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Philippine tourist arrivals target a hard task—industry officials

The country’s No. 1 tourist draw Boracay Island. Lowering the threshold of employment requirement to a more reasonable number “will allow smaller investments to come in and go into industries like tourism, which will facilitate the entry of more foreign nationals and investments,” says the Joint Foreign Chambers.  FILE PHOTO

The Philippines will have a tough time getting 10 million tourists each year by 2016 amid bad roads and unexpected setbacks, industry officials said Tuesday.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Tourist arrivals from Taiwan, Malaysia post biggest growths this year

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Tourists from Malaysia and Taiwan posted among the biggest jumps in arrivals this year as the tourism industry picked up through renewed marketing and enhanced air connectivity with key cities, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday.

Posted: December 29th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Singapore lures record number of visitors

Singapore welcomed a record 13 million overseas visitors last year – the majority arriving from Asia, official data showed Tuesday.

Posted: February 7th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

CamSur is No. 1 tourist draw in 2010

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The province of Camarines Sur drew more foreign and domestic tourists last year, besting perennial favorites like Metro Manila, Cebu and Boracay to become the top tourism destination in the country, according to official government data.

Posted: August 23rd, 2011 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

DoT eyes big increase in Chinese tourists

Tourism Secretary Alberto Aldaba Lim is targeting to substantially increase the number of Chinese tourists coming to the Philippines. In a statement, Lim said this was highly possible considering the historic ties between the Philippines and China, and their close proximity to each other. Lim said Shao Qiwei, head of China National Tourism Administration, was [...]

Posted: June 19th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

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