Three Dominican Beaches Considered Among the Best in the Caribbean | Access Dominican Republic

The three Dominican beaches were selected from a list of the Caribbean’s top 25 beaches. “Playa Bavaro” in Punta Cana, in the country’s easternmost region, “Playa Bonita” in Samana, on the northeast region, and “Playa Sosua,” on the north coast were selected by TripAdvisor, the popular travel site, which included the beaches in its Travellers’ […]

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It’s official: Tourism in growing in the Dominican Republic.

Santo Domingo.- According to a Tourism-Review.com report, Dominican Republic has reached 10 million tourists in 2013, an increase of 3.6%. “This increase in the Dominican tourism industry is owed to the new Tourism Incentive Law that has allowed 34 touristic projects, from all over the national territory, to count on an investment of 2,300 million […]

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The less visa requirements, the more tourists come

TTC Service.- It is proved in many tourist destinations worldwide. When decreasing the requirements related to visas, the number of tourists increases. Because of this maxim of international tourism, the U.S. has received the advice to lighten their own requirements to deliver visas. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said that with the number […]

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Top 10 Caribbean vacation destinations for 2014

Atlanta.- Delta Vacations, a leading provider of quality, customizable vacation packages select its top 10 Caribbean vacation destinations for 2014 with Dominican Republic in the first place. The list represents Delta Vacations Caribbean destinations with the most growth based on room-nights booked from 2009 to 2013. In all, Delta Vacations has seen an increase in […]

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Tourism leader decries ‘sprawl’ at Bavaro, Punta Cana – DominicanToday.com

Santo Domingo.- The head of the new maritime and tourist services companies grouped in ADOEMASTUR on Tuesday deplored the state of sprawl and disorder posed by the peddlers at the Bávaro and Punta Cana tourism regions. ADOEMASTUR president Ariel Carreras also criticized the services that he calls deficient, provided to visitors on the beaches and […]

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The Dominican Republic is Now the Caribbean’s Main Tourism Destination

The Dominican Republic came out ahead during the first semester of 2013, with the arrival of 3.3 million visitors, more than any other destination in the Caribbean.  The information was provided by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). The Organization presented this latest information during a recent Ministers of Tourism Summit, in Martinique. According to the […]

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Dominican Republic divers discover Hispaniola’s ‘biggest’ cave

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- A submerged cave one-kilometer long and 25 meters deep was discovered in Puerto Plata’s Choco nature reserve,  the Environment Ministry announced Monday. It affirms  it’s the biggest find of its type on the island of Hispaniola shared with Haiti. Environment minister Bautista Rojas said the discovery is a great opportunity for […]

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Dominican Republic divers discover Hispaniola’s ‘biggest’ cave

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.- A submerged cave one-kilometer long and 25 meters deep was discovered in Puerto Plata’s Choco nature reserve,  the Environment Ministry announced Monday. It affirms  it’s the biggest find of its type on the island of Hispaniola shared with Haiti. Environment minister Bautista Rojas said the discovery is a great opportunity for […]

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Hoteliers launch ’Santo Domingo Capital Destination 2013’

Santo Domingo.- The growth of tourism’s offer with new hotels and renovation of existing ones show that the city of Santo Domingo needs to attract more visitors, which can only be achieved by promoting its growth, warned Santo Domingo Hotels Association president Eduardo Reple. The business leader said thus far the city’s tourism industry has […]

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Santo Domingo 2013, Capital Destination – Travel Trade Caribbean

Santo Domingo.-The Santo Domingo 2013, Capital Destination event took place October 14 and 15 at the Renaissance Jaragua Hotel, sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, to give a boost to that city’s position in the tourist market. The fair, organized by the Association of Hotels of Santo Domingo (AHSD), was attended by 140 tour operators, […]

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Dominican Republic: Blue Flag Renewed for 2014 – Travel Trade Caribbean

Dominican Republic.-La Laguna Dominicus beach (in the Bayahibe hotel zone) and the Cabeza de Toro Be Live Punta Cana beach announced their having renewed their Blue Flag international certification for the 2013-2014 period. The new flags will be hoisted next December 5. The distinction is awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), a European […]

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American Airlines hosts 7th annual travel agency prizes

Santo Domingo.- American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld ® alliance, and true to its tradition recognizing the results of its most important business partners, for the 7th consecutive year awarded the travel agents with the highest marketing levels last year.The agencies were awarded this year were Viajes Alkasa, TravelWise, Turinter, Services Travel, Tarys […]

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