July travel numbers well down


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Feb 20, 2019

Foreign arrivals were down 88.5% and Dominican non-resident arrivals 33% in July 2020 compared to July 2019. Dominican airports received 135,163 non-resident travelers in the first month of opening. In July 2020, the number of arrivals included 81,058 non-resident Dominicans and 54,105 non-resident foreigners. Of these 46,207 or 85.4% came from the United States in July 2019, 591,348 non-resident visitors had arrived.

The statistics are for the first month after airports reopened on 1 July following shutdown from 20 March through 30 June 2020 due to the Covid-19 virus.

Overall, given the interruption in travel, overall travel from January to July 2020 was 1,529,254 non-resident visitors. This is down 63.3% compared to the first seven months of 2019. Foreign arrivals were down 65% and Dominican non-resident arrivals were down 52.9% this year compared to...
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Sep 22, 2009
Makes you wonder how Punta Cana is not the hotbed. Unless many come in and taxi off to other destinations spreading love and freedom along the way. With the current infection rate spread it's also hard to tell. Were tourists bringing in the China virus? Or were they mostly Dominican yols

Dozens and dozens of Flights inbound from Infested Florida and All my exes live in Texas. I'm sure that didn't help


May 29, 2013
Let us know when the numbers of people arriving on airplanes with COVID are available. That's the only way to know how serious the problem is.

I don't know about the dozens of flights inbound from Florida and Texas. But, there are many people not from US here in Punta Cana. Not from Texas or Florida. And, they are not wearing masks. I would be more concerned about them. Some are from Spain. I don't ask the other ones. I avoid them like the virus. As always :ROFLMAO: I have said, I am no fan of renters.

There are not that many tourists here at the moment. More from other countries than US, based on my unscientific observations. When I go out. The only people I spoke to today are Dominican.