June 26, 2018

Hit Korean show One Night Food Trip returns to the Philippines - K-Pop’s hottest idols tour the Philippines on a wild 48-hour gastronomic frenzy


Nichkhun and Alexander “Xander” Lee 
Asia’s craziest food contest returns to the Philippines as One Night Food Trip – International Edition enters its second season on tvN Asia. This time, K-pop heartthrobs Nichkhun of boy band 2PM and actor-host Alexander “Xander” Lee face off against celebrity cousins Danica Sotto-Pingris and Ciara Sotto in a culinary frenzy around the country. One Night Food Trip – International Edition will fly exclusively with Cebu Pacific for the entire second season.

Ciara Sotto and Danica Sotto-Pingris

Based on popular Korean food competition show One Night Food Trip, the international edition adds a twist by having K-pop celebrities travel to various Asian destination including the Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, and Malaysia where they eat, play, and compete against local celebrities. Each team must complete missions involving exotic flavors and cultural attractions to earn stamps. The team that collects the most stamps within 48 hours takes home the Golden Passport.

Nichkhun

Alexander “Xander” Lee

In the Philippine segment of the show, Nichkhun and Xander jet-set together from Cebu to Pampanga, while celebrity chef Danica and singer-actress Ciara take a separate route from Coron to Legazpi for a unique experience of the country’s sights and delicacies. One of their stops is at luxury integrated resort City of Dreams Manila where they explore the Forbes five-star hotel, NÜWA, try out decadent dishes at the award-winning Crystal Dragon restaurant, and immerse in the DreamWorks-inspired interactive play space called DreamPlay.

The four-episode Philippine segment on Season 2 airs on 30 July (Monday) at 18:30 (GMT+8). 

It is in partnership with the Tourism Promotions Board, an attached agency of the Department of Tourism, that markets and promotes the Philippines domestically and internationally as a world-class tourism destination.

Aside from 2PM, Nichkhun is also a songwriter, actor and model, with television and film projects in South Korea and China. On the other hand, Xander Lee is a former member of the South Korean boy band U-KISS. His most recent projects include the lead role in a Philippine TV series “My Korean Jagiya,” opposite Heart Evangelista.

From the Philippines, Danica Sotto-Pingris is a television host and celebrity chef, with a degree in Culinary Arts and Technology Management from the Center for Culinary Arts Manila. Her cousin, Ciara Sotto, is a television host, singer, actress and expert pole dancer. She regularly teaches pole dancing classes in Manila.

Cebu Pacific, the official carrier of One Night Food Trip – International Edition 2, has the widest network within the Philippines with 37 domestic destinations, which made traveling and shooting from one island to another easier with seamless inter-island connections, sparing the hosts and crew from flying to bigger airport hubs just to move across the Philippines. Aside from a direct flight between Manila and Incheon, Cebu Pacific also flies directly from Incheon to Cebu, making it easier to get to popular beach destinations like Mactan Island or Bohol, or connect to 26 international destinations that span the Middle East, Asia, Australia and the United States (Guam).

One Night Food Trip – International Edition debuted in 2017 on tvN in Asia with sister-and-brother K-pop idols, Sandara “Dara” Park and Thunder pairing against TV host Grace Lee and radio DJ Sam YG for the Philippine segment.

One Night Food Trip – International Edition will premiere exclusively on tvN on 30 July (Monday) at 18:30 (GMT+8). tvN is available in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, with subtitles in English, Chinese, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia and Thai.

Follow One Night Food Trip – International Edition Season 2 on social media with hashtags #OneNightFoodTripIntl2, #ONFTIntl2, #CEBTravels and #tvNAsia.

Learn more about tvN on Facebook @Ch.tvNAsia, Instagram @tvNAsia, and Twitter @tvN_Asia. tvN, where fun takes off!

Official Airline Partner: Cebu Pacific

The show is supported by:

-              Tourism Promotions Board Philippines
-              City of Dreams, Manila

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About Cebu Pacific
Cebu Pacific is the largest carrier in the Philippine air transportation industry, offering its low-cost services to more destinations and routes with higher flight frequency within the Philippines than any other airline. Cebu Pacific currently offers over 100 flights a week between the Philippines, South Korea and ten other Southeast Asian destinations, including Jakarta and Denpasar (Bali) in Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia; Singapore; Thailand; Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam; Hong Kong; and Taiwan.

Founded in 1996, Cebu Pacific has carried over 150 million passengers since inception across 37 destinations within the Philippines and 26 international destinations across Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Guam. It operates one of the youngest fleets in the world with an average age of below five years old for all its aircraft. Its 67-strong fleet is comprised of five Airbus A321ceo (Current Engine Option), 36 Airbus A320, eight Airbus A330, eight ATR 72-500, and ten ATR 72-600 aircraft.

For bookings and inquiries, guests can visit http://www.cebupacificair.com, or call the reservation hotlines (+632)7020-888 or (+6332)230-8888. The latest seat sales can be found in the official Twitter (@CebuPacificAir) and Facebook pages. Guests may also download the Cebu Pacific official mobile app on the App Store and Google Play.

About tvN
The no. 1 pay TV channel in Korea, tvN is expanding to Asia-Pacific. Being the content trend leader, tvN provides the best general entertainment through express top-rated variety shows, record breaking hit dramas, world class music shows, trend leading lifestyle programes, and star-studded original productions exclusively for Asian viewers. tvN is available in Asia-Pacific countries, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. tvN is owned by CJ E&M, a Korean leading media conglomerate.
tvN, where fun takes off!

About CJ E&M
CJ E&M is Asia’s leading content and media company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. Since 2011, with five main business units -broadcast, film, music, live entertainment and animation, CJ E&M is contributing to promote Korean culture around the world, through the company's 'One Source, Multi-Content' strategy. As a trend leader in Asia, CJ E&M has produced and distributed various popular content, some of which include Asia’s largest music festival Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), leading Hallyu convention KCON, Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, record-breaking box office hits Roaring Currents (2014), Ode to My Father (2014) and Veteran (2015), along with sought-after television programs such as Guardian: The Lonely and Great GodThe Legend of the Blue SeaGrandpas over Flowers and more.

With regional offices in Asia and the U.S., CJ E&M currently employs over 2,000 people worldwide, and is traded on KOSDAQ under the ticker 130960. For more information, please visit: http://en.cjenm.com

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