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Latin America Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (LAMITE), the industry's first and only one-to-one event held in private, deluxe hotel rooms that ... June 18-22, 2018 at the Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino and the Sheraton Santo Domingo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
It's another boon for what has become one of the most modern cities in the Caribbean (the city also has the region's only metro network) and one of the Dominican Republic's emerging tourism destinations. While cable cars are not new to the Caribbean (indeed, the cable car in Puerto Plata is one of that ...
Four May Term courses this year focus on service and will impact people in Ghana, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic and Colorado. Though other May term ... Students will learn about the tourism that takes place in Costa Rica, which earns the country $1.7 billion each year. They will investigate the ...
CANCUN, QUINTANA ROO, Mexico, April 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For its contribution to the growth of the tourism sector in the Dominican Republic, NexusTours earned the Global DMC of the Year award in the first edition of the “DATE awards”, which took place during the inauguration of the ...
Responsible tourists should look to travel to and support Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala through tourism. Responsible tourists should check carefully when supporting other Caribbean and Latin American Countries. This message becomes timely with the start of the WTTC ...
Another top spot in the Caribbean is the Dominican Republic, where tourism increased by 4% in January and February. There is also the beautiful island of Barbados, where round-trip airfare from New York currently hovers around $330, about $300 less than flying to neighboring islands like Martinique ...
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tourism industry executives at this year's Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference announced several developments for the future of the country and expressed great enthusiasm for the projects to ...
[UNFCCC NAMA Registry Entry. Viet Nam]. Dominican Republic seeks NAMA support in agriculture, tourism, waste and public energy efficiency sectors. In March 2018, the Dominican Republic submitted three NAMAs seeking support for implementation. One NAMA seeks financial and capacity-building ...
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tourism industry experts at this year's Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference announced several developments for the future of its capital city, most notably in Colonial City, the country's only current ...
The first 46 graduates from a Tui work initiative in the Dominican Republic are to be employed at a resort on the Caribbean island. The youngsters have completed a rigorous training programme equipping them with the skills to work in the tourism industry and will now be employed at a Tui Blue ...
“My experience is very impacted by how people perceive me—things like my accent, my look—and the ideas they have about the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean, which are informed by popular culture, the tourism industry, ideas of leisure,” Minaya says. “My work looks at global north cultural ...
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Representatives from Dominican Republic's Puerto Plata Tourism Cluster (CTDPP) highlighted the region's trending visitor arrivals and hotel projects at the 2018 Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) ...
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading tourism operators have declared family travel, authentic experiences and luxury are trending niches for 2018. Industry experts at this year's Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference announced ...
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading tourism operators have declared family travel, authentic experiences and luxury are trending niches for 2018. Industry experts at this year's (DATE) conference announced several initiatives that will support ...
In Santo Domingo, the hamlet closest to the “Comandancia La Plata” where the rebels had their military headquarters, locals say they owe much to the ... “I can make better money and also practise my languages with tourists, which is my passion,” says Perez, as he points to the large bed where Fidel ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. The Dominican Republic saw a tourism surge in the first quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from the country's Central Bank. After a strong January and February, the destination saw a 14.7 percent increase in stayover visitor arrivals in March, leading to a ...
The Dominican Republic has passed legislation that prohibits the sale of dolphins, Ric O'Barry's Dolphin Project reported. ... In a blog post, Branson said the move will “hopefully set a wonderful example for both marine entertainment and tourism operators who have faced increasing pressure over the ...
It is a three-hour drive from the capital of Santo Domingo, through the Los Haiteses National Park and up into the tallest mountains in the Caribbean. But the views, the sunsets, the beaches — and even the friendly inhabitants who welcome tourists here — make it worth the trip. An April trip to the region, ...
By the Caribbean Journal staff. It's a very different project for the Caribbean, and a very different project for the Dominican Republic. But that's what makes it so fascinating. The Alta Vista Group has officially broken ground on a new $45 million project called the Alta Vista Mountain Village, a vision for a ...
Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina's legal aide Flavio Dario Espinal said the establishment of ties with China creates "immense" opportunities in areas from finance to technology, tourism, education and energy. The Communist Party considers Taiwan a province and has criticized Tsai's ...
He said he hoped that cooperation in the commerce, tourism and financing sectors would increase. Vargas' Chinese counterpart, Wang, emphasized that the Dominican Republic "has the largest economy" in Central America and the Caribbean and that it also carries "great influence" in the region.
The Dominican Republic announced that it will establish diplomatic relations with China, dropping ties with Taiwan. The decision whittles Taiwan's ... The establishment of these diplomatic relations will allow part of that tourism to flow into our country in the near future. And that is just one of the things that ...
SANTO DOMINGO, April 30 (Xinhua) -- The Dominican Republic's government late Monday announced that it established diplomatic ties with China. ... The coming months and years will see increasing opportunities for cooperation, not just in trade, but also in finance, technology, tourism, education and ...
