Friday, April 19, 2019

21 hotels to operate on first day of Boracay reopening dry run

A total of 21 hotels and resorts will be allowed to operate during the dry run of the reopening of Boracay on Oct. 15. These...

EMB-6: Only 67 Boracay establishments follow environmental laws

Only 67 Boracay establishments have so far complied with various environmental laws, according to the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB-6). Sophie Manuel, EMB-6 director, presented these...

Security preps underway for Boracay’s reopening

The Police Regional Office (PRO-6) is preparing for the smooth and orderly reopening of Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan on October 26. The preparations were...

DPWH ‘confident’ to finish Boracay road rehab on time

With only over a month left before the reopening of Boracay Island, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) remains confident that it...

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...

DOT releases initial list of Boracay hotels ready for opening

The Department of Tourism (DOT) announced that an initial 2,063 hotel rooms are ready for next month’s reopening of Boracay. In its Boracay Bulletin dated...

Not all parties, events banned in Boracay: DOT exec

Department of Tourism (DOT) Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr. said not all parties in Boracay would be banned. "Sa ngayon, ang tinitignan namin is doon sa beach...
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...

One-stop shop to assist Boracay establishments until Aug. 15

Business establishments on Boracay Island have until August 15 to comply with the requirements through the one-stop shop so they could operate again in...
DENR-6 Regional Director Jim Sampulna

DENR says study on Boracay’s carrying capacity out next month

The study on the carrying capacity of Boracay Island will be out next month, said Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-6) Director Jim...