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400 national and international tourism professionals meet today at Discover Puerto Plata MarketPlace 2017

PUERTO PLATA.- With the presence of the Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier García, more than 85 companies supplying goods and services to the tourism sector of the Dominican Republic, tour operators, airline representatives and sponsors, today begin the sixth fair Discover Puerto Plata MarketPlace.

This year, the event will be dedicated to sustainable tourism and adventure, and to highlight the values ​​and elements of culture and gastronomy of the northern part of the Dominican Republic.

With the activity taking place on October 4, 5 and 6 in the facilities of the Blue JackTar Playa Dorada Hotel, the Tourist Destination Cluster Puerto Plata (CTDPP) expects to significantly increase turnover for tourism in the northern region.

During the event, which will bring together more than 400 national and international tourism professionals, there will be business round tables, conferences, family trips and for the second year, the spectacular cooking show “Saborea Puerto Plata” with exhibitions of the most outstanding chefs of the area.

This year’s event marks its sixth edition reaching Playa Dorada for the first time, with the headquarters of the Puerto Plata Convention Center, which will open its doors to this tourist showcase.

The activities will begin this Wednesday with an opening ceremony at the Hotel Iberostar Costa Dorada; on Thursday there will be business rounds during the day and in the evening participants will be able to taste the flavor of the Creole food during “Saborea Puerto Plata”, which will be held at the Beach Club of the Blue JackTar Hotel.

The program will also include two conferences, the first one offered by Ediciones Cabrer, entitled “Branding and Technology: Influence of Creating a Brand Experience in Tourism, with Publicist Rafael Holguín. Likewise, the Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability “Alejandro E. Grullón E.” of the Popular Foundation and the Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher invite the conference called “the importance of the sustainable tourism model for ODS reach” which will be dictated by Luciana Mermet, Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program in the country.

Discover Puerto Plata MarketPlace, which will serve to show Playa Dorada and Destiny from different profiles, will conclude with an artistic event, organized by Mitur, in the Puntilla Amphitheater, in which the merengue artists Jhonny Ventura, Wilfrido Vargas, Fefita La Grande and several invited artists, as a tribute to the merengue declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The sponsors of Discover Puerto Plata are the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic, Blue JackTar, Iberostar, Brugal, Lifestyle Hollidays Vacation Resort, Banco Popular Dominicano, Dominican Pawa, Reserve Bank, JetBlue, Aerodom, 21st Century, CICOM, Ferries of the Caribbean, Gilmar Travel, Easy Event Solutions, Go Caribic, Adompretur, Playa Dorada Hotels Association.

Source: Puerto Plata Digital

Oct 5, 2017

Category: DR News |

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