MANILA, Philippines — Worldwide arrivals within the Philippines have surpassed the 300,000-mark because the nation reopened its borders to fully-vaccinated vacationers final February 10, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat reported Tuesday.
“From February 10 to April 25, na-surpass na natin ‘yung (we surpassed the) 300,000-mark. We obtained about 313,050 worldwide arrivals,” Romulo-Puyat mentioned in a Laging Handa public briefing.
Romulo-Puyat, nevertheless, mentioned that the determine is much from the eight million pre-pandemic worldwide vacationer arrivals registered in 2019.
“Sa pre-pandemic ranges naman with regard to worldwide vacationer arrivals, medyo malayo pa kasi nung 2019, we obtained about 8.26 million vacationers. Pero masaya tayo kasi (However we’re completely satisfied as a result of) at the very least, we already obtained 313,050 worldwide arrivals,” she added.
In response to the tourism chief, a lot of the worldwide vacationers are from the US, Canada, and Korea.
Romulo-Puyat reminded vacationers to look at well being protocols whereas on their journeys.
“’Yun na nga syempre paalala pa rin, masaya tayo na we’re slowly getting again to regular pero paalala rin that we nonetheless actually need to observe minimal well being and security protocols,” she suggested.
(Only a reminder, we’re completely satisfied that we’re slowly getting again to regular however I remind you that we nonetheless actually need to observe minimal well being and security protocols.)
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