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A Comparative Study of Tourism Recovery Policies Between China and the Philippines: A Case Study of COVID-19

Yuqiu Du


The global impact of COVID-19 has caused a huge impact on the Philippine tourism industry. Due to flight restrictions, entry restrictions and other epidemic prevention measures, the number of foreign tourists to the Philippines has plummeted, resulting in a precipitous drop in the overall revenue of the Philippine tourism industry. The Philippine government has introduced emergency economic measures and policies for tourism, catering and entertainment industries, which have been hit hard by COVID-19, but they have had little effect. In view of China's experience in this regard, the Philippines should take measures to promote high-quality development of its tourism industry through transformation and upgrading.


Recovery Policy; Covid-19; Tourism Industry

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/fm.v6i4.3725