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Collado: hotel occupancy is around 96% in the East region

More than 73,000 rooms are in operation today

 Projected increase in tourist arrivals of 27% in December

The Minister of Tourism, David Collado, has reiterated the advances of the Dominican Republic in the tourism sector despite the pandemic and stressed that there are currently more than 73,000 rooms open, and in the eastern region of the country the occupation was around 96% last weekend.

Likewise, he highlighted the entry of tourists, revealing that the occupation of flights is approximately 80% this 2021, representing a recovery of tourism compared to last year.

“We come from having the best September, the best October in the entire history of the Dominican Republic (…). We can speak today that the month of November will be historic. We can see that the projections we have for the month of December, which are at 27%,” he said.

Collado highlighted the importance of tourism for the country, within the framework of the Tourism Journalism award, by the Dominican Association of Tourist Press(Adompretur), where the best press, television, and digital media works on the hospitality industry were recognized.

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December 2, 2021 12:44 pm

But the infrastructure is going down, traffic chaos, children have to walk a long distance on dangerous unpaved roads, no public hospital, no traffic police, tours of quantity but lack on quality, drugs, undocumented migrants. No respect for covid rules even by the tourist who get out of the hotel

December 2, 2021 4:59 pm
Reply to  john

Hell yes, the tourists need to show a little more respect, but the criminals are also out of control, the government needs to install traffic lights and stop signs , am super scared to drive here half these mfkrs are drunk driving, that is not okay

December 6, 2021 8:32 am
Reply to  Drfinest

If you are scared to drive, you need a driver, or you are not an experienced driver also. DEFENSE driving is the secret

December 6, 2021 2:07 pm
Reply to  john

I agree I need a driver John ??

Mr. Sensible
December 4, 2021 11:02 pm

I see that our Minister of Tourism is very poor at math. No frigging way resorts are at 97%. Not even close. I am in these “almost full” resorts a few times a week. I am on the beaches a few times a week. I am on the streets 7 days a week. No way the resorts are close to full.

December 6, 2021 8:33 am
Reply to  Mr. Sensible

correct its all about image nothing more. bla bla bla,,,