2014 Philippine Travel Mart: It's 25x More Fun in the Philippines and Beyond

It's a fun-filled and festive opening day of the 25th Philippine Travel Mart in SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia! Thousands of exhibit visitors enjoy the colorful and extravagant celebration of the silver anniversary for the biggest travel expo event of the country, set this September 5-7, 2014.

Let's take a trip to some photos I'd taken during the 25th Philippine Travel Mart...

Tours and Municipalities

Lots of visitors can't help not to stop by and take pictures to the stunning trade show display of the Zamboanga City, presents the beautiful Merloquet Falls.

Zamboanga Exhibit Booth
Design and Fabrication by Benew Designs 
Would you believe this fabricated waterfall is made of styrofoam? A magnificently well done water display in harmony to the picture of Zamboanga's well-known tourist destination.

Waterfall model at the Zamboanga Exhibit Booth

Back of Zamboanga Exhibit Booth

Bohol Exhibit Booth with air bike
Also Design and Fabrication by Benew Designs 
For Visayas region, you can experience a taste of biking on air at the bike zip in the amazing exhibit booth of Chocolate Hills Adventure Park from Bohol.

Biking on air at Chocolate Hills Adventure Park Bohol Booth

Anda Bohol Exhibit Booth

Visit Davao Exhibit Booth

South Cotabato Exhibit Stand

In South Cotabato booth, a music band of T'boli performs a song in the beat of hegalong and kulintang

T'Boli Band

Capiz Exhibit Booth

La Union Exhibit Booth

Subic Exhibit Booth

Sarangani Expo Display

Filipino tribal band shows off their talent in their powerful percussion performance at the Coron Palawan booth.

Filipino Tribal band

Experience the pride of the south at the Discover Muslim Mindanao where our fellow Filipino Muslim exhibitors are dress in traditional clothes.

Discover Muslim Mindanao

Authentic Muslim Materials
Authentic Muslim Materials
The popular Pinoy vehicle to the next level with this air conditioned Jeepney bus presented by Jeepney Tours. In addition, visitors can belt out their favorite songs with a videoke.

Jeepney Tours Bus

  Dolphin Mascot of Ocean Adventure
Leila: Mascot of Manila Ocean Adventure
Duty Free Mascot

Airlines and Transport

Philippine Travel Mart is a much-awaited travel sale event where you can enjoy up to 70% discount on Philippine Travel packages of the selected participating companies. Some of the major airlines like Philippine Airlines, Skyjet Airlines, Cebu Pacific and Tiger Air offer huge slashed offer fare for flights to both domestic and ASEAN destinations which visitors take advantage. A great opportunity to get travel tickets for less price.  

Philippine Airlines Booth

  Skyjet Airlines Exhibit Booth with Janine Lao and Quennie Cosca
Freelance models, Janine Lao and Queenie Cosca for Skyjet Airlines
Cebu Pacific

Hotels, Resorts and Theme Parks

Even high-class hotels and resorts offer great deals. You can experience lavish travel service for less pay.

For example, Dusit Thani Manila offers I Love Weekends Book and Buy promo for their rooms and restaurants.

AHMGI Trade Show Display

Midas Hotel Exhibit Stand

Marco Polo

Summit Hotels

Dreamwave Hotels and Resorts

A little bit of news. City of Dreams Manila, a soon-to-open world-class entertainment haven in Roxas Boulevard, also participated in Philippine Travel Mart. They offer free sign-up to get for you to get a membership card and a chance to have a photo souvenir with mascots from Pixar movies like Kung Fu Panda and Happy Feet.

City of Dreams Manila staffs

Crimson Hotel and Resorts

Solaire Resort and Casino

Gorgeous ladies - Miss World Philippines 2013 Fourth Princess, Omarie Linn Osuna and Bb. Pilipinas 2012 candidate, Ana Czarina Buenviaje - endorse Solaire Resort & Casino.

Shangri-La Hotel Booth

Manila Hotel Exhibit Booth

Palms Exhibit Stand

Paradise Garden Exhibit Booth

The District Boracay Exhibit Stand

Hotel Centro

City Garden Hotels

Fuego Hotels

Fairways and Bluewater Newcoast Boracay

Fort Ilocandia Exhibit Stand

Huma Island Resorts and Spa

Special On-Stage Activities

As a mission to further promote the Filipino culture, Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) come up with a great line-up of on-stage activities. Different high schools and colleges participated for cultural dance competition, chorale group and solo singer contest. There are also Filipino quiz bee and traditional Filipino clothing competition for fashion enthusiasts.   

Each participating schools do their best performance in order to win the coveted recognition and prizes.

Visit the Philippines 2015

This successful major travel event is organized by the hardworking team of Philippine Tour Operators Association. 

This post is just a small preview of how beautiful and rich is our country. A proof that It's More Fun in the Philippines!