Tourism July 8, 2019 | 7:41 am

US$467.5M in 8 tourism projects to add 2,212 rooms in Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic’s Tourism Development Council (Confotur) approved eight tourism development projects, with a total investment of US$467.5 million and add 2,212 new rooms.

It also approved, though provisionally, were five other initiatives with an investment of US$205.9 million and add 1,326 rooms, Tourism said in a statement.

The investments include a new hotel, real estate-tourism, and real estate-hotel and apart-hotel projects, to be built in La Altagracia and El Seibo provinces (east), Puerto Plata (north), Samaná (northeast) and in the capital, Santo Domingo.

In total, Confotur, an agency of the Tourism Ministry, has approved 33 tourism initiatives so far this year, with an investment of around US$2.7 billion, which will add 14,669 rooms, to be built in the provinces of La Altagracia, Puerto Plata, Samaná, Santiago, San Cristóbal, Santo Domingo, El Seibo and Barahona.