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04/03/2014: 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour, July 28 to 31

Washington, DC.--Everyone is invited to experience more fun programs at the 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General and Tourism Directors Tour (ACGTDT), which will be held from July 28 to 31, 2014.

Started in 2005, the ACGTDT is an annual program organized by the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Tourism that brings some 400 Filipinos and Americans to the Philippines each year. Participants enjoy a VIP tour at a reasonable cost. Among other activities, the group will have a private audience with H.E. President Benigno S. Aquino III in Malacanang.

Those making plans for the coming summer break are urged to consider the Philippines as their holiday destination.  The basic tour package, offered at $530 (excluding airfare), consists of a 3-night stay at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati with daily buffet breakfast, lunches and dinners with special entertainment, wreath-laying ceremony at Rizal Park, an out-of-town tour at Villa Escudero in Laguna, and visits to special sites in the Manila and Makati areas.  Leading the delegation will be Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr.

For more information, visit www.acgtdt.com or contact the Philippine Department of Tourism Office in New York at telephone number 212 575-7915 / email pdotny@aol.com or the Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C. at telephone number 202 467-9398 / email cultural@philippinesusa.org. (END)

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