Motorists wearing face masks making their way along a street in Manila’s Chinatown district of Binondo. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Philippines rolls out tourism push to make up for lost Chinese visitors

  • More than a fifth of the Philippines’ inbound tourists came from China last year, but Manila has banned travel from the mainland due to the virus outbreak
  • Their absence could cost the economy up to US$292 million this month alone, according to an estimate by the country’s tourism secretary
Topic |   Coronavirus Philippines
Motorists wearing face masks making their way along a street in Manila’s Chinatown district of Binondo. Photo: AFP
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