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SOURCE Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism
DOMINICAN ANNUAL TOURISM EXCHANGE UNVEILS COUNTRY'S TOURISM EFFORTS
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominican Republic continues to capitalize on its already impressive tourism developments as it received a record 4.7 million visitors in 2013, a growth of 3.6 percent. The 2014 Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) at the Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana recognized these efforts in front of the country's tourism sector and more than 100 international buyers and suppliers.
The Ministry of Tourism highlighted Dominican Republic's successful tourism year and confirmed that the United States was the largest source of visitor growth. The United States accounted for 1.6 million travelers in 2013, 40 percent of the country's visitor contingent, followed by Canada, France, Russia and Germany, which also proved to be strong markets.
"Our strategic investment in new tourism products and infrastructure throughout the country has created more efficient ways of traveling within the country, allowing easy access to the many diverse regions of the country," said Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. "We continue to monitor tourism trends and develop tourism assets that appeal to our visitors so we can maintain the growth rate and surpass these numbers in 2014."
Highlighted tourism developments announced included:
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About Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic's first tourist was Christopher Columbus in 1492. Rich in history, Dominican Republic has developed into a diverse destination offering both Dominican and European flavors to approximately five million global visitors in 2013. Named #1 Golf Destination in Caribbean & Latin America by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, Dominican Republic boasts 28 designer golf courses, upscale resorts, pristine nature and sophisticated cities and quaint villages filled with warm Dominican people. Dominican Republic features the best beaches, fascinating history and culture, and is a chosen escape for celebrities, couples and families alike. Visit Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism's official website at: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.
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