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Whale-watching season in Samaná

The Ministry of Environment announced the start of the whale-watching season in the northeastern province of Samaná. The excursion to watch the acrobatics of the humpback whales (Megaptera Novaeangliae) is one of the leading attractions in Samaná province and drives thousands of tourists to the northeastern peninsula. The excursions also take tourists to the protected …
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Juan Luis Guerra announces four live concerts in Hard Rock Punta Cana

Legendary Dominican composer-singer Juan Luis Guerra has taken up residence at Hard Rock Punta Cana Resort where he will perform four live concerts in February 2022. The concerts are serving as the launching of the artist’s new global tour entitled “Entre Mar y Palmeras.” The concerts mark the end to two years of online concerts …
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New airline routes: Miami-Samana, Boston-Puerto Plata, more flights to Venezuela and Guadeloupe

JetBlue Airways has been cleared to operate 17 flights on the Boston-Puerto Plata-Boston route. The airline will be using a 186-passenger A320 for the BOS-POP flight. The flights will operate from January until 2 April 2022. This is a new route for JetBlue. Some 6,324 seats are added to the leading airline’s capacity to the …
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Punta Cana’s Margaritaville Island inaugurated; Karisma announces hotels in Pedernales

President Luis Abinader was in Punta Cana where he attended the formal inauguration of the Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana by Karisma. During the event, Abinader also announced that the same Karisma Group would be the first to invest in Pedernales, the new tourism destination in the southwest. During the inauguration, Jorge Feliz Germán, president …
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Record in Dominican exports in 2021

Biviana Riveiro Disla, executive director of the Dominican Republic Export and Investment Center (ProDominicana), reports that Dominican exports reached a new record in 2021. Exports increased to US$11.83 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 20% and 17% compared to 2020 and 2019 respectively, according to data from the preliminary customs records of the Customs Agency …