Dominican Republic Report 4.7 million tourists in 2013

Dominican Record TourismThe Dominican Republic’s 2013 visitor numbers grew by 3.6% over the previous year, outpacing the entire Caribbean region, which recorded growth in tourism of only 1%. Tourism minister Francisco Javier Garcia described it as “an extraordinary year.”

The main tourist resort of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, is #1 among all destinations in the Caribbean.

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Posted by Ken - June 5, 2014 at 5:32 pm

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Salto La Jalda – Tallest Waterfall in the Caribbean

The title of the tallest waterfall in the Caribbean has been passed to Salto La Jalda, nestled in a distant corner of the Dominican Republic. Standing at almost 400 feet and hidden away in a newly decreed national park that bears its name, the waterfall has always stood above any other in the country. Now, it’s finally beginning to receive it's recognition.

Salto de Jalda’s beauty can only be appreciated by those who don’t mind sweating it out. A seven kilometers hike separate the National Park’s entrance with the waterfall, with the final kilometer was the most difficult.

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Posted by Ken - October 9, 2013 at 5:58 pm

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Fishing Lodge at Cap Cana

Twice the size of Manhattan, Cap Cana is an ecologically pristine, 30,000 acre exclusive retreat featuring white beaches, turquoise sea, soaring cliffs and a beautiful forest. In addition to hiking trails, an unsurpassed array of water-based options and a variety of nature-based activities, it has been halted as the “World’s Greatest New Destination.”

The Fishing Lodge Cap Cana is one of the projects of the Grand Resorts at Cap Cana. This luxurious complex owes its name to the most extensive marina in the Caribbean as well as the most important fishing area. It is located only 10 minute away from the Punta Cana International Airport.

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Posted by Ken - October 3, 2013 at 4:25 pm

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Explore Eastern Hispaniola in a Mini Cooper

The newest tour of 2013 in Punta Cana is the MINI Tour! It's a unique experience where you get behind the wheel of your own Convertible MINI Cooper. The full day outing is billed as the excursion that lets you visit the most exclusive areas and most picturesque towns of the Dominican Republic. And they may just be right.

Get behind the wheel of your Mini Cooper for a drive around the Eastern most part of the Dominican Republic. Visit the exclusive community of Casa de Campo, and the most popular attraction there - Altos de Chavon. After leaving Chavon, you will visit the largest hand-made cigar factory in the world - La Flor Dominicana. Next, you'll explore the sleepy little fishing town of Boca de Yuma where you'll no doubt be hungry.

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Posted by Ken - September 24, 2013 at 10:27 am

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Sivory Boutique Hotel in Punta Cana

Sivory is a small boutique style hotel located about as far away from Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) as you can get. With their dedication to customer service, you can choose to be whisked away in your own private helicopter, viewing the spectacular coastline of Bavaro from the air before landing on the beach in front on your hotel.

With only 55 rooms, dont let the size of this boutique hotel fool you. You have your choice of rooms, Deluxe, Premium and Luxury. They also offer a Honeymoon Suite and massive Sivory Grand Suite at 2250 square feet.

Fine dining is available at your choice of 3 restaurants with the crème de la crème being the world class Gourmond restaurant. This is the only AAA Four Diamond rated restaurant in all of Punta Cana, and boosts one of the largest wine collections in the entire Caribbean.

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Posted by Ken - February 25, 2013 at 1:12 pm

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