September 17, 2020 What’s New in Dominican Republic:
Dominican Republic Launches Tourism Recovery Plan | The Minister of Tourism announced last week that he was working with the the different sectors to finalize the last details of the new provisions and sanitary protocols of the Tourism Recovery Plan. As of September 15, all tourists visiting a hotel have access to a Travel Assistance Plan which includes temporary, free emergency cost coverage for a long-term stay valid September 15-December 31, 2020. For the latest updates on Covid-19, visit Punta Cana Property Will Serve As Host for PGA Tour | The third edition of the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship will be held at the Tom Fazio designed Corales Golf course from September 21 to September 27. More than 132 professional players will have the chance to earn points for the FedExCup and carry a US$3 million purse. Leading Travel Platform Reports Punta Cana As Top Performing Caribbean Destination | Out of all international searches, Expedia has reported that Punta Cana generated the most interest among U.S. and Canadian travelers in July accounting for 35 percent of all international web searches. The majority of July searches were performed by potential travelers from the U.S. (80 percent) and Canada (10 percent), said Expedia officials. New Miches All Inclusive Breaks Ground | On September 4, the Original Group officially broke ground on an extensive all-inclusive property in Miches set to open in Summer 2022. Temptation Miches Resort, a 382-suite property, and Temptation Grand Miches Resort, a more exclusive and adults-only luxurious 114-suite property, will feature topless optional areas, an adult-centric entertainment program and unparalleled all-inclusive amenities all in an idyllic new setting. Celebrities Vacation in La Romana | Over Labor Day weekend, famed actor Vin Diesel and television host Raúl de Molina were seen vacationing at Casa de Campo Resort & Villas in La Romana. Vin Diesel who has expressed his love for the Dominican Republic was seen at his private villa in the exclusive area of Minitas beach. Casa de Campo has long been a celebrity hotspot due to its stunning properties and luxury; hosting stars like Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, and Jay Z. North Coast Property Receives 2020 Travelers’ Choice award | Casa Linda Vacation Villas in Sosúa was recently recognized as a Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice for 2020, making the property part of the top 10 percent of hotels worldwide. This recognition is based on visitors who rated the property based on their stay. The property was recognized for its long-term commitment to quality and providing a luxury experience for customers in the middle of paradise.