President Medina inaugurates Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda
Punta Cana Carnival starts 7 February
Bonao invites to carnival
Air Century announces new route to Santiago de Cuba



President Medina inaugurates Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda
President Danilo Medina was in Miches, El Seibo province, on Thursday, 30 January 2020 for the formal opening of the 335-room Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda. Club Med has announced its goal to keep much of the ecological essence of this new area.

Tourism Minister Francisco Javier GarcĂ­a highlighted that the opening of the hotel in Miches marks the start of the development of El Seibo as a tourism destination. The area has beautiful mountains and beaches.

https://presidencia.gob.do/noticias/...rimer-hotel-en


Punta Cana Carnival starts 7 February
Punta Cana Carnival is regarded as one of the best in the Dominican Republic. The carnival parades the Boulevard Primero de Noviembre in Puntacana Village. This year it will take place on 7 and 8 February 2020. Admission is free.

The Punta Cana Carnival organizers invite a selection of the best carnival groups to the parade, making the event relatively short and very attractive. The organizers go all out to support their own carnival groups: Las Musas de Punta Cana, Los Tres Caras and Puntacana International School.

In its 13th year, the event opens Friday, 7 February 2020 at 6pm with the parading of eight exclusive Punta Cana groups. Also on the program for that evening is the performance of Latin Grammy-award winning Los Ilegales.

On Saturday, 8 February, the grand parade will take place as of 3:30pm with a selection of 20 Dominican and international carnival groups and floats. A concert with Grammy Award-winner Milly Quezada will close the evening.

https://www.diariolibre.com/revista/...ana-DI16781389


Bonao invites to carnival
The Bonao Carnival is in its 30th year. This year for the Sundays in February (except 16 February election day) through 8 March, there will be several urban, merengue and salsa performers that will be the sideshow to the traditional Bonao carnival parades.

On the list of performers are merengue singers Ala Jaza, Omega el Fuerte, Jossie Esteban, The Big Band Merengue and Fefita la Grande. Also Eddy Herrera, Kinito Mendez, Peter Cruz, Vicente Pacheco, Kaky Vargas, Monchy Capricho, Miguel Miguel. And singer David Kata. Also, urban singers Quimico Ultramega, Ciky Vicini, Shadow Blow, Carlitos Wey, Patty M and Karolina RD.

Check out the happenings at the Duarte Park and other areas where the carnival characters are scheduled to parade on Sunday afternoons from 3pm.


Air Century announces new route to Santiago de Cuba
Air Century begins new flights from northern Santo Domingo airport of La Isabela (JBQ) to Santiago de Cuba (SCU). The airline will be flying a CRJ200 jet with capacity for 50 passengers as of 18 March 2020. Air Century explains that the new flight responds to the demand by their clients for more destinations in the Caribbean. Air Century is the leading airline serving the Caribbean from La Isabela International Airport.

The airline offers flights to Port-au-Prince, Haiti; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Havana and Santiago in Cuba; Curacao, St. Maarten and Aruba.

Air Century says the new flight will depart from La Isabela International Airport at 7:30am, arriving in Santiago de Cuba at 8:45am. The return flight departs Santiago de Cuba at 9:45am, arriving in Santo Domingo at 11am.

https://www.aircentury.com/2020/01/2...tiago-de-cuba/
https://www.elcaribe.com.do/2020/01/...tiago-de-cuba/