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Dominican government supports Open Skies with the USA

The Dominican Republic government and the Tourism Cabinet supports the open skies agreement with the USA of America.

“We’re going to proceed promoting the difficulty of connectivity with the USA and we firmly support the statements of the American Embassy of Open Skies,” said the Minister of Tourism.

Collado statements got here inside the framework of the thirty fourth edition of the Asonahores 2022 Industrial Exhibition, where greater than 176 firms from all the industrial chain participate.

The event takes place from October nineteenth to twenty first at Blue Mall Punta Cana and is devoted to the USA, for being the important issuer of tourists to Quisqueya.

The official highlighted that the ForwardKeys platform, which measures all of the airports and airlines on this planet, has just published that the Dominican Republic is in primary place in reservations for the last quarter of the yr by way of tourist arrivals, with greater than 40%, in comparison with the identical period in 2019.

“Our numbers are surprising and what we have now to do is proceed to maintain tourism within the Dominican Republic, proceed to make an alliance with the private sector as has been done”, said Collado.

The official expressed that Expo Asonahores has great expectations, because “you possibly can see all the pieces that tourism represents, all the industrial chain, from food, technology, construction, amongst others”.

“Here is reflected the strength and importance of tourism within the country’s economy, which represents 15% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and that for this yr we’re averaging greater than 8,200 million of dollars in foreign currency entry; this keeps the exchange rate stable and this clearly reflects that the tourism sector is fully recovered within the Dominican Republic”, he added.

The president of ASONAHORES, Rafael Blanco Tejera, said that “the contribution and evolution of the tourism industry within the Dominican economy are a part of an important transformations of the productive apparatus, presenting a multiplier effect between the several demands for goods and services that it generates”.

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