Vice President and CEO of Meliá Hotels International, Gabriel Escarrer congratulated the Dominican Republic and its authorities for hosting the 118th Consultative Council of the World Tourism Organization in Punta Cana.
“I think it is a luxury and it is a commitment of the UNWTO to hold an event of such magnitude in the country, to have 35 tourism ministers in their country and to put the Dominican Republic as an example of recovery, of managing tourism post pandemic and taking a step forward on issues of sustainability says a lot on the part of the current government and the commitment of Minister Collado for the sector”, said Gabriel Escarrer, interviewed by Moisés González of the program Despertar Nacional, which is broadcast on Vega TV (Altice 52 and Claro 48), in the United States on Optimum’s TV Quisqueya 1027 and Dish Latino channel 812-5 for the United States, and in the United States on TV Quisqueya 1027 and Dish Latino channel 812-5 for the United States. USA, Canada and Puerto Rico.
The tourism entrepreneur said that the signing of the agreement to promote sustainability signed with the World Tourism Organization puts the Dominican Republic a step ahead to become a benchmark country in sustainability.
“The Dominican Republic is taking a step forward in leading sustainability in the region, I believe that the agreement with the World Tourism Organization with application in the next 60 days shows that the Minister of Tourism and the entire tourism industry of the country is taking a step forward and positioning itself as a benchmark in this area in the region”.
Gabriel Escarrer announced that Meliá International has plans to continue expanding in the Dominican Republic, highlighting the success of the Katmandú Park.
“We are very happy with the development of Katmandu, we are convinced that it will become a reference activity, something very new, we want to count more on the national public and we are convinced that soon we will bring a second phase of expansion of the park given the good reception that the first phase has had”. Gabriel Escarrer stated.
Gabriel Escarrer, CEO of Meliá Hotels International, said that the theme park has consisted of a first phase with an investment of US$80 million and in a second phase will invest about US$90 million, for a total investment of US$170 million.
Katmandu Park Punta Cana has been conceived as a revolutionary thematic entertainment offer.