Last Good Friday, 23,000 foreigners arrived in the Dominican Republic, according to the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, during a tour of beaches and resorts in the country to verify the order, tranquility and safety of domestic and foreign visitors for Easter Week.
“We are doing well, despite the war between Russia and Ukraine, we are not only focused on bringing in foreign tourists, but we are also focused on strengthening our infrastructure, on ensuring that there is order and that Dominicans are part of our tourism and are much better prepared to be competitive with other countries,” said Collado.
During the Semana Mayor holiday, thousands of national and foreign vacationers visited the Dominican beaches, who said they were pleased with the cleanliness, tranquility and security of the beaches, says an institutional communiqué.
Antonio García, from Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico, who visited the Dominican Republic for the first time, said he will return soon with his family.
“I like culture very much so I took the opportunity to visit all the historical monuments of the Colonial City in Santo Domingo, also, I like baseball and went to San Pedro to the stadium of Las Estrellas Orientales and not to mention gastronomy, everything that, eaten during this week, has fascinated me,” said Garcia.
The minister emphasized that the Tourism Cabinet is working on the renovation of all the beaches and seaside resorts of the country, among which he mentioned Juan Dolio I and II, Las Galeras, Los Patos, Los Quemaitos, Palenque, Guayacanes, among others.
Collado emphasized that the second stage of the renovation of the Macao beach, which consists of the construction of parking lots, paved streets, sidewalks and curbs, asphalting of the access roads, will be delivered in 60 to 75 days.
At the same time, he pointed out that the Dominican Republic has a great diversity of tourist attractions, which is not only sun and beach. He mentioned, for example, that between 3,000 and 4,000 foreigners arrive weekly to Macao, attracted by the attraction of the buggies, which is an adventure tourism.