AirAsia supports government local tourism program

CLARK FREEPORT -- AirAsia has expressed support to the government's campaign to boost domestic tourism in the wake of international health problem about the novel coronavirus.

The carrier is set to hold a business assembly in support of the Department of Tourism's push for domestic tourism.

The event will be conducted at Best Western Hotel Metro in Balibago, Angeles City on Friday, February 28, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Second Business Assembly will present business continuity initiatives, resource opportunities, and proposed solutions to issues involving tourism.

It will also feature business exchanges with different travel agencies from Central and Northern Luzon, as well as highlight Clark as AirAsia's gateway to local and foreign destinations.

The business assembly will be joined by AirAsia Philippines Chief Executive Officer Ricky Isla, CCO Gilbert Simpao, Tourism Promotions Board COO Maria Anthonette Velasco-Allones, and Tourism Congress of the Philippines President Jojo Clemente.

The forum will also include speakers from the Clark Development Corporation and Luzon International Premiere Airport Development Corporation.

The Philippine government has banned travel to China, Macau, Hong Kong, and South Korea following the spread of novel coronavirus in these countries.


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