DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – APRIL 17, 2013 – Dominican Republic is the ideal destination for weddings featuring breathtaking seascapes, world-class resorts that cater to wedding parties, endless beaches, and exuberant Dominican culture that inspires romance.

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“Dominican Republic’s famously friendly people, enchanting culture, and wedding packages and expert coordinators are at your service to make your nuptials stress-free,” said Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. “Our magnificent country’s diverse regions offer couples incredible wedding locations, pampering amenities and unwavering support to make dream weddings into realities.”

Savvy couples take advantage of Dominican Republic’s unique affordability and endless options for romantic wedding venues, from striking palm-tree lined scenes, romantic beaches, and fairytale gazebo settings, to exotic gardens and waterfalls as backdrops. Dominican Republic delivers the complete destination-wedding package:

Stress-Free Fun: Many brides opt for a Dominican Republic wedding because they are simple and easy to plan. Most hotels and resorts feature wedding coordinators who take care of ceremony essentials, along with flexible wedding packages. Expert planners can provide everything you’ll need from skilled photographers, bridal treatments, florists and innovative cake creations. To get started, download this free Dominican Republic Wedding Guide.

Cost-Effective Celebration: For pairs on tight budgets, Dominican Republic is the perfect place because its wide-ranging accommodations suit a variety of budgets and tastes. Upscale resort amenities with affordable all-inclusive options make visitors feels as though they are living in luxury. Plus, the U.S. dollar to Dominican peso exchange rate is extremely favorable and provides additional value.

Enchanting Culture: The country’s Spanish, European, African and Taino heritage charm visitors. Weave this unique culture into your celebration. Incorporate Dominican Republic’s easy-to-learn national dance, Merengue, and let the lively rhythm overtake the dance floor. Replenish your guests with distinct Dominican cuisine like fresh seafood and traditional rice dishes, and give local products like rum, cigars, coffee, and Larimer or amber gems as wedding favors.

Eco Escapes: Dominican Republic’s 1,000 miles (1609 km) of coastline and numerous mountain ranges make it a breathtaking eco-escape. Couples can work with the resorts to plan a special group activity for attendees like a group catamaran ride, zip lining, caving, waterfall cascading, chocolate tours, and ATV excursions to make priceless memories. No matter which activity you choose, the country’s idyllic year-round weather will warm you.

Guest-Friendly Activities: Couples don’t have to worry about keeping their guests occupied because Dominican Republic resorts offer tours to a variety of local activities. Surf, kite board and swim along many glamorous beaches in Puerto Plata, explore Santo Domingo’s Colonial City, play La Romana’s or Punta Cana’s top golf courses and check out the Samaná Peninsula’s ecotourism excursions. Most inclusive resorts offer a variety of free entertainment, too, so each night of your stay there are new options for you and your party to enjoy.

Easy Access: Dominican Republic is closer than you think and a hassle-free trip for wedding guests at a short two-to-four hour trip from many U.S. gateways. Family and friends never want to miss out on their loved ones’ destination wedding, and by choosing Dominican Republic, they don’t have to.

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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 flavors to approximately five million global visitors in 2012. 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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