Philippines to rein in visitors to Boracay island, strained by tourism

A view of an empty beach a day before the temporary closure of the holiday island Boracay in the Philippines April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/Files

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines will limit the number of visitors setting foot on its most treasured island resort each day when it reopens to tourists on October 26 after a six-month rehabilitation effort, an environment official said on Wednesday. Boracay, located off the northern tip of the central island of Panay, is famed for […]

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