Chinese tourists continue to flock to Boracay

October 15, 2014 6:04 am 

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan, Oct. 14 — Chinese tourists still continue to flock Boracay despite the travel ban imposed by their government.

Niven Maquirang, jetty port administrator, said that Chinese tourists continue to be on the top three list of tourists who visited Boracay from January to September this year.

Maquirang said that Chinese tourists come in as walk in tourists. Majority of the Chinese tourists came from Hong Kong.

From January to September this year, South Koreans remain first with 191,061, followed by china with 156,188, and Taiwanese third with 36,011.

Meanwhile, Ben Mobo, manager of the West Cove Resort said that they were able to rescue two Chinese tourists from drowning Saturday.

Mobo said that their hotel staff saw two tourists floating in the sea for several minutes.

"These prompted our staff to come near them and discovered that they were victims of drowning incident," said Mobo in an interview.

"Though already weak, they told us that they were thrown overboard while the Paraw was sailing due to bad weather," he added.(PNA)

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