Philippine Tourism Satellite Accounts

PSA and DOT Conduct Online Forum on Tourism Accounts and Statistics

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) jointly conducted the 2021 Philippine Tourism Satellite Accounts (PTSA) and Tourism Statistics Online Dissemination Forum on 28 June 2022 via Zoom Video Conferencing. The event was participated by officials and representatives from various government agencies, local tourism officers, academe, media, and tourism stakeholders, both national and regional agencies. The forum served as a platform to present the contribution of tourism to the economy and the tourism statistics reports. It also served as an avenue to solicit suggestions and recommendations for the improvement of data collection and compilation of tourism accounts and statistics in the new normal.

PSA and DOT Conduct Forum on Tourism Accounts and Statistics: Raising Awareness on the Effect of COVID-19 on Tourism Industry

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in collaboration with the Department of Tourism (DOT) conducted the 2020 Philippine Tourism Satellite Accounts (PTSA) and Tourism Statistics Online Dissemination Forum on 19 July 2021 via Zoom video conferencing. The event was participated by officials and representatives from various government agencies, academe, and tourism stakeholders including representatives from regional offices of DOT. The forum aims to present the 2020 PTSA results and the performance of the tourism industry. It also promotes the appreciation for and importance of tourism statistics in strategic decision-making and evidence-based policymaking, and raises awareness on the effect of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on tourism industry.

Tourism Investments is 10.7 percent of the Country’s Total Fixed Assets; Government Spending on Tourism is 3.8 percent of Total Expenditures

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) releases for the first time two new and additional indicators covering the period 2012 to 2019 on its annual compilation of the Philippine Tourism Satellite Accounts. These indicators namely: (1) the tourism gross fixed capital formation; (2) and the tourism collective consumption are part of the prescribed indicators elaborated in the 2008 Tourism Satellite Accounts: Recommended Methodological Framework (TSA:RMF) of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), an international guide in compiling the TSA for countries.

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