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Deteriorating Security Situation Along Haiti – Dominican Republic Border Causing International Concern

The security situation along the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic has once again become a hot topic in the country. With multiple cases of kidnappings, hijackings, and armed robbery reported in border communities this year, authorities in the Dominican Republic are taking a strong stance against the issue, with some officials calling for …

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Dengue Fever Cases Rising In The Dominican Republic: This Is What Travelers Should Know

Dengue fever cases have been rising steadily in the Dominican Republic this year. With more than 3000 cases reported so far this year, authorities are urging residents and tourists to act cautiously and to take steps to prevent infection. Fortunately, most cases of dengue fever are highly treatable. Here’s what travelers need to know before, …

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Several Punta Cana Resorts Postpone Reopening Until Later This Year

Several major resorts in Punta Cana have delayed their reopening after hurricane Fiona caused significant damage to properties in the region. Although initially scheduled for reopening in early October, a few of Punta Cana’s top-rated resorts have now decided to postpone opening their doors until November and December while repairs are being carried out. The …

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American Airlines Removes 3 routes To Dominican Republic

The carrier American Airlines has recently removed 3 routes to the Dominican Republic that will affect travelers’ connectivity to this trendy destination. As reported by the tourism news outlet Arecoa, the decision has been made due to low demand.  The routes that American Airlines is cutting from its schedules are:  From Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport …

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Top 5 Things To Do In Punta Cana When It Rains

The Dominican Republic enjoys year-round warm tropical weather. However, it does rain now and then, but that shouldn’t stop visitors from making the most of their Caribbean vacation. Punta Cana can be a surprisingly versatile destination, where aside from stunning tropical beaches and pompous all-inclusive resorts, travelers can enjoy culture, history, and rich nature. We’ve …

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Power Grid Mostly Restored In Punta Cana And 90% Of Resorts Operating Normally

Although hurricane Fiona devastated many parts of the Dominican Republic, including Punta Cana, authorities have largely managed to restore power across the country, and 90% of all hotels are up and running. The situation is expected to improve gradually over the coming days as workers address the most pressing issues. Hurricane Fiona caused winds of …

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Hurricane Fiona Causes Damage At Punta Cana Resorts In Dominican Republic

Hurricane season in the Caribbean has been announced months ago and will continue until November. This week, evacuations started in the Dominican Republic, and Punta Cana was declared a disaster zone as hurricane Fiona passes through this top destination in the Caribbean.  Local residents have been deeply affected by Hurricane Fiona, and also travelers staying …

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Punta Cana Declared Disaster Zone As Authorities Evaluate Extent Of Damage To Local Resorts

Punta Cana and several other regions in the Dominican Republic have been declared a disaster zone as hurricane Fiona leaves behind a trail of destruction. Although the hurricane is no longer battering the country, authorities are only beginning to understand the magnitude of the damage it left behind. Several of the Dominican Republic’s most popular …

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Hurricane Warning And Evacuations Issued For Dominican Republic

Authorities in the Dominican Republic have issued mandatory evacuations for parts of the country as tropical storm Fiona strengthens to a category one hurricane. Civil protection officials have also increased the number of provinces under red and yellow weather alerts, where severe meteorological conditions are expected. Hurricane Fiona is forecast to hit the Dominican Republic later today. …

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Military Guards Tourist Beach In Dominican Republic: Here’s What Travelers Need To Know

Authorities in the Dominican Republic have decided to militarize a popular tourist beach, Sosua Beach, located in the north of the country, in the town of Sosua. A local conflict has made the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur by its Spanish acronym) take action and guard the area.  The beautiful beach is only 15 miles (25Km) …

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