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Gov’t vows to aid residents affected by Boracay closure

Posted on: April 5th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The local government of Malay, Aklan has no concrete plan yet on the order to shutdown Boracay island. Executive Assistant to the Mayor, Rowen Aguirre, said they have...

Residents can stay amid temporary Boracay shutdown — DOT

Posted on: April 4th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Once President Rodrigo Duterte approves the closure of Boracay, the government will continue to fix drainage systems around the island. They will also coordinate with water concessionaires...

Cabinet to discuss final decision on Boracay closure

Posted on: April 4th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The  Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and Department of Tourism (DOT) have already submitted to Malacañang the detailed...

Aklan LGU set to shut down illegal sewer connections in Boracay

Posted on: April 3rd, 2018 | No Comments
BORACAY, Aklan — The Aklan provincial government has released the Boracay Island’s drainage blueprint. Indicated on the map are the existing drainage system of the entire island, the ideal flow,...

Tourism bounces back in Boracay despite impending closure

Posted on: March 29th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Based on the figures of the Malay Municipal Tourism Office, the tourist arrival in Boracay Island climbed to nine percent in February 2018 compared to the same period...

DOT targets over 1-M Chinese tourist arrival this year

Posted on: February 24th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —The Department of Tourism (DOT) is aiming to achieve its 1.5 million target of Chinese tourist arrivals this year. Last year, there were around 960,000 Chinese nationals who...

Albay tourism thrives anew

Posted on: February 19th, 2018 | No Comments
Legazpi, ALBAY — Even before the recent activities of Mt. Mayon, the volcano has been drawing attention from tourists. Aside from its perfect cone shape that is seen in the...

Cape Town’s water crisis to hit tourism — officials

Posted on: February 6th, 2018 | No Comments
With experts predicting Cape Town will run out of water in mid-April, residents have been told to limit usage to 50 liters per person per day. An average bath holds...

Tourists in Harbin, China are enjoying spectacular works of art made of ice

Posted on: January 5th, 2018 | No Comments
The 34th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival and the third China International Ice and Snow Tourism Summit officially opened on Friday in Harbin, capital of northeast China’s Heilongjiang province....

CamSur provincial gov’t prepares for the influx of Chinese tourists

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Wakeboarding at the CamSur Water Sports Complex, beautiful beaches and other scenic views in Caramoan are just some of the tourist attractions in Camarines Sur. According to...