Klook Philippines, a leading online travel platform, is inviting Filipinos to reconnect with their country’s rich history and heritage through the newly launched Klook Intramuros Pass. Intramuros, one of the Philippines’ most historical landmarks, holds significant cultural value and offers a glimpse into the nation’s past. With the aim of promoting domestic tourism and fostering a sense of national pride, Klook empowers travelers to rediscover the beauty of the Philippines and immerse themselves in its captivating history.
A Gateway to Cultural Immersion
According to Michelle Ho, General Manager of Klook Philippines and Thailand, Klook believes that cultural immersion is an integral part of finding joy and personal fulfillment. Travel, beyond its recreational benefits, has the power to connect individuals to their roots, enabling them to delve deeper into the stories of their ancestors and fostering a profound sense of national identity. By encouraging Filipinos to explore their own history through tourism and travel, Klook aims to strengthen the bond between Filipinos and their heritage.
The Klook Intramuros Pass
In collaboration with the Intramuros Administration, the Klook Intramuros Pass provides access to the top attractions within the iconic walled city, allowing tourists to customize their own Philippine history experience. The pass includes entry to Fort Santiago, Baluarte de San Diego, Casa Manila Museum, Museo de Intramuros, Heirloom Filipiniana and Barong Rental, BamBike Tour, and the White Knight Electric Chariot Tour. This comprehensive pass ensures that visitors can explore the diverse facets of Philippine history and culture within the historic walls of Intramuros.
PILIPinas But Make It Klook Campaign
Aligned with the Department of Tourism’s objective of promoting the Philippines as a destination that offers immersive and purposeful experiences, Klook introduces its latest campaign, “PILIPinas but Make It Klook.” This campaign encourages visitors to embrace true Filipino hospitality by participating in proudly-Filipino activities and staying in historic hotels and accommodations. By highlighting the cultural diversity and warm hospitality of the Philippines, Klook aims to provide travelers with a unique and authentic travel experience.
Supporting the Philippine Tourism Industry
Efforts like the Klook Intramuros Pass are crucial in strengthening the tourism industry in the Philippines. Atty. Mae Elaine T. Bathan, Undersecretary for Legal and Special Concerns and Chief of Staff of the Philippine Department of Tourism, expressed her appreciation for private sector initiatives that empower Filipinos to rediscover the beauty of their own country and showcase its multifaceted offerings. By collaborating with local businesses, big and small, Klook intends to continue empowering the local tourism industry and contributing to its growth.
Exclusive Offers and Promotions
To celebrate Philippine Independence Day on June 12, 2023, Klook is offering an exclusive promotion for the first 100 customers who purchase the new Klook Intramuros Pass between June 8 and June 18, 2023. These lucky customers will enjoy a Buy 1 Take 1 offer, providing an opportunity for friends or family members to experience the rich history of Intramuros together. Additionally, visitors can take advantage of discounts of up to PHP 12,000.00 on Philippine hotels across the country, further enhancing their travel experiences.
Preserving History and Promoting Accessibility
Atty. Joan Padilla, Administrator of Intramuros, expressed her excitement about the partnership with Klook. The Intramuros Administration’s mission is to protect and preserve the historical and cultural significance of Intramuros, as they believe in the importance of historical knowledge. By collaborating with Klook, they can provide not only Filipinos but also foreigners with access to the rich history and diverse historical
sites that Intramuros has to offer. Bringing the Intramuros Pass online through the Klook platform makes it easier and more convenient for everyone to explore Manila and the captivating history behind the iconic walls of Intramuros.
Rediscovering Philippine history has become more accessible and immersive with the introduction of the Klook Intramuros Pass. By partnering with the Intramuros Administration and offering a comprehensive pass to the city’s top attractions, Klook empowers travelers to delve into the country’s rich cultural heritage. Through the “PILIPinas but Make It Klook” campaign, Klook encourages visitors to experience the warmth of Filipino hospitality and take part in proudly-Filipino activities. With these initiatives, Klook aims to strengthen the local tourism industry and deepen the appreciation of Philippine history among both Filipinos and international visitors. To embark on this historical journey, download the Klook app via the App Store or Google Play Store, and follow Klook on Facebook and Instagram for further updates and information.