La Romana-Bayahibe beaches hoist the Blue Flag
La Romana, Dominican Republic – The La Romana-Bayahibe Hotel Association on Monday announced the official hoisting of the Blue Flag in all area hotels already certified, for the 2016-2017 period.
Association director Ana García-Sotoca said the hotels Catalonia Gran Dominicus, Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, Viva Wyndham Dominicus Beach Hotels, Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace, Casa de Campo Resort (first-time certified) have the international distinction.
She said the destination’s main beaches (Dominicus, Bayahibe and Minitas) are all now certified, noting that Dominicus was the first beach to obtain the Blue Flag in the Americas 13 years ago.
Quoted by acento.com.do, García-Sotoca added that the Blue Flag is bestowed annually by the Institute of Environmental Law of the Dominican Republic (IDARD), after having complied with the requirements of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), based on water quality, environmental management, safety and services, and environmental education and information.
Dec 7, 2016
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