Boracay to reopen with fewer hotels, restos, no beach parties
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The government reopens Boracay to holidaymakers on Friday, after a six-month cleanup aimed at repairing the damage inflicted on the resort island by decades of uncontrolled mass tourism. President Rodrigo Duterte ordered Boracay closed in April to fortify weak infrastructure and crack down on the rampant overdevelopment that had turned the island into what he termed a “cesspool.” When the government throws open the doors on Friday, Boracay will have fewer hotels and restaurants, a cap on the number of visitors and rules against beach boozing aimed at taming its party-hard reputation.
Gascon, M. (2018, October 25). Boracay to reopen with fewer hotels, restos, no beach parties. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A6.
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