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InterAksyon.com, citing information from the Department of Tourism (DOT), reports that "visitor arrivals to the Philippines hit an all-time high of 1,148,072 during the first three months of 2012, posting an increase of 16.03 percent versus last year’s arrivals of 989,501 for the same period."
InterAksyon.com quoted DOT Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez Jr., who said, "During this period, visitors to the Philippines increased by 16 percent to hit almost 1.15 million. From this record, we have now achieved 25 percent of our international visitor target of 4.6 million for this year."
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