Ettore Colussi, president of Viva Wyndham Resorts, reaffirmed that the hotel chain is a pioneer in the development of Dominican tourist destinations by confirming that it will participate in the Government’s project in Pedernales.
Upon entering Miches with the start of construction of its first hotel, he indicated that “The history of Viva Resorts is marked by pioneering actions, such as this one, and Viva Resorts also has plans to expand to the south of the country, with our participation in the Pedernales tourism project, while in the international field we will enter Jamaica”.
He added that “We are pioneers again with this venture whose construction begins today, because Viva Resorts is the first Dominican hotel company to join the development of the wonderful Playa Esmeralda de Miches; and also the first company to take a step forward by investing in a hotel development when the pernicious shadow brought to the global and local tourism sector by the pandemic caused by the Covid-19″ coronavirus has not yet abated.
“We were pioneers in the development of Bayahibe as a tourist destination, also in the creation of one of the first all-inclusive hotel chains of Dominican label that has overcome all obstacles and celebrates its 34th anniversary this year. We are also registered in the history of Dominican tourism as the first Dominican hotel chain to establish ourselves abroad with our hotels in Mexico and the Bahamas,” he emphasized.
Colussi said that with the launch of the new hotel they are launching their third period of expansion because they believe in the present and future of the Dominican Republic as a successful tourist destination.
“We are infected by the enthusiasm with which President Luis Abinader assumes his role as leader, who has dedicated himself to putting tourism in motion as the engine called to restore the dynamism that has characterized the Dominican economy in recent decades,” he said.
He emphasized that because he believes in the destinies of the country and trusts in the strength of the private sector and in the government that leads it.
He explained that in order to follow the principles of sustainability of the brand’s hotels, materials and construction techniques appropriate to the area will be used. Also present will be solar energy, wastewater recycling and the development of a program of activities focused on environmental protection, including the placement of charging stations for electric vehicles.
“At Viva Resorts we are very excited about our hotel project in Miches and equally excited to join the development of Pedernales. We are confident in the present and future of the Dominican Republic as a tourism country. We believe that what the pandemic has caused is only a pause in the local and world tourism development, but there are enough indicators that tourism will return with new energy to the universal scenario and also to our country”, he pointed out.