Dec 4, 2012 0
According to data from the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB), income from tourism went up by 10.2% to Php571.3 billion last year. Among the various tourism-related activities, shopping accounted for the largest share with 22.9%, followed by accommodation, and entertainment & recreation with 11.2% and 6.8%, respectively.
Tourism Undersecretary Domingo Ramon C. Enerio said that there is renewed confidence in the macroeconomic development of the country as well as the business climate, which is getting better. There were more arrivals in 2011 compared to 2010 and the previous years.