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Saving coral reefs

Marine scientist Austin Bowden-Kerby, one of the leading experts on the conservation of coral reefs in the Caribbean and Pacific, will be speaking this evening at the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (Funglode) auditorium on ?Coral Reef Ecosystems and their Environmental Importance.? Bowden-Kerby heads the Coral Gardens Initiative of Counterpart International Foundation, which promotes …
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The challenge of sustainable tourism

Professor Donald E. Hawkins of the Tourism and Hotel Management School in George Washington University, Washington, D.C. is scheduled to speak on ?Tourism as a Strategy for Sustainable Development: A Challenge for the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, 12 January at the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development, the think tank and research center founded by …
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DATE scheduled for 6-8 April

Dominican hoteliers are preparing for the 6th Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) scheduled for 6-8 April 2005 in Santo Domingo. The annual gathering, organized by the National Hotel & Restaurant Association (ASONAHORES) and the Tourism Promotion Council (CPT), takes place to market the Dominican tourism product and attracts leading international buyers. The activity is coordinated …
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New radar in Punta Cana

Ambassador of France Jean-Claude Moyret, designer Oscar de la Renta, President Leonel Fernandez, president of the Punta Cana Group Frank Rainieri, Public Works Minister Freddy Perez, Civil Aviation Board director Norge Botello, among others, attended the inaugural of the US$6.9 million air traffic management system at the Punta Cana International Airport last week. The new …