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December 30, 2014
  • Bavaro-Uvero Alto-Miches road now open to traffic
  • Gansevoort's newest hotel is in Sosua
  • 2014 was a great year for tourism
  • Shows for Nuryn Sanlley Amphitheater in 2015
December 23, 2014
  • The Travel Channel's selection of Dominican resorts
  • San Jose de Ocoa joins Jarabacoa and Contanza destinations
  • Adults Only: Chic by Royalton Punta Cana
  • Air France and GOL fly to La Romana
  • Sao Paulo to La Romana flight starts
December 16, 2014
  • InterCaribbean Airways connects DR with Haiti
  • Carnival announces inaugural season for Amber Cove in Puerto Plata
  • Nonstop flights to Punta Cana from New Orleans and Buffalo
  • Be Live hotel name changes
December 9, 2014
  • Punta Cana gets direct Houston connection
  • Christmas in Santo Domingo
  • Teeth of the Dog named Caribbean's Best Golf Course 2014
  • Puntacana named Green Resort of the Caribbean
December 2, 2014
  • President Medina opens new Punta Cana Airport terminal
  • Parque de las Luces is city's Christmas attraction
  • WestJet brings Santa to Puerto Plata
  • Coco Bongo is open in Punta Cana
November 25, 2014
  • Frank Rainieri introduces Playa Corbanitos
  • Asonahores: It's been a great year for tourism
  • Jorge Drexler in Santo Domingo
  • Marco Antonio Solis and Ana Gabriel Show
November 18, 2014
  • Cirque du Soleil shows in Punta Cana
  • Culinary Week at Barcelo Bavaro
  • Who hits the longest in golf?
  • The Wailers Band at Blue Mall
November 11, 2014
  • Arrivals up 14% in October 2014
  • Marc Anthony marries in Casa de Campo on 11 November
  • Puerto Plata's Isabel de Torres ranked high by USA Today
  • Flight agreement signed with UAE
  • Avianca to fly direct to Lima from Punta Cana
November 4, 2014
  • Circus training gets better at Club Med
  • New terminal opens at Punta Cana International
  • Southwest flies to DR
  • Mas flies to Curacao
  • Butterflies at the Botanical Gardens
October 28, 2014
  • Tourism boosts Dominican economy
  • Now easier to reach Bahia de las Aguilas
  • Third La Romana Bayahibe at Dye Fore Golf Course
  • Gansevoort Hotel to open in Sosua
October 21, 2014
  • Rafael Torres: from Paradisus Melia to Casa de Campo
  • Ocean World Casino temporarily closed
  • Dominican Republic Amateur Open Golf Tournament 2014
  • Argentinean Airlines announces new flight to Punta Cana
October 14, 2014
  • Baseball starts 16 October
  • JetBlue ready to start its Boston-POP flight
  • Marco Antonio Solis and Ana Gabriel show
  • Victor Estrella to promote travel to the DR
October 7, 2014
  • Punta Cana preps new terminal for more US tourists
  • BwaKore of Martinique to perform in Sosua on 11 October
  • Jazz Festival ready for Puerto Plata
  • Connecting Houston and Punta Cana
September 30, 2014
  • Sosua run set for Sunday, 12 October
  • French beauty contestants coming to Punta Cana
  • Delta's new flights to Punta Cana
  • The DR may get pre-clearance after all
  • Air France flights to resume
September 23, 2014
  • Oscar de la Renta: 50 Years at Bellas Artes
  • Puerto Plata set for weekend Merengue Festival
  • Puerto Plata's travel fair 1-3 October 2014
  • Air France pilots' strike extended
  • Pro Cigar Festival set for 15-20 February 2015
September 16, 2014
  • Amber Cove included in Queen Mary 2 World Voyage
  • International contest for San Francisco Ruins
  • Tourism increasing in the southwest
  • Southwest to fly to Punta Cana
September 9, 2014
  • Simon Suarez: Best time to take on Asonahores presidency
  • Ministry of Tourism: Tourist up 12.8% in August
  • Asonahores Trade Exhibit in Punta Cana
  • New colors in the Colonial City
  • Learning how cacao becomes chocolate
September 2, 2014
  • Iberia returns to Santo Domingo, great fares to attract passengers
