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  • Bohol receives tourism recovery roadmap

    Bohol has received its tourism recovery roadmap from the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), seven months after the province was hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.

    UNWTO Secretary General Dr. Taleb Rifai led the turnover ceremony with Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto, local tourism industry players and local and national tourism officials in Panglao, Bohol last Friday.

    The Bohol Tourism Recovery Plan is a collaborative project of the UNWTO, Department of Tourism (DOT), United States Agency for International Development under its Advancing Philippine Competitiveness Project (USA ...

  • Dolphin Watching In Pamilcan

    Used Gopro4 black to take videos at the dolphins near Pamilacan Island

  • Tourism in Bohol and Siquijor

    At the peak of the global expansion in 2007, growth in tourism in Central Visayas also peaked. That year, tourist arrivals went up by more than 35 percent for foreign tourists and around 15 percent for domestic tourists.

    When the global economic crisis came in 2008, tourist arrival in Central Visayas did not decrease but it was apparent that the number of tourist arrivals no longer increased at the same rate as before. From over 35 percent in 2007, foreign tourist arrivals grew only by less than 15 percent in 2008 and by almost nothing in 2009. Perhaps, on account of the
    aggressiveness of ...