March 20, 2017 | Weekly Update
What’s new in Dominican Republic:
Uber Introduces Moto-Taxi Service in Dominican Republic | Rideshare company Uber recently announced the arrival of motorbike ride sharing in Santo Domingo. With uberMOTO, users can request a ride on a motorbike using Uber’s mobile app, with fares starting at 20 pesos. Dominican Republic is the first country in Latin America to receive uberMOTO service.
Highway Repairs Planned to Major Tourist Route | The Ministry of Public Works announced plans to make improvements to critical sections of the Luperón Highway, a major touristic route connecting Santiago and Puerto Plata.
Punta Cana All-Inclusive Resort to Undergo Renovations | The Excellence Punta Cana announced plans to close from July to October 2017 to allow for significant renovations. Upgrades will include an additional 20 suites with private pools, and upgrades to the hotel’s bars, gastronomic areas and Excellence Club.
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