The secretary general of the World Tourism Organization, Zurab Pololikashvili, today congratulated President Luis Abinader and the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, for the DR’s achievement in reaching the goal of 10 million visitors, which he described as a milestone for Dominican tourism.
In his X(former Twitter) account, the UNWTO secretary highlights the DR’s leadership in world tourism.
“Congratulations to DR for receiving 10 000 000 visitors in 2023. We would like to highlight the leadership of President H.E. @LuisAbinader and Minister of Tourism H.E. @DavidColladoM in this achievement. A milestone for Dominican tourism and all Dominicans!” wrote Pololikashvili on his social networks.
In various scenarios, in different parts of the world, the secretary general of the UNWTO has recognized the DR’s leadership in tourism, during the management of Minister Collado.
It is recalled that the UNWTO secretary general declared the DR as the first country in the world to achieve the full recovery of tourism, during an event in the historic Colonial City of Santo Domingo, the Dominican capital.
During the 118th meeting of the UNWTO executive committee, which took place in May this year in the country, Pololikashvili highlighted the leadership that the DR has earned for its tourism success story.
“We congratulate Minister David Collado and his team for the great work he has done and the success of this executive council meeting,” said the UNWTO secretary general on that occasion.