Ghio Ong – The Philippine Star
October 23, 2022 | 12:00am
Passengers from the luxury passenger cruise ship World Dream wear facemasks as they visit a theme park in Manila after the luxury cruise ship with more than 700 passengers, mostly from China and Hong Kong, arrived the day before at the port in Manila on Jan. 29, 2020.
AFP / Ted Aljibe
MANILA, Philippines — Record-breaking sales for foreign tourism was achieved in this year’s Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX) event, which officials believe is a sign that the country has recovered from the ill effects of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.