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It’s official: “Historic figure” of 6,568,888 tourists to Dominican Republic

It's official: “Historic figure” of 6,568,888 tourists to Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo.- the Dominican Republic reached the “historic figure” of 6,568,888 tourists in 2018 with 381,346 more travelers than 2017, The Central Bank said This year-on-year growth of 6.2% brings the country closer to the government’s goal 10 million tourists by 2022. To reach that goal, 3,431,112 more visitors are ...

Point of View: The Cuban Revolution is also a Tourism Product

Point of View: The Cuban Revolution is also a Tourism Product

By Ivet Gonzalez (IPS) HAVANA TIMES – Monuments, battles scenes, colonial architecture and stunning natural landscapes all make up Santiago de Cuba’s tourism potential. This city in the east of our island bases its tourist attractions on the history of the Revolution, which celebrated its 60th anniversary this year. “On ...

Cuba plans to attract more Chinese visitors in 2019

Cuba plans to attract more Chinese visitors in 2019

Cuba plans to attract more Chinese visitors in 2019 in light of the growing number of Chinese overseas tourists. “China currently ranks 14th as a tourism market for Cuba, as last year approximately 46,000 Chinese visitors came to our country, representing a 10-percent increase over 2017,” Michel Bernal, director of ...

It’s official. Mexico: Hoteliers bet on tourism boom

It's official. Mexico: Hoteliers bet on tourism boom

Mexico hoteliers are making a major bet on the country’s tourism boom, according to a report of El Financiero magazine. Hoteliers will open 352 new hotel properties by 2022. City Express Hotels leads the way with the most growth. The company plans to add around 80 new accommodation units to ...

TTC Special: Italian tourism rediscovers the Caribbean

TTC Special: Italian tourism rediscovers the Caribbean

By Frank Martin Italian tourism is increasingly attracted to the Caribbean not only for holidays but also for business. 2019 can be an excellent time for Italians who watch with interest the Caribbean paradisiacal islands. Examples of regional islands that raise the interest of Italian tourists and businessmen are Jamaica, ...

Point of View. Follow Me: Rhythm and romance, the art and music of Cuba

Point of View. Follow Me: Rhythm and romance, the art and music of Cuba

Ruidoso News, Yvonne Lanelli, Guest Columnist Is your concept of Cuba defined by 1950s and 1960s black and white television images of Fidel Castro orating to the masses, the Cuban missile crisis and Bay of Pigs invasion, Cubans fleeing in little boats to the U.S. or Elián González? Surprise. The ...