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President Medina opens new Punta Cana Airport terminal

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 05:28 PM

President Danilo Medina was in Punta Cana on Saturday, 29 November 2014 for the formal inauguration of Terminal B at the Punta Cana International Airport. Speaking during the event, Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia praised the Punta Cana brand. He ... Read more

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Asonahores: It's been a great year for tourism

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 11:03 AM

Top executives of the National Hotels & Tourism Association (Asonahores) say that 2014 has been the best year for tourism since 2007. A combination of internal and external factors has made the difference. In an interview with Hoy, Asonahores president Simon ... Read more

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Avianca to fly direct from Lima to Punta Cana

Thursday, 13 November 2014 03:22 PM

Colombian airline Avianca is announcing direct flights from the Peruvian capital to Punta Cana as of 2 January 2015.
There will be four flights a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays leaving Lima at 10:22am. The flight's duration is around four hours and ... Read more

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Samaná promoted as low-cost retirement abode

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 04:17 PM

Overseas Retirement Letter has released its 2014 Retire Overseas Index where the Dominican Republic's northeastern Samana peninsula is included in a selection of eight of the cheapest places to retire.
The Overseas Retirement Letter estimates a monthly budget of ... Read more

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Golf Tournaments in the Dominican Republic During September-November 2014

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 03:30 PM

The Dominican Republic, the premier golf destination in the Caribbean and home to some of the world’s most famous golf courses, will host important regional golf tournaments during the second semester of 2014.

“Casa de Campo Open” Golf ... Read more

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Buy your ticket to DR 14 weeks ahead

Friday, 25 July 2014 09:48 AM

Travellers heading to their destination via flight always have the same conundrum, when is the best time to book flights online? Many companies have been tracking flights, over 1 billion in fact, and reported when they think the sweet spots are. Now one of the most ... Read more

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Three luxury liners include Samana this year

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 10:09 AM

The director of Bahia Cruise Services, Federico Schad announces that three mid-sized luxury cruise ships will be arriving in Samana for the 2014-2015 season. These are Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Silversea Cruises and Oceania Cruises.

New for this year also is Costa ... Read more

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Fly to Punta Cana from Houston on United

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 04:14 PM

United Airlines has announced it is launching new flights to Punta Cana from its hub at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
The flights are scheduled to begin on 20 December with year-round service on Saturdays and service on Sundays during periods of ... Read more

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Southwest announces flights to Dominican Republic

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 11:42 AM

Texan low-cost carrier Southwest has announced nonstop flights from Dallas Love Field to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic starting 2 November 2014. The new flights are already available for purchase on the airline's website.
Southwest is offering ... Read more

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New reality show focuses on Dominican beaches

Monday, 02 June 2014 02:08 PM

A new reality series is airing on E television. Escape Club is a one-hour, real-life soap opera where 12 men and women leave their old lives behind them, head for a resort getaway in Punta Cana on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic and look for a change in ... Read more