Record number of travelers in December

Dolores

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The open doors in the Dominican Republic to tourists from all over the world is paying off. The Ministry of Tourism statistics indicate a record number of arrivals for December. The 728,335 non-resident arrivals is a record number, 8% more than in March 2019 and 17% more than December 2019, and 11% more than December 2018, pre-pandemic months.



Non-resident arrivals in 2021 were 74% foreigners (536,001 non-residents who were not born in the Dominican Republic) and the remaining 26% Dominicans (192,334 non-residents who were born in the Dominican Republic).



The number of December 2021 non-resident arrivals brings the total air arrivals for 2021 to 4,991,594 tourists, the Ministry of Tourism announced in a press conference with the presence of President Luis Abinader.



“This is how we closed 2021. When other destinations have ended with negative...

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william webster

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A shame - Samana (El Catey) is the newest airport in the country - 0.2% of the flights

Just not enough resorts there to justify flights, I guess

Overall, good for tourism ! and the country
 

Taylor

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Amazing numbers considering that Canada, normally a good % of the tourist, is cancelling flights because of demand. Once that comes back, it will be an even bigger increase