Five cruise ships and record number of visitors to Puerto Plata

The five ships that arrived this day are the Carnival Celebration with 6,275 passengers and 1,763 crew members, Carnival Vista with 4,738 passengers and 1,417 crew members, the Amber Cove and Grandeur of the Seas with 2,300 passengers and 771 crew members, the Norweagian Encore with 4,903 passengers and 1,631 crew members, and the Scarlett Lady with 2347 passengers and 1168 crew members, in Taino Bay.

For the regional tourism director, Atahualpa Paulino, this deployment of cruise ships not only enriches Puerto Plata’s tourism offerings, but also boosts the local economy, since visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy Dominican hospitality, explore the natural and cultural treasures of the province, and immerse themselves in the unforgettable experiences offered by this wonderful destination.

He also emphasized that the arrival of this number of visitors and cruise ships to Puerto Plata is the direct result of the confidence and commitment of President Luis Abinader and the Minister of Tourism, David Collado.

Paulino also indicated that the visionary leadership has consolidated the province as an attractive world-class tourist destination, generating economic opportunities and highlighting the success of the government’s strategy to promote sustainable tourism in the DR.


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