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Philippines Participates in the 19th IT & CMA

The Philippines participated in the 19th Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings Asia (IT &CMA) held at the Bangkok Convention Center on 4 to 6 October 2011.

Joining the Philippine contingent led by the Department of Tourism-Tourism Promotions Board (DOT-TPB), were the following Philippine companies: 

• Afro Asian Travel;• Ex-Link Management & Marketing Services;• Intas Destination Management;• Marco Polo Plaza Cebu;• Philippine Airlines;• Philippine International Convention Center; • SMX Convention Center; • Sofitel Philippine Plaza; and

• World Trade Center Manila

According to Ms. Nedalin Miranda, Senior Convention Services Officer of the DOT-TPB, prospective buyers from Asia, Europe and the USA expressed interest in the Philippines and what it offers as a venue for Meetings-Incentives-Conference and Exhibition (MICE).  

The IT&CMA, known as the Asia-Pacific region’s leading international MICE show, brought together MICE suppliers and buyers in a 3-day exhibition showcase. The event featured, among others, destinations, products, services and solutions relative to the MICE industry.

The 19th IT & CMA was held together with the 14th Corporate Travel World.

Deputy Chief of Mission Maria Teresa Taguiang (M) with Ms. Nedalin Miranda of the Department of Tourism-Tourism Promotions Board (1,L), Ms. Teresa Garces of the Philippine Airlines (PAL) (2,L), Ms. Charry Casabar of SMX Convention Center (2,R) and Ms. Phimnipha Kanthanan (1,R) of PAL at the Philippine Booth on 5 October 2011 at the 19th Incentive Travel & Conventions, Meetings Asia, 22nd Floor, Bangkok Convention Center.

Shown in the pictures: The Philippine Booth in different angles at the 19th Incentive & Convention, Meetings Asia on 5 October 2011; Deputy Chief of Mission Maria Teresa Taguiang speaking with Philippine exhibitors; and some of the representatives of Philippine participating companies are seen talking to prospective buyers.

(Photos taken by pmptb)