Travco Holidays Partakes in TBEX, the world’s largest community for Travel Bloggers
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Driven by its belief in new media and the influence of social media platforms in the decision of travel-makers, Travco Holidays flew in its Digital Content Manager and Travel Blogger, Passainte Assem to the Philippines to partake in the leading Travel Bloggers Exchange forum TBEX.

Filipino hospitality took center stage at the world’s biggest gathering of travel bloggers, tourism advocates and social media marketing gurus held during the 15th and 16th of October at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila.

TBEX Philippines has welcomed some 400 participants from all over the world hosted by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), an attached agency of the Department of Tourism.

The forum is held regularly to laud bloggers, podcasters, online travel journalists, and new media creators, who represent the voice of the new generation as a platform of information exchange. Travel writers from all over the world are hailed for sharing their joys of travel across the world in an instant encouraging more and more travelers to experience the same, highlighting the great importance of connecting with the audience and marketing brands through social media platforms, and the urgency to create travel blogs and video content educating people about the beauty of travel. During the sessions held speakers exhorted the audience to share their stories in order to inspire the world to travel.

During the two-day confab, there were diverse group discussions and open-forum on travel blogging and networking, and business to business sessions among co-sponsors marketing representatives.
Pre and post Fam tours and trips have been organized in collaboration with the Philippines Tourism Board allowing travel bloggers to experience the Philippines hands-on giving them enough material to blog about their enriching experience. 


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