Cebu and Manila both have a reason to celebrate their rankings improve in Tholons Inc.ís Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations 2013. Manila is currently at 3rd place, preceded by Bangalore and Mumbai of India.
Manila has gradually moved up the list from the 8th spot during 2008 and 2009, to the 4th spot in 2010 and 2012.
Cebu, on the other hand, improved its ranking from the 9th spot during 2010 and 2012, to 8th this year. Moreover, it was previously identified by Tholons as an emerging city back in 2008 and 2009.
Other Philippine cities that were included in the list are Davao at top 70, Santa Rosa (Laguna) at top 84, Iloilo City at top 93, Bacolod City at top 94 and Baguio City, a new entrant, at top 99.
Tholons Inc. included the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia in the list of most promising Southeast Asian destinations in 2012. Of the three, the Philippines was said to have the most active IT-BPO industry with Manila taking the 3rd spot, overtaking Delhi NCR of India (4th).