B. Ochoa

    Email: micaela_ochoa@tpb.gov.ph

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

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