September, 2012

Medina breaks ground for US$180M theme park in Punta Cana – DominicanToday.com

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic.- President Danilo Medina Thursday morning headed the groundbreaking for the “Extreme Park Punta Cana,” to be built at a cost of US$180.0 million. Considered the biggest of its type in Latin America, the facility will include four main business areas, indoor and outdoor attractions, amphitheater, disco, and many other tcomplementary services. […]

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Best Times to Visit Punta Cana

Best Times to Visit Punta Cana The best time to visit Punta Cana is from March to May, when the peak season rush trickles out of the city. Luckily, the weather is warm year-round, with average highs around 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The Dominican Republic experiences some of the effects of the Atlantic hurricane season, which […]

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Dominican capital readies to offer Cemetery Tourism

Santo Domingo.- Santo Domingo’s historic Municipal Cemetery on Independence Av. will be renovated to attract tourists who visit the city, so they can walk among the resting places of famous writers and poets, and heroes of the Caribbean country’s two wars of independence, EFE reports. This cemetery built in 1824 during Haiti’s occupation of what […]

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Dom. Rep. flexes muscles as a tourism power

PARIS.- Dominican Republic emerged as a global tourism power during Paris’ Tourism Fair, where it also revealed its various opportunities to expand to reach the goal of doubling the number of visitors in the next few years. After his participation in the show “Top Resa 2012,” Tourism minister Francisco Javier Garcia announced the construction of […]

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UK investments in Dom. Rep. top US$800.0M and counting

SANTO DOMINGO. – Dominican Republic Export and Investment Center (CEI-RD) director Jean Alain Rodriguez yesterday revealed that UK investment in the country tops US$800.0 million, with a goal to increase the figure by promoting local products in those markets. In his keynote speech in the British Chamber of Commerce luncheon, the official said the investments […]

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Local golfer champion Adam Saviñón ¨ V Invitational Golf Tournament 2012 Punta Blanca

Bavaro, Dominican R. – The spectacular golf course in the tourist development of Bavaro, Punta Blanca, was the venue of the tournament is already a classic among those played in our area. This year is the fifth edition of Punta Blanca Invitational and have a participation of 114 players from across the country, many of whom […]

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Bávaro highways almost complet

SANTO DOMINGO-The Minister of Public Works, Gonzalo Castillo, said the road-Arena Gorda Bavaro-Miches-Sabana de la Mar is scheduled to be completed between the months from April to November 2014. He noted the great progress of the construction of infrastructure to streamline traffic through the region. The official also said that envisaged leverage existing road infrastructure […]

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The DR is strengthened as a tourist power

Tourism. Francisco Javier announces two-year to reach 400,000 cruise passengers PP September 24, 2012, 9:31 PM The RD is strengthened as a tourist power In Punta Cana will build extreme amusement park Written by: DAY Paris, France.-demonstrated Dominican Republic Tourism Fair in Paris that truly is a worldwide tourist power, with various expansion opportunities, to […]

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Where to go in Punta Cana and Bavaro

+ – Where to go in Punta Cana and Bavaro Punta Cana is known the world over for stunning beaches, upscale hotels,  romantic settings, and amazing golf courses. The East Coast beaches of the Dominican Republic’s Altagracia province have consistently been ranked as some of the world’s best by those who have visited them.In Punta Cana you can […]

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Announced new hotels in Punta Cana, Bayahibe and Samaná.

Paris, France. – Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier Garcia announced the construction of several hotel projects in different parts of the country, as well as the increase of flights to and from the Dominican Republic. The announcement of the new project did the minister at the start of the International Tourism Fair to be held in […]

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Dominican Republic receives 3.2 million tourists, growing 7.25%

Santo Domingo. The Dominican Republic has received in the first eight months of this year more than 3 million tourists, with growth of over 7%, and has become the main tourist destination in the Caribbean region . The goal this year is to finish 2012 with more than five million tourists. The Central Bank report notes that the arrival […]

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Zona Colonial tourism increased by 50% by the Coral Highway

Santo Domingo . Program Coordinator for Tourism Development Colonial City of Santo Domingo, Maribel Villalona, said that the number of tourists it receives the first city of America from the east of the countryincreased by 50% in the last two weeks of August, with the opening of the Coral Highway that reduces to two hours the distance Punta Cana Santo […]

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