In 1952, the 1st tourism association was organized, the Philippine Tourist and Travel Association (PTTA), which was organized to put together establishments serving both domestic and international travelers.
What nationality has the highest daily spending as tourists here in the Philippines?
Korea is the top spending market with receipts amounting to about Php 12.14 billion. Visitors from USA registered an accumulated spending of about Php 4.30 billion. China placed third with almost Php 3.30 billion spent followed by Japan with estimated Php 2.15 billion spending and Canada with Php 1.64 billion.
How important is the department of tourism to our country?
The Department of Tourism (DOT) shall be the primary government agency charged with the responsibility to encourage, promote, and develop tourism as a major socio-economic activity to generate foreign currency and employment and to spread the benefits of tourism to both the private and public sector.
What are the 9 sectors of tourism?
The Nine (9) Pillars of Tourism
- Accommodation/ Lodging.
- Food and Beverage.
- Travel Sectors/ Travel Agents.
- Souvenirs and Handicrafts.
- Allied Services.
What is the meaning of Naitas?
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT TRAVEL AGENCIES (NAITAS)
How do I know if a travel agency is legit?
A great way to check if a travel agency is legitimate is by checking that the company names on the paperwork match with who you have paid. There’s no harm in double checking your bank account and credit card statements for names and amounts paid.