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Russia becomes second largest tourism source market for Dominican Republic

Russia is already the second most important source market for the Dominican Republic from the European continent, second only to France, a country with which it competes to lead tourist arrivals from

Occidental Vacation Club affiliates with Club La Costa

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Occidental Vacation Club, a full service, all-inclusive timeshare company, has affiliated with Club La Costa, a leading provider of mixed-use holiday products in Eu

Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace named one of the Most Interesting Hotels...

MIAMI, Fla. - The Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace resort today announced it has been named "One of the Most Interesting Hotels in the World 2012" by Oyster.com.

JetBlue launches its sixth destination in the Dominican Republic

NEW YORK, N.Y. - JetBlue Airways launched today its award-winning service to its sixth destination in the Dominican Republic, Samana.

Dominican Republic named Best In Travel For 2013

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Lonely Planet has named Dominican Republic as one of its Top 10 Countries for 2013 in its annually published Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2013.

Barcelo Punta Cana recognized for commitment to sustainability

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe today announced recertification of the Barcelo Punta Cana Hotel, located on Playa Arena Gorda in the Punta Cana region on the eastern coast of the Dominican Repub

New Dominican tourism ad campaign goes social

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism has taken the idea of social networking to a new level with their 2012 Dominican Republic social media-inspired ad campaign.

Apple Vacations adds La Romana flights from JFK

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. - Apple Vacations today announced that they will be offering non-stop flights to La Romana, Dominican Republic from JFK International Airport.

France still contributes most tourists to Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Of the three million visitors to Dominican Republic last year, 1.2 million were Europeans, a figure higher than Cuba and the Mexican Caribbean, and confirms France

Dominican Republic’s luxuries sparkle in 2011 rankings

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Dominican Republic is a favorite getaway for those seeking exciting culture, delicious gastronomy, pulse-pounding merengue, effervescent nightlife and the world's top resorts.

Official tourism website of Dominican Republic earns rave reviews

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Build your dream paradise vacation on Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism's award-wining website: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism’s official website earns rave reviews

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Build your dream paradise vacation on Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism's award-wining website: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.

Warwick International Hotels comes ashore in the Caribbean

PARIS, France – Warwick International Hotels has announced its first affiliated resort in the Caribbean, marking the third hotel joining the Warwick Collection this year.

UN: Cholera cases increasing in Haiti and Dominican Republic

Cases of cholera are on the rise in Haiti and neighbouring Dominican Republic, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) reported today, saying more than 18,000 new cases in Port-au-Prince, t

Dominican Republic seeing record increase in tourist numbers

In the first four months of 2011, a record 330,697 non-residents visited the Dominican Republic (DR), a 14% increase over the same period last year and the highest growth for visits to the DR in the p

Dominican Republic welcomes Miami Dolphins cheerleaders

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism and the eco-rich Puerto Plata province welcomed 22 Miami Dolphins cheerleaders May 16-24, 2011 for the filming and photography of t

Dominican tourism hails new US flights to La Romana

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic - The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism proudly welcomes new direct flights to Casa de Campo La Romana International Airport on the country's Southeast Coast;

NH Hotels teams with AMResorts in Dominican Republic

MADRID, Spain - NH Hotels, the Spanish hotel company leader, and AMResorts, the North American hotel company, have signed a strategic agreement to develop a new formula of collaboration which will joi

Dominican Republic tourism reports record visitor numbers

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism announced that the country welcomed over four million visitors in 2010, a new record for the DR and a 3.3 percent increase over 200

Whale watching tops ecotourism activities in Dominican Republic

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - With a heaping 25 percent of its lush green land and pristine coastal areas protected as national parks, reserves and sanctuaries, the DR is the most bio-diverse country in the Ca

Ministry of Tourism: Dominican Republic open for business

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism is providing the facts to ensure travelers have all of the information on the health situation in the DR concerning

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism reassures travelers

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism reassures visitors that the isolated case of cholera contracted in Haiti by a citizen visiting his family in that country

First all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to open in Punta...

MIAMI - Hard Rock International and Palace Resorts are set to unveil the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic following a recent transformation.

Dominican authorities protecting tourism regions from epidemic

Santo Domingo - As the World Health Organization (WHO) warns that the cholera epidemic in Haiti -with more than 292 deaths and 4,147 infected- still hasn’t reached its peak, Dominican authorities ex

Dominican Republic takes center stage of Caribbean cruise tourism

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - The Dominican Republic (DR) located in the heart of the Caribbean, is the center for all things cruise this week as the DR Ministry of Tourism welcomes the Florida

Annual cruise ship conference to be held in Dominican Republic

The city of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic will host the 17th Annual Exhibition and Conference organized by the Florida and Caribbean Cruise Ship Association (FCCA).

Tourism is a key component for sustainable development says President of...

MADRID, Spain - The President of the Dominican Republic, HE Leonel Fernández, visited the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) headquarters where he expressed his firm belief in the soci

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism reassures they are receiving tourists

The Dominican Republic (DR) Ministry of Tourism assures visitors that all of its cities, tourism, and resort areas are conducting normal business operations.

What’s next for Haiti tourism?

Before last week's earthquake, Haiti was just beginning to capitalize on the weather, location and tropical scenery that have turned many of its Caribbean neighbors into vacation paradises.