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It’s More Fun to Visit, Shop and Dine in Davao Now

THE BIG DAVAO FUN SALE CONTINUES! For four weeks since March, the Davao City Government, Department of Tourism and The Big Davao Fun Sale Retailers Association has been inviting everyone to shop and dine at Abreeza, Gaisano Mall of Davao, Gaisano Mall Toril, NCCC Mall Davao, Robinson’s, SM City and SM Lanang Premier and participating restaurants that are members of the Davao Tourism Association (DATA) and the Restaurant Association of Davao, Inc. (RADI) and discover great finds and tastes at amazing prices and value. Participating hotels via www.agoda.com are available for your most comfortable and affordable stay. For last minute trips check out the best rates at www.cebupacificair.com and via www.silkair.com. Swipe all you can using your BPI credit cards (www.bpicards.com) with fantastic payment schemes. Movement around the city should be most comfortable in the country’s most modern black taxi fleet of Mabuhay Taxi www.facebook.com/mabuhaygroup. Big Davao Fun Sale details can also be seen and heard from ABC 5 www.tv5.com.ph. This is fully backed up by the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) (www.philretailers.com). Don’t forget to …

DOT intensifies Campaign for Chinese tourists to visit Davao

Photos supplied by DOT XI Despite political concerns, the Department of Tourism wants the Chinese tourists to come visit the Philippines. Trading and tourism are definitely over and above the present concerns, according to the national government. The Chinese authorities expect the number of Chinese outbound tourists to grow to 100 million by 2020. They spend some $45 billion to $50 billion on travel. This big market of tourists is what Davao tourism would like to target. Boracay, Cebu, Manila and Palawan are the destinations already introduced to the Chinese market, according to the Philippine Tourism Office in Beijing. Davao with its world class beach resorts, shopping places, cultural attractions and rich Chinese ties, is now the new foreign destination for the Chinese. With the growing wedding tourism, Davao can provide the Chinese market the island wedding destination in Samal. Other interests of the Chinese market are the beaches, shopping , golf, historical sites or culture, and taste of local food, buffet or lauriat. Basic of the Chinese travelers are on incentive trip of companies …