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Taiwan Tourists encouraged to visit Boracay, Palawan to hike tourist arrivals

Taiwanese tourists are currently being encouraged to visit Boracay and Palawan, the Philippines’ leading vacation destinations, to further increase the country’s visitor arrivals.

The two islands, whose beaches are considered as among the world’s best, are leading destinations for the choosy Taiwanese market, tourism officials said, citing the country’s positive feedback during the Taipei International Travel Fair (TITF) at the Taipei World Trade Center.

The Philippine booth attracted Taiwanese tourism stakeholders, allowing Filipino travel agencies to update customers about their newest holiday packages.

“With exhibitors from 62 countries and regions, occupying more than 1,200 units, we are pleased to say that the Taiwanese market crowded the 54-square meter Philippine booth for inquiries and bookings on Boracay and Palawan,” Department of Tourism Secretary Joseph “Ace” Durano. Read the full story

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Boracay Island prepares for Russian tourists

Tourism front-line workers are taking crash courses in Russian to prepare for the entry of Russian tourists to Boracay Island, an online news site reported.

The News Today reported that Russian Embassy officers and staff were brought in to teach tourism workers Russian language and cuisine.

It said the Boracay Foundation Inc. (BFI) has been holding the seminars since July for the expected surge of Russian visitors availing of a 21-day visa privilege.

BFI has been closely working with the Russian consulate in holding the series of seminars. Read the full story

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