EL NIDO, PALAWAN — Eyeing tourism recovery in the reopening of more destinations, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat today checked the readiness of one of the Philippines’ favorite destinations – Palawan.
The tourism chief consulted and dialogued with local officials and tourism stakeholders to discuss the recovery of the tourism industry in the province. Puyat said that the DOT wants to restart tourism in the province but wants the process to be “slow but sure.”
Puyat said that the DOT is trying to restart local tourism economies to help businesses and workers cope with the losses because of the pandemic.
Three tourist destinations in Northern Palawan – Coron, El Nido, and San Vicente, incurred losses amounting to P3.1 billion in tourism revenues, and resulted…