Still planning that perfect summer getaway? Living in a country of 7,107 islands, you would have an endless choice of travel destinations. If you’re overwhelmed by the number of options among pristine beaches, excellent dive sites and diverse cultural heritage sites, let iTraveler Asia be your guide on your next trip.
iTraveler Asia is the newest one-stop travel website that was “borne out of a love for traveling around the Philippines. It is the first curated travel website in Asia, an online hub where visitors can enjoy expertly curated content, then enjoy exclusive privileges when booking for the most sought-after travel destinations in the country,” according to the site’s Chief Product Officer, Mai Gonzales.
Users can read reviews on a special selection of resorts and hotels, and instantly book their stay. From stylish travelling to more adventurous trips, iTraveler Asia caters to the diverse world of travelers with their Luxe, Unchartered and Getaway … Continue Reading →
Ours being a nation of mall-going people and frequent shoppers, it would be interesting to know what retailers do to attract and retain customers.
The upcoming National Retail Conference (NRCE) and Stores Asia Expo will happen simultaneously on August 9-10 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Organized by the Philippine Retailers Association, the annual twin event will gather retail industry owners, leaders and practitioners for a 2-day conference where retail trends, problems and opportunities will be discussed, alongside the country’s premier exhibition of retail suppliers and service providers. While this year’s theme is “Taking Customer Experience to New Heights,” the country’s tourism slogan is also adapted as “Shopping. It’s More Fun in the Philippines,” and is prominently used to highlight the enjoyable and uniquely Pinoy shopping experience.
The NRCE will be held at Prime Function Room 4 of SMX. It will feature talks on digital marketing, online commerce, how local brands … Continue Reading →
PHL360 is an online reality show on Philippine travel. Eight backpackers from different backgrounds travel in pairs for an unknown adventure in different parts of the Philippine islands. Each team must complete the assigned tasks for them to advance to the next phase of their trip. The travelers use their strength, creativity and charm to complete their tasks.
I can’t help but compare “PHL360″ to “The Amazing Race,” because it is also a travel adventure show. Only one thing that I found similar: same basic idea of a series showing teams traveling to different destinations. But the teams in “The Amazing Race” all go to one destination at a time as they race to the be the first to get to the finish line. The four teams in PHL360 head to different directions after the initial get-together in Manila— to the north (Sta. Ana, Cagayan), east (Legazpi, Albay), west (El Nido, Palawan) … Continue Reading →