November 28, 2016 | Weekly Update
What’s new in Dominican Republic:
Dominican Republic Named Caribbean’s Best Golf Destination 2016 | Dominican Republic was named “Caribbean’s Best Golf Destination” for a third time at this year’s World Golf Awards. The World Golf Awards are part of the prestigious World Travel Awards and recognize destinations for excellence in golf tourism. www.worldtravelawards.com/
Culinary Week Welcomes Top Chef Finalist to Punta Cana |The Barceló Bávaro Grand Resorts hosted Culinary Week at the Barceló Bávaro Palace in Punta Cana from Nov. 13-20. Highlights included award- winning chefs, traditional Dominican cuisine, guest country Peru and special guest Amar Santana, a finalist on the popular TV show “Top Chef.”
Colonial City Showcases Accessible Tourist Sites |The National Disability Council hosted a group of more than 100 disabled individuals on a tour of Santo Domingo’s Colonial City to test accessibility at museums, parks and other public facilities this month. The tour was part of a larger effort in the country to promote accessible tourism and equal opportunities for tourists with disabilities.
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