20 October 2017, Montreal – The Philippines joined more than one hundred countries in the 29th International Tourism and Travel Show (ITTS) held at the Place Bonaventure in Montreal, Quebec. The ITTS, known as one of the largest tourism and travel shows in North American, runs from 20 to 22 October 2017 and showcases 400 tour operators, travel agents, and tourism offices under one roof.

As thousands of visitors flocked to the venue, the Philippines’ Department of Tourism, led by its office in New York, and Philippine Airlines (PAL) presented world-renowned sites in the Philippines to discerning travelers from Quebec and other parts of Canada and North America. Information materials on the upcoming Winter Escapade 5 from 3 to 11 February 2017 and tourism giveaways were also distributed to visitors.

The show included entertainment programs, conferences, food tasting, cultural shows and other activities. Salinggawi Philippine Arts Organization and Pamana ng LuzViMinda performed traditional Filipino dances during the ITTS. –END--