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Philippines’ Department of Tourism Secretary Christina Frasco has introduced on October 17 that the nation has breached the 2022 target foreign visitors arrivals.
“As of today, we have received 1,767,791 foreign visitors arrivals, exceeding the 1.7 million visitors for 2022 projected by the DOT prior to June 30,” Secretary Frasco famous.
“Inspired by the leadership of President Marcos Jr., your Department of Tourism is committed to building on the industry’s current gains, and vows to work relentlessly towards ushering the Philippines into a primary tourism position in the ASEAN and the world,” she assured.
“A New Era” of Tourism
Tourism gamers gathered in a unified present of drive to rally behind the Department of Tourism’s (DOT) efforts to rework the Philippines right into a tourism powerhouse in Asia. Some of the notable highlights of the trade reception had been the DOT’s unveiling of its newest packages, and a unity toast of tourism gamers led by the President, the First Lady, the Vice President, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Manuel Bonoan, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo Pascua, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia, House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Congressman Vincent Franco “Duke” Frasco, Cebu City Mayor Mike L. Rama, Tourism Congress of the Philippines (TCP) President Mr. Jose Clemente III, Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) President Ms. Michelle Taylan, Philippine Association of Convention Exhibition Organizers and Suppliers (PACEOS) President Mr. Joel Pascual, Philippine Hotel Owners ASSOCIATION (PHOA) Executive Director Benito Bengzon, Jr., SM Prime Holdings’ Hans Sy and Captain Stanley Ng Of Philippine Airlines (PAL).
“The Philippines ushers in a new era for tourism, built upon the strength of our cultural identity, our unity as a nation, and renewed global interest in our country’s offerings. Our shared tourism governance will spell the success of our aspirations for a sustainable, inclusive, and resilient tourism industry. Together we transform the Philippines into a tourism powerhouse in Asia,” stated Secretary Frasco as she provided a toast to the trade gamers current.
“As we move forward, we at the Department of Tourism remain steadfast in reaching our objectives to concretize the vision of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in making tourism a major pillar of economic recovery for the Philippines. We are just at the beginning of our journey, and I assure all of you that the best days of the tourism industry are yet to come,” Secretary Frasco concluded.
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