World Travel Fair recently announced its travel fair to be held at Ayala Center Cebu on August 11 to 13, 2023, promoting its seventh year and the various legs that will happen in the following months.

The current leg in Cebu is their second for the World Travel Fair. The following legs will be held in the six cities on the following dates:

The first leg happened at the Pampanga SMX Convention Center last June 23 to 25.

The third leg will be held in Southern Mindanao at the SMX Convention Center in Lanang, Davao City on September 15-17.

The fourth leg will be held in Western Mindanao at the KCC Mall in Zamboanga City on October 6-8.

The fifth leg will be held in Western Visayas at the SMX Convention Center in Bacolod City on November 3-5.

The sixth and final leg will be held at the One Ayala Trade Hall in Makati City on December 8-10. The culminating activity will serve as the final celebration of The World Travel Expo’s Seventh Year.

World Travel Expo is the brainchild of AdAsia Conventions and Exhibitions International Corp. and AdAsia Group OPC. The Expo launched successfully back in 2016 and only stopped during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Members of the Cebu Provincial Tourism Office, Cebu City Tourism Office, and Cebu City Tourism Commission Chairperson Councilor Jocelyn Pesquera were present during the event.

“We are very steadfast in our objective and our commitment to stick and be true to our promise of becoming part of the unified and indivisible one Cebu island. And so these programs that we are doing, like the sunset cruise, are part of our offerings that do not compete but complement the offerings of the island province of Cebu,” said Cebu City Tourism Officer Neil Odchigue

In their press conference on Jokai Cruises’ sunset cruise, World Travel Expo invited a number of panelists to talk about their stake in the World Travel Fair at Ayala.

RCBC Bankard Services will be providing credit card privileges during the event. Approval for credit cards is said to be under one hour.

Jokai Cruises will be offering exclusive yacht charters. On the day of the event, they will be selling Joiners’ cruise tickets. A person can buy a ticket for themselves to experience the cruise along with others.

EON travel&tours will be offering travel packages during the event.

For airline promos, China Airlines will provide promo rates for their flights. Starlux will also be giving all-in fares for flights.

VIBO Place advertised their expansion of Axis Entertainment Avenue. VIBO Land, their sister company, will also be selling condominium units from West Jones Residences.

In his closing remarks, Pol Cadeliña of GEA Event Productions, said, “The World Travel Expo is an important event to the travel industry, providing a platform for business to showcase their products and services and travelers to discover new destinations and experiences.”

“For the past 6 years, the World Travel Expo has only been held in Metro Manila but this year, we decided to take the Expo to other cities in the country namely Clark, Cebu, Davao, Zamboanga, Bacolod, and congregating in Metro Manila. We call this series of events the World Travel Fair to show that we have a special connection to each city we visit. Our vision for this year’s event is to highlight the unique features and attractions in each of these cities as well as the rich culture, heritage, and delicious cuisine,” he added.

Michelle Agramon studies Communications at the University of the Philippines Cebu. Mitch is a big BTS fan and enjoys writing both news stories and fiction.