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Choice wants more DR properties

Choice International, operator of the Quality Hotel Real near Las Americas International Airport and the Clarion Hotel in Santo Domingo’s Naco commercial and residential neighborhood is offering its operation and marketing expertise to local hotels. The chain, represented in the DR by the Grupo Real Hotels & Resorts (RHR the hotel division of the Poma …
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Hard Rock’s first all-inclusive resort

The chain best known for its rock-themed casino resorts in Florida, Mississippi and Las Vegas has joined forces with Mexico’s Moon Palace Resorts and is now promoting what it calls the “ultimate all-inclusive resort” with everything paid. The hotel has been rebranded as The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana. Its official re-launch took …
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492 Hotels in DR1 Directory

Around 500 hotels are listed in the revamped DR1 online Hotel Directory at www.dr1.com/directories/category.Hotels-&-Resorts.html Funded by a grant from the European Union, DR1 Hotel & Resorts Directory makes it easy to find that small hotel, hotel or large all-inclusive hotel you are looking for. In a country where hotels change companies and names, having the …
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Four million-tourist mark set

4,124,543 non-resident air arrivals are reported for 2010, according to the Central Bank. This represents 132,240 more non-resident arrivals than in 2009, for a 3.31% growth. This includes 105,494 tourists and 26,746 non-resident Dominicans. It is the first time that the four million-mark has been crossed. In 2009, non-resident air arrivals totaled 3,992,303. Overall, in …