Punta Bergatín project in Puerto Plata foresees the creation of 83 thousand jobs
The presentation of the Punta Bergantin de Puerto Plata master plan, which calls for the creation of 83,250 jobs, was led by President Luis Abinader and Minister of Tourism David Collado. The project, which is part of the second stage of the Dominican Republic’s northern zone relaunch, focuses on hotel, real estate, cinematographic, and innovation development in Puerto Plata. Regarding this goal, the President stated that companies have already committed to establishing innovation centers in the area and that they are in talks with some hotel brands with a strong position in the North American market, one of the target audiences for the north coast.
Immediately following the presentation of the master plan, the president held a private meeting with investors interested in the project, including several Dominican Republic private developers, such as Alvaro Peña, president of the CODELPA group, as well as representatives of the North American franchise of hotels, Planet Hollywood, operated by the Sunwing group. The president emphasized that along with the cinematographic axis “this project as a truly special one for the entire region.”
Similarly, he stated that the project has an appropriate design that respects the environment, ensures an excellent quality of life in the real estate sector, and provides good enjoyment for tourists in the hotel sector.