MANILA, Philippines — After months of lockdown, travelers are more than ready to catch up on trips they’ve missed and put on hold. As the COVID-19 situation appears to be calming down and after the government’s decision to ease alert levels, people are now rushing to book trips and vacations in a flurry they call “revenge travel”. .
It reflects a new desire to travel like never before and to make the next trip really matter. What better way for travelers to reap the opportunities to travel again than by heading to the next big travel and tourism show.
From June 24-26, 2022, the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) proudly presents the PTAA 29th Travel Tour Expo & 7th International Travel Trade Expo to be held at the SMX Convention Center Manila.
With the theme “Brave and Shape the Future of Travel”, the upcoming face-to-face travel expo will surely boost the tourism industry with excellent travel deals and impressive tour packages available for foreign and domestic travelers.
The PTAA 29th Travel Tour Expo & 7th International Travel Trade Expo promise greater exposure, with more than 150 exhibitors occupying function rooms 1-5 on the 2nd floor of the SMX Convention Center Manila.
Organizers estimate that 35,000 to 45,000 visitors will gather at the three-day travel and tour exhibition to meet their travel needs.
The travel industry’s biggest event offers the right kind of convenience and opportunity for travelers so they can choose their destination, pick from their preferred travel times and be able to book their hand-picked accommodation with ease. . Travelers can arrange their itinerary, benefit from travel insurance and reserve their ground transportation vehicles and plane tickets on the spot.
Additionally, a good number of tour operators are there to help travelers choose the best vacation and activity packages that suit their lifestyle, personality, and budget.
Customers can also expect event-exclusive promotions and discounts on airfare, accommodation and tours.
For the PTAA, the 29th Travel Tour Expo and the 7th International Travel Trade Expo best coincide with the government’s decision to ease travel restrictions in Metro Manila.
With the lifting of the “No Vax, No Ride” policy, local government units have opted to relax their own protocols and open their borders further to visitors from the National Capital Region.
As health and safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 situation remain high among travelers, standard health protocols are still in place, such as facilitated and monitored by LGUS, reassuring travelers of their safety. .