In 2017, Southeast Asia saw 134 million tourist arrivals, up from 113 million in 2016. Visitors from China are the top source of tourists, constituting 28 million of the total. Photo: Hezril Azmin
Karim Raslan
Opinion

Opinion

Ceritalah by Karim Raslan

Boracay’s back: a lesson from Philippines in coping with Chinese tourism

  • This Philippine paradise, which reopens on Friday, is showing the way ahead for sustainable tourism.
  • Thailand’s Maya Bay, the setting of DiCaprio’s ‘The Beach’, and Indonesia’s Raja Ampat should take note

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In 2017, Southeast Asia saw 134 million tourist arrivals, up from 113 million in 2016. Visitors from China are the top source of tourists, constituting 28 million of the total. Photo: Hezril Azmin
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