DOT/TPB joins Hallo Hallo Town to bring its events, activities closer to tourists
In line with Hallo Hallo Town's goal to promote Philippine tourism, DOT's Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) has partnered with Hallo Hallo Town where TPB's calendar of events activities are posted to have its events have a wider reach of visitors including the Japanese tourists.
"As we continue to market the Philippines domestically and internationally as a top destination in Southeast Asia, we enjoin Hallo Hallo Town users to explore the many, many engaging activities, initiatives and promotions the TPB is having for the remainder of the year," DOT/TPB Chief Operating Officer Cesar D. Montano said.
He added that the opportunity in utilizing the HHT website, where members and partners are constantly growing, will not only promote the events of TPB, but also encourage local and international tourists to visit the country and experience the sights and wonders firsthand.
The attached agency of DOT has successfully organized events such as 5th Kalikasan GP3 Expo Conference, Nautique WWA Wake Park World Championship, and the BacoorMusiko 2017.
Next on TPB's list of events is the annual World Bazaar Festival on December 1 to 22 at the World Trade Center organized by Worldbex Services International (WSI); just in time for shoppers to snag some holiday gifts.
From business meetings to international events, TPB has lined up activities for 2018 which will be posted on Hallo Hallo Town.
Lifetime partnership of Hallo Hallo Town, Bohol tourism office
Bohol Province is the newest addition to the growing partners of Hallo Hallo Town to showcase the serene beauty yet adventurous tourist destinations, and also experience historic culture, events, festivals, and ecotours.
Signed by Provincial Tourism Officer of the Province of Bohol Josephine R. Cabarrus last November 9, HHT is officially the web partner of the Bohol Tourism Office. This lifetime collaboration will help the province utilize HHT’s website to promote the Bohol tourism, hotels and resorts, restaurant, and its promos and activities to expand its reach among the increasing members of Hallhallo Inc.
Its tourism tagline “Behold Bohol”, which was launched earlier this year, is looking forward to attract more visitors as the partnership with HHT will help the tourism office to have a wider reach, especially to the Japanese market.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is assisting the Bohol in making it to be an eco-cultural tourist destination as one of its goals to further develop the province.
HHT proves to be the biggest indexing site in the Philippines as it continues to tie up with more local government units and provinces to help promote the rich history and diverse culture of the country.
AKB48 Team 8 is back in Manila for MNL48 grand registration and audition
The highest-selling and phenomenal all-girl idol group, AKB48's Team 8 will be visiting the Philippines on December 2 and 3 at the ABS-CBN Compound in support for the MNL48 Grand Registration and Audition.
MNL48 idol search is now down to its last few legs of its nationwide registration and audition tour, where it is currently in Cebu City, in search for talented and charming Filipinas between 15 to 20 years old who dream to be part of the biggest idol group in the country. The tour will hold its final stop at ABS-CBN compound to give MNL48 hopefuls a last chance to register, showcase their talent and get a chance to meet the seven members of Team 8.
Aside from gracing the last venue of the registration and audition tour, AKB48 Team 8 Honda Hitomi,Hidaritomo Ayaka, Yokomichi Yuri, Nagano Serika, Ota Nao, Nakano Ikumi, and Hitomi Kotone will also be guesting on several Kapamilya shows including ABS-CBN's Prime Tanghali show, "It's Showtime" where the MNL48 idol search will be airing this coming 2018.
Before the MNL48 Grand Registration and Audition on December, the tour will be heading to several venues in Davao City including Rizal Park on November 25.
As the tour nearly comes to an end, applicants are encouraged to campaign to gather more supporters because unlike other competitions, this idol search will have no set of panel judges andwill rely 100% on audience vote.
This will be Team 8's third time to visit the Philippines as the members held their first fan meeting and hi-touch event in Manila and perform during the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Japan-Philippines friendship last year.
With AKB48's presence, the final registration and audition is expected to be the biggest event of the nationwide tour as applicants will get a support from the actual members of AKB48 who hopes to be able to share the stage with their newest sister group soon.
Keep tab of the latest news and updates on MNL48, visit the mnl48.ph website and follow the official social media accounts:
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @mnl48official
Hallohallo Inc. Join Hands with DOT and TPB to Boost Philippine Tourism to Japanese Market
Aiming to continuously promote Philippine's destinations and attractions locally and in other countries,Hallohallo Inc.(HHI) join forces with the Department of Tourism (DOT), particularly with its marketing arm Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) to strengthen and boost the county's tourism industry, primarily to Japanese market using the department's popular slogan, "It's More Fun in the Philippines".
As one of the newest partners of the government arm, HHI hopes to increase the number of Japanese visitors in the country by supporting and promoting DOT/TBP's monthly campaigns, festivals, activities and events through HHI's subsidiary Hallo Hallo Town (HHT).
HHT is the biggest indexing site in Philippines, partnering with different Local Government Units and tourist-attracting establishments and services to create a one-stop portal to various places and hangouts in the country. Through this website, HHT's social media and other media outlets, HHI and DOT/TBP can showcase the country's breath-taking destinations to its outstanding increasing members.
Moreover, HHI will also utilize it's travel guide magazine "Lani Lani", which is being distributed in Japan,as an additional effective promotional platform for DOT/TBP as our affiliate.
DOT/TPB is a government agency responsible to develop and promote the country as a tourist destination and with the said partnership, HHI as well as HHT, will be able broaden its reach and signed more LGU partners and establishments in the near future.
