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Dec 29, 2016, 17:39 ET Kickstart your Healthy New Year's Resolutions on a Dominican Republic Fitness Getaway

Dominican Republic's all-inclusive resorts and world-class, white-sand beaches beckon travelers from all over the globe for rest and relaxation....


Dec 23, 2016, 09:27 ET Romance Travel Continues to Trend in Dominican Republic

Romance travel is a multi-billion dollar industry that is predicted to continue growing in 2017, according to Travel MarketPlace. As the...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:17 ET Merengue and More: Dominican Republic's Music Scene Attracts Best of National, International Talent

From the smooth sounds of jazz to the rolling rhythms of bachata and the pulse-pumping beat of the merengue, Dominican Republic's thriving music...


Nov 17, 2016, 09:13 ET Dominican Republic Named Caribbean's Best Golf Destination 2016

The World Golf Organization has named Dominican Republic "Caribbean's Best Golf Destination 2016". This is the third time that Dominican Republic...


Oct 27, 2016, 16:17 ET Forecasts for a Harsh Winter Drive Increased Interest in Dominican Republic Travel

With the 2017 Farmer's Almanac predicting an exceptionally cold and snowy winter for the Northern Plains, Midwest, Middle Atlantic and Northeast...


Oct 13, 2016, 09:00 ET For the Love of the Game: Experience the Passion of Baseball in Dominican Republic

In Dominican Republic, baseball—or simply "ball"—is a national passion that transcends age, gender and social status. Children and adults in every...


Sep 30, 2016, 12:58 ET All Work, All Play: Dominican Republic's Making a Name for Itself in Business Travel

 With a long-standing reputation as a desirable vacation destination, Dominican Republic is earning its name as the go-to spot for business...


Sep 26, 2016, 08:30 ET Dominican Republic Continues to Grow Reputation as International Golfing Destination

 Dominican Republic's lush landscapes contrasted against stunning aquamarine shores create an idyllic setting for some of the world's most...


Aug 31, 2016, 09:00 ET Tourists Flock to Dominican Republic to Explore Natural Wonders

 As ecotourism rises in popularity, Dominican Republic is an attractive destination for travelers aiming to reconnect with nature. Numbers show...


Aug 25, 2016, 14:39 ET Diverse Culinary Delights Tempt Foodies in All Corners of Dominican Republic

 Most visitors to Dominican Republic know the country for its white-sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and ample opportunities for...


Jul 25, 2016, 09:30 ET Dominican Republic Offers Contrasting Natural Beauty

Home to nine different ecozones, Dominican Republic's natural contrasts provide a bevy of breathtaking nature for visitors to explore. The...


Jul 15, 2016, 14:54 ET Puerto Plata Celebrates Opening of Landscape Park of La Puntilla and Amphitheater

Travelers in search of live, outdoor music will now have another reason to visit the north coast of Dominican Republic, with the grand opening of...


Jul 11, 2016, 09:00 ET Treat Yourself to Spa Luxury in Dominican Republic

Set against a backdrop of diverse natural beauty, Dominican Republic is an idyllic destination for travelers seeking world-class luxury and spa...


Jun 27, 2016, 08:00 ET Destination Weddings Attract Couples to Dominican Republic

Countless couples are choosing to begin married life with a destination wedding in Dominican Republic. Whether you're planning a blow-out...


Jun 13, 2016, 09:00 ET Dominican Republic Home to Golf Courses Worthy of the Pros

 Professional and hobby golfers alike have long flocked to Dominican Republic for its internationally acclaimed designer golf courses and...


Jun 02, 2016, 16:57 ET Dominican Republic Invites Adventure Seekers To Explore Its Adrenaline-Pumping Terrains

There's more to Dominican Republic than postcard-perfect beaches and sunshine. This summer, the country invites adrenaline seekers to explore its...


May 19, 2016, 12:46 ET Multigenerational Travelers Find Their Bliss in Dominican Republic

 Known for its wide variety of accommodations andattractions, Dominican Republic remains one of the most popular Caribbean destinations for...


May 05, 2016, 09:05 ET jetBlue Plans Updates to Offer Best In-Flight Experience for U.S. to Dominican Republic Flights

 jetBlue, the fifth-largest airline in the U.S. and the largest provider of flights to the Caribbean from the United States, announced it will...


May 05, 2016, 09:05 ET Delta Vacations Announces Expanded Offerings for Dominican Republic Based on Growing Demand

 Delta Vacations, one of the biggest tour operators for United States and Canada, announced expanded offerings for Dominican Republic based on...


May 05, 2016, 09:05 ET Expedia Reports Steady Growth In Travel and Room Bookings in Dominican Republic

 Representatives from Expedia speaking at this year's Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference outlined the boom in tourism to...


May 04, 2016, 09:05 ET Puerto Plata Announces Increase in Tourism Numbers and Active Travel Initiatives

 Representatives from Dominican Republic's Puerto Plata Tourism Cluster (CTDPP) highlighted the area's strong tourism numbers at the 2016...


May 04, 2016, 09:05 ET Dominican Republic Tourism Officials Announce Samaná Updates and Developments

 Tourism industry experts at the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference expressed great enthusiasm toward the changes and updates...


May 03, 2016, 12:56 ET Dominican Republic Announces 2016 Developments and Boasts Strong Tourism Statistics

 Tourism industry executives at this year's Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference announced several developments to the future of...


May 03, 2016, 12:53 ET Juan Dolio Announced As Dominican Republic's Up-and-Coming Destination

Juan Dolio, an area located approximately 45 minutes east of the country's capital of Santo Domingo, is set to...


Mar 15, 2016, 12:10 ET Spring Whale Watching Tops List of Dominican Republic's Diverse Nature Activities

 With more than 25 percent of the country made up of protected lush land and pristine coastal areas, Dominican Republic has seen steady...