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April 12, 2021 | Weekly Update

Dominican Republic Reports Record Tourist Arrival Figures for March | The Minister of Tourism, David Collado, reported that the month of March was a period of significant growth and rebound in the recovery of tourism in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, reaching record arrival numbers of 263,867 tourists, a 3.4 percent increase compared to the same month in 2020. Collado also indicated a 56 percent growth compared to February 2021 and a 39 percent flight increase in March compared to the previous month. Reports indicate that April could exceed these figures. mitur.gob.do

Punta Cana Hosting The World Meeting Forum (WMF) | From April 11-14, the recently opened Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana will host the World Meeting Forum (WMF), receiving buyers, organizers, suppliers and leaders of the industry, who seek to generate business, share experiences and promote the Caribbean destination as the scene of large events. The event, which expects over a hundred professionals to attend, will implement strict COVID-19 protocols, including medical screenings, rapid tests, and PCR. Upon conclusion of the event, attendees will enjoy the city of Santo Domingo. mitur.gob.do

Dominican Republic Attracts Hollywood’s Top Celebrities | The presence of Hollywood celebrities such as Mark Wahlberg, Vin Diesel, Jennifer López, and Kim Kardashian vacationing and filming in the Dominican Republic has attracted the attention of the public and the media. Dominican Republic government estimates that recent film productions have brought in $152 million to the country since the coronavirus pandemic began more than a year ago. theweeklyjournal.com

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Danny Rivera “Con las Alas Rotas”

Teatro Nacional
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Apr 20 - Apr 24

25th Annual Caribbean Golf Classic

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Caribbean Lyric Festival 2021

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Spectacular sunset by the shores of Playa Cosón. Do you have a favorite sunset spot in Dominican Republic? 🌅 ❤️ 📸: @pedromestres
Ranked among TripAdvisor’s top 25 beaches in the world, Bávaro Beach in Punta Cana is waiting for you! 🌴☀️ 📸: @skyzonerd
Fact: You haven’t seen Dominican Republic until you’ve taken in the 360 views atop Montaña Redonda. 🤩 Head to our stories to learn more about how you can plan your day trip to Montaña Redonda in Miches! 📸: @tourdelust
An exploration through Los Haitises National Park is a must when visiting Samaná. Double-tap if you agree! #OpenDR @pedromestres
Craving a romantic getaway? Dominican Republic is the place to be, and we’re open waiting for you! #OpenDR 📸: @reganhillyer 📍Hodelpa Nicolás de Ovando
After a year of virtual happy hours and backyard hangouts, you and your girlfriends deserve a real vacation. From epic day trips swimming in cenotes and watching the sunrise atop Montaña Redonda to beachside hangs, we are open and ready for you! Visit the link in our bio for the perfect itinerary. From Punta Cana to Miches you’re sure to fall in love with our picturesque paradise. #OpenDR
Ready to experience another level of adventure and relaxation? Add Jarabacoa as a stop on your next Dominican getaway! 📸:@misviajesmidestino @lacasitademilard
Sahara Desert? Not quite! It’s Dunas de Baní - beautiful sandy dunes in the south of the island. 🌵 🌞📸: @korosipeter
“Nothing better than a bungalow in front of one of your favorite beaches!” We couldn’t agree more! 🙌 Will you be visiting Dominican Republic this year? 🌴
 📸: @andariegodominicano
Fact: Santo Domingo is brimming with hidden treasures. Just five miles east of Santo Domingo you’ll find Los Tres Ojos National Park, a beautiful nature break from the city and offers a solid glimpse of the Taino’s underground caverns once used for refuge or rituals. 🌿📸:@aristesaca
Dominican Republic is home to some of the most stunning and breathtaking waterfalls just waiting for you to discover!✈️Are you ready to join us? #OpenDR 📸:@aristesaca
Ready for a beach getaway? Our hotels are open with increased world-class safety measures, our excursions are socially distanced, and as announced yesterday our Free Health Coverage Plan has been extended to April 30, 2021. 🇩🇴

Head to our website to start planning and learn more. Link in bio. Cheers, we hope to see you soon! 🇩🇴✈️#OpenDR 📸: @_traveliri @hiltonlaromana
Looking to recharge and reset? Take the leap now and plan your trip to Dominican Republic today! White sand beaches, turquoise waters, unparalleled cuisine charming boutique hotels, premier golf courses and world-class safety measures are here, and they are waiting for you. #OpenDR
Strolls around Santo Domingo’s Colonial City. 💫 along the way, make sure to visit the oldest sites in the Americas, including the first cathedral, the first paved street, the first monastery, the first hospital, the first university, and the first military fortress of the new world♥️🇩🇴#GoDomRep
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Cultured, innovative, fast-paced, and breathtakingly beautiful: that’s Santiago. ✨Do you have a trip to Santiago in the books? If so, make sure to visit El Monumento, the city’s most visited and emblematic tower. 📸:@skyzonerd
Nothing better than a morning jog along the shores of Playa El Valle! This long golden stretch surrounded by lush valley and fisherman canoes will surely take your breath away. What’s your favorite way to start the day in DR? Drop below! 📸:@korosipeter
The magic of the Capital City is open and waiting for you. 🌅 📸: @j.benjaminb
Beyond our resorts and stunning beaches, Dominican Republic is home to a rich wildlife that ranges from dolphins, humpback whales, manatees, birds and so much more. Venture out and discover some of the most stunning wildlife views in the Caribbean. 🐬 💙 📸: @skyzonerd
Dominican Republic is a model of safe travel excellence and tourism delegates agree. We are honored to have been commended by various tourism delegates and organizations for the dedicated efforts we’ve put in place to help ensure the safety of locals and visitors alike amid the global pandemic. Have you started planning your first trip back? #OpenDR 🇩🇴
From pulse-pumping socially distanced adventure activities to world-class safety protocols across our resorts and excursions, now more than ever you deserve a chance to unwind and travel at ease, and Dominican Republic is the place to be. Are you ready to join us? #OpenDR

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