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Guam’s shopping fest back

The Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) brings back the Shop Guam Festival (SGF), said to be the biggest shopping event in the Western Pacific region. This promo offers discounts and exclusive dining and entertainment deals for tourists during the 73-day festival, which runs from Nov. 1 till Jan. 12, 2015.

Guam offers visitors a variety of luxury and budget duty-free shopping retailers across the island. Filipino travelers can get their money’s worth at Guam Premier Outlets and international luxury retailers at Agana Shopping Center, Micronesia Mall, Tumon Sands Plaza, The Plaza and T Galleria.

Shoppers can also avail of Guam’s SGF coupon booklets and SGF mobile app for added discounts and special festival promotions. This year, GVB is offering visitors a total of 208 exclusive deals through the SGF coupon booklet, which includes deals for shopping, food, attraction and discounts for other in-island establishments.

Guam also offers Filipino travelers a  weekend getaway, since the island is only three-and-a-half hours away from Manila via Philippine Airlines and United Airlines.

To know more about the 2014 SGF, download the SGF Mobile App via the iStore for iOS and the Google Play Store for Android; Like facebook.com/visitguamusa.

Fairmont Makati promo

Fairmont Makati has an ongoing Citi Fairmont Travel Promotion.

Get 25 percent discount on room rates when checking in on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

There’s also a 40 percent off on a la carte massage treatments at Willow Stream Spa on the aforementioned days. This offer ends on Dec. 30.

Fairmont Makati has been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler as “Best New Hotel,” “Best New Family-Friendly Hotel” and consistently ranks high in Trip Advisor’s most recommended hotels worldwide.

Guests staying at the Fairmont can look forward to indulging on its restaurants and lounges, spa and fitness center.

The hotel is also surrounded by dining, entertainment, shopping and sightseeing destinations—within walking distance to Ayala Malls as well as historical and cultural attractions and a glamorous nightlife.

Fairmont Makati tel. no. 5559888; log on to fairmont.com/makati and key in the appropriate promotional code to avail of the discounts. The code is PXCT for 25 percent off on room rates. Also visit www.citibank.com.ph/landing_page/Fairmont-travel-dining-promo/Fairmont-travel-dining-promo.htm.