Tourism industry in the Philippines - statistics & facts

The Philippines’ tourism industry is a significant source of the country’s GDP throughout the years. In terms of tourism sector GDP share in Asia, the Philippines' share was one of the highest-ranking. In the past year, though, the COVID-19 pandemic had disrupted the tourism market’s supply chain resulting in an economic downturn for the Philippines. This year, the Philippines' tourism industry has created major strategies and plan for domestic traveling in the new normal to keep tourism alive and going with the closure of international borders.

Domestic tourism leading the industry in times of uncertainties in the Philippines

In the past, the outbound and inbound tourism market have largely contributed to the Philippines’ tourism. Over 12 billion worth of spending in inbound tourism, and almost ten for outbound have been tallied respectively in a recent finding. The disruptions in international traveling had made a big impact on outbound and inbound tourism, therefore making domestic tourism a significant revenue source for the industry.

The Philippines local tourism had improvised ways to adjust to the new normal nowadays. Filipino consumers could travel safely without compromising convenience within the Philippines. In a recent survey conducted among Filipinos, respondents were willing to adhere to health and safety protocols when traveling. Of those protocols, approximately 49 percent of Filipinos were willing to submit medical certification prior to travel, while around 12 percent stated that they were unwilling to submit a medical certificate prior to the travel. In that same survey, most respondents were willing to travel domestically, even in the absence of a vaccine.

Tourism outlook in the Philippines

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the industry, the Philippines' domestic tourism market is likely to help the industry recover. Local tourism stakeholders adapting to the crisis, understanding travelers' preferences, and providing a robust online travel service would propel its road to recovery. As online sales channels have been one of the preferences for sales distribution channel in the travel and tourism market in the past, its share is estimated to increase to over 60 percent by 2025, thus, giving a better choice for stakeholders to navigate their efforts.

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Consumers in travel and tourism in the Philippines

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Tourism industry in the Philippines - statistics & facts

The Philippines’ tourism industry is a significant source of the country’s GDP throughout the years. In terms of tourism sector GDP share in Asia, the Philippines' share was one of the highest-ranking. In the past year, though, the COVID-19 pandemic had disrupted the tourism market’s supply chain resulting in an economic downturn for the Philippines. This year, the Philippines' tourism industry has created major strategies and plan for domestic traveling in the new normal to keep tourism alive and going with the closure of international borders.

Domestic tourism leading the industry in times of uncertainties in the Philippines

In the past, the outbound and inbound tourism market have largely contributed to the Philippines’ tourism. Over 12 billion worth of spending in inbound tourism, and almost ten for outbound have been tallied respectively in a recent finding. The disruptions in international traveling had made a big impact on outbound and inbound tourism, therefore making domestic tourism a significant revenue source for the industry.

The Philippines local tourism had improvised ways to adjust to the new normal nowadays. Filipino consumers could travel safely without compromising convenience within the Philippines. In a recent survey conducted among Filipinos, respondents were willing to adhere to health and safety protocols when traveling. Of those protocols, approximately 49 percent of Filipinos were willing to submit medical certification prior to travel, while around 12 percent stated that they were unwilling to submit a medical certificate prior to the travel. In that same survey, most respondents were willing to travel domestically, even in the absence of a vaccine.

Tourism outlook in the Philippines

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the industry, the Philippines' domestic tourism market is likely to help the industry recover. Local tourism stakeholders adapting to the crisis, understanding travelers' preferences, and providing a robust online travel service would propel its road to recovery. As online sales channels have been one of the preferences for sales distribution channel in the travel and tourism market in the past, its share is estimated to increase to over 60 percent by 2025, thus, giving a better choice for stakeholders to navigate their efforts.

Interesting statistics

In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the 22 most important statistics relating to "Tourism industry in the Philippines ".

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