Double-digit growth in Indian arrivals to the Philippines during Jan-Feb, up by 14%

Foreign tourist arrival in the Philippines continues to increase, with Indian arrivals in the archipelago witnessing a double-digit growth. According to an official statement by Department of Tourism (DOT), Philippines received 26,189 Indian tourists between January and February 2019, resulting in a 13.6 per cent growth. At least 1.49 million foreign tourists have visited the Philippines over the first two months of 2019. South Korea continued to be the top market for Philippines in the number of tourist arrivals, with a jump of 1.72 per cent from the same period in 2018.