10 months Koreans top list of PH tourist arrivals for first half of 2019 – DOT MB
By Ariel Fernandez  The Department of Tourism (DOT) has announced that Korean tourists are leading in terms of tourist arrivals in the country. Korean tourists visit the Magellan’s Cross and Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño in Cebu City.(Juan Carlo de Vela / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Tourism Sec. Bernadette Romulo Puyat said that, based on the records for the first half of 2019, a total of 4,133,050 international tourists visited the Philippines, marking an 11.43-percent increase from last year’s figures. And of this total number of tourists, South Korea continues to be the top source market with China coming in second. ... more