DOT-6: Boracay won’t be totally closed

Department of Tourism (DOT-6) Regional Director Helen J. Catalbas on Friday clarified that Boracay Island will not be totally closed. The inter-agency task force, composed of the interior, environment and tourism departments, announced yesterday that it “recommended to the President (Rodrigo Duterte) the closure of Boracay Island as a tourist destination for a maximum of one year effective one month after its declaration.”IMT