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WATCH: How will Philippine tourism recover after the COVID-19 pandemic?

/ 08:13 PM June 30, 2020

The tourism sector is one of the hardest, if not the hardest-hit sector by the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic has not only affected the country’s economy, but it has also caused the loss of thousands of jobs in the tourism sector.

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In this interview, Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat discusses with INQUIRER.net reporter Neil Arwin Mercado the government’s plans moving forward to recover from the pandemic, including plans to allow foreign tourists from virus-free countries to visit select tourist spots here.

But one question remains: Is the Philippines ready?

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