Guidebooks RoughGuides and Lonely Planet have included the Philippines in its "Top 10 Countries" and "10 best value holiday destinations" (Palawan) for 2014 respectively. Reasons being country's numerous white beaches, pristine reefs, volcanoes, sleepy backpacker islands and the famed rice terraces as reasons to go. Lonely Planet cites jungle rivers, limestone cliffs and awesome beaches and the Puerto Princesa Underground River as Palawan's attractions.
Travel blog, Shurver.com composed a list of the "15 Best Cities in the World" wherein Manila , tied with Paris, is the World's culinary capital. Citing "AskMen", voters have identified the capital of the country as the most passionate about cuisine.
The Telegraph has listed the Philippines among its "20 Destinations for 2014." Island-hopping among the archipelago's 7,107 islands, seeing whale-sharks and thresher sharks and festivals are some of the many reasons to go.
The Times includes the country among its round-up of the "Best Spa Holidays for 2014"
Last but not the least, adventure magazine Wanderlust also has the Philippines counted among the "50 Best Trips for 2014" in its January edition.
This is great, encouraging and exciting news for tourism in the Philippines for 2014.
Its definitely "More Fun in the Philippines."