31/05/2016: BIGGER AND BETTER NOW TOUR 2016 ANNOUNCES NEW DATES, FUN-FILLED PROGRAM FOR NEXT-GEN FIL-AMS
31 May 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Next generation Filipino-Americans aged 18 to 44 looking for excitement and adventure in the Philippines may now sign up for the “Now Philippines Tour” or simply, NOW Tour 2016, to be held on new dates 26 August – 3 September 2016 in Manila, Cebu, and Dumaguete.
The NOW Tour 2016 is organized by The Travel Outlet, with the support and cooperation of the Philippine Embassy and Consulates General in the United States, the Department of Tourism, US-Philippines Society, and Philippines-based Resort 4 U.
The organizers are also pleased to announce that the Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the official airline of choice for the NOW Tour 2016. PAL arranged a special package for interested participants of the tour, as indicated below:
If you pay in full by June 10:
From Los Angeles (LAX) - $2,545
From New York (JFK) - $2,845
If you don't pay in full until July 1:
From Los Angeles Full package Air/Land - $2,695/per person
From New York Full Package Air/Land - US $2,995/per person
The special package above is subject to inventory availability and has limited number of seats. Prices are good until 01 July 2016 and includes international and Philippine domestic air and land package.
For international and domestic air packages only, PAL has the following rates which includes 2 pieces of baggage free on ALL legs:
West Coast Price of $900: LAX - Manila plus bonus Domestic Air Manila - Dumaguete and Cebu – Manila
East Coast Price of $1,200: JFK - Manila plus bonus Domestic Air Manila - Dumaguete and Cebu – Manila
“NOW Tour 2016 offers a unique experience to the young Filipino-Americans who are eager to learn more about their country of heritage and reconnect with their Filipino roots. It is a great opportunity for self discovery and self awareness. It is my hope that this inaugural tour will serve as an avenue for young Filipino-Americans to remain connected with their Filipino roots and rekindle in them a desire to give back to their country of heritage”, Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia said.
The nine-day tour program includes church and historical site visits, island hopping, coral reef planting, interaction with local communities and experiencing local Filipino practices among others.