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Iberia announces return to Santo Domingo on September 2014

Friday, 11 April 2014 11:03 AM

Iberia Airlines is promoting bargain fares from Madrid to Santo Domingo (SDQ) starting 1 September with five direct flights. The airline is promoting fares as low as 299 euros plus taxes per one-way flight segment.

Flight IB 6501 will depart Madrid to ... Read more

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ADDY Awards recognize Dominican Republic's 'Has It' campaign

Friday, 11 April 2014 10:48 AM

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism advertising campaign has received four silver ADDY Awards at the Miami Chapter of the American Advertising Federation's (AAF) annual ADDY Awards. The prestigious ADDY Awards are the United States advertising ... Read more

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Expanding Punta Cana International Airport

Thursday, 10 April 2014 04:10 PM

To prepare for increased aviation capacity demand, the Punta Cana Group announced that a new terminal is being designed with capacity to receive the largest passenger airliner in the world, the double-deck Airbus A380.
The A380 has capacity for 525 passengers when ... Read more

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Forbes announces Dominican edition

Thursday, 20 March 2014 11:09 AM

Forbes has officially announced that its Dominican Republic edition will be available at newsstands in late March. The editions are being published in partnership with Media Business Generators (MBG). Forbes Media COO Mike Federle says that the issues are being launched ... Read more

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DATE to promote MICE travel segment

Thursday, 20 March 2014 10:39 AM

The Dominican travel industry is meeting at the brand new Paradisus Palma Real Convention Center in Punta Cana for the 15th Annual Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE). This year, the Ministry of Tourism and the National Hotel & Tourism Association (Asonahores), the ... Read more

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DR wins best stand at ITB Berlin 2014

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 01:26 PM

The Ministry of Tourism has done it again, winning the greatly coveted Best Stand Award for Latin America and the Caribbean at the ITB Berlin 2014 (5-9 March 2014). ITB Berlin is regarded as the world's leading travel trade show. Petra Cruz, director of the Dominican ... Read more

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The Dominican Republic: The Best Beaches and Golf Destinations in the Caribbean

Thursday, 16 January 2014 04:16 PM

The Punta Cana tourism region, on the country’s easternmost section, continues to be the preferred Caribbean destination for users of the popular travel website Tripadvisor. Punta Cana is also included in the Travellers Choice 2013 ... Read more

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Delta adds more flights to the Dominican Republic

Thursday, 16 January 2014 01:11 PM

Delta Air Lines announced that it will operate two additional flights from JFK Airport in New York City to Santo Domingo and Santiago, beginning in June of this year and ending October 20. The flights will help meet the high volume in traffic seen throughout ... Read more

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Whale Watching in Samaná Bay

Thursday, 16 January 2014 10:50 AM

The annual whale watching season begins in January and ends in March. Hundreds of humpback whales travel from afar to the warm waters of the Bay of Samaná to mate and give birth. Samaná Bay now appears on the exclusive list of the world’s most beautiful bays. Thousands of ... Read more

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New Flight from San Juan to Samaná

Monday, 13 January 2014 02:56 PM

After Air Turks & Caicos recently unveiled its new name-change to InterCaribbean Airways – we are pleased to announce commencement of flights to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico effective January 20, 2014. Our new air service schedules connect San Juan with non-stop ... Read more