Industry's Pick
Marco Polo Plaza, Cebu
Seating up to 750 dinner guests and accommodating up to 1,200 for cocktails, the Marco Polo Plaza Cebu's Grand Ballroom provides a most impressive venue for functions that truly leave a mark. It has been the venue of choice for international conventions, national conferences as well as prominent social events.
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Major International Airports and Visa Information
Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (www.dmia.ph) Located within the Clark Freeport and about one hour away from Metro Manila and the Subic Bay Freeport. A ride to Manila costs at least 700 pesos by taxi and 2,000 pesos by private car. Shuttle bus services are also available. Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (www.manila-airport.net) Taxis, jeepneys and buses are available at all three terminals. Use only official, metered or pre-booked taxis. Taxis charge around 150 to 200 pesos to central Manila hotels and the trip takes about 20 minutes to one hour, depending on the traffic. Many of the major hotels run cars which can be booked in advance, or through a hotel representative in Arrivals. The cost is around 750 to 950 pesos. The airport is also connected to the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) by a two-kilometer taxi ride to Baclaran station.

Nationals from 146 countries may enter the country without visas and stay for up to 21 days. Hong Kong and Taiwan passport holders from have special permits. Visas and special permits may be obtained from Philippine consulates and embassies. Visit immigration.gov.ph for the latest updates. Source: www.wowphilippines.com.ph
Convention Centres
Philippine International Convention Center (www.picc.gov.ph) Located in the heart of Manila, a few minutes' drive from Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Has a floor area of more than 70,000m2 and comprises five building modules, the Delegation Building, Secretariat Building, Plenary Hall, Reception Hall and The PICC Forum. SMX Convention Center, Pasay City (www.smxconventioncenter.com) Offers 21,000m2 of leasable space, including four halls with a total area of 9,130m2, a pre-function lobby, five function rooms and 12 meeting rooms. Is a Persons With Disability (PWD)-friendly building, offering parking spaces, ramps, elevators and designated bathrooms for the disabled. Features eco-friendly initiatives, such as energy-saving lighting and air-conditioning systems, motion-sensor escalators and a waste water treatment system.