Day-to-Day Activities of the WUSC-Sri Lanka Tourism Benchmarking Visit to the Philippines


The group of Sri Lankan delegates arrived to the Philippines via Malaysia Airlines flight MH806 at 12:58 PM in spite of a 1-hour flight delay. Upon arrival, the group was greeted and had a lei reception prepared by the Department of Tourism (DOT) at NAIA Terminal 1.

Ms. Anabelle Moreno, TIBFI Chairperson and Jay-ar Magsayo, TIBFI Secretariat, were at the airport to welcome the group and accompany them for the course of their visit. The group then headed to Seda Hotel located at Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig City to rest and get refreshed before heading to the Sri Lankan Ambassador’s residence for a welcome dinner.

Ambassador Aruni Ranaraja, Sri Lankan Ambassador to the Philippines, personally invited the Sri Lankan delegates to her residence for a welcome dinner. Ambassador Ranaraja gave a small welcome message to the delegates. TIBFI Board Members, Dr. Gloria Baken Wong-Siy, Mr. Paul Lim So, and Mr. Arjun Shroff were also present at the welcome dinner to formally meet the group.

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