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DOT gets ready for Boracay opening
Less than 200 tourism establishments in Boracay were so far able to meet the requirements set by the government’s interagency rehabilitation task force overseeing the cleanup of the popular island resort. “As of June 15 ...
- July 9, 2018
Planned Asean meet to focus on Boracay Island rehab
The government’s rehabilitation of Boracay Island is being eyed as one of the cases to be presented in the planned Asean meeting on mainstreaming biodiversity in the tourism sector. The presentation will help Asean ...
- September 7, 2018
Private sector urged to invest in Boracay projects
The government urged private enterprises to invest in projects meant to support sustainable tourism in Boracay which is scheduled to reopen Friday. “So we are reopening, there are interventions done by the government but ...
- October 28, 2018
Gov’t mulls Sept. Boracay ‘soft opening’
Boracay may have a “soft opening” on the first week of September, according to the interagency task force overseeing the island’s rehabilitation. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), a member of the task ...
- June 21, 2018
Tourism department backs Manila Bay rehab
The Department of Tourism (DOT) expressed full support for the government’s initiative to clean-up and revive the polluted Manila Bay by replicating the same rehabilitation strategy used in Boracay. In a statement, the ...
- January 14, 2019
DOST willing to clean Boracay algal bloom
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will help the local government unit of Malay in cleaning the excessive algae that grew on the white-sand shores of this island resort. “Dr. Palencia invented the vigormin, a ...
- March 10, 2017