Philippines: Asia's Next "Bleisure" Destination

Accessible. Multifunctional. Cost-effective. These are some of the critical factors in choosing your next MICE destination, which the Philippines has in spades with its high-quality venues, first-class hotels, and facilities throughout the country.

Complementing this are the renowned Filipino brand of hospitality, warm weather, and a diverse option of tourism activities in its 7,641 islands, the Philippines is poised to be Asia’s next ultimate “Bleisure” destination.

Combining work arrangements and leisurely interest is made more fun and safer with well-thought-out itineraries. The Philippines taking on the role of Safe Travels ambassador, ensures that health and safety guidelines are in place, making it a huge factor when it comes to attracting MICE players around the world.

In fact, this year’s World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit hosted by the country is a prime opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to health and safety and environmental sustainability practices in handling face-to-face, hybrid or online MICE events in the new normal.

The Philippines also bolsters its MICE readiness efforts to create an authentic travel experience that will make each guest’s business trip fun and memorable Through the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines, the attached agency of the Department of Tourism, this Southeast Asian nation rebuilds its momentum in the MICE sector with an enhanced incentive program for all MICE stakeholders.


The enhanced MICE Plus Program is a set of incentives and privileges that the TPB offers to boost the industry by encouraging local and foreign MICE organizers to bring events to the Philippines. MICE organizers in need of event support may send inquiries at or visit to avail of assistance from the TPB.


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