Puerto Plata Cable Car to close for remodeling

The Puerto Plata Cable Car will close its operations for 18 to 24 months for remodeling and modernization, according to Vladimir Santana, representative of the Cable Car Shop Owners Association.

He indicated that after holding a meeting via Zoom with President Luis Abinader; the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, together with the members of the Patronato del Teleférico, it was explained to them that the tourist destination will be “completely” rebuilt.

He said that the projected investment is US$20 million and that during the dialogue there was talk of compensation for the time and losses, “the amount of which has not yet been established”.

Santana did not specify the date on which the Government has planned to close the Puerto Plata Cable Car, according to Listín Diario.

He announced that they are summoned to a meeting next Monday first thing in the offices of the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur), where they will receive details of what is going to happen to them and to the people who depend on this important tourist attraction.


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