Luxe Escape | IFEX Philippines NXTFOOD ASIA | JULY 2021 |

Congratulations to the winners of the IFEX Philippines NXTFOOD ASIA Luxe Escape Dream Destination Raffle Promo!

Experience the best tropical summer in the Philippine coasts.

Two (2) overseas-based IFEX Philippines NxtFood Asia buyers will have a chance to win a vacation spree (good for two) in the islands of El Nido and Samal. Experience basking under the Philippine sun and enjoy the world-renowned Philippine beaches through the following prizes:

Grand Prize
One (1) winner of a 3-day/2-night holiday trip for two (2) at a prime resort destination in El Nido, Palawan, inclusive of Round-Trip Economy Class Domestic Flights.

First Prize
One (1) winner of a 3-day/2-night holiday for two (2) at the luxurious Pearl Farm Beach Resort in Samal Island, Davao City.

Pearl Farm Resort

The Luxe Escape Dream Destination Raffle Promo is an initiative of the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions (CITEM) in partnership with the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), an attached agency of the Department of Tourism (DOT), and the Pearl Farm Beach Resort.

*Winners who will avail of the prize shall notify CITEM via e-mail two months before the planned visit to the Philippines. Buyers are encouraged to take advantage of this trip days before the next edition of IFEX Philippines NXTFood Asia.


The raffle is open to all registered overseas trade buyers** of IFEX Philippines 2019 who are, at least 21, years of age and based outside of the Philippines.

  1. To join the raffle promo, foreign buyers must be present at the IFEX Philippines 2019 edition.
  2. Upon arrival at the World Trade Center, Metro Manila, Philippines, foreign buyers should proceed to the registration counter to receive their raffle tickets and drop it at the designated drop box.
  3. The cut-off for joining the raffle will be on 25 May 2019, 3:30 PM.
  4. The raffle draw will be held on 25 May 2019, Saturday, 4:00 pm at the World Trade Center Main Lobby. An alternative raffle draw date and venue may be organized by CITEM management, as may be deemed necessary.
  5. Only one raffle ticket per qualified overseas trade buyer is allowed. Only the registered winner can claim the prize. No replacement is allowed.
  6. CITEM shall pre-arrange the raffle winner’s stay at the resort of the dream destination and flight arrangements provided that s/he notifies the Agency, at least, two (2) months prior to the scheduled travel. Beyond this period, flight confirmation on chosen dates cannot be guaranteed.
  1. 1. Registered overseas trade buyers joining the Luxe Escape Dream Destination Raffle Promo are encouraged to witness the drawing and selection of the Luxe Escape Raffle Promo IFEX Philippines 2019 edition winner. The raffle draw will be held on 25 May 2019, Saturday, 4:00 pm at the World Trade Center Main Lobby. An alternative raffle draw date and venue may be organized by CITEM management, as may be deemed necessary.
  2. Once the name of the winner is announced, the resort and airline gift voucher will be presented and the winner will be invited to pose for a photo opportunity.
  3. The raffle winner will also be notified by his / her winning via email immediately after the announcement for documentation purposes.
    — In the event that the winning overseas trade buyer is not present during the awarding, an email notification will be sent to the raffle winner.
  4. The winner must present to CITEM a copy of his/her passport page with photo and signature consistent with the name (s) on the ticket (s). The copy passport page with photo and signature must be submitted to CITEM within 30 days of the drawing or the winner’s prize will be forfeited and will be considered as a donation to CITEM.
  5. The Luxe Escape Raffle prize is valid for one year from the date the winner has been announced. The travel period of the raffle winner to the Luxe Escape Destination must be in conjunction to his / her next IFEX Philippines visit.

By entering this raffle, the participating Overseas Trade Buyer:

  1. Accepts and agrees to be bound by all the rules, limitations, and restrictions set forth herein. The mechanics will also be posted in the website at
  2. Agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material across the social media platforms by the Dream Destination Raffle Promotion Organizers, i.e., CITEM.
  3. Releases CITEM, its trustees, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for injuries, losses or damages of any kind or caused by or resulting from acceptance, possession and use or misuse of the prize.
  4. The winner also agrees to indemnify and hold CITEM harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the winner’s acceptance or use of the prize.
  5. Understands and agrees that the airfare to be redeemed as a reimbursement is subject to submission of the documents mentioned in item no. 5 of A. Raffle Mechanics.
  6. Understands that the travel documents (passport & visa), taxes and other travel related expenses other than those included in the prize shall be shouldered by the raffle winner.
  7. CITEM reserves the right to modify these terms and conditions at any time and in its own discretion.
  8. CITEM reserves the right, at any time, to revoke, modify or suspend the Raffle if, in its sole judgment, the Raffle is not capable of being conducted as specified.

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with the raffle or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Pasay City, Philippines.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of CITEM in connection with the raffle shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the Philippines, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Philippines.

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