Marco Polo Davao gets Handy

Marco Polo Davao launches its newest and most exciting addition to its room amenities which adds excitement to its guests, the handy Smartphone.

“Marco Polo Davao positions itself as Mindanao’s trendsetter being in the forefront in innovative ideas and practices prioritizing our guests’ experience in every journey they have in Davao City. This partnership marks a leap forward in establishing global presence and complete connectivity in today’s tourism,” said GM Dottie Wurgler-Cronin.

Handy is a complimentary amenity that offers hassle-free travel with 24/7 connectivity to hotel guest services anytime, anywhere. Guest rooms will be equipped with complimentary handy Smartphone, allowing guests to stay connected throughout their stay. 

Guests can login their personal account, type in their stay dates and enjoy unlimited 3G internet access, unlimited local calls and international calls to Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, US and Hong Kong. handy will also have an Attractions Guidebook, Shopping and Restaurants Guide, Interactive Map and GPS Functions and Social media networking and instant messaging. When the guest forgot to logout his accounts, handy’s privacy feature can enable remote reset for protection.

handy has a special feature which links guests to the hotel restaurants, facilities. Guests will also receive hotel offers via push notification. In three months, in-room guest dining offers will be available as an added feature

AirAsia inks partnership with Davao tourism for Visit Davao Summer Festival 2018

AirAsia, the World’s Best Low Cost Carrier for nine consecutive years, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) yesterday with Davao tourism represented by Visit Davao Summer Festival (VDSF) Execom Chairman Benjamin Lizada and Department of Tourism (DOT) Region XI Director Antonio Blanco. The partnership aims to establish Davao as a premiere tourist destination in the Philippines with abundant resources for eco-tourism and available facilities for sports, conventions and outdoor competitions. 

VDSF Chairman Benjamin Lizada and his Execom team AirAsia Philippines Flight Operations Director Capt. Gomer Monreal AirAsia Philippines Head of Marketing Pim Del Rosario

Celebratory all-in- fares from PHP866* one-way are available for booking online at from now for the travel period between now until 31 July 2018. The promotional fares are also available on AirAsia's mobile app on iOS and Android devices, as well as mobile site at

Scheduled from April to June, the Visit Davao Summer Sale is a city-wide sale and events extravaganza that offer affordable tour packages and big discounts to over 250 participating stores and restaurants. Meanwhile, triathlon fans should visit Davao in April for the official start of AirAsia DURIANMAN Triathlon competition.

AirAsia Philippines Director of Flight Operations Captain Gomer Monreal and the airline’s marketing head Pim del Rosario attended the signing ceremony representing AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador with Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo as keynote speaker. 

AirAsia Philippines Marketing Head Pim del Rosario said, “Davao is an important gateway to Mindanao and we are thrilled to be partnering with tourism on this project that has been running for three years now. AirAsia is committed to provide only the best quality service, affordable and reliable air connectivity that every Dabawe├▒o truly deserves.” AirAsia offers several flights daily from Davao to Manila, Cebu, Clark, Caticlan/Boracay and Puerto Princesa with international flights to Kuala Lumpur every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday.

Keep updated with AirAsia’s latest promotion and activities via twitter (@AirAsiaFilipino), Facebook ( and on Instagram (@AirAsiaFilipino).

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