BEIJING, May 1 (Xinhua) -- China and the Dominican Republic signed a joint communique in Beijing Tuesday on the establishment of diplomatic ... to work with China to enhance political trust, strengthen exchanges at various levels and carry out cooperation in trade, investment, tourism and education.
Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu told reporters in Taipei that China lured the Dominican Republic with money and the island would not bow to pressure from Beijing. He added that relations with other allies were stable and there's no immediate danger to Taiwan's ties with the Vatican.
China and the Dominican Republic signed a joint communique in Beijing on Tuesday on the establishment of diplomatic relations. ... is willing to work with China to enhance political trust, strengthen exchanges at various levels and carry out cooperation in trade, investment, tourism and education.
The new embassy will vigorously promote bilateral cooperation in the fields of investment and tourism, Rosa Ng Báez said, adding that the Dominican Republic hopes more Chinese companies will invest in the country under the framework of the Belt and Road initiative, and the two nations will build ...
Based on year-to-date numbers, the tourism sector in the Dominican Republic is health and on target for another record year, according to Fausto Fernandez, the ... Hotel occupancy rates continue to run strong across the country's major tourist areas of Santo Domingo, Punta Cana, Romana, Boca Chica, ...
"A new strategic era begins, focused on contributing to the progress of our country," said Vargas, adding that he expected cooperation to grow in trade, investment, finance, tourism and education, among other sectors. The Dominican Republic follows a trend started by other countries which have ...
Tourism, export processing and remittance from abroad form the economic pillars for the Dominican Republic. Its exports ... In April 1994, China opened its trade representative office in Santo Domingo, and in November 2005, the Dominican Republic opened its trade representative office in Beijing.
The organization of the Central American Council of Tourism recently held a meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to continue the search for concrete actions in favor of greater integration and cooperation, such as a common visa, which will result in the growth of this important sector for the ...
China and the Dominican Republic established diplomatic relations on Tuesday after the Caribbean country officially announced its severance of ... to enhance political trust and exchanges at all levels with China, cooperate with the country in areas like trade, investment, tourism and education and ...
However, for the Dominican Republic, the choice was relatively easy: China is the island nation's second largest source of imports (13.1 percent) and a potential boon to its tourism industry. Taiwan, by contrast, has minimal trade with the Dominican Republic. Ties with China also have the potential to ...
BEIJING – The establishment of diplomatic ties between China and the Dominican Republic, announced in Beijing on Tuesday, has strengthened ... of our country,” said Vargas, adding that he expected cooperation to grow in trade, investment, finance, tourism and education, among other sectors.
In the agreement, the Dominican Republic recognized that there is “only one China” and that the government of the People's Republic of China in Beijing is ... Santo Domingo and Beijing have consented to send ambassadors to one another's countries, as well as provide “all necessary help” to get the ...
SANTO DOMINGO – The Dominican Republic is performing an about-face in its foreign policy by breaking its historic ties with Taiwan and establishing ... opportunities for cooperation with China will open up, not only in trade but also in the realms of finance, technology, tourism, education and energy.
China and the Dominican Republic signed a joint communique in Beijing Tuesday on the establishment of diplomatic relations. ... Republic is willing to work with China to enhance political trust, strengthen exchanges at various levels and carry out cooperation in trade, investment, tourism and education.
SANTO DOMINGO, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Dominicans from various sectors of society have welcomed the establishment of diplomatic ties between the ... "It is a great opportunity for the Dominican Republic since we can certainly get to receive a great number of Chinese tourists after promotion," Joel Santos, ...
Annual trade exchange between Santo Domingo and Beijing amounts to about 2 billion U.S. dollars, with the Dominican Republic being China's second ... At the same time, the Caribbean nation, already a tourism powerhouse that receives more than 5 million tourists a year, should see a rise in tourists ...
SANTO DOMINGO, May 1 (Xinhua) -- The establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the Dominican Republic will strengthen bilateral relations and ... "There are great potential for the two countries to carry out cooperation in such fields as infrastructure, energy, tourism and trade," said Fu.
With a visa-free regime between the Dominican Republic and China now in the pipeline, this could come as a big boost for the country's tourism industry,” Sidorov noted. He also said that Santo Domingo's decision to turn to Beijing could have been inspired by the close and mutually-beneficial relations ...
SANTO DOMINGO, May 2 (Xinhua) -- The Dominican Republic has reached a milestone in its foreign policy by establishing diplomatic ties with China, ... Mariotti recalled that in 2012, Dominican President Danilo Medina, soon after taking office, instructed him to travel to China to discuss the possibility of ...
