PHL Embassy Hosts Breakfast Seminar for Spanish Tour Operators


Participants to the Breakfast Seminar on the Philippines hosted by the PHL Embassy Madrid and Air France KLM


08 May 2012 – The Philippine Embassy in Madrid, in cooperation with the Office of the Tourism Attaché in London and Air France KLM, organized a breakfast seminar on the Philippines for Spanish tour operators today, 08 May 2012, at the Air France KLM Office in Madrid.


During the breakfast seminar, the Embassy presented an overview of the tourism destinations that the Philippines has to offer and debuted the Department of Tourism´s (DOT) latest tourism campaign – “It´s More Fun in the Philippines” – to approximately 20 representatives from the biggest tour operators in Madrid such as Viajes Corte Ingles, Kuoni, Catai Tours, Press Tours Plus, Club America, Latitudes, Orizonia, Ambar Viajes, Panavision Tours, and La Cuarta Isla. 


Said activity is part of the Embassy´s continuing efforts to tap into the lucrative outbound Spanish tourism market and increase the number of Spanish tourists visiting the Philippines.   According to the latest DOT statistics, there was a 19.66% increase in Spanish tourism arrivals in the Philippines from January to March 2012 to 4,041 as compared to 3,377 in the same period last year.   END.