At the rate at which the tourism dynamics in the Dominican Republic is going and the movement of the fiscal figures for tourism, the pre-pandemic income would be surpassed before December.
According to preliminary data published by the Central Bank and the National Treasury, fiscal revenues related to tourism in the year 2023, amount to more than 5 billion pesos in the first four months of the year.
The distribution of such revenues is made up as follows: tax on the departure of passengers abroad through airports and ports DR$3,378,189,116; tax on the departure of passengers abroad, by land DR$95,716,063; tax corresponding to the Tourism Cards which contributed DR$1,802,302,048.
In total, these revenues preliminarily totaled DR$5,276,207,227.
For the whole of 2022, the revenues amounted to DR$13,030,964,051.14, while in 2021 they were worth DR$9,577,378,157.48. Everything indicates that the numbers could exceed 15 billion pesos, in case the projection remains sustained in the last two quarters of the year.
At the rate that the tourism dynamics in the Dominican Republic and the movement of the fiscal figures for tourism are going, before December, the pre-pandemic income of DR$10,986,514,497.48 (2019) would be surpassed, just as it happened in 2022.