Published on : Friday, December 7, 2018
Composed of 7,641 islands with almost 82 provinces divided into 18 regions, the Philippines is an archipelagic country to the South-east Asia. The finance of the country is majorly dependent on tourism. Its rich biodiversity, beaches, diving spots, rainforests and mountains draws millions of tourists each year and the Philippines currently is among the most popular tourist destinations across the world. Tourism is not new for this country. It traces its origin during the ancient time when migrants from Indonesia as well as Borneo Island migrated to the Philippines. Even during the late 19th and early 20thcenturies, European and US immigrants migrated to the Philippines. Nevertheless, the tourism industry of Philippines boomed only after 2010. At present, tourism in the Philippines is on its highest peak, with Manila, El Nido, Palawan, Siargao and Cebu as the popular holiday destinations among tourists.
One of the most significant factors that are influencing the growth of tourism in the Philippines is a rise of sites that provide the facility of online booking. International as well as local Filipino visitors prefer to book their flights and accommodation via popular international tourist websites hassle-free. These sites provide cheap fare flights, cars on rent as well as accommodation in Philippines currency Peso. The expediency and comfort offered by the Philippines private travel companies are perking up the Philippines tourism sector. The Philippines is a tourist friendly country. Back in 2015, a survey conducted by the World Economic Forum placed Philippines in the 74th position as the most tourist-friendly country in the world.
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