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Primer on Philippine Tourism Satellite Accounts

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Technical Inquiries:

Ms. Vivian R. Ilarina
Assistant National Statistician
Macroeconomic Accounts Service
Telephone: (02) 8376-2019

Mr. Gerald Junne L. Clariño
Division Chief
Satellite Accounts Division
Telephone no: (632) 8376-1959

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Given the importance of tourism in the overall economic growth in the country, one would wonder how much income does tourism bring into the country. In response to this, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)  and the Department of Tourism (DOT) are closely working together to measure the contribution of tourism in the economy through the institutionalization of the PTSA.