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Big discounts on travel activities available in Klook Invasion: Cebu Travel Sale

Klook, the world’s leading booking platform for attractions, tours and activities is headed to the Queen City of the South this weekend for the Klook Invasion: Cebu Travel Sale on April 13 and 14, 2019 at the Activity Center, Ayala Center Cebu.

Klook Invasion: Cebu Travel Sale


Here are five reasons to visit the sale:

Get big discounts on the ‘Big 5’ destinations

Enjoy major destination-wide markdowns to favorite Asian destinations. Get 15% discount on all Japan and Hong Kong activities, and 10% off on all Singapore, Taiwan and Korea activities.

Score hot deals to fun-filled attractions around the world

Get tickets for every member of the barkada or family to popular tourist spots with buy one take one deals on a wide array of must-see attractions such as Ocean Park Hong Kong and Lotte World in Korea. Travelers can also avail of buy two take one deals on tickets to Hong Kong Disneyland, Taipei 101 Observatory, Everland, Gardens by the Bay and Universal Studios Singapore.

Plan your dream holiday

Customize your trip with Klook’s assisted travel itinerary planning and booking service. Go through a checklist of activities per destination and book exciting attractions that suit every traveler’s hobbies and interests such as theme parks, museums and tours.

Join fun games and win exciting prizes

Drop by the different counters at the event and take part in on-site contests for a chance to win exclusive prizes. Cebu Pacific, their airline partner, is set to highlight 22 local connections and six international destinations flying direct from Cebu, including its newest route to Shanghai.

Get ready for a mobile-led and immersive experience

Browse and explore local and international destinations with travel-themed and interactive photo booths. Don’t forget to share your photos from the event online with the hashtag #KlookInvasionCebu. Admission is free when you show the Klook app on your mobile phone or handheld device. Register and get the electronic ticket in advance at

For more information, visit their website at and download the Klook app from the iOS App Store or Google Play Store. For updates, like them on Facebook at @klookph and follow on Instagram at @klooktravel_ph.

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AirAsia opens direct Cebu-Singapore flights, offers P888 introductory fare

AirAsia announced it will operate direct flights from Cebu to Singapore starting November 25. To celebrate the launch of the route, AirAsia is offering promotional fares on from as low as P888 for travel between November 25, 2016 and March 24, 2017. Promotional fares are up for grabs from today until October 23 only.

Philippines AirAsia CEO Captain Dexter Comendador said, “The addition of the Cebu-Singapore route enables us to strengthen our Cebu hub and further connect Cebuanos to our Asean neighbors.”

Flight Schedule for Cebu – Singapore

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Cebu to Singapore / departs Cebu at 4:55 PM and arrives in Singapore at 8:30 PM / Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Z2 7237
Singapore to Cebu / departs Singapore at 9:10 PM and arrives in Cebu at 12:55 AM / Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday


Singapore Tourism Board area director for Philippines Lael Loh said, “The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) congratulates AirAsia on its newest destination milestone in the Philippines. We are excited by the opening of the new Cebu-Singapore route, which will provide more opportunities for Filipino travelers to discover, experience, and enjoy the multitude of offerings in the Lion City.”

AirAsia’s newest Cebu-Singapore announcement came two days after its executives led by its CEO Dexter Comendador with Department of Tourism head for route development Erwin Balane and Taiwan Economic Cultural Office director for press division Jerry Cheng-An Chuang arrived in Cebu last Wednesday to formally open the Cebu-Taipei route.

Comendador added, “Cebu is emerging as the fastest growing air hub outside Metro Manila and we are here to connect Cebu to Singapore, Taipei, Korea, Malaysia and onto to AirAsia Group’s massive network of over 120 destinations across Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the Middle East and Africa while providing only the best quality service and products.”

Besides Singapore and Taipei, AirAsia announced earlier that it will also increase flights between Cebu and Kuala Lumpur from three to four times weekly effective 29 October. AirAsia also services direct flights from Cebu to Incheon (Seoul) in South Korea.

Keep up-to-date with AirAsia’s latest promotion and activities via Twitter (@AirAsiaPH), Facebook (, Instagram (@AirAsiaPh), and on Viber public chat (@AirAsiaPh). (Press Release)

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SilkAir celebrates Singapore Airlines 50th year with Cebu seat sale, other perks

SilkAir celebrates the 50-year milestone of Singapore Airlines (SIA) with great fares and special perks for travel from the Philippines to over 50 destinations around the world.

The regional wing of Singapore Airlines is set to hold the SilkAir Travel Fair from February 19-21, 2016 at Ayala Center Cebu with all-inclusive round trip promo fares starting from just US$150.

