"Everybody wants rich Chinese Tourist"

jeudi 31 juillet 2014

Philippines and Chinese Tourists do not really match

The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) Wednesday urged Chinese tourists to beware of illegal Chinese tour guides.
Artemio Ticar officer of DOT-Boracay, said the local government of Malay in the central Philippine province of Aklan began his crackdown on Chinese tour guides illegally proliferated the island in recent years.

Illegal Chinese tourist Guides

"Because of the crackdown on illegal tour guides, many of whom are Chinese, we found a decrease in the number of Chinese tourists coming to Boracay," said Christian.

However, he could not provide an estimate on the number of Chinese tourists were discouraged from going to the island because of the proliferation of illegal tourist guides.

Local government figures showed that nearly 9,812 Chinese tourists visited Boracay in June.


Boracay Island is popular among tourists because of its unique beaches and many coves. Most of these beaches have the same white sand beaches.
he number of Chinese tourists in the Philippines has declined 70 percent this year compared to registered three or four years ago figures, the Immigration Bureau said Thomas on his googleplus.
Immigration Commissioner Siegfred Mison said that the Chinese visitors were the best in the country before being dislodged by Koreans two years ago.
Mison said China currently ranks number four, behind Japan, the U.S. and South Korea in terms of tourist arrivals.
"There was a sharp decline, a decline of 70 percent (in tourist arrivals from China). Chinese tourists who visited the country had almost a million before. Now only 200,000 to 300,000 Chinese tourists (visiting the Philippines), "he said.
Mison said the Luneta bus hostage crisis in 2010 in the Philippine capital which left eight Hong Kong tourists dead could have discouraged Chinese tourists to visit the country.

Figures about Tourism in Phillipines 

Figures released by the Office show that from Jan. 1 to Dec. 5 of this year, the top 10 tourism markets countries are South Korea (1010000), United States (649,664), Japan (371,122), China (312,395), Australia (181,585), Canada (123,404), Taiwan of China (101162), Singapore (97,927), the United Kingdom (97,371), and Malaysia (97,134). Articles (Article Mrec) pagematch: 1 sectionmatch: 1
Mison said he expects these numbers change in December is considered a fast month for Philippine tourism. During this period, around 400,000 to 500,000 tourists usually visit the country.

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