Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Boracay PNP, bothered by the increasing number of illegal tour guides in Boracay

Written by Jay-ar Arante

The Boracay Tourist Assistance Center (BTAC) is worried about the increasing number of illegal tour guides in the island of Boracay.

This is in line with the subsequent theft cases on the island that involved the said illegal tour guides.

For this reason, the Boracay PNP are looking for ways and means to totally hinder these ill intentioned individuals and the crimes they commit.

Meanwhile, the Tourism Regulations Enforcement Unit (TREU) said that they will not let these illegal acts to continually occur, particularly now that the summer season is arriving.

The TREU also reminds about the required registration of tour guides to the LGU Malay in order to acquire a permit to operate.

Moreover, the authorities advise the tourists in Boracay to be vigilant and or be aware when dealing with tour guides.

Translated by Shelah Casiano

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