Investment of 250 million announced to promote Santiago de los Caballeros as a tourist destination
The Minister of Tourism, David Collado, announced that in 2023 they will allocate 250 million pesos to promote the city of Santiago de los Caballeros internationally as a tourist destination. The information was released at a working meeting between the official and the Santiago Tourist Destination Cluster, led by communicators Ramón Paulino and Yomaris Gómez and which took place at the Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel & Casino.
Ten million will be destined to design the Santiago city brand requested by the Tourism Cluster, and another 40 million will be dedicated to the promotion and support of cultural activities that take place in the Historic Center, typical of the entities that have to do with the organization of this type of event, support for the carnival, the Son de Keka, which takes place in the populous sector of Los Pepines, and others. The remaining 200 million will be dedicated to the renovation of areas located in the Historic Center of the city.
Next year, 2023, Santiago de los Caballeros will be presented as a tourist destination at the ANATO Fair, in Bogotá, which will be dedicated to the Dominican Republic and will be held from February 22 to 24, reported Collado. The Minister of Tourism announced that next Monday the fifth he will sign a work and inter-institutional collaboration agreement with the Santiago Tourist Destination Cluster in Santiago. During the activity, the tourist attractions of the city of Santiago were presented: the León Center, the Santiago Apóstol Cathedral, the Monument to the Heroes of the Restoration, the route of the murals, the Santiago City Tour, museums, and buildings.