Caticlan - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Caticlan


Boracay boat coop braces for modernization

Jun 29, 2019 - 4:27 PM

The Maritime Industry Authority urges all boat operators plying the Caticlan-Boarcay and Tabon-Boracay routes to phase out wooden-hauled vessels

Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal/Rappler

Boracay boat operator to charge double the previous fare

Oct 11, 2018 - 8:00 AM

From the previous fare of P25, boat riders will pay P50 to the sole operator of the Caticlan to Boracay route when the world-class beach resort reopens

Boat fare Boracay up by 50 percent. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal

Boracay workers need to get IDs starting April 18

Apr 17, 2018 - 11:43 PM

There will only be two entry and exit points during the 6-month closure of the world-famous tourist destination

PERMITS. Workers who are not residents of Boracay Island will have to apply for terminal passes at the Caticlan port in mainland Malay and the Cagban port in Manoc-Manoc, the rehabilitation task force says. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal/Rappler

Philippines eyes limiting Boracay tourists after 6-month closure

Apr 11, 2018 - 12:20 PM

Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo says tourists who would be bumped off by a daily cap can stay in nearby Caticlan while waiting for slots in Boracay

LIMITED TOURISTS? The Philippine government says it is considering to limit the number of tourists in Boracay after its 6-month closure. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Katsa bags to replace plastic bags in Boracay, Malay

Jun 24, 2017 - 8:30 AM

These reusable canvas or katsa flour bags are locally sourced and could inspire the communities in Malay to produce eco friendly bags for tourists and residents

Cebu Pacific adds night flights to Boracay

Jun 22, 2017 - 4:43 PM

Cebu Pacific says this is in response to a long standing tourist request

NIGHT FLIGHT. Cebu Pacific will mount an additional 12 flights weekly to Caticlan from Manila, Clark, and Cebu.

News Briefs: March 23, 2017

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:32 PM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday March 23

There's now a Boracay-El Nido direct flight

Mar 18, 2017 - 6:27 PM

You can now fly from El Nido to Boracay and back

First passengers from El Nido connecting to Caticlan via Lio Airport.

PAL kicks off 2017 with new Incheon route via Clark Airport

Jan 02, 2017 - 3:20 PM

The new daily route started on January 1 using the 199 seater Airbus A321 jet and will allow passengers from Central and Northern Luzon to fly to Incheon without passing through Manila

PAL to launch more domestic, int'l flights in Clark by January

Dec 18, 2016 - 9:55 PM

The destinations are Cebu Davao Busuanga and Cagayan de Oro as well as Incheon in South Korea

FLIES FROM CLARK. PAL's maiden flight between Clark and Caticlan in Aklan, which was welcomed with a water salute at Clark International Airport on Sunday, December 18. Photo by DOTr

Caticlan airport expands runway to accept bigger planes

Nov 18, 2016 - 7:31 PM

Previously limited to turbo propeller planes the airport can now accommodate jets like the Airbus A320

Alleged top Iloilo drug lord, wife gunned down in Aklan

Aug 29, 2016 - 7:58 AM

3rd UPDATE The murder happens barely a week after their meeting with DILG Secretary Sueno

A file photo of the Caticlan Jetty Port. Photo by Boy Ryan Zabal

Public Attorney's Office chief wants Caticlan airport ‘bullet’ case dismissed

May 25, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Acosta says they filed the motion to quash motion for determination of probable cause and motion to suspend arraignment of Jerome Sulit who is charged before RTC Branch 9 for illegal possession of ammunition

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake hits Antique

Dec 20, 2013 - 1:37 PM

The earthquake was felt in Boracay parts of Antique and in Caticlan

QUAKE. The 4.3 magnitude quake hit near San Jose De Buenavista, Antique. Screen shot from PHIVOLCS

Boracay Gateway launch to coincide with airport completion

Apr 03, 2013 - 11:59 AM

Alphaland Borocay Gateway completion to coincide with the completion of Caticlan Airport

HIGH-END TOURIST SPOT. Alphaland Boracay Gateway is at the tip of Panay island and next to tourism face, Boracay island. Boracay Gateway will be anchored by a polo and country club and other recreational activities. Screenshot from the 2009 annual report of Alphaland

Antique’s charms revealed

Jul 31, 2012 - 8:06 PM

Not going with the flow has its rewards

THE AUTHOR RELAXES HER muscles in a 'kawa.' All photos by Izah Morales