Philippines: Tourism Department reported increase of 3.9% in 2011

Posted on January 30, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Travel News

International visitor arrivals in the Philippines hit a new record high of 3.917 million in 2011, although the figure remains one of the lowest in Southeast Asia. While the Tourism Department has not released the final tourist count for 2011, President Benigno Aquino III cited in a speech before foreign investors that last year’s number represented a growth of 11.2 percent from 3.52 million arrivals in 2010. Read Article

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