MV 2GO Masagana gives every Filipinos a cruise-like experience.
Manila, Philippines, May 25, 2023 – Get ready to rediscover the Philippines’ best local destinations with 2GO, the country’s premier sea travel provider.
2GO, a part of SM Investments Corporation (SM Investments), aims to make travel affordable, comfortable, safe and fun for more Filipinos. With 17 ports of call nationwide, Filipinos can explore the Philippines’ must-see destinations including Bacolod, Butuan, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Coron, Dipolog, Dumaguete, Ozamiz, Puerto Princesa, Tagbilaran, Zamboanga, Caticlan (Boracay), Odiongan, Roxas, and Iloilo.
Believing in the potential of the country when it comes to tourism, “2GO, together with the Department of Tourism, is really trying to promote our local destinations through sea travel. 2GO is one of the pioneers in transportation in sea travel. We have the largest fleet of cargo and passenger vessels in the country and we have been doing this for many, many years now,” said Frederic C. DyBuncio, President of 2GO Group, Inc.
A journey packaged with excellent customer service and value for money, 2GO makes sea travel more accessible. An advocate for local tourism, 2GO invites every Filipino to explore the beauty of the Philippines one island at a time.
“The Philippines is a wonderful destination to explore by sea. The country has 7,641 islands interconnected by majestic bodies of water that showcase the best of our natural wonders. Part of the travel experience in an archipelago like ours is the adventure of the open seas and exploring new shores that remind us how vast and diverse our tourism offerings are,” shared Marga Nograles, Chief Operating Officer, Tourism Promotions Board, the marketing arm of the Department of Tourism.
Travel with ease and convenience with 2GO
Whether you’re traveling solo or with family and friends, every 2GO passenger-cargo vessel has accommodations tailored to fit every kind of traveler.
There are staterooms, perfect for couples and young families, offering a private bathroom and tub, a lounge area, a dresser, and charging stations. There is also a business class for solo travelers and for groups of two and four, a tourist class for solo and group travelers, and even mega value class for travelers ideal for big groups and barkadas.
It’s a smooth sailing experience as 2GO passenger-cargo vessels offer hotel-like amenities such as lounge areas, a multi-purpose room, cafes, and restaurants. Travelers looking to relax can check out the available self-care services in the salon or they can spend quality time with family and friends at the KTV room.
Passengers can also enjoy the stunning 360 views of the sea and the Philippine islands from the sundeck.
For travel convenience, retail stores are also available, including Miniso, Kultura, Goldilocks, and Brownies Unlimited.
Young Filipino travel enthusiasts, dubbed as 2GOKada, take a group photo at one of the vessel’s favorite amenity, the sun deck.
SEAing the Philippines with the 2GOKada Creators Cruise
In partnership with the Department of Tourism, 2GO launched the 2GOKada Creators Cruise to showcase the beauty of sea travel to more Filipinos by tapping local content creators.
Aboard 2GO Masagana, the Content Creator Cruise is a three-day trip packed with curated activities to help content creators improve their craft and exciting activities onboard including a musical night with Careless artists.
“When we first conceived the 2GOKada, our inspiration was the beauty of the Philippines, and how sea travel is a unique way to experience that. It’s a passion we’ve been wanting to share, and we needed to find our ‘tribe’.“We are grateful to everyone for making time, being a part of this community, and celebrating with us by joining the first festival at sea. We look forward to seeing the 2GOKada community grow and thrive,” said Blessie Cruz, Group Head for Marketing of 2GO.
Start your own one-of-a-kind sea travel with 2GO. To know more about 2GO and what they offer, you may visit this link: https://travel.2go.com.ph/.
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