The green light is on for Visit Davao Fun Sale

For Visit Philippines Year 2015, Davao Tourism is launching the Visit Davao Fun Sale 2015. It’s the most awaited tourism campaign for the city commencing on the Holy Week and happening through the summer months.

Davao City Mayor Rody Duterte signs on the commitment board of the VDFS

“Big in adventure, shopping, dining and fun,” the Visit Davao Fun Sale (VDFS) campaign, an offshoot of last year’s Visit Davao Fun Sale, will be a 6-week, 7-weekend campaign promoting the city as a travel and tour destination. It will cover all sectors of tourism— tours, accommodation facilities, dining, shopping and adventure.

DOT XI Regional Director Robby Alabado welcomes everyone to the gathering

The summer citywide sale and events extravaganza will run from April 3 thru May 17, and will be participated by key tourism players under the wing of their respective organizations: Travel and Tour Agencies, Hotels and Resorts, Retaurants and Entertainment Groups, Malls and Shopping Centers, M.I.C.E. Organizers Ventures Davao (MOVE DVO) and Davao Wellness Association.

Mayor Rody Duterte, DOT XI RD Robby ALabado, CTO Lisette Marques with the partners of the VDFS

The VDFS Tours Consortium, composed of tour operators from different organization, will be taking charge of the FUN TOURS and FUN Packages. The city’s booking portals is now up: or Bookings with discounts on tours and accommodations can be availed via these sites. Every week, free tours will be raffled off to participants.

The Visit Davao Fun Sale team

Shopping is made more exciting with nine malls and retail stores giving special discounts and promos during the duration: Abreeza Ayala Mall, Gaisano Mall of Davao, Bajada and Toril, Gaisano Grand Ilustre and Toril, NCCC Mall, S & R, Robinsons Abreeza, SM City Davao Ecoland, SM Lanang Premiere, and Victoria Plaza Mall.

DOT RD XI Robby Alabado with the Air Asia Team & Jader Regis of NCC Mall & President of Retail Association of Davao

Dining in Davao is always an experience. The Restaurant Owners Association of Davao will take the lead in sprucing up the restaurants and dining clusters from north to south of the city. There are at least 100 restaurants participating and will offer as much as 20% discount (on one product per day) and freebies for the duration of the campaign.

COuncilor Al Ryan Alejandre with the Cebu Pacific Air team

To make dining more fun and exciting, food trips have been organized by the Restaurant Owners Association of Davao, Tourism Educators Association of Davao City and Guides Davao for visiting foodies.

The DATA Team

VDFS passports will be issued for free at the airport, partner hotels and designated booths located in all the participating malls, or guests can download the VDFS App. Presenting the passport to participating restaurants, shopping outlets or wellness centers will avail them of discounts, and access to all major events, which includes the Easter Egg Hunt, DurianMan triathlon and Electronic Dance Music party.

The NAITAS team

This Tourism Sale program is a joint project of the City Government of Davao-Tourism Office, Department of Tourism and the Tourism stakeholders of the city.

For more details, contact the VDFS coordinator, Tessa Piansay at 0998-9783850 or (082) 221-6955 and 221-0070, or email