Palawan Secures Spot as World’s Top Trending Destination in 2024: Read Here
Manila, Philippines—One of the country’s crown jewels, Palawan, bags another prestigious accolade, this time as one of the Trending Destinations in the World for 2024 on Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel site for travel deals and reviews.
This latest recognition comes on the heels of Palawan’s back-to-back global citations in 2023 as one of the World’s Most Desirable Countries for Adventure, to Travel + Leisure’s top Islands, to Condé Nast Traveler’s Most Beautiful Places in the World and Top Readers’ Choice, cementing the continued winning streak of the island’s enduring appeal as a sought-after travel destination.
“As Palawan continues to turn heads and warm hearts across the globe, this latest accolade from Tripadvisor is but a testament to the island’s timeless allure. Ensuring the sustainability of Palawan’s tourism development and promoting an enhanced tourism experience for travelers is of utmost importance which is why the national government is engaging in collaboration and partnership with the local government units of Palawan,” Tourism Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco said of the global citation, citing sustainable practices, conservation efforts and community engagement initiatives as integral components of ensuring that Palawan’s natural heritage is preserved for generations to come.
“We could not be more grateful to the travel community for placing Palawan at the forefront of global travel trends. This singular achievement motivates us to maintain our commitment to sustainable tourism and showcase the beauty of Palawan to the world. Further to this, Palawan’s winning streak on Tripadvisor will certainly have a positive impact on its tourism industry. With the global recognition, the island is poised to attract a surge in visitors, providing a boost to the local economy and reinforcing Palawan’s position as a top-tier travel destination,” the Tourism Chief added.
Renowned for its unparalleled natural beauty and unique charm, Palawan boasts some of the country’s pristine and crystal-clear turquoise waters, lush tropical landscapes, and idyllic white-sand beaches. The island destination has long been celebrated…