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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 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 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 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...


Apr 11, 2016, 16:53 ET Punta Cana Named #1 Destination in the Caribbean in 2016 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards

 The results are in and we are proud to announce that millions of reviewers named Punta Cana the #1 Destination in the Caribbean in the...


Mar 31, 2016, 10:30 ET Dominican Republic's World-Class Gastronomy Encourages Visitors to Explore Beyond the Buffet

Popularly known for picture-perfect beaches and all-inclusive vacations, Dominican Republic invites travelers to experience authentic tastes and...


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...


Feb 23, 2016, 16:07 ET Adventure Hotspot Puerto Plata Shows Off Prime Watersport Conditions This Week

 Known for its adventurous offerings, the golden shores of Dominican Republic's northern province of Puerto Plata attract active travelers...


Feb 18, 2016, 15:59 ET Dominican Republic's Sizzling Beaches Beckon Sun Seekers

 As travelers emerge from the season's deep freeze and search for the hottest spot to flaunt their beach bodies this spring and summer,...


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 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 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 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 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...