Hallohallo Entertainment ties up with ABS-CBN for MNL48
The craze that has taken Japan by storm is now here in the Philippines as Hallohallo Entertainment (HHE) in partnership with ABS-CBN Corporation bring us MNL48 -- the Philippine adaptation of the phenomenal Japanese pop group AKB48.
With HHE spearheading this new project and the Kapamilya network as the media outlet, MNL48 is on its way to becoming the next big thing on Philippine television.
"We're very excited for this partnership and with ABS-CBN as the home for our new project, we're very positive that this will be one of our biggest milestones yet." said Mr. Paulo Kurosawa, HHE's President.
As co-producers of this new talent show, HHE and ABS-CBN will showcase a new flavor of entertainment to the Filipino audience as MNL48 will be patterned after the original AKB48 concept. The Asian invasion of this show that originated from Japan has now reached overseas including Jakarta, Bangkok, Taipei and now, Manila.
Hallo Hallo Town, Parañaque LGU form tourism promotion pact
In an effort to continuously expand its list of partners, Hallo Hallo Town has welcomed Parañaque City as the latest local government unit (LGU) to join hands with the indexing site in promoting the city's tourist-attracting establishments.
The partnership has been sealed in a contract signing event held yesterday, June 15, at the Public Information Office of the Parañaque City Hall. Signing on behalf of Hallohallo Inc. was CEO Yasunari Okada, while representing the mayor's office was Executive Assistant and City Information Office OIC Mario Jimenez.
Also present to witness the event were the HHI Executive Assistant Pam Cochero and Operations Supervisor Yuri Sakuma, along with the rest of the Hallo Hallo Town team.
As part of the deal, the city's top recreational spots, including their promos and activities, will be featured on Hallo Hallo Town's website, Facebook Page, and partner media outlets.
Dubbed as the Mega City By The Bay, Parañaque City is a prized addition to the index, especially since it houses some of the biggest entertainment hubs and shopping districts in Metro Manila.
To date, there are 30 LGUs from all over the Philippines that have entrusted Hallo Hallo Town in promoting their local businesses to widen their tourism reach.
3 reasons why Pilgrim Spa is an ideal place to relax in
Pilgrim Spa is now part of Hallo Hallo Town! Situated along Visayas Ave. in Quezon City, the place is easily accessible for those looking for a soothing massage. Here, you can't go wrong with either the shiatsu or Swedish, or a combination of both. But more than their services, they have three other qualities make them an ideal place to relax in.
- Their masseuses are very professional. They communicate well and make sure the pressure is to your specification and preference.
- They have a very family-friendly atmosphere and would be ideal for some family bonding through relaxation.
- The best part is that the prices for the services are very reasonable. You can get an hour's worth of a wholesome and quality massage for less than 500 pesos.
Indeed, it is an oasis in the city for any pilgrim during a long urban journey. What is interesting is that they also have a mini theater where you can watch HD movies while having your Foot Massage! Visit Pilgrim Spa's page to book your session!
Empire Bar & Restaurant: 360 degrees of good food and great views
Hallo Hallo Town is happy to welcome Empire Bar & Restaurant, one of the hottest destinations for people who want to dine and unwind right in the middle of the Venice Grand Canal in McKinley Hill, Taguig City.
Yes, you read that right. This restobar is surrounded by a beautiful waterway that runs within a mall! You will get astonished by the lavish decors and circular structure that give Empire a unique look inside and outside. The elegant interiors and cozy ambiance of the place will make you feel relaxed as you chat over fine meals and flavorful wine with your friends. The place also has a good taste in music, so if that is something that entices you, head over to Empire Bar & Restaurant's page to know more about their offerings.
Emperors prefer Gong Cha, and so should you!
The Taiwan-style milk tea brand that has been winning over the taste buds of Asia is now with Hallo Hallo Town! Gong Cha aims to provide its customers only the best quality beverages that are fit for an emperor. This is because their concoctions are based on the Tribute Tea that Chinese emperors have been consuming since 1000 BC. Talk about timelessness!
The natural, healthy, and freshly brewed bubble milk tea, as well as a host of other drinks, all have a refreshing taste. So if you want 100% freshly brewed tea every day, go to any Gong Cha outlet to get that blend of mild, exquisite flavors in your mouth.
What to eat in Kuya J Restaurant
Hallo Hallo Town has a tasty addition to its list of food places—Kuya J Restaurant! As one of the fastest-growing Filipino casual-dining restaurant chains in the country, they bring signature dishes and distinct service closer to more Filipinos. Their menu composes of Pinoy favorites served with a twist, which you'll surely love if you're after new ways of experiencing lutong-bahay. Check out our personal picks to help you decide on what to order when you dine there:
- Grilled Scallops – The creamy seafood is shipped directly from Cebu, so it's no wonder why it's the universal bestseller.
- Lumpia Presko – This appetizer is made with sautéed crabmeat and bamboo-shoot filling, rolled in malunggay-infused lumpia wrapper, and then covered with sweet garlic sauce.
- Crispy Pata – This is cooked in an upgraded fryer for that extra crunch.
- Pochero Tagalog – Its broth is tastier than your average pochero.
- Kare-Kare – Every batch is made from scratch using actual nuts instead of just peanut butter.
And for dessert, try the Fried Halo-Halo or the Tablea Flan. Sounds good? Then go to Kuya J's Cubao branch today!