Founded in 16 December 2014, Las Islas Travel and Tours™ (Las Islas) is a DOT-accredited travel agency and ground tour operator in Western Visayas, Region 6, Philippines. With three offices in Iloilo, Bacolod, and Antique, Las Islas Travel and Tours specializes in expertly-designed and professionally-organized tours all over Region 6 covering Iloilo, Capiz, Antique, Aklan, Guimaras Island, and Negros Occidental.
In early 2015, Las Islas Travel and Tours first made its name in the local tourism industry for pioneering safe, standardized, and eco-friendly tours in the Gigantes Group of Islands, Northern Iloilo. In July 2016, Las Islas Travel and Tours officially banned the use of plastic and styrofoam on all islandhopping tours as a vote for the environment. This includes a ban on single-use plastic including plastic straws, plastic bottled water, styrofoam food packaging, and the like. In January 2018, Las Islas Travel and Tours received the ASEAN Sustainable Tourism Award in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
In its five years of existence, Las Islas Travel and Tours has firmly established itself as one of the most reliable and trusted destination managers in Western Visayas with a commendable portfolio spanning various market segments from budget-conscious and premium travellers to high profile celebrities and media guests like Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray, Former Philippine Vice President Kabayan Noli de Castro, Acclaimed Writer, Musician, and Host Mr. Lourd de Veyra, Veteran TV Host and Athlete Mr. Marc Nelson, and TV Host, Model, and Miss World Philippines 2007 Maggie Wilson.
Las Islas Travel and Tours is the ground handler of the Philippine Travel Exchange 2019 Post-Tour in Western Visayas (Capiz, Iloilo, Bacolod, and Sagay) organized by the Tourism Promotions Board, and the FIL-AM Chefs Food Trip Project 2019 in Western Visayas (Iloilo and Bacolod) organized by the Department of Tourism.
Since its inception in 2014, Las Islas Travel and Tours has been consistent in building its solid track record in handling corporate incentive tours, balikbayan leisure tours, child- and senior citizen-friendly family tours, educational tours, eco-cultural adventure tours, culinary tours, heritage tours, historical tours, pilgrimage tours, experiential tours, and island hopping tours in Western Visayas, Region 6. Notable clients include Pricewaterhouse Coopers Philippines, Asus Technology Philippines, Department of Finance, Department of Education, De La Salle University, STI College, Asahi Home Appliances, Styrotech Corporation, GSIS, and SEARCA to name a few.
Aside from specializing in ground tour operations in Western Visayas, Las Islas Travel and Tours offers domestic and international airline ticketing, tourist transportation services, accommodation arrangements, and events management. Las Islas is affiliated with various hotels, resorts, restaurants, and other tourism establishments in Western Visayas as well as to the rest of the Philippines.
As an active player in the tourism industry, Las Islas is a regular member of the Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA), the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), the National Association of Independent Travel Agencies (NAITAS), Network of Independent Travel Agencies (NITAS), and a Founding-Member of the Gigantes Islands Carles Travel Agencies and Tour Operators Association (GICTATOA).
LAS ISLAS TRAVEL AND TOURS™ is registered in the International Property Office of the Philippines.