Due to the travel ban, suspension of public transportation, and the strictly implemented enhanced community quarantine in the Philippines, we literally cannot go anywhere. However, once the government lifts this off, we’ll probably be won’t coming home anytime soon. Understandably, we are itching to go outside and travel.
NEDA reports social and economic impact due to COVID-19 pandemic.
In an earlier article, we have discussed that the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) posed a serious downside risk. This will also heavily affect the global economy. Anyone can, of course, read this on NEDA’s report titled Addressing the Social and Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Economic drivers like tourism, trade, remittances, and consumptions will also continue to hurt with the said lockdown.
According to NEDA, if tourist arrivals would continue to dwindle until June due to COVID-19 situation, the total number of visitors will continue to drop by 1.42-million. So, this will result in billions of pesos in losses in the tourism industry. So, we better support the Philippine tourism and continue buying local products.
Top 15 Places You Should Visit In The Philippines After COVID-19 Crisis
- Legazpi City
- Caramoan Islands
- Panglao Island
- Mactan Island
- Subic Bay
- Samal Island
Dumaguete / Negros Oriental
- Apo Island
- La Union
- Puerto Princesa
- El Nido
- Lake Sebu
Where will you go after this COVID-19 crisis? Let us know in the comments section below.
Angela Grace P. Baltan is a Communication graduate from Colegio de San Juan de Letran. She doesn’t hesitate to be opinionated in analyzing movies and television series. As a writer, she uses her articles to advocate for feminism, gender equality, and mental health among others.