Punta Cana Sun 

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Volume #1, Issue #3

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MEDINA IN PUNTA CANA 

December 02, 2017

GOLF Classic CASA DE CAMPO

Santo Domingo.- The Fund for Children, David Ortiz on Wed. confirmed the participation of celebrities in the 10th annual David Ortiz Golf Celebrities Classic from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3 at Casa de Campo Resort & Villas.

In a press conference at Embassy Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo, the three-time World Series champion, said for this occasion he expects those friends who have traditionally accompanied him on the day to raise funds for social works in his country and in New England and Boston. 

*source DominicanToday

November 30, 2017

FAST GROWING ECONOMY - Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic’s economy has been the fastest growing in the Americas. The country enjoyed growth rates of 7% per year in 2014 and again in 2015 and is on track for that or better this year, thanks largely to millions of tourism dollars from North American and European travelers flocking to those sandy beaches I mentioned in growing numbers.

Alongside economic growth, the country’s recently re-elected President Danilo Medina has made education a priority, sponsoring literacy and vocational training programs for adults and building 2,500 new schools during his four years in office so far.

November 30, 2017

PUNTA CANA IS ON FIRE !

The country’s infrastructure changed drastically. Today new highways connect most of the resort and beach areas. The colonial zone in Santo Domingo is enjoying a facelift. New roads and sidewalks are being built, and utility cables are being buried underground.

More flights from the United States make the island more accessible, and major international hotel chains are targeting the DR, specifically Santo Domingo, for new properties. 

Meantime, Carnival is bringing a ship a day to Santo Domingo’s cruise dock.

The DR sees about 7 million tourists per year; about 60% of these are from North America. President Danilo’s administration is trying to attract more Chinese tourists and has also targeted Israel with success. Cruise ship & Charters arrive 4 days a week to CapCana Marina.

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Medina Ribbon Cutting Downtown Punta Cana 25MM Project !

December 10, 2017

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.- President Danilo Medina on Thurs. headed the inauguration of the Downtown Mall Punta Cana, whose construction began four years ago and is expected to boost tourism in the country’s east region.

The 3-story Mall built at a cost of US$25.0 million is on 27,000 square meters; has the country’s first surfing pool and features corporate, commercial, entertainment and amusement areas. Source * 

“This area requires investments that improve the quality of life of residents and visitors,” said Mall director Miguel Ricart, adding that in the short time since opening, has received 200,000 people per month. Source * Dominicantoday

Mitur seeks to regenerate 13 beaches in the DR for $100 million US dollars

December 02, 2017

The main beaches of the country have deteriorated to such a degree that if they do not intervene, the tourist industry will be significantly affected. Given this, it is necessary to intervene in order to preserve and/or improve its natural conditions that make it a tourist attraction, which would allow maintaining the level of competition in the sun and beach market. This has been established by the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur) office that called a tender for the regeneration of 13 beaches in five provinces.

The Government will have a financing of $100 million US dollars, for the regeneration of the beaches. *dominican-republic-live source

Excellent Medical Services Punta Cana

December 03, 2017

For all your needs as a tourist or a local. Centro Medico Punta Cana has you covered. 

Address:  Bávaro La Altagracia, Dominican Republic,

Avenida España No. 1, 23000

Hours:  Open 24 Hours.

Teléfono: (809) 552-1506

COCO BONGO SHOW - NIGHT LIFE !

December 01, 2017

Coco Bongo Show and Disco is here ! Truly Amazing in the exiting and beautiful destination of Punta Cana, Dominican republic. Coco Bongo has an incredible show production and extraordinary musical mix and the very latest in audio and video entertainment that makes each night a unique experience that you will remember forever. *Source local contributor

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December 02, 2017

Dominican Cuisine

Dominican Republic is famous for its production of tasty treats. In fact, many of the country’s exports are food products, including some of the world’s finest cocoa, coffee, sugar, ginger, mangos and rum. Some of the region’s most fertile soil is found in Dominican Republic, creating ideal growing conditions for fine coffee, cocoa, tobacco, sugar, ginger and other Caribbean staples. Whether through traditional Dominican cuisine, an award-winning restaurant or an immersive cultural excursion, guests looking for true foodie experiences will not be disappointed.

*source DominicanToday

December 01, 2017

Dominican Republic 2017 exports on track to US$10.0B+

Santo Domingo.- Exports in 2017 are on track to exceed US$10.0 billion, Dominican Exporters Association (Adoexpo) president Álvaro Sousa Sevilla affirmed Wed.

“Tentatively, we’re surmising the data until October, the unofficial data and to October we’re close to 10% above last year. Everything points to exceeding for the first time, US$10.0 billion in the Dominican Republic in terms of exports, that is; we’re growing,” the business leader said.

“We’re surpassing this barrier which for many years we have been saying that it’s like the ceiling we couldn’t reach and we’re already doing so. We’re going to surpass US$10.0 billion,” he said at a gala on Tues.

Sousa added that next year’s expectation is that 2018 will be named “The National Year of export promotion and from there we’ll continue working with plans like the ones being worked on now is the ‘Caribbean Table,’ and that it becomes reciprocal to other destinations to diversify exports with the clear objective of generating more foreign exchange and jobs. Exports in 2016 were US$9.7 billion.”

December 01, 2017

Korea firm eyes US$30.0M to build electric vehicle charging stations

Santo Domingo.- The company Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) on Thurs. said it will promote the construction of electric vehicle charging stations (EV) in the Dominican Republic at  a cost of US$30.0 million.

According to Yonhap cable service, the Korean company will install 160 charging stations for electric vehicles in three cities and will collaborate with local communities in the renewable energy sector.

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