Philippines: Government department expects 10 million tourists by 2016

Posted on February 7, 2013 • Filed under: Philippines, Tourist Stories

As reported by, “The Department of Tourism (DOT) is expecting an increase in tourist arrivals to 10 million by 2016, tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. said in a speech at the Manila Hotel on Wednesday. In a general membership meeting with the Philippine Tour Operators Association (PhilTOA), Jimenez recognized both the stakeholders and the public for being the reason behind the Philippine tourism reaching 4,272,811 visitors, a 9.07 percent increase from the 3,917,454 tourists since 2011.” Read Article

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