September 12, 2016 | Weekly Update
What’s new in Dominican Republic:
Dominican Republic Hotels Earn 2016 Pinnacle Awards | Hosted by Successful Meetings Magazine, the 2016 Pinnacle Awards recognized Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort, Paradisus Punta Cana Resort, and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana for excellence in professionalism and hotel quality.
2016 Golf Travel Exchange Kicked Off Sept. 10 | The 2016 golf travel exchange welcomed travel agents, tour operators and international media to the Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe in Punta Cana on Saturday for the six- day conference focused on positioning Dominican Republic as a golf tourism mecca.
Santiago Partners with Japan for Sustainable Tourism Initiative | The Council for Strategic Development of Santiago and Japan International Cooperation Agency are collaborating for a sustainable tourism initiative that will help the 14 northern provinces of Dominican Republic, including Santiago. Training workshops will begin in October.
New Luxury Adults-Only Hotel Opens in Punta Cana | The all-inclusive luxury hotel Excellence El Carmen opened its doors in Punta Cana Sept. 1 with a ribbon cutting by President Danilo Medina and Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García Fernández.
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