11,000 tourists without reaching the DR due to winter storm Elliot

11,000 tourists without reaching the DR due to winter storm Elliot

Product of the storm of winter that affects USAlast weekend stopped coming to the Dominican Republic an average of 11,000 foreigners.

The information was offered this Thursday by the Minister of Tourism, david collado. “An average of 11,000 foreigners stopped coming to the Dominican Republic,” he said.

He indicated that they have kept working for achieve reprogramming of the flights.

“Yesterday we were working with the management part, making contact with the tour operators, especially from Canadato request that reschedule the flights this week. We can announce that seven of 14 flights have been rescheduled who had been suspended from Canada,” the official said.

Air traffic in the United States continues with difficulties to recover normality after the storm elliot and this Thursday morning the cancellation of almost 4,000 flightsmore than half of them from the Southwest company.

The storm ripped through much of the United States over Christmas weekend and has left more than fifty dead37 of them in northwestern New York state.

Ensures the goal of tourists will be met

Collado spoke after having a meeting with the Tourism Cabinet on security matters, where he also reported that despite the storm in the United States, the Dominican Republic more than 7 million will arrive of tourists during 2022.

“The Dominican Republic will surpass the 7 million tourists this year despite the snowstorm that hit the United States and Canada,” he said.

in the meeting participated headlines from the Central Directorate of Tourism Police (Politur), General Minoru Matsunaga; from the General Directorate of Traffic Safety and Land Transport (Digesett), Brigadier General Ramón Antonio Guzmán Peralta; and from the National Police, Major General Eduardo Alberto Then, among others.

Graduated in social communication at O&M University. He completed a Master’s Degree in International Trade at the CEUPE European Postgraduate Center, he has several diplomas in economics, customs, the electricity sector, taxes and investigative journalism.

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