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Punta Cana-Bavaro lures most tourists

Central Bank statistics for 2003 reinforce the notion that the East Coast is a strong magnet for foreign travel to the Dominican Republic. The year’s data shows that Punta Cana International Airport received 47% of all foreign tourists. Las Americas (serving Boca Chica, Juan Dolio, Guayacanes and Santo Domingo) was next with 22%. Puerto Plata’s …
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Coming soon: Hilton Santo Domingo

Danny Hughes, vice-president of operations for Hilton Caribbean, recently announced that the Hilton Santo Domingo is scheduled to open in Spring 2004, as reported by John Collins for Caribbean Business. The 21-floor tower-style hotel, with its 228 mostly oceanview rooms, will have the largest casino in the Dominican Republic. Its rooms will all be equipped …