MANILA, Philippines – A complete of 21,974 vacationers, together with returning abroad Filipino staff have arrived within the nation for the reason that Philippine authorities reopened its borders to worldwide tourism, Division of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat stated Monday.
In a TeleRadyo interview, Romulo – Puyat stated that the highest sources of international vacationers have been United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and South Korea.
“Meron din tayo from Australia, Vietnam, and Japan. The checklist is lengthy pero ‘yun ‘yung mga prime natin,” Puyat added.
(We even have vacationers from Australia, Vietnam, and Japan. The checklist is lengthy, however these are our prime ones.)
“I used to be pleasantly shocked to seek out out nung Feb 10 pa lang marami na silang dumadating,” she stated.
(I used to be pleasantly shocked with the variety of arrivals on February 10 alone. )
She additionally stated most of those that arrived reunited with their households and family members whereas others even got here to increase help to Filipinos displaced by Storm Odette final 12 months.
“So talagang hinintay lang talaga nilang magbukas ang Pilipinas para makarating dito,” she famous.
(They have been simply ready for the Philippines to reopen.). Jericho Zafra, INQUIRER.web trainee
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