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5 Places To Revisit In Davao For Your Ultimate TLEX Davao 2019 Experience This Weekend

With its spectacular natural wonders and iconic landmarks, Davao has seen a big spike in its tourist arrivals in the past couple of years. Just last year, there were over two million foreign and local tourists; and this year will even be bigger with the newly launched flights between Davao and key destinations in East Asia. It also helps that Mindanaoans have also been traveling more outside of their respective cities.

With these exciting developments, TLEX Davao, on its third year now, is even more committed to bolster the region’s booming tourism sector. With the them of Experience the Escape, this year’s TLEX Davao will showcase over 40 exhibitors and 93 booths across a total of 1500 sqm of space.


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Conceived to inspire more people to discover the joys of travel, visitors of TLEX Davao can expect no less than a fun, accessible, and convenient way of finding the best travel products, services, and solutions from the most from the most trusted and reliable hotels, travel agencies, airlines, resorts, cruise lines, as well as courier and shipping companies. Best of all, you’ll encouraged to watch out for travel promos to be offered exclusively at TLEX Davao. 


To help you on your journey, here are 5 locations we recommend for you to visit in Davao:


1. Samal

Beyond Pearl Farm, there is a host of other attractions in the island itself—from beaches to scuba diving. Check out Monfort Bat Colony and Talikud Island.


Coral gardens at Talikud Island


2. Malagos 

We’ve all tried the Award-winning Malagos Chocolate but did you know that it is also home to Malagos Garden Resort which has villas, parks, function rooms, and various restaurants, that you can enjoy? Also, the resort is home to various single-origin products, as part of their Farm-to-Table advocacy.

Malagos Garden Chocolate Museum


3. Mati

Three hours away from Davao is the gorgeous shoreline of Mati, perfect for surfers and beach-combers. 

Skimboarding at Dahican Beach, Mati City


4. Digos 

Check out Digos in Davao del Sur, a good 1.5 hours away, for Kapatagan Mountain Resort. It’s a jump-off point to Mt. Apo, and home to beautiful tree-lined roads and a mountain full of pine trees.


Camp Sabros cable car in Digos, Davao del Sur


5. Compostela Valley

Previously part of Davao del Norte, check out Lubi Resort in Kopiat Island for your ultimate summer escape.


Lubi Plantation Island


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Organized by Worldbex Services International, the 5th Philippine Building and Construction Expo (PHILBEX) Davao and 3rd Travel and Leisure Expo (TLEX) Davao will be happening simultaneously on May 9-12 from 11AM to 8PM at the SMX Convention Center of SM Lanang Premier. Visit


16,000 visitors attended last year's PHILBEX Davao


This 2019, TLEX Davao will give you exclusive travel promos and deals to choose from