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David Collado reports almost 6 million visitors in first six months

Tourist arrivals continue to set records in the Dominican Republic. The half year mark for 2024 is now at 5,90,726 visitors. Last year was the first time the Ministry of Tourism recorded more than 10 million visitors with a record-setting 10.5 million visitors. Tourism Minister David Collado expects 2024 to be another record-breaking year. Minister …
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Renovations works at Las Americas International

Dominican government officials inspected the ongoing renovation project to modernize and improve the Greater Santo Domingo’s main airport’s facilities, according to an Aerodom press release. Monika Infante, general director of Aeropuertos Dominicanos XXI (Aerodom), the airport operating company, recently hosted government aviation officials for a tour of the advances. The airport said that Víctor Pichardo, …
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Arajet requests permission to fly 19 routes from Punta Cana International Airport

Dominican-based low-cost carrier Arajet has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to amplify its global presence, establishing 19 new international routes from Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), Arecoa reports. Arajet’s decision to fly from Punta Cana is a win-win situation for the airline, the airport and passengers in general. The airline benefits from the enormous flow …
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Hurricane Beryl moves west to the south of DR; all eyes monitor the storm

Hurricane Beryl is moving westward through the Caribbean. The storm is keeping sufficiently south to not cause anything major at eastern or southeastern coast of the country. Storm surge and major swells are expected to impact the coasts in Pedernales and Barahona, and rain is forecast as this is a big passing storm. The Center …
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David Collado expects to see soon a direct flight between Washington D. C. and the Dominican Republic

Speaking on the occasion of the conclusion of talks for an open skies agreement with the Dominican Republic in Washington, D.C. on 28 June 2024, US Under Secretary of State Juan Fernandez was present to make the announcement and celebrate the agreement he described as “pro-growth, pro- competition and pro-consumers”. He expects that once in …
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Nickelodeon renovates to prepare for summer family vacations in Punta Cana

New and improved restaurants and updates to the Punta Cana Nickelodeon Resort’s AquaNick waterpark and other features welcome families coming for all the fun this summer 2024. Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana’s introduces the Snick Lounge, an upscale, 90s-inspired space located in the former Vino Vino restaurant. With a dynamic arcade game room, sports …
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Ministry of Tourism invests more in Guayacanes beach area

The Ministry of Tourism is investing RD$32 million in shopping, park and sports areas in southeastern Guayacanes, San Pedro de Macoris province. Tourism Minister David Collado announced improvements to the Plaza Marcelino Marte (Plaza Canito) and the surrounding area. The project centers around a complete reconstruction of the Plaza Canito, encompassing a sizeable 1,190 square …