Philippines tourism, a tough sell? : Perfect beaches. Friendly locals. Fascinating history. So why is the Philippines still a laggard in the regional travel market? : and will a new promotional campaign help? / Richard S. Ehrlich | @cnngo | #turisticario
The island is administered by the Philippine Tourism Authority and the provincial government of Aklan. Apart from its white sand beaches, Boracay is also famous for being one of the world's top destinations for relaxation it is also emerging among the top destinations for tranquility and nightlife. In 2012, Boracay was awarded as the best island in the world from the international travel magazine Travel + Leisure.