Thursday, February 21, 2019

‘It’s a job well done’: Boracay reopens its doors to tourists

Boracay Island, the "crown jewel of the Philippine tourism industry", reopened its doors to tourists on Friday. "The reopening of the island is not the...
Aklan Governor Joeben Miraflores

Tax policies should benefit travel, tourism industry

The Aklan provincial government is open to best practices and benefits of taxation and policies that will impact the further growth of tourism in...
Of the total number, foreign tourists listed were 472,814; while domestic tourists were 484,131; and overseas Filipinos, 25,765. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

Boracay still open to tourists on Holy Week, summer: Palace

Tourists are still welcome to visit Boracay during the Holy Week and throughout summer, as the proposal to temporarily close the island to fix...
Boracay Island. Photo by Clark Villaruel Antiquiera

Duterte declares entire Boracay as land reform area

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday declared the entire island of Boracay Island as a land reform area amid the ongoing rehabilitation of the...

Aklan redistricting long overdue

The redistricting of Aklan has been long overdue, according to Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores. Asked for his reaction on redistricting efforts, the governor said the...

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...