This year more and more exciting events are happening in Davao City including this ….

‘Davao Fun Sale’: a ‘must-visit’ event


DAVAO CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) — Private and government leaders of Davao City join forces as they mount the biggest and longest “Big Davao Fun Sale” that will open in time for the “Araw ng Dabaw” festivities this year.

“Araw ng Dabaw”, which is an attraction to travelers, tourists both foreign and domestic, businessmen including families never miss the opportunity to celebrate with the people of Davao and this time it will be more exciting as major malls in the city is offering biggest fun sale ever in the country.

Department of Tourism (DOT) regional director Art Boncato said the planning and preparation of the fun sale even started last year although he said we wanted our visitors to enjoy the best dining and shopping experience.

He said they wanted Davao City to develop a strong shopping and dining segment among travelers to Davao and to improve the image of the city as a thriving destination for business and investment.

The first-ever four-week long shopping frenzy in the country with the retail industry offers fantastic deals like unique activities, freebies, discounts, awards and prizes, he added.

He said there will also be a food festival spearheaded by the Restaurants Association of Davao, Inc.

Boncato said “the holding of this event is a big support to tourism as we also wanted to increase our tourists arrivals by 15 percent”.

SM assistant vice president for marketing in Mindanao and Ads and Promo Vice Chair for the Big Davao Fun Sale Russel Alaba in a separate interview said the Big Sale will also have several fun events that will take place in the different participating malls.

He also said there will be parties even as he cited that they will have electronic dancing and other first and unique events during the duration of the Fun Sale.

The sale will not only be on dry goods but the first three days on March 14 to 16 will be of General Sale (Mall Wide).

He said the succeeding days where it will be on sale the whole time on March 14 to April 16 on Dining, Crafts, Fruits and Flowers.

Themes will come in starting March 16 to 23 for Health and Beauty; March 23 to 30 will focus on Electronics and Gadgets; March 31 to April 6, Home and Travel; and April 7 to 16, Active Lifestyle/Fashion.

Participating the month long Big Davao Fun Sale are Abreeza Mall, NCCC Mall of Davao, SM Lanang Premier, SM City Davao, Gaisano Mall of Davao, GMall of Toril and Robinsons. (PNA)


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