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The capital city of Philippines, Manila, is known as the most densely populated city in the world. Metro Manila is a sprawling economically dynamic metropolitan area (consisting of 16 municipalities) and an important center of business, commerce, finance and transportation on the Philippine archipelago. In finance, the Central Bank of the Philippines, the Asian Development and the Landbank of the Philippines are all headquartered in Metro Manila. The city is also a base for several industrial manufacturers of chemicals, plywood, apparel and electronics. The services sector - in particular, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) - has been a strong contributor to growth in recent years back office for overseas clients. As a result, meeting planners will find a wide range of training rooms, workshop spaces, event venues and company party function rooms in Manila.
The city has been a trading spot for many centuries as a part of the Pacific-Caribbean-European trading route. The tradition continues as the city attracts investors and outsourcers with its unlimited possibilities for doing business. Binondo is the city's oldest and largest business and commerce center with high-rises converted into office buildings and the Makati City is the most modern business district offering some of the latest company party functions room in Manila. For shopping, one has to go to Divisoria in Tondo district where all the huge malls and commerce centers are concentrated.
The World Trade Center Metro Manila together with the Philippine International Convention Center are prime venues for hosting all kinds of business meetings and company events with various meeting rooms, training rooms, workshops spaces, seminar rooms, banquet halls, multipurpose rooms for team building. Manila is home to numerous world-class hotels, resorts and clubs that will satisfy meeting planners with their conference rooms and accommodation options for delegates.
Manila International Airport (IATA code: MNL), also known as the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, is located only 7 km south of the city of Manila and acts as the main seat for Philippine Airways, AirAsia Philippines and Cebu Pacific. There are three types of taxi services: a 'coupon taxi' (a white taxi operating from a supervised office with a set rate), yellow airport taxis and white street taxis that are cheaper. Depending on the destination within the city, one can expect to pay anywhere between P150 to P300 for a one-way trip.