Wednesday, May 25

Dominican Republic signs agreements with companies for more than $2,000 million in Fitur


Dominican Republic, within the framework of the International Tourism Fair (Fitur), of which it is a partner country in this 42nd Edition, has signed several agreements with Spanish and Dominican companies for a figure greater than $2 billion. Among the signed agreements are Iberia, Air Europa and El Corte Inglés.

The Minister of Tourism, David Collado, expressed his satisfaction at the conclusion of these agreements and thanked the confidence shown by the Spanish companies, “to which, without a doubt, the fact that The Dominican Republic is the country in Central America and the Caribbean that has best recovered in terms of tourism after the crisis caused by the coronavirus (Covid-19).

In addition, It is the country that has been recognized as the one that has best managed the pandemic in the region, with the vaccination rate of Central America-Caribbean
highest and the only country in Central America-Caribbean that is breaking records for the entry of
sightseeing”.

The Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic (Mitur) and Iberia renewed an agreement to promote the country and improve connectivity with the more than 90 destinations to which Iberia flies in Spain and Europe. The agreement was signed by the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, and María Jesús López Solás, Commercial Director of Iberia’s network and Alliances.

The renewal of this agreement between Iberia and Mitur includes a battery of shares through the airline’s communication channels such as the on-board entertainment system, the Ronda Iberia magazine, its profiles on social networks or its website, among others.

In its winter program and until March, the airline has programmed a greater
increase in its capacity, adding two more flights, until reaching 13 frequencies
weekly, which demonstrates Iberia’s commitment and commitment to this market and
reinforces its leadership in Latin America

Ehe increase in flights is also accompanied by a greater offer of seats -close to 270,000 seats per year- operated with Airbus A330-300 aircraft -with capacity for 292 passengers- which includes the Premium Tourist product and offers greater cargo space, and Airbus A330-200 with 288 seats.

The agreement with Viajes El Corte Inglés was signed by the owner of Mitur, David Collado, and the CEO of Viajes El Corte Inglés, Jorge Shornenberguer, with the presence of the president Luis Abinader and gIt will guarantee that more than 200,000 tourists visit the Dominican Republic.

Likewise, in Fitur, Mitur signed agreements with the Rainbow Tours travel agency to encourage tourism in Poland, which will guarantee three weekly trips to Puerto Plata from the airports of Warsaw, Poznań and Katowice. Also, reached an agreement with
Eurowings Discover, in order to encourage tourism from Germany, to
through flights to the city of Puerto Plata.

New destinations for investment and tourism development

In addition, during the fair, the Dominican Republic presented, together with the
World Tourism Organization, new tourist destinations in the country where there are and hotel projects under development and for those seeking foreign hotel investment. The country has a special interest in the development of three specific projects in the coming years.

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