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Dec 21, 2015, 12:00 ET

Dominican Republic Brings Island Rhythms Back To 20th Annual Epcot Food & Wine Festival

 The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism was thrilled to return to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival – which celebrated...

Nov 10, 2015, 15:25 ET

19th Annual Dominican Republic Jazz Festival Returns To Puerto Plata

The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival celebrated its 19th year with five nights of free concerts Nov. 4-8 in the towns of Santiago, Sosua, Puerto...

Oct 14, 2015, 13:09 ET
IAGTO presents the Golf Destination of the Year: Latin American & Caribbean 2016 award to the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) team. [From left to right: Giles Greenwood (IAGTO), Ana Gorrin (Catalonia Hotels & Resorts), Evelyn Paiewonsky (MITUR), Isabel Vasquez (MITUR - Iberian Peninsula), Giselle Diaz (MITUR), Carolina Perez (MITUR - Iberian Peninsula), Hiram Silfa (Puntacana Resort & Club), Monica Diaz (Casa de Campo Hotel & Villas)]

Dominican Republic Named Best Golf Destination in Latin America and the Caribbean 2016

 The International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) has named Dominican Republic "Best Golf Destination of Latin America and the...

Sep 23, 2015, 14:31 ET

Dominican Republic Breaking Mold in Travel Market

 Thanks to its efforts in the travel marketing space, Dominican Republic has secured its position as the Caribbean's leading destination by a...

Jul 21, 2015, 11:01 ET
Dominican-born all-star Pedro Martinez proudly waves his home country's flag. Martinez, a three-time Cy Young Award winner and eight-time All-Star pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos, Boston Red Sox, New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, will join Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson and John Smoltz as the four newest players to be inducted to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum July 24-27.

Pedro Martinez Secures Spot in Baseball History and Hall of Fame

Only days remain until Hall of Fame Weekend begins in Cooperstown, NY. As excitement builds across the world, no country is more excited than...

May 18, 2015, 12:39 ET
GoDominicanRepublic.com now includes revamped press sections, the addition of new languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, German, French and Chinese speakers, with a Dutch extension to be launched soon), an event calendar for major Dominican cities updated daily, and access to downloading the Go Dominican Republic app for iOS and Android with helpful information, travel guides, maps and tips available both on- and off-line.

Dominican Republic Announces New Tourism Website at DATE 2015 Conference

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) announced updates to its current website, www.GoDominicanRepublic.com, at this year's Dominican...

Jan 13, 2015, 12:22 ET
Dominican Republic's Dye Fore golf course in La Romana, home of the 2015 DR Golf Travel Exchange tournament.

Dominican Republic Golf Travel Exchange Announces Dates for 2015

 After a hugely successful inaugural event, the Golf Travel Exchange for Dominican Republic is thrilled to announce that it will return for a...

Dec 03, 2014, 16:46 ET

Dominican Republic Named Top Caribbean Golf Destination

 Dominican Republic is thrilled to announce its title of Caribbean's Best Golf Destination 2014 in the World Golf Awards. Offering 26...

May 14, 2014, 11:44 ET

Dominican Republic Named Title Sponsor for 20th Anniversary of Annual Billfish Tournament

 The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism is thrilled to announce that it is the title sponsor of the acclaimed International Cap Cana...

May 13, 2014, 20:10 ET

República Dominicana celebra el evento "Los 50 Más Bellos" de la revista People en Español

El Ministerio de Turismo de la República Dominicana se complació de patrocinar una vez más la gala para marcar la edición de...

May 13, 2014, 12:11 ET

Dominican Republic Celebrates People en Espanol's "50 Most Beautiful" Event

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism was pleased to once again sponsor People en Espanol's "50 Most Beautiful" issue gala at New York City's...

May 06, 2014, 16:29 ET

Dominican Republic Highlights Impressive Tourism Success At Annual Conference

Dominican Republic continues to capitalize on its already impressive tourism developments as it received a record 4.7 million visitors in 2013, a...

Apr 04, 2014, 11:41 ET

ADDY® Awards Recognize Dominican Republic's 'Has It' Campaign

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism and its U.S and Hispanic marketing agency, BVKMeka, are thrilled to announce that they received four...

Feb 20, 2014, 13:58 ET

Dominican Republic Selected As Caribbean Tourism Board Partner Of The Year

The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism is honored to announce its receipt of the "2013 Classic Caribbean Tourism Board Partner of the Year"...

Feb 18, 2014, 14:43 ET
Escape to Dominican Republic this spring: destinations like beachy Bayahibe wait to sweep you off your feet.  (PRNewsFoto/Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism)

Spring Fever Meets Island Fever in Dominican Republic

With one of the coldest winters in recent history bearing down on much of the U.S., people are in more need than ever for some island sun. When it...

Feb 17, 2014, 14:50 ET
Viajar a Republica Dominicana es ahora mas facil que nunca gracias a la recien lanzada aplicacion para viajeros/ Travel to Dominican Republic is now easier than ever thanks to this newly-launched travel app. (PRNewsFoto/Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism)

El paraíso está al alcance de sus dedos con la nueva aplicación global de viajes de República Dominicana

Viajar a República Dominicana es ahora más fácil que nunca gracias a la recién lanzada aplicación para viajeros....

Feb 17, 2014, 14:19 ET
Viajar a Republica Dominicana es ahora mas facil que nunca gracias a la recien lanzada aplicacion para viajeros/ Travel to Dominican Republic is now easier than ever thanks to this newly-launched travel app. (PRNewsFoto/Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism)

Paradise Is At Your Fingertips With Dominican Republic's New Global Travel App

Traveling to Dominican Republic is easier than ever with the newly released Dominican Republic Travel App. Unveiled by the Dominican Republic...

Feb 13, 2014, 15:09 ET

Dominican Republic Named "Top Destination Of The Year, Caribbean" By Expedia.com

Award season is in full swing and the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as the "Top...

Feb 11, 2014, 13:19 ET
The new Go Dominican Republic travel app for iPhone and Android offers useful offline information about shopping, restaurants, events, accommodations, attractions and much more! Available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.  (PRNewsFoto/Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism)

Paradise Is At Your Fingertips With Dominican Republic's New Global Travel App

Traveling to Dominican Republic is easier than ever with the newly released Dominican Republic Travel App. Unveiled by the Dominican Republic...

Feb 11, 2014, 12:04 ET

Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism Partners with the World's Most Complete Watersport Competition

 The 12th annual Master of the Ocean is scheduled to kick off Feb. 22 – 27 and the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism is delighted to...