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DOT offers special Ambassadors’ tour to the Philippines

/ 01:39 AM May 16, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, California — The Department of Tourism is inviting interested parties to the annual Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) to the Philippines.

Now on its 9th year, this unique travel package will include a special 6-night/7-day tour package consisting of two programs.


The Basic Package, scheduled from July 28 to 31, 2014, covers exciting activities within Metro Manila, such as, historical wreath laying ceremony at Rizal Park, audience and photo-opportunity with President Benigno S. Aquino III with lunch and tour of Malacañang Museum, city tour of historic places and museums, and a day-tour to a nearby Villa Escudero in Laguna.


The Basic Tour is available to everyone at a rate of $1,950, which includes round-trip economy class ticket, San Francisco-Manila-San Francisco via Philippine Airlines, three (3) night, twin-sharing accommodation at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati with daily buffet breakfast, two (2) lunches and two (2) dinners with cultural shows and entertainment. In addition, an eco-cultural village tour to Villa Escudero in Laguna is arranged for the participants. This special rate is offered to participants who register on or before May 19, 2014.

After the Basic Tour, participants have the option to join any of the Extension Tours from July 31 to August 3, 2014, wherein participants can engage in fun activities at the country’s top destinations like Boracay, Cebu, Bohol, Palawan, Laoag, Vigan, Puerto Princesa, Cagayan De Oro, Camiguin and Banaue. DOT has declared July as the Kulinarya month thus tour activities would highlight the Filipino culinary tours, which form part of the Filipino culture and heritage.

Please find the attached Postcard and Registration Form for your reference and use.

For more information, kindly contact the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco (Tel. 415.433.6666 or email [email protected]) or Philippine Department of Tourism Office (Tel. 415.956.4060 or email [email protected]). Online registration can also be done at

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