President inaugurates Amber Cove
On Monday, 2 November 2015, President Danilo Medina inaugurated the new cruise port of Amber Cove in Maimon Bay, Puerto Plata.
Amber Cove will generate more than 430 direct jobs in its first year of operation and it is expected that more than 300,000 cruise passengers will arrive at the port and the number of direct jobs will increase.
Tourism Minister, Francisco Javier Garcia, said that this was a very important day for Puerto Plata as Amber Cove would have a major impact on the province and the whole north region.
The president and CEO of Carnival Corporation that built Amber Cove, Arnold Donald, said that he was very proud of the project and that eight of the brands his company represented would be bringing people from all over the world to Puerto Plata.
Also present at the inauguration were the Minister of Economy, Planning and Development,
Temistocles Montas; Provincial Governor Ivan Rivera; mayor of Puerto Plata, Walter Musa and the mayor of Maimon, Ramon Saldana.
Also present were the director of the Center for Exports and Investment in the Dominican Republic (CEI-RD), Jean Alain Rodriguez; the director of the National Council of Free Zones, Luisa Fernandez; deputy director of customs, Rosa Garcia, among others.
Source: DR1, Presidencia
Nov 4, 2015
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