AirAsia’s CreateCamp reveals five finalists

FIVE students from Manila, Baguio, Cebu and Iloilo have been named finalists of #AirAsiaCreateCamp, the airline’s social media reality search for young, aspiring, and creative individuals who will showcase their best photography and videography skills to become part of AirAsia’s community of online storytellers.

The competition, which aims to develop and empower young Filipino talents by providing mentorship programs, technical know-how, and support, opened the search in July with over 500 entries received online. After an initial judging period, participants were narrowed down to 50 with select panel of judges declaring top 5 entries based on creativity, originality, and quality of storytelling.

AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador said, “We are amazed with the quality of work from these young talents and this competition highlights just how much talent and skills are just out there waiting to be discovered, supported, and be given a platform to shine. We are proud to bring finalist from Northern Luzon, Manila and Visayas to compete for the first-ever social media reality show.”

Paul Garrido from Mapua Institute of Technology; Raymond Baguilat from University of Baguio; Beatrice Paragas from University of the Philippines; Angela Cara Durano from De La Salle University in Cebu; and John Paul Saluba from University of Iloilo were named #AirAsiaCreateCamp finalists today at a press event held in Makati City.

The five finalists will travel to Bohol, Palawan, Tacloban, and the Cordilleras region and shall undergo rigid trainings and workshops over a month long period. Their journey will be documented and shared in AirAsia’s social media platforms and the public can vote for their favorite finalist. They will also be mentored by AirAsia storytellers namely, Patrick Martin, Kyrke Jaleco, Nella Lomotan, Ayen dela Torre, Rachel Halili, Javi Cang, Enzo Cruz, Benj Ramos and Paolo Cuarteron.

The grand winner will receive over 1 million pesos worth of  prizes composed of AirAsia Philippines flights to domestic and international destinations, Apple Macbook Pro 13, Nikon D5600, fully sponsored three-day two-night stay at Amorita Resorts in Bohol, and will become an official member of AirAsia Storytellers community.

Keep updated with AirAsia’s CreateCamp search via #AirAsiaCreateCamp and #CreateCamp or go to



Step Up Your Everyday Drive with the New Chevrolet Trax

THE Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI), the exclusive importer and distributor of Chevrolet automobiles and parts in the country, introduces a new expressive take on Chevrolet’s global urban SUV – the new Chevrolet Trax.

The new Chevrolet Trax builds on the high quality performance of its predecessor, with a focus on improving customer appeal through refinement, exceptional fit and finish and the use of premium materials throughout the vehicle’s interior.

With its contemporary design elements, including an all-new front-end appearance and a fresh premium interior, complemented by a suite of active safety features and an upgraded infotainment system, the new Chevrolet Trax is set to step up your everyday drive.


Dynamic drive with turbocharged performance

The new Chevrolet Trax is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 140 horsepower at 4,900-6,000 rpm and 200Nm of torque at 1,850-4,900 rpm. Matched with a six-speed automatic transmission, the new Chevrolet Trax is agile enough to navigate through the city, and refined and powerful enough to make those longer trips just as enjoyable.


Contemporary Design

The new Chevrolet Trax boasts a modern appearance that leverages the new Chevrolet global design language including major styling enhancements on its front and rear fascias. Its sculptural and sophisticated design speaks of the crossover SUV’s agile and fun-to-drive personality.

The new Trax crossover SUV sits on an 18-inch aluminum alloy rims and features a chrome skidplate, giving it a sporty stance on the road. The front fascia incorporates Chevrolet’s new proportioned dual-port grille. New sleek headlamps flow around the corners and into the front fenders. The Trax now has halogen projector headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lamps as well as LED tail lamps. Chrome also accents the outboard fog lamp bezels.

The new Chevrolet Trax is available in eight different colors: Summit White, Abalone White, Switchblade Silver, Black Meet Kettle, Boracay Blue, Son of a Gun Gray, Pull Me Over Red, and Velvet Red.


Premium Interior

The Trax’s premium styling continues inside, with a fresh new console design including contrast trim detail and sweeping dash design all focused around the 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system.

Its modified instrument panel interprets Chevrolet’s signature dual-cockpit design more expressively, with an upper dashboard that flows uninterrupted across the panel to enhance the perception of spaciousness.

The new Chevrolet Trax offers multiple seating configurations, providing room for up to five passengers and flexible cargo space for objects of up to eight feet long with the front passenger seat folded down.

Also new for the Trax is an instrument cluster that features a new gauge display with prominent analog speedometer and tachometer readouts along with digital displays from the standard driver information center.


Enhanced connectivity and new active safety features

The new Chevrolet Trax’s redesigned center instrument panel offers an upgraded 7-inch touchscreen Chevrolet MyLink Infotainment System designed to support the latest connectivity technologies, including seamless mobile phone integration, voice commands, and steering wheel controls.

Numerous active and passive safety features are available in the new Chevrolet Trax, with six airbags, keyless entry, Anti-lock Braking System with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Cornering Brake Control, Traction Control System, Rear Wheel Boost, Roll Over Mitigation, Panic Brake Assist, Straight Line Stability, Engine Drag Control, Hill Start Assist, and Hill Descent Control, all designed to help drivers to prevent potential crash situations.


Superb comfort and convenience

The new Chevrolet Trax has smart features that provide comfort and convenience for both driver and passenger.  It comes with electronic cruise control, push start/stop button, tire pressure monitoring system, reverse camera, 230-volt socket, and heated power side mirror with turn signal lamp.


Chevrolet Complete Care

The new Chevrolet Trax is backed by the Chevrolet Complete Care Program to give customers a worry-free drive.

It comes with the Chevrolet 5-year Warranty Program, which offers coverage of five years or 100,000 kms, whichever comes first; automatic enrollment in the 24/7 Chevrolet Emergency Roadside Support for 3 years, with an option to renew on the 4th year of ownership; access to 24/7 Customer Care Hotline; guaranteed one-hour express service for select services; and non-stop service in select service centers.

The new Chevrolet Spark is now available in authorized Chevrolet dealerships nationwide. Pricing for the Trax is as follows:


  • Chevrolet Trax 1.4L LS AT :           Php 1,123,888.00
  • Chevrolet Trax 1.4L LT AT :           Php 1,358,888.00


Get to know more about the Chevrolet Trax by visiting any of the authorized Chevrolet dealerships nationwide or by logging on to or liking the Chevrolet Philippines Facebook page.

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