Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo, according to a Rappler article, said the government is considering the rehabilitation of Baguio City.
Teo’s statement comes amid the six-month closure of Boracay.
“Of course, Baguio will also be considered as one of those to be rehabilitated. All tourist destinations, all of them, not just the beaches, but also the nature. So the DENR will focus on that because that’s the work of DENR,” she said.
Teo said Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu is checking the compliance of resorts to the Solid Waste Management Act.
“Secretary Cimatu has been going around the Philippines now. He first went to Panglao, and then he went to Pagudpud and other places like El Nido and Coron. He already saw the problems. So it’s now being addressed by the LGUs because they themselves are afraid that what happened to Boracay might happen to them,” she said