Travel and Tourism - Dominican Republic - May 2017
“Innovation and the creation of a tourism model (and strong destination brand) that goes beyond affordable all-inclusive hotels is regarded as essential to maintaining and enhancing the Dominican Republic’s tourism competitiveness. As is emphasising the ‘human’ and ‘cultural’ elements of a visit to the country – through the further development of rural tourism. The greater provision of (and better marketing of) this kind of experience, alongside cultural experiences – such as dining in local restaurants and enjoying cultural performances – could help the Dominican Republic keep up with the demand from tourists worldwide for authentic experiences.”
- Jessica Kelly, Senior Tourism Analyst
This report looks at the following areas:
What are the Dominican Republic’s key tourism attractions? What factors contribute towards the Dominican Republic’s success in the international tourism arena? How has the country’s tourism infrastructure been developed in recent years? In what ways does it still need to grow? What does the tourist accommodation sector in the Dominican Republic look like? How is it likely to change or grow in the future? What is the main tourism news in the Dominican Republic? What trajectory is the Dominican Republic’s tourism industry likely to take over the next decade?