The Dominican Republic is a colorful tapestry of Spanish, Taino and African influences woven by a rich and storied history.

The Dominican Republic is a colorful tapestry of Spanish, Taino and African influences woven by a rich and storied history.




Dominican Republic Tourist Board

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Dominican Republic Calendar of Events and Activities for 2018

11 Jan 2018

Whether you dance the night away with costumed characters at Carnival celebrations in Santiago and La Vega or dance to pulse-pounding merengue at festivals in the New World’s first city, Dominican Republic has it all.


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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – THE IDYLLIC SETTING FOR A WEDDING OR HONEYMOON

11 Jan 2018

Tropical weather, warm people and affordable luxuries make the Dominican Republic the perfect idyllic setting for a romantic wedding and honeymoon destination.


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Dominican Republic Dares Adventure Seekers to Plan an Active Getaway

11 Jan 2018

A holiday in the Dominican Republic isn’t limited to rest and relaxation on the beach.


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DIVING INTO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC’S HIDDEN SCUBA GEMS

11 Jan 2018

Tourists flock to the Dominican Republic year-round for a vast diver’s playground along the coasts


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Swoon-Worthy Destinations to Spark Romance in Dominican Republic

11 Jan 2018

Swoon-Worthy Destinations to Spark Romance in Dominican Republic From the coast to the mountains, Dominican Republic offers a breathtaking backdrop for weddings, honeymoons and anniversary Holidays


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PGA Tour heads to Dominican Republic for new event in March 2018

19 Apr 2017

PGA Tour heads to Dominican Republic for new event in March 2018 For the first time in its history, a big circuit event will be played in the DR


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Discover Puerto Plata Fair 2-6 October 2017

11 Apr 2017

The sixth annual Discover Puerto Plata Market-Place Fair will take place 4-6 October 2017, at the Blue Jack Tar Hotel in Playa Dorada, the beautiful resort situated in Puerto Plata, in the country’s north coast.


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Tourist Arrivals to the Dominican Republic Jumps by 4.6%

07 Apr 2017

The number of international tourists visiting the Dominican Republic jumped by 4.6% during January and February of this year. The largest number of tourists came from Europe, with 30,136 additional tourists.


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All Ready for the DATE 2017 Tourism Fair, Scheduled for 3-5 May 2017

07 Apr 2017

DATE, the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, was created to provide a professionally organized business exchange where International Wholesalers, Tour Operators, Incentive Groups, Airlines, and Charters Operators (Buyers) can meet and conduct business wit


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Dominican Republic Calendar of Events 2017

13 Feb 2017

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ANNUAL EVENTS 2017 - Whether you dance the night away with costumed characters at Carnival celebrations in Santiago and La Vega or dance to pulse-pounding merengue at festivals in the New World’s first city, Dominican Republic has it al


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Internationally Famous Procigar Festival Scheduled for 19-24 February 2017

13 Feb 2017

The Procigar Festival is a truly unique and memorable experience unmatched in the cigar industry that beautifully combines educational opportunities, entertainment, leisure activities, loads of premium cigar smoking and a lifetime of memories. One of the


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Popular “Taste Santo Domingo 2017 Festival” Scheduled for March

13 Feb 2017

The capital city’s most important culinary, “Taste Santo Domingo,” has announced the celebration of the popular event. The Festival will be held from March 16-18 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Convention Centre, sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism,


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Dominican Republic Tourist Board

Dominican Republic Carnival

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Location: Dominican Republic
Event type: Carnival
Link: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com//events/upcoming

With origins dating back to 1520, Dominican Carnival is a tradition inherited from Spanish forefathers and each city has a unique celebration with parades every Sunday of the month. Famous cities for festive Dominican Carnival celebrations, include Puerto Plata, Rio San Juan, Constanza, La Vega, Montecristi, Samaná; Higuey, La Romana, La Vega, Santiago and Santo Domingo.

Feb
4/25
2018
Dominican Republic Tourist Board

Procigar Festival

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Location: La Romana, Dominican Republic
Event type: Procigar Festival
Link: www.Procigar.org

The annual Procigar Festival will be held from 18-24 February, 2018 in Santiago, the country’s second largest city, and in the eastern city of La Romana, home to “Casa de Campo,” one of the Caribbean’s top resorts. In La Romana and Santiago – also known as the “Cigar Capital of the World” – participants will have the opportunity to enjoy some of the world’s top-brand cigars, become familiar with the tobacco-making industry and participate in other tobacco industry-related events. The five-day program will include educational seminars and programs on the tobacco industry and will provide plenty of entertainment, leisurely activities and endless possibilities to enjoy some of the world’s top-rated cigars. The upcoming Festival will also include a visit to Punta Cana – one of the Caribbean’s top tourism destinations – and participants will be able to go snorkelling and horseback riding, among other activities.  www.Procigar.org

Feb
18/24
2018
Dominican Republic Tourist Board

PGA Tour heads to Dominican Republic

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Location: Dominican Republic
Event type: Golf Tournament
Link: pic.twitter.com/6wSdXhAlpl

The PGA Tour is taking its talents to ... south of South Beach, announcing Tuesday that it will have an event in the Dominican Republic starting in 2018. The Corales Punta Cana Resort & Club Championship will be held from March 22-25 next year and will be played the same week as the WGC-Dell Match Play. As an opposite-field event, golfers won't get into the Masters for winning, but they will still be able to rack up some FedEx Cup points and partake in a $3 million purse.

