DOT provides P8-M budget for COVID-19 testing in Boracay

The Department of Tourism (DOT), through the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), will provide a total of P8 million to the provincial government of Aklan to cover the cost of reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) testing for the island’s 4,000 tourism workers, as it expects more local tourist arrivals in the coming months.

“By supporting RT-PCR testing among workers in Boracay, the Department reiterates that safety is the unparalleled priority

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Boracay reopening to restore leisure travel



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LOW-COST carrier Philippines AirAsia, Inc. announced Tuesday its latest promotional fares for flights to Boracay Island to support the Tourism department’s efforts to gradually reopen the tourism sector amid the pandemic crisis.

“The reopening of Boracay is a great step forward in jumpstarting the travel and tourism industry of the Philippines. The overall implementation of this reopening will be the model for the restoration of leisure

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