Sunrise Airways flies direct to Havana, Cuba

Santo Domingo again has a non-stop flight to Havana, Cuba. Sunrise Airways began the flights with departures on Wednesday and Sunday from SDQ. Tickets are US$399. Company president Phillippe Bayard and his son Jonathan accompanied passengers on the inaugural flight to Havana. Sunrise Airways is based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. For reservations and more information, visit […]

Tropical music at the Puerto Plata amphitheater

Alex Bueno, Aramis Camilo, Bonny Cepeda, Ramon Orlando, Krisspy, el Varon de la Bachata, David Kada, Lo Blanquito, Chimbala, La Materialista and Goldy Boy are on the list of performers for the 29 December 2018 end of year closing of the Puerto Plata amphitheater activities. The Megafieston starts at 8pm at the amphitheater that is […]

Vive la Navidad in eastern Santo Domingo

Vive la Navidad is the free show on evenings in Christmas at the amphitheater of the Parque del Este in eastern Santo Domingo. On the program are Christmas songs, drama and comedy presentations and more from 7 to 11pm from 7 December to 5 January 2019. The eastern Santo Domingo city government has also set […]

Miriam Cruz and Sergio Vargas at the Jaragua

Miriam Cruz and Sergio Vargas will be taking the stage of the Teatro La Fiesta at the Jaragua Renaissance on the Malecon of Santo Domingo on Tuesday, 18 December 2018. They promise to delight their fans with all their best hits and Christmas time favorites. Tickets are available online at Uepa Tickets and at the […]

Nutcracker Suite at Palacio de Bellas Artes

The traditional Christmas ballet, the Nutcracker Suite with music by Tschaikovsky will be performed at the Palacio de Bellas Artes by the students of the Ballet Studio of Doris Infante. The presentations are on Saturday, 15 December 2018 at 7pm and 16 December 2018 at 6pm. 10 December 2018

Hilton now manages the Hilton La Romana resort

There are 82 million Hilton Honors members around the world. Many of these now will be headed for the new Hilton La Romana resorts. Hilton Hotels & Resorts has added the Hilton La Romana family resort and adult resort (formerly the Dreams La Romana managed by AmResorts) to their global portfolio this year, in association […]

Frank Rainieri honored at II Tourism Investment Forum

The National Association of Hotels & Tourism of the Dominican Republic (Asonahores) recognized Frank Rainieri as “The Champion of Dominican Tourism” during the II Tourism Investment Forum that took place 27 November 2018 in Santo Domingo. The president of the Puntacana Group received the award from Miguel Adriano Tejada, editor of Diario Libre. In his […]

New York Times focuses on Samana’s heritage

Few traveling to Samana today, where the French migration seems to prevail, are aware of the American heritage that marked the peninsula in the 1800s. A story in The New York Times, reminds all of the mark left in Samana by the group of more than 300 African-Americans who chartered a boat to Samana in […]

Carlos Vives at Puerto Plata Amphitheater

Colombian singer Carlos Vives will be at the Juan Lockward Amphitheater in Puerto Plata this coming Saturday, 22 December 2018. The Puerto Plata Amphitheater is located next to the San Felipe Fort and looks onto the Atlantic Ocean. Claro is the sponsor of the event and offers a 10% discount on ticket sales for Claro […]