this year MTV Asia and the Philippine Department of Tourism has team up to promote a radical campaign on one of Asia's most beautiful archipelago. emerging now as Asia's beach capital with a coastline twice that of the United States. last April 22, a group of travel bloggers were invited to an event which discussed the new campaign and some of the upcoming projects. the dinner event was joined by the Philippine Department of Tourism Secretary Ace Durano, Undersecretary Eduardo Jarque Jr., MTV VJ Maggie Wilson, Ms. Yvonne Tey and Mr. Chris Pattinson from MTV, Mr. Eduardo Mapa Jr. and Sherry Magno of Media Contacts, and Mr, Andrew Chan of Second Life.among the bloggers i met there were fellow travel bloggers Allan, Ferdz, Oggie, Eric, Melo and Nina. while it was my first time to meet Jasper, Wence, and Sexy Nomad. fellow bloggers Noemi and Juned were also there.this campaign goes beyond the usual way of showing how beautiful the country is. the use of video vignettes was among the highlight of this campaign as promoted through MTV Revelations. upcoming projects will be featured here like the second life which will be launched this month.a country so diverse in its culture with festivals so colorful like the Moriones, which i recently featured. from extreme adventure to the awesome beaches.
not a lot of people has discovered the natural treasures of the Philippines yet. making it a wonder still to be explored.
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special thanks to Sir Ting Bongco, Ms. Sherry Magno, Ms. Kankan and to the official event photographer for the photos.