Philippines Department of Tourism London reports a meteoric rise in tourism arrivals to the Philippines in April as compared to the same period last year. In April 2011, visitor traffic from Northern Europe rose by 42.2% amounting to 15,690 visitors. The UK registered a 36% growth rate, Denmark 53.3%, Finland 47.3%, Ireland 45.7%, Norway 75.3%, and Sweden 55%.
On the other hand, Southern Europe showed a 5.2% growth rate; with a 54.4% increase from Spain.
The Philippines Department of Tourism (PDOT) London tells that it grabs every opportunity that can help boost the tourism growth to the country. See details of our ongoing sales and promotional efforts on www.wowphilippines.co.uk/home