Taiwan Tourism organize to participate the Travel Madness Expo 2017 at Manila Philippines on February 10 to 12, and hold a special promotion program at 2nd floor function room SMX Convention Center on February 11. Ms. Cindy Chen, the Deputy Director of Taiwan Tourism Bureau KL Office gave welcome speech to audience. In 2016 statistics the total visitors to Taiwan was 10.69 million, among them there were 170,000 from Philippines, the growth rate compare to 2015 was 23.9%, and it shows Taiwan has been one of the popular travel destinations of Philippines people.
In order to promote Taiwan more, on February 11 Taiwan Tourism invited local celebrities Mr. Rovilson Fernandez and Ms. Valerie Tan to host the program, during the show they introduced the top 10 most delicious cuisine and most attractive places, shared their travel experience in Taiwan. There was the lucky draw giving to the audiences, free flight round-trip ticket, premium hotel accommodation vouchers and Taiwan special souvenir, winners were happy with the prizes.
Mr. Rovilson Fernandez is the host of famous travel TV program [Ang Pinaka] in GMA News TV Channel, he just did a story of visiting Taiwan and when he shared his travel experience in Taiwan in social networks, lots of people giving him positive responses, interact with him the interesting places and foods, and saying wants to visit Taiwan together.
Mr. Fernandez discovered many Philippines people wish to visit Taiwan, so he shared this experience during the promotion program on February 11 at SMX convention center. Ms.Valerie Tan is a famous TV program host and event host; she is also a famous beauty and lifestyle blogger. She had been visiting Taiwan for four times, she discovered this time Taiwan is more attractive and amazing.
During early February [And Pinaka] made the story of visiting Taiwan, they arranged video shooting of top 10 Taiwan cuisine, including Shao-Long-Bao (Dumplings), oyster omelet, bubble milk tea, braised pork rice, big fried chicken steak… Also the interesting night markets, shopping complex, hot spring spa areas, these are specialty of Taiwan travel – Food, Shopping, Romantics, Lohas, Eco-Living, Culture – attracting Philippines people to plan for a trip to Taiwan. This promotion program had 200 more audiences and all participants were happy with the show.
Starting from November 2015, Taiwan offered free visa application to Philippines premium travel group, the flight time from Manila to Taiwan Taoyuan international airport is only 2 hours, Taiwan can be more popular to Philippines tourists, welcome all interested people make the trip plan to Taiwan. Time for Taiwan!