Choose the Philippines: An Exciting Destination for Group Travel and Incentives
Unique Destination for Group Travel and Incentives
Blessed with a tropical climate that attracts visitors all year round, the Philippines is abundant in natural and cultural wonders, including five World Heritage-listed sites. It is a truly unique destination that will challenge your preconceptions of Asia. The Philippines is both exotic and cosmopolitan, with English widely spoken in American, Spanish, or Malay accents, and a culture that blends native and global influences.
For event site selections, the Philippines offers a range of destinations, each with its own unique attractions. Choose from cosmopolitan Manila, historic Cebu, scenic Bohol, or the beachside paradises of Boracay and Palawan, among other excellent business and incentive travel destinations scattered across the islands.
Thanks to a favorable currency exchange rate, first-class facilities and amenities are more affordable here. Services are unmatched, and always come with a warm smile. With easy accessibility, great value, and a wealth of experiences to choose from, you’ll wonder how you ever missed discovering the Philippines.
Why the Philippines?
With six international airports forming gateways to the world, the Philippines’ strategic location makes it easily accessible. Many major international airlines regularly fly to the Philippines from the USA.
The Philippines offers eight major destinations – Manila, Cebu, Bohol, Boracay, Palawan, Davao, Baguio & Banaue, and Vigan & Laoag – to enhance every type of convention, exhibition, incentive, and special event.
One of the most alluring things about the country is the personal warmth, openness, and cheerfulness of the people. Filipinos are renowned as great hosts and possess a strong service ethic – it’s no wonder they excel in the hospitality and tourism industries, both at home and overseas.
The Philippines is a well-established center of commerce with global appeal. It has one of the most deregulated, trade-oriented economies in Asia. Its status as a business-friendly destination is enhanced by high-quality and creative labor. English has been solidly entrenched as the language of business and government since the 1930s.
Specialist knowledge and a wealth of unique industries attract a broad spectrum of global associations and attendees. These include aquaculture, agriculture, film animation, health and well-being, rice research, and fashion, as well as emerging knowledge-based industries such as software development, engineering design, and communication. The Philippines is a leading destination for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and information technology services.
A well-established meetings infrastructure provides innumerable options for hosting groups of all sizes, whether it’s 15 top sales executives for an incentive event in a boutique resort or 15,000 attendees for an annual convention in a coliseum. Manila alone has eight major venues, including the world-class Philippines International Convention Center (PICC), Asia’s first convention center.
There’s an attractive range of accommodation on offer, whether you seek luxurious treatment or affordable comfort. From good-value international chains to elegant hotels, exclusive boutique properties, and luxury resorts, the Philippines has it all.
Countless options for pre- and post-meeting activities are available, including natural and cultural attractions, including five World Heritage-listed sites. The Philippines coastline, twice that of the United States, boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. There are championship golf courses, luxury spas, sprawling shopping malls, adventure destinations, and one of the liveliest nightlife scenes in Asia.
You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how far your budget will go in the Philippines. The favorable foreign exchange rate will make you seriously consider bringing your business event to the Philippines.