International delegates of the Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) 2019 from Denmark, Poland, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and the Philippines explore Western Visayas for their Post-Tour activities in:
PHITEX is the biggest travel trade event in the country first held in 1996. Patterned after the ASEAN Tourism Forum, this event hosts qualified international buyer delegates all over the world to participate in table-top business appointments with accredited Philippine tourism suppliers. Invited foreign participants are also given a chance to experience what the country can offer as a tourism destination during pre and post tours featuring key Philippine attractions and destinations.
This year, the Tourism Promotions Board, the tourism marketing arm of the Department of Tourism, chose Capiz, Iloilo, and Negros Occidental in Western Visayas as one of the post-tour destinations.