Santo Domingo.- Tourist arrivals to the Dominican Republic rose 8% in February compared to the same period in 2018, the Central Bank reported.
According to its website, the country received 604,977 non-resident foreign and Dominican passengers by air, or 44,998 more than in the same period the previous year.
It said that 64.9% of the passengers that visited the country in February were from North America, 21.8% from Europe, 10.4% from South America, 2.6% from Central America and the Caribbean and 0.3% from the rest of the world.
The countries that most contributed to the increase in February were the United States, Canada, Russia, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Colombia.
Source: Dominican Today