Many people have asked/complained about this - here's what the Panay News (dated Wednesday, January 11) has to say about it...
"The Professional Advocates and Innovators for Development Incorporated (ProAID) and De La Salle Institute of Governance recently assialed the collection of P50 as environmental and admission fee to tourists and guests going to Boracay Island.
The mandatory collection is provided for in Ordinance No. 230, series of 2005 of Malay otherwise known as "An Ordinance Charging Environmental and Admission Fee to All Boracay Bound Guests and Tourists" approved by the Sangguniang Bayan chaired by Vice Mayor Froilibar S. Bautista.
Mayor Ceciron Cawaling ordered the collection starting Wednesday."