Carnival time draws attention to La Vega

The central city of La Vega and its Union Carnavalesca announce preparations for the Carnaval Vegano 2019. The La Vega carnival is the most traditional in the country. For Carnival, the city fills the Jose Horacio Rodríguez Ave (Flamboyanes) and the Profesor Juan Bosch Avenue with carnival activities. This year, there will also be activities […]

Puerto Plata promotions in Boston, New York and Madrid

The president of the Puerto Plata Tourism Cluster (CTDPP), Roberto Casoni announced the north coast participation in important travel shows this January to promote Puerto Plata destination attractions. The Ministry of Tourism is backing the cluster with promotions in The Boston Globe trade show from 18-20 January at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center […]

Azur air changes airport of arrival in the Dominican Republic

Russian airline Azur Air is now flying into La Romana Casa de Campo International Airport (LRM). The airline switched from Punta Cana International (PUJ) as of 1 January 2019. The Casa de Campo airport is around a half an hour drive from Punta Cana beach resort areas and the same from the Bayahibe-Dominicus beach resorts […]

In his third try, Mexican golfer wins Latin America Amateur Championship

Mexican Alvaro Ortiz won the Latin American Amateur Championship that took place 17-20 January 2019 at Casa de Campo’s Teeth of the Dog golf course. The 23-year-old Ortiz earned a spot to play in the Augusta, Georgia, USA National in April 2019. If he chooses to stay amateur, he will be exempt into the final […]

Dominican Republic is top destination for Ukranian tourists

The Dominican Republic is mentioned first among the top “popular exotic country” destination for Ukranian tourists over the Christmas holidays, according to Ukrinform. Other exotic destinations are Thailand, Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. The preferred ski resort destinations for Ukrainians are Austria, Finland and Turkey. The most popular destinations for Ukrainians traveling abroad […]

Ocean El Faro opens in Uvero Alto

The biggest spree of hotel construction in the Punta Cana area is happening to its northern stretch – Macao, Uvero Alto and Miches beach areas. Just recently H10 opened its new all-inclusive Ocean El Faro. The hotel gets its name from its signature lighthouse. Entertainment facilities at the hotel include a bowling alley. The 618-room […]

Cabarete beach clean up

Given the increasing concern about the rising level of seaweed accumulating on Cabarete beach on the north coast, local businesses, supported by the Ministry of Tourism have undertaken a major clean-up operation. The Association of Businesses in Cabarete, lead by Carlos Atahualpa Paulino, took on cleaning the beach. Heavy equipment was hired to clear up […]

Cabarete is ready for the 17th Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta

The warm waters of Cabarete beach are ready to receive competitors coming for the 17th Caribbean Laser Midwinter Regatta on Puerto Plata’s northern coastal waters. The event is scheduled for 18-20 January 2019. Cabarete is a world recognized terrific venue that provides great accommodations, trusty trade winds, warm waters and lots of fun places to […]

5th Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC) opens at Casa de Campo

Pete Dye’s legendary Teeth of the Dog this week to receive the best emerging golfers from 30 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean from 17 to 20 January 2018. Ranked 26th in the world, and No. 1 in the Caribbean, Teeth of the Dog Golf Course brings water, sea, rocks, and into play. To […]