The 25th Philippine Travel Mart Best Booth Winners

It's a successful 3-day exhibit event for the biggest travel expo dedicated for our country - the 25th Philippine Travel Mart, which is held in SMX Convention Center last September 5-7, 2014, organized by Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA).

Aside from big bargain sales from hotels, resorts, travel operators and major airlines, expo visitors enjoyed and entertained by the spectacular exhibit booth displays of different cities and provinces. In addition are the stunning on-stage performances showcased by participating schools.

There are lots of fascinating exhibit booths but the South Cotabato wins the People's Choice award and Best Booth for City and Municipality category.

For complete list, here are the winners of the booth competition for the two categories:

Best Booth for Provincial Category 
  • 1st: Chocolate Hills Adventure Park, Bohol
  • 2nd: Ilocos Norte 
  • 3rd: ALMASOR (Albay, Masbate and Sorsogon) 

In the picture above is one of the many visitors who tried and enjoyed the bike zip, which is one of the main attractions in the Chocolate Hills Adventure Park in Bohol booth. If you went to the Philippine Travel Mart, you shouldn't dare miss this rare opportunity.

The CHAP Bohol trusted the design and fabrication of their booth to Benew Designs team, one of the most trusted award-winning exhibit booth contractors in the Philippines.

Best Booth for City and Municipality Category 
  • Champion: South Cotabato City 
  • 1st: Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
  • 2nd: Zamboanga City

One of the favorites, the Zamboanga City booth serves as a perfect venue to take pictures with the feel of nature. In the front of the booth, there's a creatively fabricated waterfall pond, which you'll second guess if the rocks are real or not.       

Accepting the award, Gabby Cerra of Benew Designs, the trusted exhibit fabricator for Zamboanga City booth 

Best Booth for Hotels, Resorts and Corporation

  • Champion: Leguma Palawan
  • 1st: Two Seasons Boracay
  • 2nd: Astoria Hotels 

Moreover, below are the winners for the cultural talent competition: 

Cultural Dance Competition (College Level)

  •  Champion: First City Providential College 
  • 1st place: Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
  • 2nd place: Bukidnon State University

Chorale Competition College Level

  • Champion: Colegio de San Juan de Letran
  • 1st: Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
  • 2nd: Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Cultural Dance Competition (High School Level)

  • Champion: St. Paul High School
  • 1st: San Francisco High School
  • 2nd:  First City Providential 
Till next year, Exhibits Today is looking forward for more Philippine Travel Mart!