BARAHONA, Dominican Republic. – As many as 30 public and private entities have forged an ambitious alliance headed by the Tourism Ministry and the Barahona Tourism Cluster, to promote and ensure sustainability for the Century Airline’s new route initially with three weekly flights, which link the promising Southwest with Santo Domingo and Punta Cana.
Barahona Tourism Cluster vice president Polibio Schiffino said the agreement with companies, government agencies and provincial authorities ensures Air Century’s smooth flight operations during the first six months, while working on the strategy to develop, market and showcase the fledgling destination.
Schiffino said during six months the supporters will buy a determined number of seats so the airline can guarantee a regular frequency for the weekly flights.
Among the entities that form part of the grand alliance figure DonRepTours, Eco Tours Barahona, Casa Bonita Boutique Hotel, Rancho Platón, Consorcio Azucarero Central, Ege Haina, Pasteurizadora Rica, Hotel Playa Azul, Barahona City Council, Pedro Auto Import and the Barahona Texaco station.
Also Rancho Don Cesar, Montesacro Casa Maya, the towns halls at Villa Central and Palo Alto, Hotel Magnolia, Hotel El Quemaito, Telecable Tricom, Rodrilca SRL, Restaurant Brisas del Caribe, Natclinic, Barahona Governor’s Office, the Customs Agency and the Méndez pharmacy.