Monday, April 30, 2018

Ten Things to do at the first ever “Travel Street: Philippine Travel Mart’s 1st Green and Gold Tourism Fair at BGC


Are you ready for the first and biggest travel fair to be held outdoors this first week of May? Well, we are too! And summer just got more exciting as Philippine Travel Mart comes to Bonifacio High Street for Travel Street, the first Green & Gold Tourism fair! Bonifacio Global City, together with the Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) and the Department of Tourism, invites everyone to take part in a unique travel fair that aims to promote sustainable tourism in “Travel Street: Philippine Travel Mart’s 1st Green and Gold Tourism Fair.”


A first-of-its-kind outdoor travel fair, ‘Travel Street’ will be held at the Globe Iconic Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater, on May 4-6 from 10am to 8pm. The event is sponsored by leading local airline Cebu Pacific.


Green and Gold Tourism simply means tourism that focuses on ecological and cultural conservation, respectively and during the  official launch held last April 25, 2018 at Manam BGC, PHILTOA President Cesar Cruz shares that, “Through this 1st Green and Gold Tourism Fair, we put the focus on sustainable tourism and bring to the public carefully curated eco-cultural tourism products. We hope that with this, we are able to spark renewed interest in other tourism destinations that the Philippines has to offer and of course, raise our tourism revenue.”



 “BGC is thrilled to bring ‘Travel Street’ to the public, and we believe we have the perfect venue to promote sustainable and responsible tourism, especially to the millennial market. We thank PHILTOA and DOT for this partnership in presenting pristine Philippine destinations,” says Associate City Marketing Manager of BGC, Joanne Magno.

So, what are the exciting things we should expect at the first ever ‘Travel Street’? 
  1. Check out amazing travel and leisure deals from more than 50 partner airlines, travel agencies and tour operators, hotels and resorts and local government tourism units 
  2. Witness performances from local groups featuring dances with religious origin and enjoy kundiman to Pinoy rock music;
  3. Be amazed at the creativity of Pinoy artisans featuring the ang manghahabi, bumayan at ceramica, pandayan at alahera;
  4. Enjoy Filipino cuisine with Pinoy Carinderia 
  5. Learn more about climate change on sustainable ecotourism;
  6. Discover what is feel good tourism, green resorts, garden or farm tours, cultural immersions, museum tours, fiestas and festivals, pilgrimage tours, and health and wellness activities among others; 
  7. Enjoy watching or be a part of Santacruzan;
  8. Take part in talks and exhibits that will remind us of our rich Filipino culture and traditions;
  9. Enjoy the Simulated Karakul Festival;
  10. See the beauty of the Balangahai exhibition area.
So don’t book your trips just yet and invite your friends and check out what deals await you in BGC and PHILTOA’s first-ever ‘Travel Street’.

official photo

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For the complete program, visit the official Facebook pages of PHILTOA at https://www.facebook.com/GreenandGoldTourism/ or BGC at https://www.facebook.com/bonifacioglobalcityph/ and https://www.facebook.com/BoniHighStreet

EVENT DETAILS:
What: 1st Green & Gold Tourism Philippine Travel Mart
When: May 4 – 6, 2018; 10 am to 8 pm
Where: Bonifacio High Street Amphitheatre, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Ticket: FREE ADMISSION


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