Before the pandemic, outbound tourism expenditures enjoyed a 4% CAGR between 2015 and 2019. By 2019, Filipinos spent PHP 61.4 billion in shopping overseas alone. Shopping was one of the fast-growing components of spending over a 5-year period, only second to travel agencies and reservation spending (+8% CAGR) and tied with F&B (+6%). In 2020, …
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Over the last 4 years, Filipino arrivals to the region increased by nearly 300%.
Solo travel by Filipinos has risen by 45% between 2016 and 2017, reflecting a shift in travel behavior, according to agoda.
Filipinos took 4 trips locally vs. 1 internationally over the last 12 months
The world is taking notice of Filipino tourists. Here are 9 places which will see more of them in the next 2-3 years:
Is social tourism the future of travel in the Philippines?
Three main trends are worth noting and they're all influenced by changing behavior of travelers thanks to the rise of millennials.
The hotel construction boom in the Philippines continues with 50 upcoming hotels across the Philippines translating to 13,334 hotel rooms as of August, according to figures provided by data and analytics specialist STR. Most of these new hotels will be located in Metro Manila albeit the hotels outside the capital region could have far larger …
Updated on August 27, 2016 -- Have you ever wondered how many Filipinos go out of the country just to travel for leisure or business? Outbound tourism — travel made by locals to international destinations — has largely been an unknown area versus inbound tourism, which the Department of Tourism tracks. Judging from my Facebook news …