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BORACAY, PALAWAN BAG CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER AWARDS

The Department of Tourism (DOT) celebrates the Philippines’ back-to-back wins in the Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards. The world-renowned Island of Boracay was awarded the Top Island in Asia. Of the Top Ten Islands, Palawan ranked eighth. The Philippines was also awarded one of the Top Countries in the World ranking 30th. […]

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BORACAY, PALAWAN, CEBU AMONG WORLD’S BEST ISLANDS

The Department of Tourism (DOT) applauded the naming of the country’s three island destinations among “The 25 Best Islands in the World” by the New York-based travel magazine Travel + Leisure (T+L). Boracay Island featuring its postcard-perfect sunset ranked 9th in the T+L World’s Best Island list, followed by Palawan at 11th with a photo […]

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BORACAY IN TIME’S 50 GREATEST PLACES FOR 2022

The Department of Tourism (DOT) hailed the inclusion of Boracay Island among TIME’s 50 extraordinary destinations to explore in 2022. “The DOT affirms its pride and honor as Boracay Island once again proved its allure as a tourist haven. Such recognition will surely help us attain our goal of regaining our position in the global […]

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Politics

BORACAY SEES INCREASE IN FOREIGN TOURIST ARRIVALS

A lawmaker lauded the increase of foreign tourist arrivals in Boracay Island as a good sign of economic recovery not only for the Aklan province but also for the country. Aklan Representative Teodorico Haresco Jr. cited a report from the municipal tourism office of Malay in Aklan showing that there has been a constant influx of […]

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Travel & Tours

TRAVELING TO THESE PLACES MIGHT JUST BE WHAT YOU NEED

The past few weeks have been very stressful and pressure-packed for many of us. From the heat of the campaign season down to the last few days of the election—man, aren’t we tired and on edge? This is one of those moments that one can only say, sarap magbabad sa beach! But now that we […]

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Travel & Tours

OF TIDES OF HOPE AND PROMISES IN THE SUNSET

Sunset signals the end of a day. A reminder that no matter how long and tiring a day was, rest is inevitable.We often say that to carry on and move forward, we need to let go of some things to make our journey easy. When a crippled place begins to regain what is lost, some […]

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Politics

USE FOOD TO ATTRACT BORACAY TOURISTS – PANGILINAN

Vice presidential candidate Senator Kiko Pangilinan said affordable and quality food will entice more tourists to visit Boracay Island and help sustain businesses and livelihood of the people. Pangilinan said this is possible if the government will bolster support to farmers and fishers to improve their catch and production. “Mahalaga ang isda, pagkain lalo na […]

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BOOSTER SHOTS AVAILABLE FOR BORACAY VISITORS – DOT

Fully vaccinated local and foreign tourists visiting this island can walk in and have their booster shots administered by licensed pharmacists on the island, Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat said. Romulo-Puyat made the statement at the launching of the Resbakuna sa Botika program at the Watson’s Pharmacy City Mall Boracay recently. The tourism chief was joined […]

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BORACAY WETLANDS NOW AN ADDED ATTRACTION – CIMATU

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources, through the Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB), celebrated the gains made in the rehabilitation of Boracay wetlands during the local observance of the World Wetlands Day 2022. Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said that this year’s celebration focuses on our concrete actions for wetlands to save them from further degradation. […]

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BORACAY REHAB ON TRACK FOR 2022 TARGET – CIMATU

The Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is on track to complete the extensive rehabilitation of Boracay Island by the first half of 2022. “With the strong leadership of all the task force member agencies and the local government of Aklan, and the cooperation of the […]