March 07, 2023

Philippines Joins 2023 Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show in Vancouver

(Left photo) L to R: Ms. Aileen Gabat of PAL Vancouver Office, Vancouver PCG Consul Analyn D. Ratonel, Philippine Department of Tourism - San Francisco Tourism Attaché Soleil P. Tropicales and Ms. Harvinder Kaur of Infiniti Liveaboard at the Philippine booth. (Right photo) Assorted Philippine products and freebies are given out to guests. (Photos from Vancouver PCG)

06 March 2022 - The Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) San Francisco, in cooperation with the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver, participated in the 2023 Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show (OATS) held at the Vancouver Convention Center from 4 to 5 March 2023.

During the Travel Show presentation, PDOT - San Francisco Tourism Attaché Soleil P. Tropicales showcased the Philippines as a travel and adventure destination for the Canadian public.  Over the years, the Canadian market has significantly contributed to the tourism industry in the Philippines.

Representatives from the Philippine Airlines Vancouver and Infiniti Liveaboard also joined the OATS.  The Philippine booth distributed tourism materials including pamphlets and brochures on the Philippines’ best destination sites --Palawan, Boracay, Cebu and Bohol. Assorted freebies were given out to guests.

The two-day event, considered the largest and best attended consumer show in British Columbia, featured the latest outdoor gear and information on various travel attractions. The event was participated in by over 250 exhibitors from various sports industry and combined a retail shopping experience with simulated outdoor, interactive features and education. The travel show took place in conjunction with the BC Bike Show which attracted guests with its latest bikes, E-Bike Test Track, and special offers from some of the best cycling brands. END

PDOT - San Francisco Tourism Attaché Soleil P. Tropicales briefs the crowd on Philippine destinations. (Photo from Vancouver PCG)

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