“We are excited to bring our largest countrywide travel sale to our Filipino customers. Aside from the promotional fares, the perks we have lined up are not something you find in other travel fairs,” said SilkAir Philippines manager Garesh Perumal.

The seat sale is valid for purchase from February 1 to 29, 2016 at the SilkAir offices in Cebu, Davao, and Kalibo, Singapore Airlines offices in Manila, or during the travel fairs scheduled in Cebu and Manila, he added. Travel period is up to December 31, 2016.

SilkAir Travel Fair Cebu seat sale
LARGEST COUNTRYWIDE TRAVEL SALE. SilkAir Philippines manager Garesh Perumal (right) says the perks they are offering “are not something you find in other travel fairs.” With him is Julienne Irene Chiong of BPI.


SilkAir Cebu seat sale, SIA promo fares

All-in round trip Economy Class fares to Singapore are available from just US$150 and to Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Hong Kong from just US$200, according to SilkAir senior sales officer Kristine Aguilar-Lim.

SilkAir seat sale to Japan and Korea start from US$400, to Australia from US$600, to Europe at US$880, and to New Zealand and the US from only US$950 for Economy Class.

Aguilar said SIA continues to innovate so it can offer something new to passengers. This year, the airline welcomes its first A350 on July 27 which can also offer the Premium Economy Class to passengers.

Rolled out last year, the Premium Economy Class offers passengers a refreshed experience with its wider and plusher seats, she added. Promo fares on this class to passengers traveling to Delhi and Mumbai start from just US$1,200, to Sydney from just US$1,350, to Auckland from $US1,800, and to Europe and US from US$1,850.

Large flight network

SIA has also opened four times weekly flights to Canberra, Australia that connect to Wellington in New Zealand. According to Aguilar, they call this the Capital Express leg.

She added that the combined network of SilkAir and SIA reach over 100 cities around the world. From the Philippines, SilkAir and SIA fly passengers from Cebu, Davao, Kalibo, and Manila and connect them to a huge international network.

SIA has also expanded its reach in northern and central Europe and flies an extensive network of flights in the Southwest Pacific.

BPI special offer

For the travel fair in Cebu, SilkAir partnered with BPI to offer the zero percent special installment plan of up to six months and a minor add-on rate of .79 percent for those who opt for the nine to 36 months package.

Mae Ann Barcena, BPI Cards marketing manager, said selected cardholders may also avail themselves of a special offer that doubles their credit limit when they use their BPI cards during the travel fair.

On top of this, cardholders get US$50 back for the purchase of two tickets beyond Singapore or four tickets to Singapore for the same itinerary.

Travel fair perks

Other perks from SIA and SilkAir include a Singapore Explorer Pass that provides travelers access to over 20 different attractions, including the Gardens by the Bay and Singapore Flyer, and a stopover holiday package for those traveling beyond Singapore. The package includes a one-night hotel accommodation, return airport transfers, and admission to popular attractions.

Customers bound for countries beyond Singapore can also redeem a complimentary SGD20 Changi Dollar Voucher that they can use in participating establishments at the Changi Airport.

The SilkAir and SIA promo fares come with a generous baggage allowance of 30 kilograms for Economy, 35 kg for Premium, and 40 kg for Business Class.

To book, visit the travel fairs or the SilkAir ticket offices in Cebu, Kalibo, Davao and SIA ticket office in Manila.

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Singapore popular destination with Filipinos: tourism board

Summer, the season for travel, is here. Where do you plan to hie off to? If Singapore is on top of your list, check out the new and popular as well as thematic places and events that it has to offer to tourists.

Sherina Chan, Singapore Tourism Board (STB) Area Director for the Philippines and Brunei, said in a briefing in Cebu City that they have all kinds of accommodations — from luxury to budget — for visitors.

Right in the heart of Singapore’s city center is Marina Bay Sands, a world-class casino and hotel offering luxury dining, shopping, and entertainment.

Marina Mandarin Singapore (above) is among the best places to stay in Singapore. With its inventory of 53,895 rooms, Singapore has accommodations for every visitor with rates ranging from P1,925 to P5,500 for budget hotel and P6,050 to P13,200 for luxury suites. Click on photo to enlarge. (Photo from Marina Mandarin Singapore website)
Marina Mandarin Singapore (above) is among the best places to stay in Singapore. With its inventory of 53,895 rooms, Singapore has accommodations for every visitor with rates ranging from P1,925 to P5,500 for budget hotel and P6,050 to P13,200 for luxury suites. Click on photo to enlarge. (Photo from Marina Mandarin Singapore website)

Marina Bay is capped by the Sands Skypark, which offers a view of Singapore from 57 storeys above ground, and has a 150-meter long infinity pool, a stretch of restaurants and clubs, plus the first Louis Vuitton Island Maison in Southeast Asia on its waterfront, said Chan.