Puerto Galera, Google’s most searched tourists’ destination in the Philippines

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While Boracay, El Nido, Bohol and Cebu are among the popular beach destinations in the country, Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro catches most the interests among Internet users according to Google Philippines.

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Puerto Galera is a town located at the northernmost municipality in Oriental Mindoro, is the most searched summer destination in the country according to the Summer Zeitgeist list released by Google Philippines on Wednesday, May 23, 2012.

As the local unit of the Internet search giant noted that many Filipinos turn to the Internet for vacation destinations as the summer season nears its end, they found out that the said summer capital of Oriental Mindoro in the MIMAROPA Region is being searched most among tourist destinations in the Philippines by majority of the web users so far.

In a statement, Google Philippines noted that “Many (Filipinos) still do the last-minute destination and hit the beach.”

Coming after Puerto Galera, Pagudpud in Ilocos Norte province is the second most searched destination among internet users in the Philippines, followed by resorts such as the Bohol Beach Club and Boracay Regency. Antipolo resorts Bosay and Loreland Farm made it to fifth and sixth place, respectively.

Meanwhile, Splash Island, a waterpark in Laguna, remains popular as it held the seventh spot, closely followed by Canyon Cove in Batangas and Subic Resorts in Zambales.

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Rounding out the top ten is La Virginia Resort, which is also in Batangas province.

It is known today that Puerto Galera is a popular tourist destination in the country, particularly during the Holy Week. Early this year, CNNGo named Puerto Galera’s The Canyons as among the best dive sites in the world.

Source : (PIA)