The Dominican Republic won 2nd and 3rd place at the Uzakrota Travel Awards Turkey in the World’s Leading Country Tourism Destination and World’s Leading Tourism Board categories, respectively, reaffirming Quisqueya’s tourism leadership in the world.
Uzakrota Travel Awards is a global initiative aimed at selecting and awarding excellence in the world of tourism, in 53 categories, where the Dominican Republic participated for the second time.
The awards ceremony will be held on December 3 during the Uzakrota Global Summit at Madame Tussauds Museum Istanbul. A total of 194,743 votes were cast.
In the World’s Leading Country Tourism Destination category, first place went to Qatar with 1,030 votes, second to the Dominican Republic with 983 votes, and third to Turkey with 778 votes.
Meanwhile, the Tourism Promotion Office (TPO) Central Asia, of the concurrent country for this market, participates for the second time, where it received 3rd place as World’s Leading Country Tourism Board, after Tourism Malaysia, 1st prize; and Saudi Tourism Authority, 2nd prize.
In 2020 the Dominican Republic won third place in the World’s Leading Country Tourism Destination category, where 1st and 2nd place went to the Philippines and Turkey, respectively.
Uzakrota is one of the top 10 tourism organizations worldwide. Uzakrota Global Summit enters the Top 10 Travel Events in the World 2020 according to HepStar, a tourism industry ranking influencer.