Manila, Philippines – Many Filipinos had to hit pause on travel plans for this year, greatly impacting the tourism industry here and abroad. Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing up and borders are opening, people are becoming more hopeful for the future and slowly reviving their wanderlust wishlists.
However, with the high regard for health and safety, international travel is still considered risky. What forecasts show is that there will be an uptick in safe domestic travels. Now is the time for travel agencies to promote Philippine tourism and extend support to help small businesses to recover while prioritizing people’s well-being.
Where to next? Explore local destinations
During the early months of quarantine, people were only encouraged to go outside their homes for essential needs such as going to the groceries and trips to the hospitals. This has been…