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The influx of Foreign tourist rose 7.6 percent in the first quarter to 2.2 million, much that Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat perceives the country hitting another record-high number of tourists from abroad for the entire year. During Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 52nd Annual Meeting, Romulo-Puyat told last Saturday that influxes from January to March exceeded the 2.05 million posted during the same three-month period last year. March sees foreign arrivals

POEA raises warning over KL-based Filipina supplying fake travel documents to OFWs

Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Kuala Lumpur reported that a certain Gina Leyson Erana has been providing fake employment contracts, passports, visa, and other related documents to Filipinos working illegally in Malaysia who want to secure an OEC in the Philippines. The POEA cautioned Filipino workers returning to their overseas jobs or “balik-manggagawa” for use of forged documents when applying for exit clearance or overseas employment certificate (OEC). POEA

PH goal to find a ‘sweet spot’ for it is cruise tourism

The Philippines is proving to be an up and then coming tourist destination for cruise ships but it aims to try to find the balance between revenue and then headcount. Thanks to its archipelagic geography and diverse culture in every region, the Philippines offer a great stopover for passengers. According to Benito Bengzon of Department of Tourism, “As in the case of general tourism in the country, what we want

Netizens enroll new It’s More Fun in the Philippines campaign

“It’s a 100-percent crowd-sourced campaign constructed entirely by the people who may have experienced first hand why it’s more fun in the Philippines,” Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said as she led the start last Monday of a new “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” ad, which only uses real images, footage and reviews shared online by tourists, telling stories that are classed as absolutely authentic. The renewed crowd-sourced “It’s More

Team Guam has won award at Philippines travel show

Guam’s CHamoru culture was highly featured and then recognized with the best performance award at the 26th Philippine Travel Agencies Association The trip Tour Expo , held at the Mall of Asia SMX Convention Center Feb . 8-10 . The three-day expo attracted about 120 ,000 event-goers , travelling agents and then travelers , according to a news broadcast release from the Guam Visitors Bureau , which led a group

Baguio City groans from way too many visitors

Baguio City Urban decay comes up each and every time city consumers count the hours time before water comes out of their faucets , or when walking is a more quickly solution to get to downtown so they won’t be later for sessions . The daytime population on weekdays is growing to 725 ,366 , doubling whenever tourists arrive during the Yuletide and then summer time, based upon Candido Cabrido