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MICECon best time to showcase Clark, CRK

The best time to showcase Clark is now, as it is all systems go for the MICECon 2024 this July.

This is according to Ellen Lorenzo, Manager of Tourism Promotions Division of CDC, who was guest at the Pampanga Press Club Media Forum at Plaza Premium Lounge inside Clark International Airport (CRK) on June 25.

Lorenzo said that Clark is ready to host the event on July 10-12, which will highlight the beauty of Clark, with its premier airport and the facilities that make it as one of the world’s most beautiful gateways.

“We are ready to host MICECon. We have been preparing since the day it has been awarded to Clark,” Lorenzo said

She added that the 3-day event would highlight not just the festivities but also the destinations like CRK and the new hotels in Clark.

“It’s been 10 years since we hosted MICECon. Now we have a new airport with the Plaza Premium (Lounge). This is the best time to showcase Clark to the world, ” she added.

CDC has lined up several activities that guarantee a fun and festive atmosphere not just for delegates but also for host communities unities.

Charisse Lacson, CDC-TPD assistant manager, said that the 700 delegates approved so far by the Department of Tourism, will be treated to a welcome dinner at CRK.

It will be revalled that CRK has been recognized as one of the world’s most beautiful airports by the prestigious Prix Versailles, the World Architecture and Design Award at UNESCO.

The executives of Plaza Premium Lounge, a global brand under Plaza Premium Group, expressed support to the event and to Clark.

“As a company, Plaza Premium is not just concerned about our business. We also try to give back to our community, the travel industry, as we are all partners in promoting destinations and the tourism (industry), ” Marion Satumbaga, PPL Commercial Manager, said.

The Plaza Premium Lounges are located in 80 international airports in 30 countries amd regions.

For her part, Teri Flores, communications director of Luzon International Premier Airport Development, said that CRK continues to mount more domestic and international flights.

She said that only recently, JetStar has started its Clark-Singapore flights as well as the HongKong express, an affiliate of Cathay Pacific.

PPC’s Media Forum at CRK’s Plaza Premium Lounge was co-presented also by LIPAD.