2010 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Occupancy in Santo Domingo peaks

With hundreds of foreign aid consultants coming to assist in the organizing and coordination of aid to Haiti, Santo Domingo hotels are experiencing peak occupancy for this period of the year. A report in Hoy indicates that over the weekend, of 12 hotels in the city most were 70-100% full. The DR has become a base for relief operations for Haiti. After spending a night in hotels in Santo Domingo, the travelers continue on by land to Jimani or Pedernales, Dajabon, or Monte Cristia nd Santiago Rodriguez crossing points.