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159 Boracay establishments cleared for operation

THE Department of Environmental and Natural Resources announced on Friday that it has already issued Certificates of Conditional Approval (CCAs) to 159 establishments in Boracay. The post 159 Boracay establishments cleared for operation appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineOct 12th, 2018

Accredited Boracay hotels now 268

At least 25 more hotels have been added to the list of accomodation establishments allowed to operate in Boracay......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 5th, 2018

MORE ROOMS IN PARADISE: DOT accredits 243 Boracay establishments

The number of Boracay accommodations that secured Department of Tourism (DOT) accreditation had reached 243 as of Monday. With the holiday season approaching, this meant that 9,248 rooms were available for tourists in the famous resort island. The list of the accredited establishments are posted in the DOT’s official Facebook page. The DOT also reminded […] The post MORE ROOMS IN PARADISE: DOT accredits 243 Boracay establishments appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 30th, 2018

Duterte to Palawan hotels, resorts: Follow rules to avoid another Boracay

MANILA, Philippines – To avoid another Boracay, or the temporary closure of a tourist destination because of environmental problems, President Rodrigo Duterte urged hotels and other establishments in Palawan to just "follow the rules." Speaking at the Subaraw Festival in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, late Saturday, November 10, Duterte said he ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 10th, 2018

TAK lectures ESWM among Boracay residents

IN time for the reopening of Boracay Island, residents of the three barangays participated in the Acting Planning Workshop for the ecological solid waste management (ESWM), conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ (DENR’s) Task Force Tayo ang Kalikasan (TAK). About a hundred folks from schools, business establishments, Sangguniang Kabataan (SK), and Barangay […] The post TAK lectures ESWM among Boracay residents appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

Boracay shops playing loud music, violating other rules face removal of accreditation –DOT

Establishments who will continue to violate rules in the resort-island of Boracay might lose their accreditation in providing services to tourists, Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said on Friday. Source link link: Boracay shops playing loud music, violating other rules face removal of accreditation –DOT.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Tourists defy Boracay ban on parties, loud music

Barely a week since Boracay was reopened, some tourists and business establishments have defied regulations set by the Boracay Interagency Task Force to help protect and preserve the island......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2018

Fines rain on gunk sources

It also wants to clear Boracay of irresponsible and greedy business people More than 200 business establishments in Boracay were fined a total of P43 million by the Pollution Adjudication Board (PAB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for violation of environmental laws. The PAB, a quasi-judicial body, charged them a minimum […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

DENR fines 209 Boracay establishments

MANILA, Philippines – Some 209 establishments in Boracay  were fined a total of P43 million for violating environmental laws , said the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Monday, October 29. DENR Undersecretary and Pollution Adjudication Board Chairperson Rodolfo Garcia said only those which have settled the penalties ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2018

A full house Boracay

BUSINESSES WAIT FOR SPIKE Three days into the reopening of Boracay after a six-month closure, hotels and other lodging establishments in the island resort enjoyed a nearly 100 percent occupancy level. But in stark contrast were the dismal sales reported by many restaurant staff while many of their competitors remained closed, like the popular pizza […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

NO GAMBLING IN PARADISE: DOJ pushes ‘no casino’ EO for Boracay Island

BORACAY, Aklan – President Rodrigo Duterte is still firm on his stance that no casinos – existing or otherwise –would operate in this world-renowned tourist destination. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said they are now considering several ways to implement the President’s order against casino operation in Boracay. “But the DOJ has specifically recommended the issuance […] The post NO GAMBLING IN PARADISE: DOJ pushes ‘no casino’ EO for Boracay Island appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL - Custodians of the national heritage

On the eve of the reopening of Boracay to tourism, the mayor of Malay town, which includes the island, was suspended for six months in connection with charges that he allowed the illegal operation of several businesses in the popular tourist destination......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Somber Boracay gears up for October 26 reopening

AKLAN, Philippines – Top tourist hotspot Boracay Island is ready to receive tourists once again, 6 months after being closed to the public. The island will "officially" open its shores on Friday, October 26, but many businesses are not expecting that much visitors after its months-long hiatus. Many establishments will also ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Boracay hotels, resorts back in business but…

IT IS BACK to business for some resorts and hotels in Boracay Island, which will end its six-month closure on Oct 26, 2018. The Compliant Association of Boracay (CAB), a group of tourism establishments in the island, said they have breached the 50 percent occupancy rate for 68 hotels accredited by the Department of Tourism. […] The post Boracay hotels, resorts back in business but… appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsOct 20th, 2018

Plastic litter found on Boracay beach after months-long cleanup

A television host who used to work for government found scattered plastic litter on the beach of Boracay during the dry run for the island’s reopening to tourists after a months-long cleanup operation. Mercado shared snapshots of the garbage, which she admitted was not hers, on October 15. “Few hours after the dry run started […] The post Plastic litter found on Boracay beach after months-long cleanup appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsOct 17th, 2018

Businesses still confused over Boracay opening plans

MANILA, Philippines – Boracay businesses are still confused over the government's guidelines when top tourist spot Boracay Island reopens to the public. In a DZRH interview , Elena Brugger, president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Boracay, said that many establishments are still unaware of the progress ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Philippines island Boracay reopens for test run following huge cleanup

By Euan McKirdy/CNN – Boracay, one of the world’s most famous beach destinations, has reopened for a limited-numbers test run almost six months after closing for a cleanup operation to reverse the fortunes of the resort island once labeled a “cesspool” by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. The sun was Read more ».....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

No compliance, no operation on Boracay dry run

No compliance, no operation on Boracay dry run.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

Boracay tourists advised: No booking in establishments without gov’t clearance

THE DEPARTMENT of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) warned tourists in Boracay against making reservations in establishments which have not yet received government clearance to operate. The post Boracay tourists advised: No booking in establishments without gov’t clearance appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

68 Boracay hotels get green light for reopening

The Department of Tourism (DOT) has listed 68 accommodation establishments allowed to operate during the reopening of Boracay on Oct. 26......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2018

ECC suspension of compliant Boracay firms lifted

The suspension of the environmental compliance certificates (ECCs) of compliant establishments in Boracay has been lifted, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said yesterday. Source link link: ECC suspension of compliant Boracay firms lifted.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018