Boracay-1-million-tourist-visitors.jpg Last September, the local government of Boracay recorded 930,000 visitors which surpassed last year's total of 908,875. Korean nationals are topping the list.

Boracay's tourist arrivals are expected to reach 1.2 million by the end of the year.

Last July, readers of travelandleisure.com voted Boracay the "world's best island" in 2012, despite reports of overcrowding and the algae bloom along the beach, a sign of pollution.

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