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Bohol Tourism: Bullish After the Earthquake and Super Typhoon [SP]

Posted on December 24, 2013

Folk singers color the Loboc River Cruise – one of the premier attractions of earthquake-hit Bohol. A deadly 7.2 magnitude earthquake, followed by a 20-day power blackout caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) only three weeks after, drastically affected the tourism industry of Bohol, one of the premier tourist destinations in the Philippines. The island province is best known for the Chocolate Hills, white sand beaches of Panglao Island, and endemic Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta).However, despite the recent “double whammy”Read More