Sunday, June 29, 2008

Philippine Travel Stats that you need to Know

If you love the Philippines and want to know some important facts of our local tourism industry, I have discovered a published article research compiled by Kate Pedroso of Inquirer.

  • There are 276,809 total of tourists who arrived in the Philippines in February this year.
  • We have 2, 419 total number of domestic flights per week
  • There are around 285,533 number of available seats in domestic flight per week
  • There are 55.6 percent of Filipinos who traveled within the country to visit their relatives or friends in 2005.
  • Filipinos spend in an average of P1,200 in domestic travel accommodation in 2005
  • 9 million are estimated number of households that received visitors between April and September in 2005
  • In Bicol region, there are 4.1 percentage growth of the influx of tourism from 2006 to 2007
  • There are 411,285 total numbers of domestic tourist who visit Camarines Sur in 2007
  • There are an estimated 5,000 plus numbers of Korean transients in Baguio as of March 2008
  • 128 percent influx of Russian tourist arrival was recorded in 2007
  • There are already 38 number of hotels and resort in Marinduque

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