Mango Tours president Johnny P. Francisco and employees during their office blessing in Jersey City, N.J. Also in photo is Deputy Consul General Theresa Dizon-de Vega (third from right).

Mango Tours, a popular U.S.-based travel consolidator that specializes in Asian destinations, particularly the Philippines, has arrived in the East Coast and officially opened its newest branch on Newark Avenue in Jersey City, N.J.

Joining its 13 other branches, mostly based in the West Coast, and a BSP-accredited agency in Manila, Mango Tour’s Jersey branch is designed to provide its large clientele from the New York tri-state area the “best and sweetest deals to the Philippines and beyond.”

East Coast travelers can now easily avail of various services such as tickets, customized packages, land transfers and passport and visa concerns.

They can also have access to a number of travel options at affordable rates because of Mango Tours’ consolidator contracts with over 11 airlines.

Deputy Consul General Theresa Dizon-de Vega led the VIPs in the Feb. 20 grand opening of Mango Tours in Jersey City, with Mango Tours president Johnny P. Francisco on hand to welcome guests and supporters.

At the New Jersey inauguration, the San Francisco, California-based company president extolled the company’s technology that provides access to the best fares and most reliable and bookable travel content while clients spend the least amount of time browsing and searching.

He also talked about Mango Tours’ Philippine office which issues domestic tickets, travel packages and fares to various international destinations.

The Philippine branch (866-2-MANILA) also holds a wide variety of hotel and resort contracts, thus able to provide affordable room nights and packages in and around the country, Francisco added.

As part of its promotion, Francisco also announced Mango Tours’ Philippine vacation photo contest on Facebook, with big prizes ranging from a round trip airfare from the U.S. to Manila (or vice versa), or 3D/2N Palawan tour package for two, plus an overnight stay for two at the Microtel-Mall of Asia.

The contest, which will last until March 15, 2012, requires contestants to “like” Mango Tour son its Facebook page (, then e-mail entry photo with caption at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mango Tours will upload the photo on its Facebook within 24 hours.

Sender will receive a notification that his or her photo has been accepted.

Go online at for full details and sample of shots.

Mango Tours has travel consultants available 24/7, who could assist customers about all their travel needs and inquiries, according to general manager Earl Francisco, who is based in Jersey City.

Call 201.604.4188 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Mango Tours’ East Coast branch is located at 535 Newark Avenue, right across the street from the Philippine Bread House.


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