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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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13 New Flights Announced For The Dominican Republic

13 new routes to the Dominican Republic have been announced starting this fall from several North American and European destinations. The announcement comes on the heels of the launching of a new low-cost airline in the county, Arajet, which will further help boost affordable connections to the Caribbean island from Canada and Central America. Although …

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These Are The Top Islands To Visit On Your Next Trip To The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is home to a surprising number of tropical islands. Although on the surface they may seem similar, each one is unique: While some are known for their pristine national parks and untouched beaches, others are home to quaint towns and reef diving sites. Here are some of the top islands to include …

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These Are The Most Visited Destinations In The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a classic when it comes to Caribbean destinations. A survey published early this year by the international travel insurance firm Allianz revealed Punta Cana to be one of the top international destinations for U.S travelers this year. Known for its diversity, travelers can find everything from beachside resort towns to lush …

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New Deluxe Tourist Apartments Opening In Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

The popular Dominican hotel chain Hodelpa has just announced its new tourism project, titled “Xanadu Resort and Residences”. Set to open in March 2023, the project will consist of deluxe apartments that showcase the stunning environment of Playa Dorada’s coastline in Punta Cana. The company made the announcement at an event for travel agents at …

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President Launches Operation Against Crime To Keep Tourists Safe In Dominican Republic

This morning, the President of the Dominican Republic, Luis Abinader, announced a joint operation between the National Police and Armed Forces to prevent further robberies and violent crime from happening across the country. This initiative will place Dominican troops from the Ministry of Defence in different municipalities in the country, to deter violent crime and …

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Boeing To Repair Planes On Dominican Republic Routes After Multiple Malfunctions

This week, famed aerospace company Boeing came under fire for a lack of safety measures around its 737-800 aircraft in Latin America – including those on routes to and from the Dominican Republic. Boeing’s Latin American Vice President, Landon Loomis, stated that ‘security is essential to the company, and that actions must be taken quickly …

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Hotel Gran Ventana In Puerto Plata Rated As One Of The Top 25 All Inclusive Hotels In The Caribbean

In the recent 2022 edition of the Traveller’s TripAdvisor Choice Awards, the Gran Ventana Beach Resort was placed on a list of the “Top 25 best all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean”. The hotel is part of the popular Puerto Plata chain ‘Victoria Hotels’, led by Roberto Casoni, and was placed at position 21 for the …

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WestJet Offers Passengers Up To $800 In Resort Credit With A Stay At Dominican Iberostar Hotels 

Canadian airline WestJet will give customers up to $800 in resort coupons when they book a stay at select Iberostar Hotels and Resorts in the Dominican Republic. The coupons will be distributed to guests upon arrival at one of the all-inclusive properties on the sun-soaked island. The low-cost carrier is running this offer for Canadian …

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