1996 Travel News ArchiveTravel

United Airlines applies for permission to fly to Santo Domingo

Last week, the travel journalist Santiago Gómez, writing for the newspaper Hoy, reported that United Airlines of the United States has requested permission to fly the route Miami-Santo Domingo-Curaçao. He said that United was authorized by the U.S. Department of Transportation to fly to the Dominican Republic two years ago. The airline’s request will be …
1996 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Promotion via the “Gold Book”

The National Hotel & Restaurant Association and the Tourism Promotion Council have announced the publication of an insertion about the country, “The Dominican Republic Vacation Planner”, in the Gold Book winter directory. The Gold Book publishers say that it has the endorsement of the Caribbean Hotel Association and is distributed to some 33,000 travel agents …
1996 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Puerto Plata considered a priority

The Minister of Tourism, Felix Jimenez, said that President Leonel Fernandez has plans to complete or initiate work on basic infrastructure that would resolve, in the short term, the major problems affecting Puerto Plata, the country’s principal tourism center, with over 10,000 hotel rooms. While major investments have been made in the hotels, and because …
1996 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Asonahores wins communications award

The Caribbean Hotel Association has granted a “newsworthy award” for an outstanding newsletter to Asonahores, the Dominican Republic Hotel Association and the Curaçao Hotel & Tourism Association during the Leadership Conference in Puerto Rico. The Dominican Republic won for “outstanding communications through the use of a fax distributed newsletter.” Curaçao won for “outstanding communications and …