Chinese tourists topped the foreign arrivals during the first two months of 2014 replacing South Koreans who for several years were the majority. Niven Maquirang, jetty port administrator, said on Monday that Chinese visitors to the island reached 52,740; South Koreans 40,511, and Taiwanese 6,387 arrivals. On March 11, Mandarin speaking Chinese tourists are expected to arrive in this resort island on the MS Costa Atlantica cruise ship. The Italian vessel with 15 floors is considered the biggest cruise ship to have so far sailed to this resort island. On March 20, the MS Europa 2 of Hapag-Lloyd is also set to sail for this resort island for the third time with more Chinese tourists. Boracay is being considered by the Chinese as their 16th favorite tourism destinations.