Over 90% occupancy in Puerto Plata’s hotels for the beginning of 2015
PUERTO PLATA – According to the Minister of Tourism; July Almonte, and Provincial Director of Tourism; Lorenzo Sancassani, hotel occupancy in the North Coast destination reaches its maximum for 2015.
Officials from the Ministry of Tourism agreed with the statement by the presidents of hotel associations of Playa Dorada, Sosua, Cabarete and the entire North Coast; Marcos Villanueva (Golden Beach), Luis Liriano (ASONORTE), Tomas Callender (Sosua / Cabarete), who claim that as to date hotels will be fully booked.
It is noted that the increased flow of tourists who arrive to this destination on the north coast, will be coming from Canada, US and Europe as well as Latin American markets and the local market continues to respond favorably.
In that order, the deputy minister July Almonte said that good hotel occupancy in the area is the result of a great work of international promotion coordinated by the Minister of Tourism; Francisco Javier García with the tourism sector, which reflects this winter with a substantial increase of over 10% compared to the previous year.
He said the Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) has been focused on an aggressive promotional strategy to attract new flights and achieve this projected volume of visitors for the Northern Zone. Marco Villanueva for his part said that “Most hotels in Playa Dorada are filled with a good development characteristic of the time, but this year with a slight increase.
Luis Liriano said that Hotels in Cofresi, Puerto Plata Costa Dorada have occupancy of over 90% right now with possibilities to increase. They “have an excellent projection to end the year and start the 2015 season start winter “.
Finally, Tomas Callender said: “Both Cabarete and Sosua have positive increases in occupations of conventional hotels and All Inclusive Hotels, so this winter season starts will be great for the North Coast destination”.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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