Santo Domingo promoted its attractions at DATE 2023

The Hotel and Tourism Association of the Dominican Republic held the "Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange", DATE tourism marketing fair, and the Santo Domingo Hotel Association made its proposals known there

Yudit Garcia, Presidente de la Asociación de Hoteles de Santo Domingo y Gerente General de JW Marriott Santo Domingo (Source: Travel2latam)

In the context of the event held from April 26 to 28 in the Dominican Republic, Travel2latam was able to talk with Yudit García, President of the Santo Domingo Hotel Association and General Manager of JW Marriott Santo Domingo.

What is the JW Marriott proposal in Santo Domingo?

The JW Marriott Santo Domingo property belongs to the Marriott portfolio in the Dominican Republic, it has 4 active and operating properties and 3 new ones for 2023/2024. JW is one of the many luxury brands that continues to be the city's only luxury property within the North American chain scheme. It is an interesting property because it is located in a shopping center, where you can maximize and take advantage of your time doing different activities.

What is the objective of the Santo Domingo Hotel Association?

The Santo Domingo Hotel Association is a non-profit entity, and its purpose is to group the hotel establishments of the metropolitan area of ​​the city of Santo Domingo. Santo Domingo continues to position itself as an important destination. It is the capital city and has the presence of traffic airports. In terms of hotel infrastructure, it also has the presence of almost all international brands and the city allows you to combine leisure (leisure) with pleasure (pleasure).

What can you highlight about the island as a destination?

That also combines culture and history, since it has the first cathedral, the first university and different bases of the first Spanish settlements at the time, so Santo Domingo coordinates the part of modernity with culture, and also has very good connectivity since for road in two hours you are located in any of the other poles of the island, and in just 30 minutes you can have access to different beaches.

How does the promotion of Santo Domingo continue?

In October of this year, we have a great event that I took advantage of to leave the invitation, it is the MICE corporate segment, which is the marketing platform that allows hoteliers, allied suppliers and other professionals related to the industry of the City of Santo Domingo and other tourism experts from the Dominican Republic with specialized buyers in this sector.




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