Get ready for Singapore’s Virtual FAM Tour with Asia Now on Nov. 17

Get ready for Singapore’s Virtual FAM Tour with Asia Now on Nov. 17

In an effort to inspire and educate Canadian travel agents, Asia Now – a group of national tourism bodies for Korea, Philippines, Singapore, and Taiwan – has launched a first-of-its-kind series of Virtual FAMs to push international travel across its 4 different countries. Hosted on Facebook Live, this campaign is designed to inspire awareness and consideration of the partnered countries, through highlighting unique experiences, customized itineraries and interactive video footage.



On Wednesday, Nov. 17 the Singapore Tourism Board will host Asia Now’s second Virtual FAM Tour.

“Join us as we explore Tiong Bahru Market, one of the best hawker centres in town. Whether it’s the famous Chwee Kueh (steamed rice cake topped with preserved radish) or mouth-watering Pau (steamed bun), there is something for everyone!” says the Singapore Tourism Board.

The live virtual tour will start on Nov. 17 at 6:00 p.m. PST / 9:00 p.m. EST.

Here are 3 simple steps to RSVP and enjoy the live tour:

Step 1 – Join the Asia Now Facebook Page
Step 2 – RSVP ‘Going’ under event page
Step 3 – Join live on Nov. 17  (Facebook Live)

“Sit back, relax and enjoy our live tour!” says the Singapore Tourism Board.

Canadian travel agents can register for the other virtual FAM tours via Facebook and receive important updates and notifications.

Following the four Virtual FAM tours, Asia Now will be hosting a virtual game night to quiz and test participants’ knowledge of the 4 different countries. The Virtual Game Night will be on Nov. 24 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Agents can register here to play.

More than $3,000 in cash prizes along with one roundtrip ticket to participating Asia Now destinations courtesy of Air Canada (official airline sponsor of Asia Now) will be given away.

  • 1st place – $1,000 in cash + 1 roundtrip economy class tickets from Canada to Korea, Philippines, Singapore or Taiwan
  • 2nd place – $500 Visa gift card
  • 3rd Place – $300 Visa gift card
  • 4th place – $200 Visa gift card
  • 5th place – $100 Visa gift card


Asia Now is a group of National Tourism Organizations, comprising Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, that has banded together to create learning experiences and selling techniques for the Canadian travel industry.



Air Canada operates daily nonstop service to Seoul Incheon Airport aboard the 787 Dreamliner. Flights are available from Vancouver and Toronto. Numerous partner airlines conveniently connect customers via Seoul and other Asia gateways to the Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan. Safety is always the top priority. Air Canada’s CleanCare+ program offers enhanced health and safety measures. Customers are permitted unlimited free flight changes, subject to availability, plus added flexibility in case of cancellations.

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