Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Boca Chica Upgrades

The Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier Garcia says that he wants to help Boca Chica in order to encourage more tourists to visit the town. Proposed initiatives include several new construction projects. 

Speaking at a recent meeting organized by local business owners and workers, the Minister promised to start the new work immediately. 

The work includes improvements to the beach, building a boulevard on Duarte Street, building a seafront promenade and a designated area for fruit sellers and artisans. 

According to the last census carried out between January and March this year, Boca Chica has 1,928 hotel rooms and is the main beach visited by people from the Greater Santo Domingo area.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Discover Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata will be hosting its Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace, a Puerto Plata Tourism & Cultural Cluster initiative. The event is set to take place from 16-18 October at the BeLive Grand Marien in Costa Dorada. Professionals from 20 countries are expected to attend. There will be 49 stands promoting the goods and services available in Puerto Plata. International tour operators, airlines, hotels and vacation property will be exhibiting. The event serves as a trade show and a platform for educating consumers and the trade on all that Puerto Plata has to offer. The natural, historical and cultural attractions of the North Coast will be highlighted.