1.82M foreign tourists will visit the Philippines this 2022 – DOT

MANILA, Philippines- 1.8 million foreign tourists have visited the Philippines this year, which is higher compared to the government’s forecast, according to the Department of Tourism. In the Palace press briefing, DOT Secretary Christina Frasco said that the total number of tourists reached 1,827,603 as of Tuesday. “Notably, this exceeds the previous projections of the Department of Tourism before June 30, which pegged international arrivals only at 1.7 million by

2M foreign tourists, DOT target this year

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Tourism’s target is to reach two million foreign tourists who will visit the country this year. This was announced by DOT Secretary Christina Frasco on Friday, October “The goal of course is to get it to the 2 million number. We’re doing the very best that we can to make the Philippines open for international travel and also to improve our enabling mechanisms for

Chinese tourists welcome to the country – DOT

MANILA, Philippines – The country will welcome the return of Chinese tourists when China’s border opens to outbound leisure travel. This was announced by the Department of Tourism on Wednesday, October 13, one day after the Chinese Embassy clarified that the country is not on the blacklist of tourist destinations for their citizens due to offshore gaming operations. “Currently, China has not yet reopened its borders to outbound leisure travel

More than 1.6M int'l travelers visited the Philippines from February – DOT

MANILA, Philippines- More than 1.6 million international travelers have arrived in the Philippines since the re-opening of leisure travel in February this year, according to the Department of Tourism (DOT) this Thursday. In the Senate committee hearing, DOT Secretary Christina Frasco reported that the country recorded 1,664,550 international arrivals until this Wednesday. This is higher from 163,879 international tourist arrivals in 2021. “Please note that for the internal projections of