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Saturday, November 22, 2014

10 Flights to 10 Southeast Asia Destinations for less than P7000

Inline with its commitment to promote regional tourism, Budget Airline AirAsia unveiled its plan few days ago to offer "ASEAN PASS", a multiple flight package to ASEAN destinations this 2015.

The "AirAsia ASEAN PASS" will give you a 10-flight pass to 10 Southeast Asia destinations at a rate less than P7000 (excluding airport taxes).

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said that the ASEAN PASS targets the people who live in the 10 Asean Countries and to encourage more tourism in the region which will also pave way for international guests to come and enjoy Southeast Asia. 

The AirAsia Asean Pass will go on sale on January 15, 2015. Travelers availing this 10-flight pass can visit 10 destinations where Air Asia flies following the no repeat rule in a 1 month time frame. 

A 20-flight pass is also being finalized and complete details of both packages will be announced in the next few weeks.

So what are you waiting for? Mark your calendar now, file a leave and start saving! I'll make sure you get the most recent update about the ASEAN PASS soon! Imagine traveling to 10 destinations for a month for less than $150, that's like availing the JetBlue's popular All-You-Can-Jet and Azul's all-Brazil Pasaporte.

Friday, November 21, 2014

AIR ASIA Partners with Manny Pacquiao ; Opens Manila-Gensan route


AIR ASIA officially partners with People's Champ, Congressman Manny Pacquiao as they become Team Pacman's official airline. The announcement was made in General Santos City during the unveiling of Air Asia's exclusive aircraft featuring livery design of the boxing sensation's face. 

AIR ASIA group CEO Tony Fernandez and Philippines CEO Joy Cañeba went all the way to Gensan to show Pacman the plane he will use going to Macau as he defends his WBO Welterweight title against American Chris Algieri at the Cotai Arena in Venetian Hotel. 

CEO Tony Fernandes said that it's a great honor for AirAsia to be chosen as the official airline of Manny Pacquiao's team. He added during the presscon that the boxing champ's story is an inspiration to all of those who dared to dream the seemingly impossible. Fernadez also mentioned that AirAsia’s commitment in the Philippines is anchored on the same dream to make flying more affordable, accessible and to provide the best quality service that every Filipino deserves.

Congressman Pacquiao is delighted to be part of AirAsia’s mission in promoting the Philippines, the Filipino talents, sports and tourism wonders to the global arena. 

Manny Pacquiao's game will be this Sunday in Venetian Hotel Macau. Inline with the partnership, AirAsia offers seats from Manila for only P199 base fare. Promo seats are available for booking today at www.airasia.com 

Philippines CEO Joy Cañeba announces also that anytime soon AirAsia will have a Manila – General Santos route and vice versa with an enticing introductory fare offer. 

Keep updated with The World’s Best Low Cost Carrier latest promotions and activities via Twitter (www.twitter.com/AirAsia) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/AirAsia). #PacmanViaAirAsia


Tickets to 2015 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival on Sale


Tickets to the 2015 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is now available and on Sale today!

The festival will run from February 27 to March 15 and will kick off with the World's Longest Lunch (a 530m-long table) in Fitzroy Gardens by the Bank of Melbourne. It will be followed by an authentic Southern-style barbeque party with Pitmaster from the US Rodney Scott.

Australia is renowned for its unwilted gourmet produce and world class wines. Almost every city has major food and wine festival every year but the most popular is the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. An event that will make you taste the flavour of autumn.

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is a diverse program of one-off events unfold throughout the regions of Victoria and Melbourne.

Here are just some reasons why you should attend the festival:

1. It is renowned for bringing the city to life with lively outdoor activities. The Bank of Melbourne World’s Longest Lunch includes a 3-Course lunch comprising of kingfish, sorrel leaves and sweet potatoes designed by Victoria’s top chefs.

2. The 17-Day Melbourne Food and Wine Festival attracts more than 250,000 visitors each year and every network of restaurants, bars, laneways, and rooftops have convivial events!

3. There is a two-day Langham Melbourne MasterClass that showcases the world’s most exciting culinary and winemaking talent. Visitors can learn from the world’s best chefs in an intimate class and can even taste signature dishes. 

4. The hottest restaurants in Melbourne bring together the Global Chefs and local leading chefs to prepare a one-off dining experience for their guests and customers. 

5. You can learn secret recipes and techniques from artisan producers and see the best of Melbourne’s food, art and music in one event.

6. Witness the the regional picking and processing of Melbourne's precious grapes. The Festival takes wine enthusiasists to vineyard tours with special dinners among their ageing barrels.

7. Parents can have their kids join free cooking classes at Little Foodies Corner to learn everything from baking to pizza-making and even sushi-rolling.

8. The Community Gathering during the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is what excites me the most. Imagine experiecing Australia's rich and multicultural heritage through an international social event! You get to meet a lot of people from all over the world over a glass of wine.

Most major airlines fly direct to Melbourne including budget airlines Air Asia, Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines. If you are coming from Sydney, it's just a 1.5 hours flight.

For more details check out the official festival website. #WineFestival #FoodAndWineFestival #Australia #Melbourne


Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative starts accepting fellowship program applications

Do you want to join the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative and go the United States for a Five Week Training or Study Program? 

Then check out YSEALI's fellowship programs.

The YSEALI Professional Fellows Program: Where fellows receive a five-week training and mentorship at nongovernmental organizations and government offices across the United States. Submission of applications are due by December 1, 2014. For more details, check here!

The other program is the YSEALI Academic Fellows Program: Where fellows undertake a five weeks of study program at a U.S. college or university, and engage with policymakers, businesses, and policy researchers at a concluding event in Washington D.C. This application process varies by country. Check here for more details.

His excellency Barack Obama spoke in Burma last week and announced the expansion of this prestigious program that offers professional development and networking opportunities to bright young talents in Southeast Asia. 

If You are ready to answer US President Obama's call to apply for Fellowship then visit their website now!


SUN Cellular launches Rewards Program



Good News to all Sun Cellular Subscribers

Sun officially launches their newest loyalty program, The Sun Choice Rewards. Your registration to the Rewards Program will let you earn points that you can use to redeem items like the following:

For Sun Postpaid
You can get rebates, free calls and text messages. You can also have free hours of Internet surfing or get free music credits from Spinnr.

For Sun Prepaid
You'll get music credits from Spinnr, free calls and texts. You can also get awesome treats and exciting items!

For Sun Broadband Postpaid
You'll enjoy music credits from Spinnr and bill rebates!

For Sun Broadband Prepaid
Other than free hours of Internet surfing, you'll also get music credits from Spinnr and other cool perks!

Registration to this incentive program gives you a chance to win a total of 10,000 reward points too.

All you have to do is text REWARDS to 9800 or check http://suncellular.com.ph/rewards for more details. #SunChoiceRewards