AAA bookings include DR in top ten air holiday destinations

The Dominican Republic is included in the top 10 travel destinations as per bookings. These top 10 destinations are: Orlando, Florida and Anaheim, California (Disney park destinations), Cancun, Mexico; Honolulu, Hawaii; Kahului/Maui, Hawaii; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Miami and Fort Lauderdale in Florida and New York City. The US auto club, […]

Tourist numbers up again in November

Air tourist arrivals are up 3.9% from January to November 2017, compared to the same period last year. So far this year there have been 5,560,787 non-resident visitors, 208,286 more than the same time last year. Foreign tourists represent 87.2% of total non-resident travelers and have increased by 4.4% whereas non-resident Dominicans increased by 0.5%. […]

Hideaway at Royalton Punta Cana for adults only

Hideaway at Royalton Punta Cana is one of the new beach resort alternatives for tourists looking into destination Punta Cana. The 168-suites adults only hotel is part of the Royalton Luxury Resorts chain. Stefano Sturni says the hotel promises more personalized services to guests. The hotel has a contemporary Caribbean decoration style with high tech […]

Costa Pacifica cruise includes four Dominican ports

A nine-day Caribbean cruise on board the Costa Pacifica starts off on 30 December 2017, with a full day at the Amber Cove port in Maimon, Puerto Plata on the north central coast, continuing on day 2 to Samana on the northeastern coast and on day 3 to Catalina Island, La Romana on the southeastern […]

Grupo Noval to build two more developments in Punta Cana

Fabio La Rosa, chairman of Grupo Noval, announced two more residential developments for the group in the Punta Cana area. The Cana Pearl residential development with 200 units in different phases is located on the Cana Bay Golf Course in northern Punta Cana. The 1-2- and 3-bedroom residences will have vistas to the lake, countryside […]

Grupo Posadas builds Grand Fiesta Americana in Bavaro

President Danilo Medina was in Punta Cana for the ground breaking of the 554 room Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales. The resort will be built in the centrally-located Bavaro Beach section of Punta Cana, some 20 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport. The all-inclusive resort is expected to open in 18 months […]

Amber Cove and Santo Domingo ports gain in maritime traffic

This year, for the first time, the Dominican Republic stands to break through the ceiling of one million cruise passengers, spread among several ports — Amber Cove in Maimón, Puerto Plata, La Romana/Catalina Island, Samaná, Santo Domingo and new port Cap Cana in Punta Cana, according to a report in Seatrade Cruise online. Amber Cove […]

Bachata in Puerto Plata

Bachata singer Frank Reyes will be on stage at the Juan Lockward Amphitheater in Puerto Plata City on Saturday, 16 December 2017. His performance is the last of a series of “Devuélveme mi libertad” concerts this year that took him to Europe, the United States, Honduras and Santo Domingo. Tickets are for sale at […]

Air Antilles starts PUJ flights to Guadaloupe and Martinique

Air Antilles announces regular flights from Punta Cana to Guadaloupe and Martinique starting 17 December 2017. The flights are on Saturdays, with the exception of the two first flights that will operate on 17 and 24 December. This is in addition to the airline’s Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday flights from Santo Domingo to the […]