With the recent travel bans that has somehow affected the Philippines’ tourism industry, head of ABS-CBN Creative Communication Management (CCM) says that Filipinos themselves can uplift the country’s current tourism status. With his newest masterpiece “Piliin Mo Ang Pilipinas,” he encourages every Filipino to invest on local travel, in lieu of the costly out-of-the-country getaway.
The Puerto Princesa Underground River is currently at the no. 3 position in the voting trends of New 7 Wonders of Nature global poll.
Dubbed as the “New Nayong Pilipino,” an integrated resort with a world class theme park, casinos, hotel, museum, shopping malls, sports arena, coliseum and a sky high tower will soon rise near the SM Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City.
Travelers from all over the region have chosen Boracay Island and Palawan province in the Philippines as two of the best holiday destinations in Asia this year, according to a Web poll by online travel magazine Smart Travel Asia.
Palawan’s Underground River and Bicol’s Mayon Volcano are now in the Top 10 list in the worldwide search for the new “Seven Wonders of Nature”.
In the beginning of the poll, only 2 sites from the Philippines are contending in the Top 10 namely the Tubbataha Reef in Palawan and the Chocolate Hills in Bohol. Other Philippine tourist spots were outside the Top 77 at that time.
Now, four of them have made it to the Top 10 list as the coclusion of the worldwide search for the “Seven Wonders of Nature” are getting nigh.
The New7Wonders Foundation, which is behind the The New 7 Wonders of the World (which was announced during the Official Declaration ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal on Saturday, July 7, 2007), is now in search for the New 7 Wonders of Nature.
Contrary to the 7 Wonders of the World, this one’s about “natural” development meaning it’s not man-made like the Taj Mahal or the Great Wall. It’s about 100% unadulterated, unalienable, unalterable, pure nature goodness.
Guess what? 2 Philippine tourist spots are currently making their mark in the Top 10.
Here’s the current ranking according to a global poll: