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Bayahibe-La Romana Hotels’ new director

Ana Garcia-Sotoca Pascual, former director of the La Romana-Bayahibe Tourism Cluster, is the new director of the Romana-Bayahibe Hotels Association. Spanish-born, she has worked in destination management for more than 10 years. At the Hotel Association, Garcia-Sotoca will be in charge of sustainable tourism, environmental management, community development, marketing and public relations for the hotel …
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Salvador Vasallo exhibition

On Thursday, 8 December at 7:30pm Quinta Dominica will be inaugurating an exhibition of works by Salvador Vassallo at Padre Billini 202 in Santo Domingo’s Colonial City. Vasallo studied interior decorating at the UNPHU, but his inclination to the arts came from studying under maestros Gilberto Hernandez Ortega, Candido Bido, Ada Balcacer and Antonio Prats-Ventos. …
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Multiple destination marketing is key

In a recent interview, Demetrius Canton, the director of lodging supply for the Caribbean for Expedia, the leading Internet room booking website, praised the Dominican Republic’s marketing campaigns. He pointed to the Dominican Republic as one of the Caribbean destinations that has been able to market itself effectively during tough times and as a result …