PLAN YOUR TRIP

TRAVEL GUIDELINES

The venue for this year’s summit, the SMX Convention Center, is located in central Manila, and easily accessible by car, taxi, or bus. To ensure you don’t miss a thing, we’ve crafted a guide to help you navigate all the best moments from this event. 

 

  • Popular ride-hailing apps include Grab.

💡 Did you know ? 

      1. The currency in the Philippines is the Philippine Peso.
      2. In the Philippines the power plug sockets are of type A, B and C. The standard voltage is 220V and the frequency is 60 Hz.
      3. Philippines has 3 telecom service providers: Smart Communications, Globe Telecom and DITO.
      4. If you want to stay connected to the internet during your trip, we recommend Big Sky Travel Wi-Fi. You can through their website at https://bigskynation.com.
      5. The Philippines has lifted all COVID-19 measures for international travellers.

Visa Information

  1. Register an eTravel Card within 72 hours (about 3 days) before departure. Get your eTravel Card here: https://etravel.gov.ph/authentication
  2. Depending on your nationality, you can see full VISA requirement apply online through https://www.visa.gov.ph

📞 In case of emergencies call:

  1. 911 for Police and Fire
  2. 112 for Medical Emergencies

PARTNER HOTELS

Our hotel sits atop the S Maison retail complex on the edge of Manila Bay with a direct link to Mall of Asia. The building’s architecture is inspired by the yachts that coast the bay. We offer a stylish spa, rooftop pool, and five restaurants. Ninoy Aquino International Airport is 15 minutes away.

This exclusive hotel in the Paranaque district, approximately a 5-minute ride from the indoor Mall of Asia Arena. SMX Convention Center is at walking distance to the hotel, and Ninoy Aquino International airport is 0.5 km away. The accommodation is situated amidst a restaurant and casinos, and only minutes away from Baccarat. MOA Arena Extension bus stop is 10 minutes’ walk from Solaire Resort And Casino and 10 minutes by car from is enough to get to Ayala MRT train station.

Kingsford Hotel Manila is Megaworld’s newest hotel destination. Strategically located inside the vibrant Entertainment City, it houses 529 rooms, three dining outlets, and a 200-person function hall. Its facilities are designed for a majestic travel lifestyle in the new reality.

All 18 stories feature a sophisticated, minimalist, and straightforward design, exuding a cosmopolitan vibe for the urban traveler.

PARTNER AIRLINES

We are delighted to be your hotel of choice as a magnifique stay awaits you at the only 5-star luxury resort hotel in Manila. Standing amid an expansive tropical setting with the spectacular view of Manila Bay, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Manila presents a haven of relaxing leisurely respite and gastronomic pleasures as you live the French Way.

Citadines Bay City Manila is strategically located at the heart of the bustling Entertainment City the serviced residence offers a modern urban apart’ hotel that is surrounded by office buildings and retail shops. The property is part of a mixed use complex with office spaces and retail options at the W Mall, providing guests’ the convenience to shop for their necessities during their stay. The property is located at a short distance from entertainment sights such as Dreamplay at City of Dreams, Mall of Asia Arena and cultural venues such as Rizal Park and Intramuros. Citadines Bay City Manila provides the necessities for both business and leisure travellers, allowing guests to be at their peak performance be it for work or for play.

Located at the corner of EDSA and Roxas Boulevard, The Heritage Hotel Manila (THHM) stands proud along the Pasay City skyline. This classic 9 story , 4 star Hotel is convenient for those with an early flight as well as for those looking to explore the main historic sights, as the neighborhood is located between the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and Central Manila.

An oasis within the exhilarating energy of Pasay City, Lanson Place Mall of Asia is ideally placed for anyone looking for an energising and invigorating urban stay accompanied by the comfort, warmth, and community flavour of home. Inside its doors, you can relax and unwind. Outside, the vibrance of the city awaits.

The Japanese brand of service is one of the best in the world: prompt, courteous, and highly personalized. Bid a staffer near, and be pleasantly surprised with the ensuing VIP treatment. Come and enjoy world-class, authentic Japanese service and more, at the Networld Hotel Spa and Casino!

The 196-room HOP INN Aseana City is located just 10-minutes away from the Manila International Airport and right in the centre of Metro Manila’s fast-rising entertainment and commercial capital. Perfect for budget-conscious business and leisure travellers, this hotel in Aseana City Manila area is right across the Department of Foreign Affairs and just a few hops from Asia’s largest retail and events complex, SM Mall of Asia. The hotel is also right next door to the country’s premier performance theatres and grandest casinos: Solaire, City of Dreams, and Okada Manila.

An exclusive collaboration between Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Sigma Asia, offering unparalleled travel experiences. PAL is the Philippines’ flag carrier and Asia’s first commercial airline, renowned for its excellence in service.

Unlock special discounts and enjoy a seamless journey with PAL and Sigma Asia. Book now for an unforgettable travel experience.

General Conditions:

  • Travel Period: Outbound from May 21, 2024 | Inbound by June 10, 2024
  • Promo Codes:
    • Economy and Comfort Class: FLYPALXSIGMA10
    • Business Class: FLYPALXSIGMA15