Forbes names PH one of rising stars in post-quarantine travel

Kenneth Mheil Mangaya-Ay, Choose Philippines

Posted at Jun 04 2020 02:58 PM | Updated as of Jun 04 2020 03:17 PM

Boracay. File photo

MANILA -- The quarantine season truly brought out the beauty of the country’s natural resources. From highlands to marine life, everyone definitely enjoyed their “me time” While everyone’s dreaming about teleporting to the breathtaking destinations in the Philippines, the long wait is about to end as tourist spots slowly opening its doors to everyone to be explored once again.

Adding to our anticipation to explore the Philippines is its inclusion as one of the COVID-19 era’s Rising Stars in Travel by Forbes magazine.

Forbes highlights the 7,100 islands to choose from that has something to offer for even the most finicky of tourists. Metro Manila and Quezon City in Luzon were also highlighted as popular destinations for a deep immersion into mainstream Filipino culture. World-renowned Palawan and Boracay also made it to the list, as top destinations with powdery white sands, crystal blue waters, as well as other countless opportunities to spot some of the endemic plant and animal species of the Philippines.

More than the beautiful destinations in the Philippines, it’s our brave and happy hearts, colorful culture, and stories behind our unique and infectious smiles that will make our country worth visiting and coming back to. Choose the Philippines! 

This article was originally published on the Choose Philippines website.