Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu promotes travel to the Philippines

Deputy Consul General to Honolulu Angelica Escalona welcomes attendees to the Philippine Tourism Briefing and Launch of 2020 VIP Tour. (Honolulu PCG photo)

Honolulu The Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu organized a tourism briefing on the heels of the launching of the 2020 VIP (Ambassadors’) Tour on 14 January 2020 at the Philippine Consulate General Conference Room.

Representatives from Philippine Airlines, various travel agencies, media, and Filipino community organizations attended the event.

Philippine Vice Consul and Economic Officer to Honolulu Andrea Christina Caymo (leftmost) provides information about the 2020 VIP tour and tips when traveling to the Philippines. (Honolulu PCG photo)

This year’s 2020 VIP Tour (formerly called the Ambassadors’ Tour) will take place from 19-26 July 2020. The Tour is an annual event organized by the Department of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Department of Tourism’s Tourism Promotions Board and Rajah Tours. This year’s package will include sightseeing tours in Manila, Iloilo and Boracay. For the complete trip itinerary, interested parties can visit the website of VIP Tour at

Philippine Consul General to Honolulu Joselito A. Jimeno (sixth from left, standing) pose together with tour operators, media, and Filipino community representatives. (Honolulu PCG photo)

Travel agents and tour operators can get in touch with the Economic Section of the Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu (phone: 808-595-6316 | email: to find out more about these upcoming tours or obtain information on tourism in the Philippines.

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