TRAVEL Madness Expo 2016 runs from July 8 to 10 at SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia complex.
Participating is the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) with attractive offers, discounts and treats from top airlines.
Discover Hong Kong with round-trip airfare from Cathay Pacific starting at $131 per person or from Philippine Airlines starting at $128 per person.
To make shopping easier, take home one of Abbey Sy’s personally designed pasalubong bags with a purchase of round-trip air tickets to Hong Kong.
Mammy Pancake, a Michelin-recommended Hong Kong shop, is giving free food samples from 10 to 11 a.m.; 1 to 2 p.m.; and 4 to 5 p.m.
Take a selfie at the HKTB pavilion or download the “My Hong Kong Guide” app and receive a free gift.
Events to look forward to are the Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show from Aug. 5 to 28;
Ani-com and Games; Food Expo; Hong Kong Summer International Film Festival; and the Lan Kwai Fong Beer and Music Fest.
Tour packages cover visits to Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong Ocean Park, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum and many more.
Log on to discoverhongkong.com.
More Hong Kong events and activities for tourists and locals to experience:
The annual International Arts Carnival invites children, young people and their families to appreciate puppetry, dance, clown theater, musical theater and magic from July 8 to Aug. 7.
This year’s opening program is “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.” Also featured are a laugh-out-loud version of “Romeo and Juliet” performed by clowns, and a show combining magic and acrobatics.
Lai Yuen has mazes, interactive games, crafts, science experiments, T-shirt making workshops, electric go-karting, bumper cars, an indoor inflatable obstacle course, among other attractions from July 15 to Aug. 7.
Log on to laiyuen.hk.
K-pop group Big Bang will have a concert and interactive fan meeting on July 22-24 at AsiaWorld-Expo.
Log on to hkticketing.com.
The Arnold Classic Asia Multi-Sport Festival will be held from Aug. 19 to 21 at the AsiaWorld-Expo. Enjoy all kinds of live sports action, fitness seminars, and opportunities to meet your favorite sports stars.
Free trip to Japan
Visit the Jack ’n Jill Calbee #BestoPotato pop-up store at Alabang Town Center on July 16 and 17, UP Town Center on July 30 and 31, and Robinsons Place Manila on Aug. 5 and 6, and get a chance to win a free trip to Japan.
The Japanese-themed pop-up store offers Jack ’n Jill Calbee’s lineup of premium potato snacks such as Jagabee Potato Fries Cheese, Classic Salted and Garlic; Pizza Potato in Regular and Spicy flavors; Potato Chips in Classic Salted, Wasabi and Cheddar and Sour Cream variants; and the new Ripples in Nori and Sour Cream and Onion variants.
Visitors of the booth can win Jack ’n Jill Calbee’s premium items such as Jaga plush toys, stationery, tees, pillows and a lot more limited-edition items for you to choose from.
Get into an adventure-filled dimension in Jack ’n Jill Calbee’s Virtual Reality Booth. See the world in a different perspective and have your creative snapshot taken with the Jack ’n Jill Calbee Trick Art Booth. Try to catch as much cheese in a flurry inside a glass tube with the Jack ’n Jill Calbee Pizza Potato Game.
Potato chip lovers can also experience what it’s like to be the star in front of the camera with Jack ’n Jill Calbee’s TV Commercial booth. And they can actually be part of the online video that will be released on the brand’s page, Facebook.com/JacknJillCalbee.ph. By picking their Calbee variant of choice and saying why they love it, they instantly get the chance to be a part of the online video.
Jack ’n Jill Calbee will raffle off three all-expense-paid trips to Japan for four people. Every P199 worth of purchase in the pop-up store gives a shopper a raffle entry.
The Jack ’n Jill Calbee pop-up store will also be present in 15 universities in Metro Manila. Students get a chance to join its trip to Japan promo. To earn a raffle entry, students can post about their pop-up store experience on Facebook and include #JacknJillCalbee, #BestoPotato and #TakeUsToJapan.