Dominican tourism recovers: 462,000 tourists in June 2021

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Dominican tourism has recovered 80% of the pre-pandemic number of visitors. Non-resident air arrivals in June were 462,536. 75% of the travelers came from the United States, says the Ministry of Tourism. June travel is 19.6% more than in May.



Non-resident air arrivals have been increasing since March 2021. The numbers as of the 21st of each month are: March 313,289, April 327,074; May 390,948 and June 462,536. July is expected to be another record month.



Ministry of Tourism statistics indicate that 87 out of every 100 hotels in the country are open as of June, with 83% of their rooms in operation. Likewise, hotels report 57% occupancy, increasing to 69% on weekends.



Flights to the Dominican Republic have also been increasing since April. The numbers are 3,566 in April, 3,810 in May and 4,127 in June (as of the 21st of the month deadline).



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windeguy

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Job 1 is at 80%? They need to get that remaining 20%.

Perhaps by magically opening Altagracia province fully that can happen just as soon as those vaccination number mysteriously and incredibly hit 70%...
Numbers of vaccination percentages I think no other country has been able to accomplish in the Covidic Epoch. How special will that be.?
 

william webster

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No 'country'... agreed

But specific regions have..... not the overall national population, No
But localized areas can accomplish it
 

SKY

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The numbers in Punta Cana and Bavaro are spot on. Only about 180,000 in that area and a large number of them are high end employees in the 150 or more Hotels there. They HAVE to get vaccinated. The rest are not a bunch of yahoos riding Moto Conchos. They understand what is best to contain Covid and act on it............

And the vaccination centers are run professionally and enter all participants in a computer.
 

windeguy

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The numbers in Punta Cana and Bavaro are spot on. Only about 180,000 in that area and a large number of them are high end employees in the 150 or more Hotels there. They HAVE to get vaccinated. The rest are not a bunch of yahoos riding Moto Conchos. They understand what is best to contain Covid and act on it............

And the vaccination centers are run professionally and enter all participants in a computer.
I am so glad to hear you believe it.

I don't, but that is just me.