As travel gradually opens up for tourists, the travel industry is gearing up and has been preparing for the arrival of guests for the past year. See first hand, the work and smiles behind your favorite Philippine destinations with Kevin Lapeña in his journey and rediscovery of the Pearl of the Orient on Hotel Sales and Marketing Association’s – Go Philippines Soar High TV (GPSTV) Season 2: Walk and Talk with Us.
Presented by HSMA, the Department of Tourism (DOT), and the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), get a glimpse of how beautiful and exciting it is to travel once more. GPSTV Season 2 only scratches the surface of what the 140 member hotels and more than 7000 islands the Philippines has to offer. The HSMA together with the rest of the Philippine tourism industry are hopeful and are ready to welcome the wanderlust travellers who have been cooped up in their home.
Join Kevin’s fun and educational adventures as he travels through your favorite local destinations. Catch new spots you’ve never heard of before, hear the stories and get a taste of the rich culture every location has in store. Let GPSTV serve as your guide for your next adventure so you can learn how to Go Safe before you Go Travel. In support of the show’s mantra to #GoSafeGoTravel, the HSMA member-properties are almost at 100% vaccination of its 15,000 personnel against coronavirus and are ready to open doors to guests.
Journey through the streets of Manila, rediscover the colorful Chinese-Filipino culture in Binondo. Get a taste of what it’s like to live in 18th century Manila in Intramuros through its classic cuisine. Experience a different dining experience in the Entertainment City. Find yourself an urban cocoon as you hustle with “work from hotel” and extended business stay hotels, in and around the metro. Go down south to Tagaytay and breathe a bit to enjoy the fresh air of the mountains and lush sceneries along Taal Volcano. If you’re feeling grand, fly to Cebu to catch the waves, what more can you ask for? Sun, Sand, Sea, and Seafood! Filled with culture, friendly people, delicious food, it really is more fun In the Philippines.
See more of Hotel Lucky Chinatown, The Bayleaf Intramuros, Nobu Hotel, Manila Marriott Hotel, Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, Quest Hotel Tagaytay, Quest Hotel & Conference Center – Cebu, and Bluewater Maribago Beach Resort on this season’s mix of cultural adventures, leisure and business travels. With HSMA’s 140 partner hotels and resorts, there is definitely a wide range of options for every traveller’s needs.
Go explore with us and travel the Philippines again, it has been waiting for you. But before you go on your next adventure, being prepared always goes a long way. Plan your trip, follow all necessary public health protocols, and keep yourselves updated. For everyone to enjoy a worry-free travel experience, always remember to Go Safe before you Go Travel. Go Philippines Soar High! Mabuhay! Catch HSMA’s GPSTV Season 2 on CNN Philippines on Saturday, December 11 at 7PM and Sunday, December 12 at 9AM (REPLAY). Catch us also on Facebook and Youtube @GPSTVOfficialPH for our bite-sized episodes and the latest on domestic travel.