Dominican tourism has 10% growth
Santo Domingo.- Tourism minister Francisco Javier Garcia on Thursday said the sector grew 17% in September and predicts a 10% jump by year end, and affirmed that investors are poised to announce several major tourism projects in the next few months.
Garcia said Dominican Republic´s tourism is at its greatest moment in history.
The official said the sector’s growth was 9.2% in September last year, but climbed to 17.4% in the same month this year.
He said it grew 15% in October, and the sector “carries a cumulative of nine and we´ll end with a growth of 10 percent.”
Garcia spoke after receiving a recognition together with president Danilo Medina during the opening of the 5th annual Dominican Tourism Forum, titled “Nautical Tourism and the Coastal and Marine Environment.”
Nov 13, 2015
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