Rappler's latest stories on Boracay tourists
Based on figures from Palm Sunday, April 14, to Good Friday, April 19, more than 50,000 tourists have visited Boracay
The figure is slightly higher than the number of visitors during the 1st quarter of 2018. A little over half of tourists are foreigners, mostly from China and South Korea.
China and Korea account for 80% of the total international tourist arrivals from January to March 2019, based on figures released by the Malay Municipal Tourism Office
DOT-Boracay says foreigners comprised nearly half of the tourists to the famed island from October 26 to December 31, 2018
(UPDATED) Two weeks after the reopening of Boracay Island, police receive reports of tourists falling victim to pickpockets
The government officially reopens Boracay Island but regulating establishments' permits, putting a cap on the number of visitors, and issuing anti-beach boozing rules
Boracay can only take in a maximum of 19,215 tourists at any given time. The access cards will help the government control the number of visitors.
Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says workers should live in mainland Aklan to decongest the world-famous island Boracay
After 6 months of rehabilitation, the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF) has scheduled a soft opening on October 16 to October 25 for local tourists
The tourism department says the island accommodated 376,171 foreign tourists from January to March 2018
The suspects are collared after receiving P4 000 in marked money from a confidential agent who acted as their customer