Tagged: Dominican Republic

Royal Caribbean, very “satisfied” with the Dominican Republic’s boost to cruises

The global director of port operations of Royal Caribbean, Jaime Castillo, expressed his satisfaction with the investments being made in the cruise sector in the Dominican Republic, both in the northern part of the country as well as in the south with the project that will be initiated in Cabo Rojo, Pedernales, to provide a better experience for visitors. (more…)

Cruise ship “Norwegian Escape” runs aground in Puerto Plata bay

A cruise ship (Norwegian Escape) with hundreds of tourists ran aground this Monday afternoon while leaving the Taino Bay pier in Puerto Plata. The ship aground belongs to the Norwegian line. At this time, members of the Navy and relief agencies of the Dominican Republic are working to try to get the boat out into deeper waters. (dominicantoday.com)

New cruise terminal in Puerto Plata will be operational in 2020

The new Taino Bay port in Puerto-Plata, Dominican RepublicThe Ministry of Tourism (Mitur), Dominican Port Authority and the company Puerto Plata Port Investment, winner of the tender for the construction of a cruise terminal in the port of Puerto Plata, said during a press conference, which for the month of November of the next year 2020, they will already be receiving the first cruise ships. (dominicantoday.com)


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Cruise Planners Reinforces Elevated Training for Travel Advisors as Land and Cruise Experts to Grow Its Land-Based Business

Cruise Planners Reinforces Elevated Training for Travel Advisors as Land and Cruise Experts to Grow Its Land-Based BusinessCruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, hosted its second annual Land Symposium at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in Dominican Republic. The three-day workshop was organized for 150 Cruise Planner Travel Advisors and more than 45 suppliers. (more…)

Key Decision Makers from Cruise Lines and Caribbean and Latin American Stakeholders Gather in Dominican Republic to Grow Together

FCCA - Florida-Caribbean Cruise AssociationBusiness and relationship development for cruise industry stakeholders and key cruise line decision makers-Dominican Republic had it all last week when hosting a group of 200 FCCA Platinum Members, along with their colleagues and even family members, and 20 high-level executives from FCCA Member Lines, which operate about 200 vessels and 95 percent of the global ocean cruising capacity. (more…)

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