Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Boracay tourist arrivals decline as closure nears

With less than one week left before the closure, the number of tourists going to Boracay Island declined by 33 percent, according to data...

Cash aid, tax relief sought for Boracay residents, businesses

A party-list lawmaker cited the need to provide financial assistance for households and businesses affected by the six-month shutdown of Boracay Island. 1-CARE Rep. Carlos...
The island of Boracay in Malay, Aklan

DENR to update coral reef ecosystem of Boracay Island

With the recent environmental issues besetting the country’s premier tourist destination, the island of Boracay, on the perceived severe depletion and degradation of its...
Boracays Bulabog Beach

DENR, PCG hold water sampling in Boracay’s Bulabog beach

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Caticlan and the regional office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) are conducting a weeklong...

Boracay Inspection Committee targets 2,500 establishments

The Boracay Inspection Committee (BIC) targets to inspect some 2,500 establishments on Boracay Island until June 15 this year to ensure that they are...

DOE donates 50 new e-trikes to Boracay

Fifty new units of electric tricycles (e-trikes) will arrive on Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan within this week, according to the Land Transportation Franchising...
Mangroves Rehabilitation

P10-M for Aklan’s mangroves

A total budget of Php 10,635,000.00 was released to the seven municipalities in the province of Aklan that will embark on mangrove rehabilitation after...

Boracay may reopen earlier

Boracay Island may be reopened to tourists by August if six major benchmarks, mostly involving Bulabog Beach, will be achieved. Assistant Secretary Epimaco Densing III...
Boracay Island (Photo by Philip Familara Photography)

Boracay to hold 2-day eco-fair

Businesses and groups that promote sustainable solutions to preserve the environment will gather for a two-day eco fair in Boracay on December...
Boracay Island. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

DOT sees October 26 as fixed Boracay reopening date

While rehabilitation efforts in Boracay are continuous, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat does not hint a possible extension and still sees October 26 as the...