What’s Happening in Dominican Republic

June 4, 2018 | Weekly Update

East Coast Resort Celebrating World Oceans Day with Sustainable Menu | To celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8, Eden Roc at Cap Cana will offer a sustainable menu created by chef Gianluca Re Fraschini. The special menu demonstrates a commitment to protecting the biodiversity of the oceans and includes sustainably sourced items like indigenous fish from Dominican Republic. www.EdenRoc.com

Puerto Plata to Welcome New Cruise Line | Carnival’s new modern cruise line, Carnival Horizon, recently arrived to Puerto Plata’s Amber Cove port for its inaugural voyage. The 3,960-passenger ship is scheduled to stop in Dominican Republic 12 times throughout 2018. www.Carnival.com

Dominican Republic Golf Course Ranked Among Best in the World | Leading media outlet Golf Digest recently named Punta Espada Golf Club as fourth best Jack Nicklaus designed golf course in the world. Located in Cap Cana, the 46-square-mile course offers incredible views with eight holes along the Caribbean shore. www.PuntaEspadaGolf.com

Punta Cana Property Prepares to Unveil Renovations | Legacy property Hotel Riu Palace Punta Cana is set to unveil its renovations this July. The updates include new rooms, a gym, sauna and spa, new restaurants, a RiuLand children’s entertainment pool, among other offerings. www.Riu.com

Hospitality Industry Sees 4 Percent Increase | In the first four months of 2018, Dominican Republic saw a 4.9 percent increase in the expansion of hotels, bars and restaurants in terms of real added value, compared to the same time in 2017, according to the Central Bank of Dominican Republic.

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