With the easing of restrictions on international travel, more and more Filipinos are packing their bags and collecting their passports again – and most of them are apparently heading to Singapore.
The Little Red Dot has become the top international destination for travelers from the Philippines, according to findings from booking site Agoda.
Agoda cited its own booking data from May to August 2022.
The other most popular destinations are Thailand, the United States, Malaysia and France.
Meanwhile, Bangkok, Thailand is the most popular destination for travelers globally, followed by Jeju Island in South Korea, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore, Bali and from Pattaya.
Manila was the ninth most visited destination in the world, followed by Penang in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Busan in South Korea, Osaka, Johor Bahru in Malaysia and Taichung in Taiwan.
In a statement, Agoda CEO Omri Morgenshtern said the easing of travel restrictions around the world has seen a comeback in international travel, proving that people are eager to travel abroad again in the over the past two years.
He added that “travellers are making the most of it and want to visit domestic and international destinations in Asia.”
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