Minister of Tourism, Manuel Heredia Jr., was in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic along with a delegation for the Ordinary Meeting of the Central American Council of Tourism Ministers. The regional meeting focused on the promotion of the Central American region as a multi-hub tourism ...
by Luis Alberto Sierra G. SANTO DOMINGO, May 3 (Xinhua) -- The Dominican Republic, a Caribbean nation well-known for its beautiful beaches, resorts and golfing, is preparing to receive more Chinese tourists after the two countries established diplomatic relations earlier this week. The Dominican ...
This is why they have a presence in [nearly] 40 countries,” announced Francisco Javier García Fernández, the Minister of Tourism for the Dominican Republic, during the official groundbreaking event of Club Med Michès in the Dominican Republic. He shared his excitement to have Club Med as the first ...
"Anywhere Club Med goes, they do well," Dominican Republic Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier García Fernández said in Spanish during the resort's groundbreaking ceremony. "Something that is above all of Michès' beautiful sights is the quality of the people that live within the region. They are ...
Air Travel: Alaska Migrates Virgin America Into Sabre, New Caribbean ... Curacao, Freeport, Puerto Plata, Trinidad and Tobago, Santo Domingo and ...
JetBlue has officially launched its newest daily nonstop flights, connecting Newark, New Jersey and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. ... for the Dominican Republic as it looks to expand tourism hubs beyond Punta Cana, part of a wider push to reach 10 million annual tourists by the year 2023.
By the Caribbean Journal staff. A major new hotel development is coming to the Caribbean's hottest hotel investment destination. The new Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales all-inclusive resort has already broken ground in the Dominican Republic's tourism hub. The property will feature ...
“Taiwan has worked together with the Dominican Republic to build the Silicon Valley of the Caribbean, the Santo Domingo Cyber Park, among others. “Taiwan has also provided assistance in establishing an emergency response centre to improve security and increase tourism. “Recently, Taiwan has ...
When airline passengers disembark at the Santo Domingo airport, they're greeted by the message, written vibrantly on a wall: “Welcome to the ...
According to China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi , Santo Domingo stands to ... Tourists are already attracted to Dominican Republic's tropical shine: it ...
... Vice President Guest Events at Messe Frankfurt, will give the eulogy and Petra Cruz, European Director of the Dominican Republic Tourism Board, ...
... which Santo Domingo authorities attributed in part to high Brazilian tariffs. ... he will promote investment opportunities in the Dominican Republic in tourism, ... businessmen, whom he will urge to invest in the Dominican Republic.
Wander or Bust is an Elite Daily travel series that follows young women all over the globe to record their journeys as they experience the thrill of the ...
"When we landed in Santo Domingo on February 2nd, I texted him, and he ... "I interviewed many people during my stay in the Dominican Republic.
Tourism is the main source of income for the Dominican Republic, and while the country saw more than 5.5 million tourists in 2017, the majority of ...
In order for tourists to experience all the beautiful and varied beaches of the Dominican Republic, McCann Santo Domingo worked with a travel ...
For the 30 franchises in the Majors, Dominican Republic is like a big store, ... The Dominican Republic receives its highest income from tourism and ...
A half-dozen twenty-something-year-olds from the Dominican Republic ... civil engineering student at Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo. ... fueling the area's hospitality and service industry as tourism picks up for the season.
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, May 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International tourists arriving by air to Dominican Republic will no ...
When visiting Santo Domingo, exploring the Colonial City—the first European settlement of the Americas and a designated UNESCO World Heritage ...
The Dominican Republic offers the drug trade some of the Caribbean's biggest container ports, a lively tourist sector with commercial flights across the globe, ... Santo Domingo is one of the oldest, as well as the largest, cities in the ...
The new affiliates include Uzbekistan Airways, Dominican Republic Tourist Board, South African Tourism, Hungarian Tourism Agency and ...
Dominican Republic Eases Visitor Entry Process ... Santo Domingo's Las Americas Airport (SDQ) was the second-busiest port of entry, with 221,775 ...
Fisheries will be enhanced, tourism will improve because of the scenic .... “We're 40 years into coastal tourism in the Dominican Republic and much of ...
In a week in which Caribbean tourism leaders have been meeting in New York to build on the strong growth that much of the industry is now ...
The Dominican Republic is looking to enhance tourism to its island, and ... offers once daily flights to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
Tourists are flocking Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic; Cusco, Peru; and Djerba, Tunisia as alternatives to travel destinations hit by hurricanes ...
Dominican Republic points to increased trade with Haiti ... SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CMC) — The Government of the Dominican ... foreign investment and tourism, which is a challenge for the Government,” he said.
WILLEMSTAD - Air Century's inaugural flight from Dominican Republic to ... Director Marketing Air Service & Tourism of the Curaçao Airport Partners ...
Questex Travel Group, publisher of International Meetings Review, kicked off its ... Travel Exchange (LAMITE) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
The fourth annual Latin America Meeting & Incentive Travel Exchange (LAMITE) closed high above Santo Domingo Thursday night, June 21st to an ...
