Tourist arrival to the Dominican Republic increases by almost 150% in November

 Saturday, December 5, 2020 

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Tourist arrival to the Dominican Republic increased by almost 150% last month. Compared to the month before, the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, said that this shows that the sector is getting back on track gradually.


Collado said that in July of this year, 54,000 tourists arrived in the country; in August the number was around 50,000, but if October is taken into account, there was a growth of 50% and in the East the increase was 100%.


At a meeting with the president of the National Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (Asonahores), Paola Rainieri, the Minister of Tourism, said that the Punta Cana Airport has just announced 159 flights for this week.


“They were receiving three daily flights, and they rose to 22 daily flights. The recovery is being seen, and the important thing is to continue working with the Tourism Office,” said the Minister.


The government’s priority now is the health of the population and then recovery of the economy with tourism. Experts said that the Dominican Republic is prepared with the best sanitary protocols. Tourism is recovering, all thanks to the health measures implemented and the recovery plan in place.

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