September 19, 2022


LEFT PHOTO:  Tourism Attache Soleil Tropicales presents on the Philippines and the latest travel information before more than 100 travel agencies and tour operators at the Incheon Airport + Korean Air Networking Event hosted by Korean Air at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown on 15 September 2022. The tourism representatives of Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Korea were the other presenters.  Ms. Tropicales covers western Canada from the Philippine Department of Tourism Office in San Francisco.  (RIGHT PHOTO) Tourism Attache Tropicales (2R) poses with her counterparts from Singapore, Ms. Jayne Yeo (2L), Malaysia, Ms. Ann Leong (front row, 3R) and Taiwan, Mr. James Chi (leftmost).  Also in photo is Mr. Cheol Heum Hwang (3L), Korean Air Country Manager for Canada who opened the event. Deputy Consul General Arlene Magno (not in photo) was likewise present at the event.

LEFT PHOTO:  Tourism Attache Tropicales networks with attendees to the Asia Now Canada Travel Trade Dinner held at the Shangri-la Vancouver on 16 September, where she made another country presentation before Canadian travel trade partners, together with South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan.  The highlight of the event was the unveiling of the travel video on top Canadian influencers, Eileen Aldis and Marc Whiteway, who shared their experiences visiting the four Asian countries.  RIGHT PHOTO:  Tourism Attache Tropicales (5L) poses with Canadian influencers, Aileen Aldis (6R) and March Whiteway (5R), Mr. Rocky Lo (6R), Manager of Air Canada, tourism board representatives of Korea, Singapore and Taiwan, and Cultural Assistant Lyra Ocampo (2R) of the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver.

Photo above shows the Philippine booth at the Vancouver International Travel Expo held at the Vancouver Convention Centre on 17 September.  This travel and wedding expo was participated in by around 100 exhibitors from 40 countries, composed of Consulates (Mexico and Malaysia), tourism boards (Philippines, Singapore, Korea and Taiwan), airlines (PAL, Air Canada, Air North, Eva Air), wedding suppliers, and travel and tour operators.  All three events were organized to bring in more tourists amid the recent opening of borders.  END

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