Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim giving the Welcome Remarks.

Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim giving the Welcome Remarks.

Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General and the Department of Tourism in Los Angeles launched on 17 February 2014, the 10th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT) to the Philippines scheduled for July 6-10, 2015.

The 10th ACGTDT is a joint project of all Philippine Foreign Service Posts in the United States (Agana, Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.) in cooperation with the Department of Tourism, Philippine Airlines, China Airlines, EVA Air, Korean Air and Rajah Tours Philippines.

The theme for the 10th ACGTDT is “Join, Explore and Experience.”

About 65 tour representatives, friends from the media and members of the Filipino-American Community attended the official launch at the Rizal Hall of the Consulate.

The ACGTDT is organized to enable Filipinos based in North America to revisit their homeland and experience the beauty of the country’s top tourist destinations, take a vacation with family and friends, and explore business opportunities.

The Basic Tour is from 06 to 10 July 2015 and covers an Economy roundtrip airfare for the Los Angeles-Manila-Cebu-Manila-Los Angeles route with choices either via Philippine Airlines  (PAL), China Airlines or EVA Air.  The tour program includes;  one (1) night stay at Sofitel Hotel with buffet breakfast; Manila City Tour or Corregidor Tour w/add-on of US$67/passenger; followed with three (3) night stay at Radisson Blu and Shangri-La Mactan in Cebu with daily buffet breakfasts, dinners with cultural show and entertainment; Cebu City Tour; Suroy-Suroy sa Sugbo Tour and Island Hopping Tour.

Optional tours to Bohol, Boracay and Palawan are offered at additional cost.