Spanish hotel chains highlight Dominican Republic’s work in tourism recovery
Madrid.– The 16 Spanish families of tourism, as they are known in Spain, owners of the most important hotel chains in that country and who have more than 60 thousand hotel rooms in the Dominican Republic, expressed their satisfaction with President Luis Abinader and Tourism minister David Collado for the work done in the country for the recovery and relaunch of tourism.
The business group expressed that the Dominican Republic has been an example to the world and that it is the country that has given them the greatest support to achieve an effective recovery and be able to successfully rehabilitate their operations, as well as all the jobs that had been lost in the pandemic.
These families, who have investments in different countries such as Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, Spain, the United States, among other destinations, indicated that the Dominican Republic has been the example to follow and where they have been able to recover faster.
Collado expressed that such a success has been achieved thanks to the public-private partnership that has been carried out through the Tourism Cabinet, headed by President Luis Abinader.
Spanish businessmen and businesswomen also informed the authorities that as of today they have more than 5,000 job vacancies in the Bávaro-Punta Cana area; they recognized that this is because the Dominican market recovered very quickly and now they have to hire personnel again.
Abinader appointed a commission to meet these employment needs, in which, in addition to the Tourism minister David Collado, there will be Labor minister Luis Miguel Decamps, and the director of Infotep, Rafael Santos Badía.