Investment Window’s first project: US$8.3M Samana tourist port
SANTO DOMINGO. – The Samana Tourist Terminal, to be built at a cost of more than US$8.3 million, becomes the first infrastructure project to be processed by Dominican Republic’s One-Stop Investment Window (VUI).
Export and Investment Center (CEI-RD) director Jean Alain Rodriguez made the announcement Tuesday, and revealed that the group TEMARSAM is the Terminal’s major stakeholder, which aims to create thousands of direct and indirect jobs.
He said the project will spur even more tourism toward Samana, expected to increase the arrival of cruise ship visitors and other commercial vessels. “The Samana Tourist Terminal will be open 24 hours a day and give services to tour operators and local visitors, as a way to place importance on domestic tourism in this area.”
He stressed the project’s importance for Samana’s tourism recovery, showcased in recent years with its great natural beauty and potential to attract thousands of tourists of various nationalities.
The CEI-RD director added that the VUI’s first phase will provide services to real estate and tourism, and gradually continue incorporating other sectors such as mining, telecommunications, agriculture, agribusiness, the film and audiovisual industry as information and technology.
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