The Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (Asonahores) reported that for the Easter Week 2022 period, the average hotel occupancy rate is 74.6%, figures almost similar to those of the years prior to the pandemic.
Rafael Blanco Tejera, president of Asonahores, expressed that the tourism industry continues in remarkable growth showing results with solid numbers of a recovery process that has been the product of the joint effort developed with the authorities.
“The tourism sector will continue to strengthen its operations to increase the response capacity demanded by the number of visitors we receive each season and to continue contributing to the economy and the linkage of the productive sectors,” said Blanco Tejera.
The destinations which are leading the occupation are Punta Cana and La Romana/Bayahibe each one with 88.2% of occupation. They are followed by Samaná with 79%, Boca Chica and Juan Dolio with 71%, Puerto Plata with 66.3% and Sosúa/Cabarete with 55%.
Asonahores said that it will continue to promote initiatives to expand the opportunities for expansion and investment of the Dominican tourism product in order to increase the number of tourists visiting the country.