Do-it-yourself trips are not allowed

By Helen Castano | 05:01 PM October 29, 2020
Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque at the Chocolate Hills. Photo: Harry Roque Facebook

Bohol will reopen to local tourists starting November 15, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in an online briefing aired from Bohol on Thursday, October 29.

“Magbubukas na po para sa turismo ang island paradise na Bohol mula po a-kinse ng Nobyembre,” Roque said.

Also present during the briefing were Engr. Allen Varquez, president of Bohol Association of Hotels, Resorts, Restaurants, Inc. (BAHRR), lawyer Lucas Nunag, chairman of the Provincial Tourism Council and Dr. Henry Chuseuy, chairman of Hennan Group of Resorts.

Nunag said Bohol is “beautiful as ever” that people should visit.

Bohol Governor Arthur Yap said tourists who plan to visit the island must present a 72-hour negative reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) COVID-19 test result prior before entering the province.

“So if you have a valid negative PCR test result to COVID, then you can register, let us know about that, mabibigyan kayo ng QR [quick response] code,” Yap said.

” You will use that QR code to register then you can now book your stay with accredited establishments,” Yap added.

Local tourists interested can register and get their QR codes via

Do-it-yourself trips are not allowed, Yap said.

By Bohol Island News

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