Boracay to receive warning for exceeding capacity limit during Holy Week —DOT

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The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday said the local government of Malay in Aklan will receive a warning after the carrying capacity of Boracay Island was breached during Holy Week.

The Department of Tourism on Tuesday said the Malay town government in Aklan will receive a warning after the carrying capacity of Boracay Island was breached during Holy Week.

"Even pre-pandemic, mino-monitor. Noong pre-pandemic, it never exceeded the carrying capacity kasi lahat ng pumapasok nila-log 'yan," she added.Based on the Malay Tourism Office's report to the DOT, the number of tourists on the island hit 21,252 on April 14 and 22,519 on April 15 — far beyond the recommended daily threshold of around 19,000 tourists.

 

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