Boracay Island is getting the love it deserves as over 80,000 tourists visit its shores for the whole month of February, and more are expecting to come as summer draws near.
The Malay Tourism Office Data showed that from February 1 to 28, a total of 80,882 travelers arrived in Boracay, where foreign tourists accounted for 486 of the total arrivals, and 353 were Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs).
Travelers from the United States make up most of the international tourist arrival with 136, followed by Germany with 39, the United Kingdom with 37, Canada with 27, Australia with 23, Japan with 15, France with 11, and Israel with 10.
The rest of the foreign countries had less than 10 visitors coming to the Island.
Foreign Tourists Sub-Total - 434
Domestic - 80,095
OFW/OF - 353
Overall Total: 80,882
Meanwhile, 41,539 female tourists went to Boracay, while there were 39,343 male travelers.
As for the age groups, ages 13-59 still lead the list with 68,280, while 9,929 tourists are ages 0-12 and 2,673 travelers age 60 and up.
Most visitors traveled by air than land or sea; 65,551 traveled by air, 11,856 by sea, and 11,856 by land.
As curfews are lifted, and the boat trip operation is now 24/7, plus Mainland Malay is open for side trips without tourists presenting a negative RT-PCR test result, travelers are expected to increase in the following weeks.