DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – MAY 13, 2014 –The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism was pleased to once again sponsor People en Español’s “50 Most Beautiful” issue gala at New York City’s Capitale on May 12. The 18th annual event followed in suit of the issue’s “circus theme” and honored well-regarded celebrities in the U.S. Hispanic market.

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism sponsors annual red carpet gala

“We greatly value our ongoing partnership with People en Español and we’re excited to once again align with an event that recognizes the diversity and beauty within Hispanic entertainment,” said Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. “The event was an incredible opportunity for Hollywood to see why Dominican Republic is the top tourism destination in the Caribbean. Regardless of what type of vacation they seek, Dominican Republic has it and more.”

Attendees participated in a Dominican Republic-branded “Game of Chance” for an opportunity to win a trip for two to Puerto Plata and a stay at the Presidential Suites at Hacienda Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resorts. Puerto Plata is the perfect destination for attendees to experience Dominican Republic’s diversity, passion for life and deep sense of hospitality.

For exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity photos from the event and issue, visit


About Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic’s first tourist was Christopher Columbus in 1492. Rich in history, Dominican Republic has developed into a diverse destination offering both Dominican and European flavors to approximately five million global visitors in 2013. Named #1 Golf Destination in Caribbean & Latin America by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, Dominican Republic boasts 28 designer golf courses, upscale resorts, pristine nature and sophisticated cities and quaint villages filled with warm Dominican people. Dominican Republic features the best beaches, fascinating history and culture, and is a chosen escape for celebrities, couples and families alike. Visit Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism’s official website at:

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