Advocacy, Travel & Culture

It’s Not When or Where but #HowIFly

Aside from creating memories on the new places I visit, I also want to leave an impact on the people and the places I meet along my travels.

An online movement to inspire, enable and empower travellers AirAsia and partners pledge to jointly tackle responsible tourism by launching the #HowIFly campaign.

How I fly call s for responsible travel, and the value of generating a positive impact on communities, wildlife, and the environment. Over 1.5 billion travellers are expected to travel each year by 2020.

#HowIFly is a call or challenge through social media and will take via Instagram. It challenges travellers who wish to participate to post a 15 o 30-seconds video on how they fly responisble and to tag three or their friends to do the same. Among the participants, three winners will be randomly chosen from the pool of entries. To know more about the campaign visit @AirAsiaPh on Instagram and Viber Public Chat.

#HowIFly

During the launch, representatives and officers from Sibaltan Heritage Council led by its president Enrico Cabiguen, OceanQuest Southeast Asia training director and conservation photographer Reggie Reyes, DOT Assitant Secretary for Mindanao Eden David and AirAsia CEO Comendador Signed the #HowIFly travel manifesto to signify the commitment to the proeject.

Here’s a theatrical shadowplay presentation of the #HowIFly campaign by El Gamma Penumbra

How about you, what kind of traveller are you? While you have collected so many stamps on your passports and managed to travel more than three times a year have you left an impact on where you have been and when?

One of my most favorite travel this year was when we visited a very secluded island in Casiguran Aurora. The place is a surfing haven, not many know the place yet and I wish it remains as sacred as we saw it. I was there with the brand FreeWaters and I was given an update this week that 20 filters systems have been donated to 2,200 residents of 4 baranggays in the area with the Freewaters #FeelsGood to be Part of the 1,000 campaign. Casiguran Aurora was one of the places badly hit by Typhoon Haiyan and their fresh water supply was badly affected. With the water filters we gave them they now enjoying fresh water wherever they are.

#Freewaters #FeelsGood to #ChangeEverything Product Launch

This is the kind of story the #HowIFly campaign wants if you have the same story, share it and inspire people to become a responsible traveller and not just for photo ops.

Incidentally, Up to 3 million promotional seats are up for grabs in AirAsia Group’s final Free Seats promotion of the year.

The AirAsia Group serves the most extensive network with over 100 destinations across Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Since the inception of AirAsia in 2001 and AirAsia X in 2007, the group has carried over 330 million guests. AirAsia has grown its fleet from just two aircraft to over 170 A320s and proud to be a truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, India and Japan.

From 14 November 2016 (0001h GMT +8) to 20 November 2016 (2400h GMT +8), guests can explore domestic destinations including international routes such as Shanghai, Taipei, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Korea and Malaysia from the Philippines and extending as far as Mauritius, Maldives, Delhi via Fly-Thru and much more with all-in-fares one-way from as low as P202 during the 1 May 2017 to 6 February 2018 travel period.

This promotion is available on airasia.com and the AirAsia mobile app.

Guests travelling on AirAsia X will also be able to enjoy its award-winning Premium Flatbed to Chongqing, Chengdu, Gold Coast, Perth and Sapporo on promotional sale.

AirAsia BIG members will be given priority access to the promo seats on 13 November 2016 (0001h GMT +8). Booking can only be made through the website at airasia.com, one day before the promotion opens to the public. Sign up now at airasia.com to enjoy this priority access.

Members of BIG Prepaid Mastercard and AirAsia-Citi Credit Card will also enjoy priority access to promo seats.

Stay gorgeous everyone!

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