Santo Domingo, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) The ministers of Tourism of the Central American Integration System (SICA) gather today in Puerto Plata, ...
In Dominican Republic, Fishing Community Gets Help from ADRA ... lost their way of supporting their families, and local tourism was affected. So after ...
BlueBay Hotels Adds New Hotel in the Dominican Republic ... of the island, one of the most popular tourist regions in the Caribbean due to its beautiful ... "We know the Dominican Republic because we already have two hotels there, ...
At the CCT meeting, Francisco Javier Garcia, Minister of Tourism of the Dominican Republic, and current President Pro-Tempore of the CCT provided ...
Air Canada Vacations and the Dominican Tourism Board have partnered to bring a 3 day cultural festival to Toronto. The event showcases everything ...
TPC Exclusive: ACV and Dominican Tourism Board Events in Toronto ... Tourism is very important to the Dominican Republic economy and our ...
Tourism is very important to the Dominican Republic economy and our ... ceremony, attended by the Tourism Board and Air Canada Vacations' elite.
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, July 05, 2018 (GLOBE ... Punta Cana is the number one summer travel destination for adventure and ...
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, July 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boasting approximately 30 miles of white sand coastlines and ...
Experience Dominican Republic will source product in areas of the Caribbean nation which are less frequented by tourists, including hidden beaches, ...
MasterCard recently declared Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the number-one summer travel destination, which shows that the hard work of ...
Another new cruise port in the Dominican Republic? Dominican Republic tourism officials are mulling exactly that, according to a statement from ... Boca Chica would join existing ports including Santo Domingo; Puerto Plata's Amber ...
The first hotel company in the Dominican Republic to adopt Clean the ... “We believe that Tourism Industry is the right answer for the Sustainable ...
While Dominican Republic has steady tourism throughout the year, summer time generally offers better deals, especially in Punta Cana and Puerto ...
Dominican Republic tourism is up almost 6 percent so far in 2018, according to new data from the Dominican Republic's Central Bank provided to ...
Many locals also like to visit the DR as a popular vacation destination. Sunrise Airways now connects these two countries making it more affordable to ...
Coral reefs along a growing tourism-focused coastline in the Dominican ... Tourist boats prepared for departure from Bayahibe, Dominican Republic.
The decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and calls to boycott Dominican tourism, but Dr. BaNikongo believes Haitians need ...
The Ministers of Tourism for the SICA Region were hosted by Lifestyle ... Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Belize, and the Dominican Republic.
WILLEMSTAD - Turks and Caicos-based interCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Aruba and ...
The foreign minister of the Dominican Republic is on an official visit to the kingdom on July 18-21 during which he met with several Moroccan officials.
... female Obelisk in the Malecon area, in Santo Domingo on July 16, 2018. ... The Dominican Republic is a tourist hotspot that is famous for its golden ...
Rising tide of rubbish threatens Dominican Republic's golden shores ... The Dominican Republic is a popular tourism destination, but the rising tide of ... the problem is home-grown, according to David Collado of the Santo Domingo ...
The plastic waste originates in Santo Domingo and the nearby province of ... Beaches in the Caribbean attract tourists but the amount of plastic that ...
Come for the beaches, say tourism ads for the Dominican Republic. ... in the capital, Santo Domingo, there has been an altogether different scene, one ...
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (ViaNews) – According to the ... Tourism is the country's highest source of income with six million tourists over ...
... the Dominican Republic for vacation, with the country's Ministry of Tourism ... onto Montesinos Beach, not far from the capital city of Santo Domingo.
By the Caribbean Journal staff. Spanish hotel giant Melia is adding another all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic's tourism hub of Punta Cana ...
Costa Deliziosa, Costa Magica and Costa Pacifica will visit ports in Florida, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, the Dominican Republic, Trinidad and ...
MORRIS COUNTY — Due to an increase in human trafficking violations in the Dominican Republic (DR,) Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) has ...
Recently the airline initiated the route Curaçao-Dominican Republic. ... it one of the best options to travel to the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (ViaNews) – Foreign investment is welcomed everywhere, and the Dominican Republic is no exception.
The Dominican Republic Tourism Board hosted a delicious rum bar. Guests also enjoyed the Ernie Carswell & Partners Wine Bar and Lounge for ...
SANTO DOMINGO – The Dominican Republic received 4.1 million visitors in the first six months of this year, an increase of 5.9 percent from the same ...
“In the Dominican Republic, a taxi driver will visit a gas station with his credit card in his pocket to refill his car without incurring charges that comes ...
While the Dominican Republic's position as the most popular travel ... to spread the visitor volume to new poles, from Puerto Plata to Santo Domingo.
ST JAMES, Jamaica — The Ministry of Tourism, through a collaboration with ... tourism arrangements with Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.