The Corales Punta Cana Resort & Club Championship was a Web.com Tour last year but will enjoy elevated status in 2018. It is taking the place of the Puerto Rico Open, which has yet to find a new spot on the PGA Tour schedule (or a new tour altogether), according to Ryan Herrington of Golf World.  "Hosting the very first PGA Tour tournament in the Dominican Republic is an honour both for Punta Cana Resort and Club and for the Dominican Republic itself," said Frank Rainieri, the resort's chairman and founder.

"This is an affirmation of the exceptional golf facilities we have down here, and we are thrilled to expose the international golf community to the Dominican Republic. The Web.com Tour's Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship debut in 2016 was a standout moment on the calendar for us and we are thankful for that experience. We look forward to another outstanding tournament on the Web.com Tour in May and then to grow our relationship with the PGA Tour beginning in 2018."

       

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About Dominican Republic - Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, our lush tropical and paradisiacal country boasts nearly 1,000 miles (1,609 km) of coastline, 250 miles (402 km) of the world’s top beaches, magnificent resorts and hotels, and a variety of sports, recreation and entertainment options. Here you can dance to the pulse pounding thrill of the merengue, renew in our luxurious and diverse accommodations, explore ancient relics of centuries past, delight in delicious Dominican gastronomy or enjoy ecotourism adventures in our magnificent national parks, mountain ranges, rivers and beaches.

Known for our warm and hospitable people, Dominican Republic is a destination like no other, featuring astounding nature, intriguing history and rich cultural experiences like music, art and festivals, plus uniquely Dominican specialties such as cigars, rum, chocolate, coffee, merengue, amber and larimar.

Dominican Republic features the best beaches, fascinating history and culture, and is a chosen escape for celebrities, couples and families alike.  Visit Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism’s official website at: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com. Visit the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism’s official Web site at: www.godominicanrepublic.com or call +44 (0)20 7242 7778. You can join us on Facebook and Twitter on: http://www.facebook.com/godominicanrepublic - http://twitter.com/dominicanrep_UK - Download the Go Dominican Republic App, available in the App Store and Google Play

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2018

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General links

Access Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic latest News

http://www.accessdr.com/

Adventure holidays in the Dominican Republic
Mountain Biking, Hiking and Ecological Adventures in the Dominican Republic

www.iguanamama.com

Amstar DMC Ground Handler
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https://www.amstardmc.com/countries/dominican-republic.html

BA holidays
British Airways Holidays

http://www.britishairways.com/travel/holidays-in-dominican-republic/public/en_gb

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Caribtours

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Dominican Republic News
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Dominican Republic Twitter
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https://www.olympus-tours.com/tours/punta-cana/
If you are wondering what are the best things to do in Punta Cana, wonder no more. This 62 mile strip has beaches facing both the Caribbean and the Atlantic ocean, therefore is never short of water activities. Fly over the Taino mountain, snorkel around the reef and shipwrecks, get a spa treatment ona floating spa or drive speedboats fast and furiously, there are many Punta Cana excursions available that are nothing but fun and exciting with a bit of relaxation in the mix. Picture yourself in a James Bond movie in the paradisiac islands of Catalina and Saona while swiming with sharks and stingrays, drive around the mountains and get up close and personal with the local communities or have a dinner party on board of a catamaran cruise, there´s always a great Punta Cana tour or daytrip in hand. Are you ready for Punta Cana?

https://www.olympus-tours.com/tours/punta-cana/

The Holiday Place

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Tourist Board Website

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tui.co.uk
Tour Operator

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Visitors arrival statistics

http://www.bancentral.gov.do/estadisticas_economicas/turismo/

www.cocotours.com
Cocotours Dominican incoming tour operator

www.cocotours.com

www.dominicanembassy.org.uk
Tourist Card, Visa Information, Minors entry requirements & Wedding documents legalizations

www.dominicanembassy.org.uk

www.dr1.com
Dominican Republic Current News & General Information

www.dr1.com

www.dr1.com/legal/index.shtml
Migration, Family Law, Real Estate, Business in the Dominican Republic

www.dr1.com/legal/index.shtml

www.dr1.com/travelnews/archive.shtml
What's new, what's going on in the DR tourism and travel industry

www.dr1.com/travelnews/archive.shtml

www.firstchoice.co.uk
First Choice Holidays

www.firstchoice.co.uk

www.godominicanrepublic.com

www.godominicanrepublic.com

www.sunway.ie
Sunway Ireland

www.sunway.ie

www.thomascook.com
Tour operator selling the Dominican Republic holidays

https://www.thomascook.com/holidays/caribbean/dominican-republic/#intcmp=TopNav_Destinations_DominicanRepublic

www.turinter.com
Turinter Dominican incoming tour operator

www.turinter.com

www.turmaya.com
Turmaya Dominican incoming tour operator

www.turmaya.com

Industry links

Know before you go

Know before you go
The Know Before You Go Campaign is a joint venture between the FCO and the travel industry to ensure that British travellers are better prepared when they go overseas.

http://www.gov.uk/knowbeforeyougo

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