The Department of Tourism has issued accreditation to 68 establishments in Boracay on Friday, two weeks prior to the island’s reopening.
The 68 establishments with a total of 3,519 have been accredited after complying with the permits and clearances required by the Department of the Interior and Local Government and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
The compliant establishments can begin operations when the island begins receiving visitors starting October 26.
Only visitors with booking reservation on DOT accredited establishments can enter the island, the Boracay Island Interagency Task Force for Rehabilitation reiterated.
The task force will also limit the number of visitors entering the island.
Based on the island’s carrying capacity, only 6,405 tourists will also be allowed to enter Boracay for each day and about 19,000 in any given day.
Prior to the reopening on October 26, a dry run will be conducted from October 15 to 25.
During the dry run, tourists from Aklan and Panay Island will be allowed to enter Boracay.
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