Economy November 13, 2015 | 8:05 am

Dominican tourism´s ´greatest moment´ at 10% growth

Santo Domingo.- Tourismminister Francisco Javier Garcia on Thursday said the sector grew 17% inSeptember and predicts a 10% jump by year end, and affirmed that investors arepoised to announce several major tourism projects in the next few months.

Garcia said DominicanRepublic´s tourism is at its greatest moment in history.

The official said thesector’s growth was 9.2% in September last year, but climbed to 17.4% in thesame month this year.

He said it grew 15% inOctober, and the sector “carries a cumulative of nine and we´ll end with agrowth of 10 percent."

Garcia spoke afterreceiving a recognition together with president Danilo Medina during the openingof the 5th annual Dominican Tourism Forum, titled "NauticalTourism and the Coastal and Marine Environment."