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Most festivals in philippines are religious in origin, but nowadays the religious component is usually secondary to the general spirit of celebration philippines has dozens of festivals and most towns have their own in addition to the national ones filipino hospitality is legendary and at no time is it more in evidence than at festival time. An important component in any ecotourism project is the development of micro enterprises that supports the local tourism industry in order for communities to have an active role in ecoturism, they should have the capacity to provide various services to visitors. Modern tourism history of tourism eiffel tower in paris international travel origin of tourism in the philippines dot campaign tourism in the philippines began when the original inhabitants of the country roamed around in search of food inter-tribe travel. South korea remained the country's top tourism market, with over 128,691 visitors from january to may 2017 the united states was a far second with 83,056 visitors in the country.
Tourism is an important sector for philippine economyin 2015, the travel and tourism industry contributed 106% to the country's gdp philippines is an archipelagic country composed of 7,641 islands with 82 provinces divided in 17 regions the country is known for having its rich biodiversity as its main tourist attraction its beaches, heritage towns and monuments, mountains, rainforests. Philippines tourism: tripadvisor has 1,193,409 reviews of philippines hotels, attractions, and restaurants making it your best philippines resource philippines philippines tourism philippines hotels philippines bed and breakfast philippines vacation rentals. The philippines, like some other southeast asian countries, has an unfortunate reputation for prostitution and sex tourismit’s a huge industry domestically with an estimated 800,000 men, women and, sadly, children working in the trade. Culture guides a brief history posted may 21, 2008 by road junky in marco polo’s travels he writes of villages in china where the women came out to sleep with the passing travelers in return for such small trinkets as they could be persuaded to part with.
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