Boracay Island welcomed 619,934 tourists from Jan 1 to April 15 this year
Travel and Tour World | April 18, 2019
Philippines’s most charismatic beach destination, Boracay Island in the first three months of 2019 has attracted 619,934 tourists. According to the Malay Municipal Tourism Office, this increase in numbers of visitors at Boracay visitors from January 1 to April 15, 2019 is boosting its tourism industry.This tourism figure also shows that some 67,000 visitors more than the 553,074 tourists who visited the island around the same time in 2018.Of the 1st-quarter-of-2019 visitors, 357,041 (or 57%) were foreigners, 240,745 were local tourists, and 22,148 were overseas workers of Philippines.From April 1 to April 15, the Malay Municipal Tourism Office shows about 107,218 tourists. Of the figure, the international tourists accounted for 44% or 47,450 arrivals.