Asonahores, the Ministry of Tourism, Adompretur, Cicom and the Caribbean Tourism Exchange understand that this is a timely and promising recognition for a full relaunch of the industry
José Rafael Sosa.-
The main sectors of the Dominican tourism industry agreed that the Travelers’ Choice Award is promising, timely and stimulating, and highlight new challenges that must be assumed so that the impact of this activity climbs new steps, after the COVID 19 health emergency. .
The Dominican Republic, based on the opinion of millions of TripAvisor users (based on the experience lived in 2019), turned out to be the destination in America that most fully met its expectations in 2019. It is recalled that for several months of that period, It produced a fake news campaign against the DR, which apparently did not affect the judgment of TripAdvisor voters.
The Travelers’ Choice Awards are presented on the basis of millions of opinions and comments from travelers from all over the world and reflect “the best of the best” in terms of service, quality and customer satisfaction, from hotels and accommodation to destinations, attractions, brands and tourist products.
Lawyer Joel Santos, President Asonahores said: “Being recognized, without a doubt, by one of the international tourism evaluators (TripAdvisor) is a giant step for the country in terms of tourism. We have to work on new challenges: strengthening the complementary offer, ordering the main tourist territories and focusing on an increasingly strategic vision with a promotion trust, in addition to the approval of pre-clarence, to allow the entry of the top US tourists who are the biggest users of TripAdvisor. ”
The Dominican Association of Tourist Press, in a note signed by its president, José María Reyes, invited the Dominican tourism players to celebrate with joy the distinction that the country has received, but also to work with a sense of unity to take on the great challenge to reposition the tourism industry as soon as it overcomes the impact of the Covid-19.
The Ministry of Tourism in a declaration signed by its titles, Francisco Javier García maintains: “It is an acknowledgment of that nature in the current health situation that the world is experiencing is” an accolade to the effort made by the Dominican tourism sector to offer an extraordinary service in a destination that has it all. ”
Lawyer Manuel Quiterio Cedeño, president of the Information and Communication Center, the main agency and advisor on tourism, says “These are extraordinary results. The established in the most recent annual survey of the Central Bank is confirmed, which says that our visitors were able to meet their expectations of vacations in the DR between 93% and 99%, depending on the quarter in which they arrived in the country. It is that the survey is done throughout the year. TripAdvisor confirms it now. ”
Professor Luis Felipe Aquino, president of the Caribbean Tourism Exchange (BTC) stated that it is the most timely and transcendent award in the industry in recent years and that it represents the best friend’s foot to reaffirm the nation’s tourism potential.
Details of the Travelers’ Choice award
According to the opinions of the travelers, the most appreciated destinations are: London, from the United Kingdom; Paris France; Crete, Greece; Bali, Indonesia; Rome Italy; Phuket, Thailand; as well as Sicily, Italy; Mallorca, Balearic Islands; Barcelona, Spain; Istanbul, Turkey; Goa, India; Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the Dominican Republic.
Cuba, in number 19, and New York, in number 25, also appear among the top 25 destinations in the world as part of the American continent. In addition, it is highlighted that Bávaro Beach, in Punta Cana, is ranked 19th among the 25 best beaches in the world.
The information on the Dominican Republic published on the TripAdvisor portal also highlights that Quisqueya is ideal for the family and has a perfect climate. (Source: https://www.tripadvisor.es/TravelersChoice-Destinations-cPopular-g1).
Cuba, at number 19, and New York, at number 25, also appear among the top 25 destinations in the world as part of the American continent.
In addition, it is highlighted that Bávaro Beach, in Punta Cana, is ranked 19th among the 25 best beaches in the world, which ADOMPRETUR considers pride and inspiration for Dominicans.
The information on the Dominican Republic published on the TripAdvisor portal includes various images of the country’s tourist attractions and highlights that the first destination in the Caribbean is in the same waters that bathe Cuba and Puerto Rico, occupying two-thirds of the eastern part of the island that shares with Haiti.