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Philippine foreign tourist arrivals breached 300,000 mark
#InTheKnow: The latest data showed a total of 319,047 inbound arrivals from February 10, the day the country began accepting fully vaccinated foreign tourists, until April 25.
The majority or 66,245 of the total tourist arrivals since Feb. 10 came from the United States. Canada and South Korea came second and third with 15,024 and 14,697 arrivals, respectively. Australian (14,530), British (13,560), and Japanese (7,335) tourists came next on the list.
Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat expressed her elation with the latest numbers, saying it is a welcome development as the country continued easing travel and border restrictions.
Sources: Department of Tourism