PH tourist arrivals surpassed 400,000 mark in January

Inquirer.net, citing information from the Department of Tourism (DOT), reports that "tourist arrivals breached the 400,000 mark in January 2012."

Inquirer.net, citing information from the Department of Tourism (DOT), reports that "tourist arrivals breached the 400,000 mark in January 2012." The report noted: "Records showed that a total of 411,064 foreign tourists visited the Philippines in January 2012, accounting for a 17.5-percent jump from the 349,713 visitors who came to the country in the same period last year."

 

Inquirer.net quoted DOT Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr., who said in a statement, "We are happy to set a new all-time high for the industry, as we have now reached and surpassed the 400,000 visitor arrival mark for the first time in any single month."

 

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