April 24, 2017 | Weekly Update
What’s new in Dominican Republic:
Dominican Republic to Host First PGA Tournament in 2018 | The PGA Tour announced it will head to Dominican Republic for the first time March 19-25, 2018 for a new event, The Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship. This announcement marks the first time a big circuit tournament will be played in Dominican Republic. www.PGATour.com
Dominican Foreign Exchange Earnings Up 9% in Q1 | Dominican Republic’s tourism sector generated more than $7 million in foreign currency during the first quarter of 2017. Foreign exchange earnings generated by tourism are up 9 percent over the same period last year. www.BanCentral.Gov.Do
1,200 New Flights Added to Dominican Republic | The Civil Aviation Board announced that 1,224 new charter, passenger and air cargo flights have been approved for travel to Dominican Republic starting this May. The added flights will help meet the demand from cities throughout U.S., Canada, South America and Europe. www.IDAC.Gob.Do
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