HSMA Meets with Flight Center Travel Group

Hotel Sales and Marketing Association took big steps to provide even more inbound tourists for Philippine tourism and travel industry.

Together with Flight Center Travel Group (FCTG), a company operating in 23 countries as of now and targets to continually grow to become the world’s most exciting and profitable travel retailer for their people and customers, was its Product Manager, Melanie McTighe, Baron Travel Corporation’s President, Marilen Sandejas Yaptangco and Department of Tourism’s Tourism Attaché for Australia and New Zealand, Norjamin Delos Reyes, HSMA through its President, Christine Urbanozo-Ibarreta was able to discuss and organize contracting to the Australian market. Australia and New Zealand is potentially a large source market for the Philippine tourism industry, it is a collaboration between HSMA and Baron Travel Corporation to advance engagements in planning f or the future rise of Australian and New Zealand market in the Philippines.

Together in one event are Melanie McTighe (center, left seated), Norjamin Delos Reyes (center, left seated), Christine Urbanozo-Ibarreta (1st row, 2nd standing), and Marilen Sandejas Yaptangco (1st row, 4th standing), and the rest of the HSMA Members.

The meeting was productive on both ends in which ideas and proposals were exchanged for the benefit of all. This is what makes hospitality industry apart from others, being able to work with diverse markets and still can attain a set goal.

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