1996 Travel News ArchiveTravel

New regulations to go into effect early next year

The Minister of Tourism, Frank Jorge Elías, announced that the Plan de Ordenamiento Territorial Turístico, financed by the InterAmerican Development Bank, the Dominican government and the private sector will be go into effect as soon as the Christmas season is over. The Minister said that the plan seeks to reorganize the tourism structure, in terms …
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Caribbean Village Playa Grande wins British tourism award

Allegro Resorts, a Dominican-based hotel chain, was proud to announce that it has received four Thomson Golden Awards in 1995 in the category “best faraway shores accommodation.” Thomson’s from Britain is the world’s largest tour operator. The first place was won by Caribbean Village in Playa Grande, a 300-room hotel, the first large hotel built …
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Bavaro celebrates 10 years

Barceló, the Spanish company that spearheaded the re-conquest of Dominican shores by Spanish hotel companies on the island’s eastern beaches, celebrated its 10th anniversary last week. The owners of the Bavaro hotels gathered at the Bavaro Casino resort for a gala dinner honoring employees and business generating travel agencies. Mr. Nicolas Pérez, director general of …