The upcoming edition of the International Tourism Fair, FITUR 2019, will present the Dominican Republic as a partner country, a destination that has continued to grow in recent years and which is currently a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6,2 million international tourists arriving in 2017, according to the Dominican Republic Central Bank.
For nine days, 50 WestJetters immersed themselves within the local community of La Union in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic to take part in the eighth WestJet Live Different Builds.
As part of its ongoing expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean, what is described as the world’s largest car rental company has opened four new Enterprise Rent-A-Car locations at the Dominican Republic’s largest airports.
On January 09, a bilateral meeting was held with Miguel Octavio Vargas Maldonado, chancellor, Dominican Republic, and Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, president, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council, who encouraged the Dominican Republic to pursue its strategic and exemplary focus on aviation as a lever for national socio-economic growth, and to enhance its contributions to global momentum on sustainable aviation development.
AIDAluna arrived in La Romana in the Dominican Republic on November 04 ringing in this year's Caribbean season.
TUI Care Foundation and Plan International have teamed up to bring education and employment opportunities in tourism to young people in the Dominican Republic.
In July, the Caribbean and Mexico region recorded 16,015 rooms in 89 hospitality projects in construction, marking a 23.6 percent year-on-year increase, as revealed in STR’s July 2017 Pipeline Report.
According to STR’s May 2017 Pipeline Report, there were 39,434 units in 226 developments under contract in the Caribbean and Mexico, a 39 percent surge in rooms under contract compared to May 2016.
Finland's national carrier has announced additional flights scheduled for the winter season 2017 – 2018, including new destinations and extra frequencies.
From Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, the airline will offer new scheduled weekly flights to Puerto Vallarta in Mexico and Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic.
Two weekly routes will be served to Havana and Goa.
The flying frequency of New Delhi and Bangkok journeys will increase to six and 16 weekly flights, respectively.
The beginning of the winter season will also bring two extra schedules to Singapore, making it a daily destination, and to Hong Kong which will be operated 10 times weekly all year round.