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Tourism Minister David Collado traveled to Berlin, Germany in time for the opening of the Dominican booth at the ITB Travel Fair. Collado spoke of the ongoing efforts to increase the number of travelers from Germany. Once Germans were the number one source of travelers to the Dominican Republic. Today, this source market has been replaced by hundreds of thousands traveling to the country from the United States, Canada and Colombia.

In a survey given to over 11,000 tourist from Germany, over 90% said that they would hop on a plane and come back to the Dominican Republic. In the huge International Tourism Fair underway in Berlin, the Deputy Minister for Tourism, Jacqueline Mora, said that this means “we need more flights from Germany.”

Tourism Minister David Collado signed agreements with Condor airline to guarantee frequency eight weekly flights in the summer and ten during the...

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