Manila hopes tourism will create seven million jobs and contribute 12% of economic output but industry experts are skeptical. More here: Tourism: Optimistic Manila, pessimistic industry
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Understanding the nuances of each country, Trafalgar -- the world’s leading guided vacation company -- takes guests deep into these destinations that open doors for unforgettable travel experiences. A guided or escorted tour is a form of tourism where travel directors take care of all services from beginning to end of the tour (flights, hotels, transportation, transfers, meals, and sightseeing ... More here: Fancy a lovely European holiday?
Tourist arrivals in the Philippines reached 3.18 million in first eight months of 2013, 11.8% over the 2.85 million in the same period in 2012. This is the first time in Philippine tourism history that foreign arrivals breached the three-million mark at the end of August. The figure is 57.83% of the 5.5-million target for this year.South Koreans comprised the bulk of the visitors, 822,128 ... More here: Editorial: Milestone for Philippine tourism industry