Inside Boracay: Opening Week

(cover photo by islander Jack Jarilla) Inside Boracay: Opening Week Boracay Opening Week, finally the island is open to tourists.  It has felt like both the longest 6 months, and also a case of ‘it’s October 26th Already!’   This is just the start for Boracay, after the island was called a ‘Cesspool’ by the Philippine

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Boracay Opening in Pictures

Boracay Opening in Photos Locate it on Latest News and Boracay page  

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Inside Boracay: Week 25

Cover Photo: DOT Boracay Field Office   Inside Boracay: Week 25  It was to be expected that this ‘closure’ week, with the Opening Day of the Dry Run on the 15th October, was going to be an incredibly busy one. Even so, it surpassed Inside Boracay’s expectations and even saw a kiteboarder from Boracay secure the

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Selfie Culture in the Philippines Part 3 – Marketing to the Selfie Generation, if you’re not doing it already!

Selfies are increasingly spreading to many areas of our lives, including travel. Not just during our travels but even whilst we are planning them.   In the last of our Selfie Series, we look at how the Hospitality and Tourism Industries can be harnessing the rise of Selfie Tourism and Social Media Pilgrimages as part of their

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Inside Boracay: Week 24 and 16 Days until reopening

Inside Boracay: Week 24 and 16 days until Boracay Re-opens Despite being open for only 4 months of 2018, the readers of Condé Nast Traveler still voted Boracay as the Number Two Island in Asia, behind Siargao which took the Number One spot. This vote breeds positive feelings and hope that Boracay’s travellers will be forgiving

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Inside Boracay: Week 23 Getting Ready to Re-open

Cover Photo Credit: Jack Jarilla Inside Boracay: Week 23 and just 22 days before the Island opens for Phase 1; on 26th October Wristbands mooted for tourists entering Boracay Another form of ID muted for residents Continued lack of genuine Consultation with Islanders and Stakeholders Environment department declares Boracays water safe and clean Entry and

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