Number of international tourist arrivals reached 6.62 mil in 2017 in Philippines, according to Eurostat. This is 11 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Philippines reached an all time high of 6.62 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.76 mil in 1995. When compared to Philippines's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in China amounted to 60.7 mil, 14.0 mil in Indonesia and 12.9 mil in Vietnam in 2017.
Philippines has been ranked 49th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.