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More than 600 thousand tourists arrive in the country in April

In April, 626,010 tourists arrived in the countryas, number that represents a growth of 13% above April 2018, 7% above 2019 and 91% more than the same month in 2021.

Offering the figures of tourists who visited the country last month, the Minister of Tourism, David Colladonoted that at the poles as Bavaro-Punta Cana occupancy went from 48% to 79%, while in La Romana-Bayahibe the increase was from 48% to 85%.

He said that the occupation in Samaná is 66%, 61% in Greater Santo Domingo, 60% in Puerto Plata and 55% in Santiago.

“The recovery of tourism is a reality. We did it again. The growth we achieved in April is unprecedented,” she noted.

He stated that the occupation by tourist area has improved markedly in the different destinations.

He also highlighted the increase in the arrival of cruise passengers in April, “which has a direct impact on the population where the ships arrive.”

He reported that in April 129,440 people visited the country by sea through the different ports that operate in Puerto Plata, La Romana and Samanaamong others.

“Tourism reached record levels again in April,” he said.

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improvement is expected

He reported that in April 129,440 people visited the country for the Seaway by the different ports that operate in Puerto Plata, La Romana and Samanaamong others.

“Something that we must highlight, in addition to these extraordinary numbers in April, is the satisfaction expressed by those who visit us,” said Collado.

He stated that more than 93 percent assured that they would vacation in the country again.

The official assured that he will continue working hand in hand with ASONAHORES and the other members of the Tourism Cabinet and predicted that this year will close with the historic number of more than 7,000,000 non-resident visitors.

Minister Collado recognized the joint work with the different tourism actors from the private sector who were represented by the National Association of Hotels and Tourism (ASONAHORES).

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