Airline companies provide assistance
Some major airlines flying to Kalibo and Caticlan expressed their support for the rehabilitation of the island by assisting passengers
. Airline companies including Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines are offering passengers the option of rebooking, refunding, as well as rerouting their flights without additional charges. Some flights to Caticlan and Kalibo are also suspended.
Some hotels and resorts closed due to violations
In line with the rehab program, erring establishments in the island are also closed down by the local government. Crown Regency Prince Resort located along the main road in Barangay Balabag is currently temporarily closed. The resort is the second to be closed next to Boracay West Cove in Sitio Diniwid in Balabag. Guests who might be affected when closures are done are being assisted by the local tourism office.
Boracay closes for 6 months
The final decision has been made for the closure of the island beginning April 26. With the closure, local and foreign tourists will be prohibited to enter Boracay. To monitor the entrance of tourists, residents, and workers on the island, those who plan to enter the island have to present their ID to be admitted. The closure is to give way for the rehabilitation of the island. During the closure period, swimming at the beach will also be prohibited.