  • Haiti opens tourism promotion office in Santo Domingo
  • Simon Suarez is new president of Asonahores
  • Samana promoted as low-cost retirement abode
  • JW Marriott opens at Blue Mall
August 26, 2014
  • Hotel occupancy great in Punta Cana
  • Public Works Ministry opens 53 km of Uvero Alto-Miches road
  • Coco Bongo hiring in Punta Cana
  • Living Statues: Plaza de Espana, Malecon and Jarabacoa
August 19, 2014
  • Good classical music at the National Theater
  • Butterflies at the National Botanical Garden
  • Excursions to Cayo Arena suspended
  • DR Jazz Festival is set for 6-9 November in Puerto Plata city, Sosua and Cabarete
August 12, 2014
  • Punta Cana tops in visitor spending in Latin America
  • Video shows Dominican Republic from up high
  • John McEnroe - Jim Courier exhibition games at Casa de Campo
  • Sabor Capital 2014
August 5, 2014
  • Scandinavians choose Puerto Plata
  • Pace of restoration picks up in the Colonial City
  • Santiago wants to show off its own cultural heritage
  • Discover Puerto Plata: 1-3 October 2014
July 29, 2014
  • Mangu at McDonalds
  • Bayahibe Marathon
  • Investment conference returns to Punta Cana
  • Enrique Iglesias at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
July 22, 2014
  • Asonahores Travel Show 10-12 September 2014
  • Merengue Festival set for 1-2 August 2014
  • Travel up 8.5% for first half of year
  • Punta Cana stars in The Bachelorette
July 15, 2014
  • Enrique Iglesias at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
  • 8th International Santo Domingo Theater Festival
  • Summer duathlon
  • Embassy Suites is not in the tallest building
July 8, 2014
  • Miches-Uvero Alto highway ready for tourist season
  • Punta Cana Tri Sports Summer Fest
  • Fly from Curacao to La Romana
  • Ocean World announces summer packages
July 1, 2014
  • Huffington Post focuses on reasons to visit Barahona
  • RD Fashion Week at Embassy Suites by Hilton
  • AA station in Santiago wins Customer Cup
  • Puerto Plata to Montecristi coastal roadway announced
June 24, 2014
  • IMAX theater in Santo Domingo
  • Barahona Surf Championship
  • A century of art in the Dominican Republic
  • Fly to Punta Cana from Houston on United
June 17, 2014
  • Invest in the Colonial City!
  • Long night of museums on 21 June
  • Festival de las Flores in Jarabacoa
  • Hostal Nicolas de Ovando makes USA Today Top 10 list
June 10, 2014
  • Brazil to promote its Corcovado look-alike Jesus in Puerto Plata
  • Baseball starts 16 October
  • 5,170 weddings since 2012
  • Courtyard Santo Domingo: Rates include high-speed Wi-Fi
June 3, 2014
  • JW Marriot plans September opening
  • Showing off Santo Domingo as a MICE destination
  • Latin Music Tour 2014 in Punta Cana
  • Southwest announces flights to Dominican Republic
May 27, 2014
  • Destination Wedding puts Casa de Campo on top honeymoon list
  • Iberia gets government approval to return to DR
  • Expo Turismo 2014 Santiago
  • Pedro Clisante Street now for closed to traffic
  • Embassy Suites prepares for July opening
May 20, 2014
  • Three luxury liners include Samana this year
  • International Cap Cana Billfish Shootout returns to Dominican Republic
  • DR sponsors People en Espanol's "50 Most Beautiful" event
  • Punta Cana is ASTA's 5th top summer hot spot
  • Travel to DR up 14.5% in April
May 13, 2014
  • JetBlue launches two new routes from Newark to Santiago and Punta Cana
  • Arts, crafts and Dominican traditions at Guibia Park kiosk
  • Expo Mango 2014
  • New reality show focuses on Dominican beaches
  • DR Golf Open in Casa de Campo this week
May 6, 2014
  • Folklore show at Bellas Artes
  • Passion at Paradisus highly recommended
  • Delta Vacations: Honeymoons up five-fold
  • Punta Cana Food & Wine Festival
April 29, 2014
