October 29 (TravelAndy): The popular Boracay island in the Philippines reopened late last week after remaining closed for six months for rehabilitation.
However, only 19,000 tourists and 15,000 workers are allowed on the island on any given day. Also, only half of the island’s 12,000 hotel rooms will be allowed to open to ensure that only the desired number of visitors are on there at any given point, reports said.
“Let us treat the island as our home. Keep it clean and pristine. Don’t drink alcohol or smoke in the beach, don’t litter,” Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo- Puyat said in a message to tourists coming to Boracay. Continue reading Boracay island reopens for tourists after 6 months
October 13 (TravelAndy): The popular tourist destination of Boracay will reopen on October 26 after remaining closed for six months for rehabilitation, reports said.
However, inly 19,000 tourists and 15,000 workers will be allowed on the island on any given day.
Moreover, only half of the island’s 12,000 hotel rooms will be allowed to open to ensure that only the desired number of visitors are on there at any given point, The Sun, quoting a government official, said.
Boracay, located in central Philippines, is known for its stunning beaches, water sports and nightlife. Around two millions tourists had visited the island last year. Continue reading Boracay in Philippines to reopen on October 26
May 13 (TravelAndy): Indian citizens travelling to the Philippines will now not need a visa to enter the country if they already have a valid AJACSSUK (Australia, Japan, Canada, Singapore, the US and UK) visa.
Under the new rule that came into effect last month, Indians can now can now enter the country from all entry ports, including international airports and sea ports, domestic without a Philippines visa for a period of 14 days, extendable to a maximum of 21 days. Continue reading Visa-free travel for Indians to Philippines