President Noynoy Aquino of the Philippines will bring 57 men and women with him for his seven-day trip to the United States. This junket will cost 25 million pesos or more than $500,000.
The Queen of England, Elizabeth II, travels with an entourage of 40-70, depending on the visit's duration.
Presidents of the Philippines, I think, should only be allowed to leave the country if they've solved pressing problems -- as in, solve garbage collection problem, you get one trip; solve illegal/legal logging = one trip; solve water crisis = one trip; solve flooding = one trip...
No problem solved, no trip as everybody just looks foolish, begging for help before any effort is made.