MANILA, 7 SEPTEMBER 2017 – AirAsia has won this year’s Asean Business Award for Priority Integration Sector – Tourism. The award recognises outstanding performance in the Asean priority integration sector of tourism. AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes accepted the award on behalf of the company at the Asean Business Awards (ABA) 2017 ceremony held in Solaire Resort and Casino here last night. The award was presented by Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, witnessed by Philippine Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez and Asean Business Advisory Council (BAC) Chairman Joey Concepcion. The ABA was created by the Asean BAC in 2007 to recognise outstanding Asean enterprises, serve as a platform to spread information on the Asean Economic Community, and spotlight SMEs that have the potential of becoming global economic players in their respective industries.