ATF-2016 – The Philippines is a Tourism Paradise

ATF-2016 – The Philippines is a Tourism Paradise

The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,170 islands that have been described as a glittering necklace of emeralds in the Pacific blessed with tropical weather all year round. The largest islands of Luzon, Visayas and Mindano separate the population into more than 150 languages. The national language is Filipino but English is widely spoken.

One of the many churches in Manila.

One of the many churches in Manila

The main gateway to the country is Manila, the capital, probably best described as a city within cities, a bustling metropolis with hotels to suit all budgets, upscale shopping centres and a vast array of entertainment venues.1-IMG_9651

The people are really fun lovers, with centres for arts and crafts, museums, historical landmarks and much more.

A Filipino wedding

Filipino wedding

The ‘must visit’ place in Manila is the Intramuros, which is the heart of the independence and culture of the nation.

Fort Santiago in Intramuros.

Fort Santiago in Intramuros



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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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