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    The Philippines is a recently industrialized country as well as an emerging market. The country’s economy is shifting from being agriculture-based to being agriculture-plus-manufacturing-based, and it is undergoing this transition right now. It was a founder member of the East Asia Summit, the United Nations, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the World Trade Organization, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum. Because of its position as an island nation on the Pacific Ring of Fire and its proximity to the equator, the Philippines is at an increased risk of natural disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons. The nation possesses a wide array of natural resources and is home to a degree of biodiversity that is noteworthy on a worldwide scale.

    The country’s diverse plant and animal life is the primary draw for visitors because of the country’s impressive biodiversity. Boracay, Palawan, Siargao, Cebu, Bohol, and Iloilo are among the most frequented tourist spots in the Philippines.

    Iloilo is well-known for its extensive history and culture, which has led to the preservation of a large number of old historical sites dating back to the Spanish colonial period. These sites include the Miag-ao Church, the San Joaquin Campo Santo, the San Joaquin Church, and the Santa Barbara Church.

    The Islas de Gigantes is comprised of several islands, including the Bantigue Sand Bar, Cabugao Island, Antonia Island, and Tangke Lagoon, all of which are located in the northern part of the province of Iloilo. Gigantes Island is known for its beaches with powdery white sand and azure waters. Sicogon Island is a tourist island attraction in the province that is slowly recovering its appeal after having its growth come to a halt as a result of martial control in the 1970s. The island can be found to the south of the group of islands that make up the province.

    The province of Iloilo, which played a significant role during the Spanish Colonial Era, is well-known for the stunning old-world architecture that is prevalent across the province and is reminiscent of that which can be found in Latin American countries. Some of the most popular sites to visit for tourists in the province are the Spanish colonial churches. In addition to natural sites, this category includes parks with a variety of uses that can be found all around the province.

    Iloilo is widely recognized as one of the most approachable provinces in the Philippines. The Iloilo International Airport is serviced by regular commercial international flights departing from Hong Kong and Singapore, which allow passengers to fly directly to the plane from those locations. Iloilo is connected to other major cities in the Philippines, such as General Santos, Puerto Princesa, Manila, Cebu, Davao, and Zamboanga, via direct flights operated by Philippine airlines. There are also direct ferry routes and roll-on roll-off links on the Philippines’ nautical highway that connects Iloilo to all of the country’s other major cities. These options are available between Iloilo and all of these cities.

    It takes around one hour to reach Iloilo from Manila, thirty minutes from Cebu, two hours and thirty minutes from Hong Kong, and three hours and thirty minutes from Singapore while traveling there by plane. The travel time from Iloilo to Bacolod via direct ferry is around one and a half hours, and the travel time from Guimaras to Iloilo is fifteen minutes. Iloilo is around 3 hours away from Kalibo, 4–5 hours away from Boracay, and only 2 hours away from Roxas City while traveling by land.

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