Investors interested in investing in the Dominican Republic have a new tool that will allow them to better document themselves: the Tourism Investment Guide, a document presented yesterday by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) at a breakfast in which the president of the organization affirmed that “the Dominican Republic is the best country to invest and to travel”.
Speaking before a group of businessmen, the president of the UNWTO, Zurab Pololikashbili, affirmed that the entity supports countries that prioritize tourism to attract new investment opportunities.
He added that this is the time to innovate in the tourism model and that investment is the vehicle to achieve a more innovative, sustainable tourism with a real impact on quality employment.
In the activity, where President Luis Abinader was present but there was no access to the press, the Minister of Tourism also intervened.
David Collado, who presented six investment projects to potential investors: Pedernales, Puerto Arroyo Barril, the construction of the Amber Highway in Samaná, Punta Bergatín in Puerto Plata, the tourist development of Miches and the relaunching of the Colonial City.
During the activity, some details of the investment guide, which was prepared by the UNWTO, in coordination with the Ministry of Tourism and the Center for Export and Investment of the Dominican Republic (Prodominicana), were offered.
It is highlighted, for example, that with more than 80 thousand rooms and an investment of more than US$15 billion, the Dominican Republic is the preferred destination for foreign direct investment, ranked number one in Central America and the Caribbean.