Expect more Chinese tourist – DFA

Department of Foreign Affairs is seeing more Chinese tourists as the Chinese New Year season commence. “The period is the onset of Chinese New Year festivities in China and the Philippines and is expected to bring more Chinese tourists to the Philippines.”

In line with this projection, Xiamen Air will open direct flights covering Xiamen-Manila and Quanzhou-Manila regular routes commencing February 2015.

Philippine Consul Julius Caesar A. Flores welcomes the positive development in light of the projected contribution of Xiamen Air to enhance bilateral relations between Xiamen and the Philippines through increased trade, tourism and people-to-people contacts.