Why choose the Dominican Republic for meetings, incentives, conventions and events?
The Dominican Republic is the most popular Caribbean destination. Meetings, incentives, conventions and events usually break attendance records. People want to come for the work and the fun.
This is the Caribbean. Excellent weather all year round. Average temperatures range from a low 21C in the early morning to a high 30C in the afternoon.
Excellent air accessibility. Getting here by air is easy. There are hundreds of flights from all around the world. It is even easy to arrive at one airport and depart from another on the same airline.
Top hotel brands. Leading international brands operate in the country. Choose from the well known international brands including Accor, AM Resorts, Barceló, Be Live, Blau Hotels, Crowne Plaza, Embassy Suites, Bahía Príncipe, Hard Rock Hotels, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Hotetur, Iberostar, Ifa Hotels, JW Marriott, Majestic Resorts, Meliá, NH, Occidental, Palladium, Princess, Quality, Relais & Chateaux, Renaissance, Riu, Sheraton, Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Solaya Hotels, Vista Sol, The Leading Hotels of the World, Westin and Viva Wyndham. Discover the local brands, such as Amhsa Marina, Coral Hotels & Resorts, Hodelpa, VH Hotels & Resorts, Xeliter, among others.
Wide range of accommodations. With more than 65,000 hotel rooms, there is a variety of hotels and lodging facilities for every budget.
Variety of venues. There are facilities at small boutique hotels or large convention hotels located at beaches or in the cities. There is a variety of meeting facilities to meet group needs and budget.
Best connected Caribbean country. Group delegates have the added attraction of being able to visit other areas of the Dominican Republic thanks to the excellent road system. This makes the country one of the most attractive for groups interested in doing multi-destination travel during, before or after the meeting.
Side attractions: Come for the meeting while enjoying the beaches, golf, culture and eco adventures as well. Leisure activities and a wide variety of things to see and do make the Dominican Republic an attractive destination for spouses and pre or post convention travel.
Hi-tech communications facilities.
Multilingual experienced staff. The Dominican Republic hotel industry regularly serves the needs of tourists speaking English, French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, among others.
Visa facilities. Travelers from the US, Canada and Europe can enter with just a passport and the purchase of a tourist card. When a visa is needed, if the person already has a US, Canadian or European visa, only the purchase of a tourist card may be required.
For US taxpayers, conventions, seminars, or similar meetings may be tax deductible. (IDTCA: Interest and Dividend Tax Compliance Act of 1983, Section 274(h) on attendance at conventions).
People that will welcome you with a smile. Dominicans are natural good hosts. Indeed, the Dominican Republic is famous for its vibrant culture and warm, friendly people.