PAL launches Shanghai Expo Promotion

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Thursday, 6 May 2010

Philippine Airlines has launched a Swingaround tour package to the Shanghai World Expo 2010 priced from US$387 per person on twin-sharing basis.

The promotion includes round-trip Fiesta Class airfare between Manila and Shanghai, two nights hotel accommodation with daily breakfast, airport transfers, seat-in-coach transfers from selected pick-up points to the Expo site and back, and a one-day World Expo park ticket.

The tour package is valid from 8 May 2010 until 20 October 2010. Surcharges, fees, taxes and restrictions apply.

The Shanghai World Expo 2010 gathers about 200 nations and international organizations exhibiting their attractions in pavilions and displays. Over 70 million guests are expected to visit Shanghai in what is touted to be the biggest-ever world expo.

The Expo, which has the theme "Better City, Better Life," will showcase the participating countries' culture and nature, history and people, economy and technology and how these interact with each other.

The Philippine Pavilion, with the theme "Performing Cities", highlights the role of artists in city development. The pavilion has three areas: Hilot (traditional Philippine massage), Travel Cafe (local cuisine and coffee) and Sulyap (a boutique that feature glimpses of the Philippines).

The expo features different showcases every month: May giftwares and wareables; June food, health, wellness and tourism; July mining; August information technology and creative industry; September furniture, furnishings and visual arts; and October educational services, real estate development.

PAL flies to Shanghai daily using modern Airbus A320 aircraft.

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