  • DR tourism report: US remains strong, Europe recovers
  • Tourists spending more, says annual stats report
  • Puerto Plata's travel fair set for 1-3 October
  • Gray Line introduces hop-on hop-off style tours in Santo Domingo
  • Melia expands investments in DR, focuses on MICE
April 22, 2014
  • Chicago Tribune recommends travel to DR
  • New rules posted for Sosua Beach
  • Zoetry Agua now has more rooms
  • Repairs to Bahia de las Aguilas beach road not enough
  • Super Dance to close Jaragua Renaissance
April 15, 2014
  • VIP lounges at Las Americas International
  • Easter Holidays start 11 April
  • Franco de Vita at Altos de Chavon
  • Puerto Plata Annual Trade Show
April 8, 2014
  • Expanding PUJ International Airport
  • ADDY Awards recognize Dominican Republic's 'Has It' campaign
  • Dance Marathon in Sosua 12 April
  • Palmar de Ocoa Water Festival for Easter
April 1, 2014
  • Luis Emilio Rodriguez: Tourism at its best moment
  • Radhames Martinez: DR tourism on the right track
  • Sheraton returns to Santo Domingo
  • Aventurate 2014: the annual ecotourism fair
March 25, 2014
  • DATE opens in Paradisus Convention Center
  • Last chance for whale watching 2014
  • Kandela shows at Altos de Chavon
  • Bavaro Festival for Easter in Punta Cana
  • Montecristi Museum works with Tourism Ministry to promote culture
  • Scrabblebiker tells the DR as it is
March 18, 2014
  • DATE to promote MICE travel segment
  • New boutique hotel for Colonial City
  • 100K Marathon of the Caribbean
  • Gustavo Rodriguez at Terrazas del Meson
  • Ocean World Park in Puerto Plata celebrates 10th anniversary
March 11, 2014
  • DR wins best stand at ITB Berlin 2014
  • Puerto Bahia announces its springtime regatta
  • Asonahores and Puerto Plata tourism associations set priorities
  • Santo Domingo Sheraton ready for 27 March opening
  • New look rooms and wine & rum bar at the Embajador
March 4, 2014
  • Not to be missed: Orchid Exhibition at Botanical Gardens
  • Ministry of Tourism releases new app
  • Playa Dorada Cigar Night on 21 March
  • Air Berlin to fly to Puerto Plata
  • Asonahores announces DATE 2014
February 25, 2014
  • Taleb Rifai visits for culture seminar, leaves a DR tourism convert
  • Air connectivity and visa facilitation a joint task for the Americas
  • Pro Cigar Festival gets better and better
  • Junior Davis Cup Tennis at Parque del Este Tennis Courts
  • Elton John Greatest Hits Concert
February 18, 2014
  • "World looks up to the DR" as tourism destination
  • Master of the Ocean 2014
  • Rally Frontera - Dominican Off-road
  • Cabo Rojo Challenge
February 11, 2014
  • Elton John at Altos de Chavon
  • Rich and famous at Avenida Venezuela dance club
  • The John Walker & Sons' Voyager docking at La Marina de Casa de Campo
  • February means carnival in the Dominican Republic
  • United announces Newark-Santiago flight
February 4, 2014
  • Air Canada Rouge adds more flights to the DR
  • New flights to the Dominican Republic
  • Richard Kahn honored with Lifetime Achievement for Excellence
  • Focus on culture and heritage sites at WTO workshop
  • Central Bank statistics for 2013
January 28, 2014
  • Messe Berlin to recommend convention center location
  • Prince Felipe and Leticia single out Dominican tourism
  • InterCaribbean announces San Juan-Samana flights
  • Dominican Republic tops growth
  • NYTimes likes Barahona
January 14, 2014
  • Laser Regatta in Cabarete
  • Whale-watching begins in Samana
  • Long weekend celebrates La Altagracia Day
  • Holidays in the Dominican Republic
January 7, 2014
  • DR travel up 3% in 2013, despite snowstorms
  • Travel experience for next year
  • Kandela shows at Altos de Chavon
  • Last days to see the Duarte exhibition
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