The Philippines boasts of a 7,000+ islands with unique and pleasant characteristics and people who offer hospitality and friendliness to acquaintances and strangers alike. Because of our geographic characteristics, our waters house the most amazing reefs and fishes. On top of this, transport is cheap, food is delicious, accommodations are reasonably priced and English are mostly spoken by locals.
The MECO Tourism Promotion Service Office offers general information and guidelines on traveling to the Philippines. You can learn more about travel packages, festivals, activities and events calendar, flight and accommodation details. We wish to make your stay in the Philippines a pleasurable and memorable one.
We will gladly welcome you in our Taiwan or Department of Tourism (DOT) - Manila offices. You may also call or email us.
The Philippines as a tourist destination
The Philippines is an archipelago blessed with a wealth of natural resources, a rich history, and a unique culture. Its attractions are as many as they are diverse, with each island offering something different, something special to the most discerning visitor. It has beaches of fine white sand, lush green forests, majestic mountain peaks, age-old structures, modern cities, and rustic countryside.
Arrangements for your travel to the Philippines
Travel Essentials prior to your Departure
Review some useful general information in Mandarin on what you need to prepare before your holiday in the Philippines.
International Flight Schedules between Taiwan and the Philippines
Tour Packages and Travel Agents
For your convenience, tour packages are readily available from accredited tour operators. Click here to know what they can offer on the English version of the site.
Links for Further Information
WOWPhilippines provides visitors with travel information about the Philippines, taking into account the endless possibilities which the country's 7,100 islands have to offer. As a useful source for travelers, this site informs you of the country's tourist attractions, profile, tourist facilities and other tourism-related information. Click here for the English version of the site.
Click here to view our photo gallery. More photos on our islands and provinces here.
Tourism Events Calendar
2008 Asia-Pacific Traditional Arts Festival in Yilan, Taiwan. October 13-21, 2008 - Philippines' Cultural Representative to Asia Pacific Traditional Arts Festival, Yilan, Taiwan, R.O.C., sponsored by the DOT Philippines, DOT Taiwan and Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO). (Click here to view the official website in Taiwanese)
For the calendar of events on forthcoming Philippine conventions, visit the Philippine Convention and Visitors Corporation (PCVC) .
The Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT) features festivals and tourism events by region and month.