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Eurowings flies Cologne-Puerto Plata non-stop

Eurowings began flights to Puerto Plata from the German city of Cologne. The A330 flight has capacity for 310 passengers. The first flight arrived at the Gregorio Luperon International Airport in Puerto Plata on 7 November. The weekly flights will be on Saturdays. There are flights starting at EUR$169.99 in November-December increasing to a high …
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Time for the DR Jazz Festival

Now in its 19th year, the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival promises five nights of free concerts 4-8 November in Santiago, Puerto Plata, Sosua and Cabarete. Confirmed artists for 2015 include international jazz players David Sanchez Quartet and John Patitucci, and the Pedrito Martinez Group. From the Dominican Republic, Pengbian Sang and Retro Jazz, and Manuel …
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No restrictions on new Finnair flights to DR

During the 8th ICAO Air Services Negotiation Event (ICAN/2015) that was held in Antalya, Turkey from 19 to 23 October 2015 a Memorandum of Understanding was signed and a liberal Air Services Agreement initialed between Finland and the Dominican Republic. There will now be no restrictions on routes and capacity. Finnair was designated to operate …
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DR goes for first share of Chinese tourism

A Tourism Symposium is taking place from 26-29 October 2015 at the Iberostar Punta Cana organized by the Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development with the support of the trade representation of the People’s Republic of China. In 2014, 140 million Chinese tourists traveled abroad but according to Dominican statistics, only 2,652 of this total …