Forbes: PH among 7 countries seen as top tourist destinations after COVID-19

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 04:44 PM June 05, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines was recognized as one of the seven countries to be a major potential destination after the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis is over, according to Forbes.

Forbes.com/Forbes Magazine said that the country, which has 7,500 islands to choose from, “has something to offer for even the most finicky of tourists.”


Forbes cited Metro Manila, known to the country’s political and economic center, as a “truly massive metropolis” which includes Manila and Quezon City, which are “two popular destinations for a deep immersion of mainstream Filipino culture.”

As for those who want to head to the beach, Forbes said that they should visit the Visayas, where island destinations such as Palawan and Boracay are located.


Other countries on the list are Ethiopia, Iran, Myanmar (Burma), Georgia, Slovenia, and Tunisia.

Currently, the Philippines is one of the countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has infected 6.7 million people worldwide, of which 393,408 have died.

Meanwhile, more than 20,000 people in the Philippines have contracted the coronavirus disease, with 4,248 recoveries and 984 deaths.


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