PAL wins ‘Airline of the Year’ award from PSTA
The Philippine Sports Tourism Association (PSTA) recently awarded 4-Star Carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) the “Airline of the Year” award for supporting sporting events in 2018 that generated tourism.
In accepting the award on behalf of Philippine Airlines, PAL VP for Corporate Communications Josen Perez de Tagle expressed the company’s gratitude for the recognition and cited sports tourism as a growth opportunity for the Philippines. He also conveyed the airline’s commitment to continue investing in sports tourism by supporting international events such as the PAL Interclub Golf.
PSTA Founder Charles Lim presented the award to PAL in ceremonies held at the Savoy Hotel – Manila, with Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) President Roberto Zozobrado joining the rites.
In a statement, PAL President Jaime J. Bautista, said “As flag carrier, we want to help raise the profile of the Philippines as a sportsman’s paradise, and our extensive network enables us to attract athletes and players from all over the world.”