RP Strengthens Tourism Ties with Syria

Manila Bulletin, March 20, 2010 | Go to article overview

RP Strengthens Tourism Ties with Syria


The Philippines is looking forward to a dynamic tourism relationship with Syria, with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  signed between the two countries, which forges bilateral ties in tourism. Tourism Secretary Ace Durano noted, “Our outlook is bright for the year ahead, seeing positive changes and growth in all aspects of the industry.   We have indeed made progress from the initial talks with the Syrian Ministry of Tourism, and are delighted to seal our commitment with them towards tourism cooperation.”An important pillar of both countries for its socio-cultural and economic dynamism, tourism is an excellent instrument to promote goodwill and to enhance business links between the Philippines and Syria, the MOU stated.   “We are confident that the country is more than ready to cater to the needs and preferences of incoming Syrian tourists.   Moreover, the focus of the partnership is on establishing more programs for marketing and promotion, investment, and tourism development,” added Durano.    Considered by historians as one of the fifteen states named as the ‘cradle of civilization,’ Syria boasts of a rich history with ancient cities and world heritage sites such as Damascus, Aleppo, and Bosra. The highlights of their destinations complement that of the country’s natural beauty and our religious sites famous for spiritual celebrations and pilgrimages. The Philippines has continued to encourage investment from emerging markets, in various types of tourism activities, such as accommodation, travel and tour services, product development, infrastructure, and environmental projects.For the period of 2004-2009, notable new developments in tourism establishments have enabled the country to accommodate a constant increase of visitor arrivals, and niche markets such as the Middle East, are now tapped. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

RP Strengthens Tourism Ties with Syria
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.