travel pulse | April 23, 2010
Dominican Republic Reports Steady Growth in Visitors
Published on: April 23, 2010
In 2009, U.S. visits surpassed 1 million arrivals for the fifth consecutive year. Garcia said the country is investing more than $12 million in 58 new tourism projects, and is launching infrastructure initiatives including Atlantic Boulevard, which will connect the country’s North Coast to the Samana Peninsula, the revitalization and development of major highways and roads, and the construction of new airport facilities. Finally, new territorial ordinances include a five-year plan to develop rural tourism in the country’s 31 provinces. The plan calls for developing friendly guest houses with create a minimal environmental impact on small villages and towns, but allow visitors to explore the areas. For more information, call 888-374-6361 or visit http://www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.