Wake Up, Philippines!

Why RP is the Heart of Asia? A handy guide lets you know

Posted in Health, Health Care, Tourism, Travel, Wellness by Erineus on May 12, 2009

Updated April 26, 2009 12:00 AM

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MANILA, Philippines – Filipino medical and spa professionals are renowned the world over for their competence, knowledge and skill and uniquely, the level of compassionate care they extend to patients and clients.

Now, a handy, easy-to-use travel guide to fully experience the Heart of Asia and the health and wellness it brings is now available.

Those seeking health and wellness now have the basic information they need to avail themselves of world-class Filipino medical and wellness services by getting a copy of “Philippines: The Heart of Asia (Health and Wellness Travel Guide and Directory).”

The slim, full-color, attractively designed booklet contains basic information — including maps and directory information — and practical advice useful to international and local travelers on a health and wellness journey, and even for visitors who simply wish to have the option to go to the most suitable places for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation.

Furthermore, the directory containing information on the country’s best hospitals will be useful to travelers going from urban centers to various islands throughout the Philippines.

It’s also a handy guide in case of emergencies: in case you or your companion would need quick medical assistance. “Philippines: The Heart of Asia” is a must for all who are traveling to the Philippines.

The booklet also offers revealing insights and interesting trivia about the Philippines — its culture, history, world-class hospitals and clinics, and the centuries-old tradition for wellness and healing that all Filipinos are steeped in.

Co-published by the Department of Tourism with Honors Integrated Marketing (HIM) Communications Inc., the “Philippines: The Heart of Asia” is the official travel guide for medical and wellness tourism.

It is now distributed worldwide for offshore patients who are seeking complete healing and total wellness to come to the Philippines.

Limited copies are available for free through the Office for Sports and Wellness Tourism, Department of Tourism, T.M. Kalaw corner Taft Avenue, Manila, or through HIM Communications at Unit 2003, Strata 100 Building, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City (call 468-9999 or 910-8030 or e-mail at info@himcommunications.com).