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Boracay shines as one of the top island destinations in Southeast Asia in the DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards

Boracay shines as one of the top island destinations in Southeast Asia in the DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards

In the 17th annual DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards, Boracay has secured the fifth spot on the list of favorite islands in Asia, according to the votes of discerning travelers. Known for its powdery white sand beaches and vibrant nightlife, Boracay continues to captivate travelers with its natural beauty and warm hospitality. The top ten list is dominated by islands in Southeast Asia, with Phuket, Thailand in third place, and Koh Samui, Thailand in fourth place. Notably, Bali has been crowned as the favorite island in Asia. The awards also recognize 230 top properties in Southeast Asia, including boutique hotels, along...

Enhancements planned for Boracay tourism experience following stakeholder feedback

Enhancements planned for Boracay tourism experience following stakeholder feedback

In a proactive move to address feedback from both domestic and international stakeholders, Tourism Chief Frasco emphasized the urgency of implementing improvements to enhance the tourism experience in Boracay. The observations, shared by foreign stakeholders, highlighted key areas of concern such as long waiting times, overcrowded ticket counters, inadequate signages, and disorganized boarding procedures for short boat rides between the mainland and Boracay. These insights were gathered during dialogues held in Dubai, UAE, at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2024, and in Seoul, South Korea, on the sidelines of the Seoul International Travel Fair (SITF). With Boracay welcoming 2.12 million...

Pioneering Power: MORE Power’s Transformative Impact on Iloilo City

Pioneering Power: MORE Power’s Transformative Impact on Iloilo City

Since its operation in 2020, MORE Power has ignited a transformative change across Iloilo City, impacting everything from the local economy to the everyday lives of its residents. The company’s focus on upgrading and stabilizing the power distribution network has not only reduced power interruptions but also fostered economic growth, as detailed in their five-year development plan and various analyses. Electrifying Growth When MORE Power took over the electricity distribution in Iloilo City, it inherited a system fraught with inefficiencies and high system loss rates, leading to frequent power outages. Since then, the company has introduced significant infrastructure improvements, such...

Boracay teen singer to represent the Philippines at World Championships of Performing Arts

Boracay teen singer to represent the Philippines at World Championships of Performing Arts

Shyra Asister, a talented 17-year-old high school student and singer from Boracay Island, has been chosen to represent the Philippines at the 2024 World Championships of Performing Arts in the USA. Shyra’s musical journey began with a successful audition in Iloilo last November, where she captivated the judges with her mesmerizing voice and excellent performance. This is her second time passing the audition for the World Championships. However, despite her undeniable talent, Shyra faced a setback last year when financial constraints prevented her from joining the World Championships after passing the audition. In her pursuit of competing in this prestigious...

Boracay and Earth Day Reflections

Boracay and Earth Day Reflections

As we commemorate Earth Day today, it is an opportune moment to reflect on the environmental challenges and triumphs of one of the world’s most renowned beach destinations – Boracay. This paradise, known for its powdery white sands and crystal-clear waters, offers a compelling contemplation on the impacts of tourism and climate change, as well as the efforts to mitigate them. Boracay, with its vibrant nightlife and the finest sand in the world, seems like a piece of heaven here on Earth. However, beneath its idyllic facade, the island is no exception to environmental challenges. The surge in tourism numbers...

The quest to rekindle a lost friendship in Boracay

The quest to rekindle a lost friendship in Boracay

A decade and four years ago, Luz Kyle who was just a young traveler then, set foot on the white sands of Boracay for the first time, where an unlikely friendship blossomed. This friendship was born out of shared laughter, free kayak rides, and swimming lessons. A friendship with a local islander who chose the hard path of work over education to support his family. Their bond, captured in a faded photograph, tells a story of youth, adventure, and the raw beauty of life on the island. Today, Luz Kyle is reaching out to the world, hoping to reconnect with...

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IDP and Boracay Coco English Academy inaugurates first IELTS on Computer lab in Boracay Island

Boracay, Philippines – IDP Education and Boracay Coco English Academy partner to open the first ever IELTS on Computer Lab in Boracay Island on March 23, 2024. This partnership between IDP Education, the world-leader in international education and proud co-owner of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), and Boracay Coco English Academy, a leading English language school on Boracay Island, aims to contribute to the Philippines’ prominence as one of the world’s English as Second Language (ESL) Learning Hub and IELTS testing site. The new IELTS on Computer lab in Boracay is a state-of-the-art facility designed to elevate the...