Zambo to participate in culinary, travel events PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 14:15

Zamboanga city will participate in two major events, a culinary and a travel trade show, this April.

The city is one of the participants in the upcoming Madrid Fusion Manila scheduled from April 6 to 8 at the SMX Convention Center of the Mall of Asia.

The Madrid Fusion is described as one of the biggest gastronomic events in Asia featuring local and international flavors prepared by world-reknowned chefs.

The event is expected to highlight Zamboanga’s sumptuous dishes and delicacies and promote the city’s culinary products.

Meanwhile, the city is also slated to participate in the 2017 NAITAS Travel and Trade Show from April 7 to 9 at the first floor of the SMX Convention Center.

This is the second time that the city will participate in the Travel and Trade show.

City Tourism officials expect a boost in current tourist arrivals through participation in these two major events.

Madrid Fusion Manila is the first and only Asian edition of Madrid Fusion, the most important gastronomy event in the world, which is celebrated annually in Madrid, Spain since 2003.

The NAITAS Travel and Trade show on the other hand, is a travel, tourism and trade fair organized by the National Association of Independent Travel Agencies, Inc. (NAITAS.)

The event focuses on promoting outbound and inbound destinations and tourism allied products and services in partnership with the Philippine government through the Department of Tourism (DOT,) Tourism Promotions Board (TPB,) and the Tourism Infastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA.)  (LAJ)