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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 […]

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Travel & Tours

EXPERIENCE CHRISTMAS IN VARIOUS PLACES IN THE COUNTRY

It’s the second Christmas season we’ll be celebrating in a time of the pandemic. Some of us were forced to stay indoors and be away from our families for months. Others, to this day, still couldn’t spend time with their families due to the restrictions in their hometowns. Our chances of being with our family […]

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COULDN’T STAY STILL? HERE ARE 4 PLACES YOU CAN NOW VISIT

Nearly two years of being in this pandemic could really change your psyche. Looking back, one could only imagine how we survived being cooped up in our homes and not be in places. Suddenly, the world that seemed so big for us to handle became too little—even breathing becomes taxing. But hey, look where we […]

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MICECONNECT 2021 TAGS BORACAY AS BEST DESTINATION

In collaboration with the Boracay MICE Alliance, the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) Philippines and the Department of Tourism (DOT) successfully staged this year’s MICE Buyers Invitational Program, also known as MICECONNECT 2021, in Boracay positioning the world’s best island as a premier leisure and MICE destination.  The event gathered 52 online sellers of MICE products and […]

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Politics

RT-PCR TESTING SOON NOT NEEDED TO VISIT BORACAY

Fully vaccinated tourists can soon enter Boracay in Malay, Aklan without presenting a negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test once the island population is fully inoculated. Aklan Governor Florencio Miraflores said this move is meant to revive the island’s tourism industry. “While the negative RT-PCR test is still being required, I will be issuing […]

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SIARGAO, PALAWAN, BORACAY WIN INT’L AWARDS – DOT

The inclusion of the Philippines’ top tourist destinations in the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards of the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler (CNT) magazine is a testament to the hard work of the tourist industry “to strengthen our position as a top-of-mind destination” for international travelers.  The Department of Tourism (DOT) made this statement as three of […]

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Politics

SENATE URGED: ACT ON BILL TO DEVELOP BORACAY

Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte has sought Senate support behind a House-approved measure envisioned to ensure the long-term rehabilitation, development and preservation of Boracay Island, which boasts having one of the world’s best white sand beaches. “I am appealing to our senators to act soon enough on their own version of the House-passed measure establishing the Boracay […]

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MORE BORACAY TOURISM WORKERS TO GET COVID VAX JABS

The vaccination of tourism workers in Boracay Island received a boost with the arrival of an additional 10,000 doses of Sinovac anti-COVID vaccines as local tourist arrivals in the world-famous island picked up.  The vaccination program is being undertaken by the Department of Tourism (DOT) in partnership with the National Task Force (NTF) on COVID-19 […]

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3K BORACAY TOURISM WORKERS TO GET COVID VAX JABS

Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo-Puyat and National Task Force Against COVID-19 (NTF) Deputy Chief Implementer and testing czar Vince Dizon led the ceremonial vaccination of tourism workers in Boracay Island recently. Romulo-Puyat said that the inoculation program targets an initial 3,000 tourism workers.  Of this number, 2,178 are employed in accommodation establishments, 308 in restaurants, and […]

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Travel & Tours

BORACAY: IT’S UGLY

Hold your horses. Now, before you release the Kraken of emotions and negative comments, allow us a small amount of your time to walk you through the stories of Boracay people, their experiences, whether they bring a smile to your faces or tears to your eyes. Their story. Their life. The little voices of Boracay.  […]