Tourism Minister David Collado holds meetings to hear to do list in southern and southwestern provinces


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Feb 20, 2019

Tourism Minister David Collado went south last week to meet with the members of the South Hotels and Tourism Association. The business people made it clear that they wanted to work with the Ministry of Tourism to attract investment and promote their area.

The so-called “Deep South” region includes Pedernales, Barahona, Independencia, Bahoruco, and San Juan de la Maguana. These are some of the Dominican Republic’s poorest provinces, yet they offer some of the most extraordinary natural attractions for domestic and local tourism.

For instance, there is the amazing Bahía de las Aguilas beach in Pedernales province. The below-sea-level Enriquillo Lake is in located in Independencia. There are pre-Columbian archeological sites in San Juan de la Maguana.

The tourism entrepreneurs asked Collado to head the effort for better road connectivity to attract more domestic...

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