August 26. David Collado, Minister of Tourism, explained that the Dominican Republic has had an unprecedented recovery in the tourism industry and continues to reaffirm “the commitment we have in the sector.”
“When we took control in the sector this reached about 15 thousand operating rooms with an occupancy rate of 15%, today we have more than 73 thousand rooms open with an occupancy in recent weeks of 73%”, he said.
He said that bookings for December exceed 26%, which was had in the same season for the year 2019.
Concerning the flights that arrive in the DR, the minister told that they are increasing as restrictions are lowered in the issuing countries, “last July we received 4,200 flights is an indicator that we are working to continue recovering and strengthening tourism.”
Source: Dominican Today