Sunday, February 5, 2023

Eleven thousand tourists stopped entering DR due to winter storm in US and Canada

Minister of tourism, David Collado It reported Thursday that due to snow storms that hit the United States and Canada last weekend, about 11,000 foreigners stopped coming to the country.

“39 flights were canceled over the weekend, an average of about 11,000 foreigners stopped coming to the Dominican Republic,” Collado said.

“Yesterday we were working with the aviation part, making contact with tour operators, especially in Canada, to request that they reschedule flights this week. We can announce that Sunwing Airline’s 14 7 of the suspended Canadian flights have been rescheduled”, net.

Collado gave this information after meeting with the tourism cabinet on security matters, where he assured that despite the winter storm, “The Dominican Republic As we have announced from January 2022, it will cross over 7 million tourists.”

The minister said that 30,000 tourists arrived yesterday “We are going to have about 700,000 foreigners and in the next few days we will have full reservations in all hotels and with plane arrivals at all airports.”

strengthen security

Collado pointed out that while other countries in the region neglect security, the Dominican RepublicSecurity of Dominican and tourist sites continues to be strengthened.

In this sense, Collado said that the tourism cabinet In terms of security, it took all measures in various tourism poles by the end of the year and strengthened security in hotels, airports and other destinations.

They also analyzed 29 days of this month of December and till now there is no incident of assault or crime against tourists across the country. Nor have any incidents been reported at airports with tourists.

is the director of the national police, Major General Eduardo Alberto Then; from the Specialized Airport Security Corps, pilot Colonel Florial Suárez Martínez; tourist police (Polish), General Minoru Matsunaga.

Vice Admiral José Manuel Cabrera Ulloa, President of the National Directorate for Drug Control, was also present. (DNCD) and General Ramon Antonio Guzmán Peralta, Director of Digestet.

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