Dominican Republic has its security protocol ready before the pass of Dorian
"We are confident that nothing extraordinary will happen, as on other occasions, but we are prepared to apply the security protocols," said Tourism Minister Francisco Javier García
The tourism sector in the Dominican Republic closely monitors the trajectory of the Dorian storm and is ready to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety of tourists visiting this Caribbean country.
This was expressed by the Minister of Tourism, Francisco Javier García, through a press release, while reminding that all Dominican tourism facilities have a security protocol, which they will execute, if necessary, to the letter.
"We hope that nothing extraordinary will happen, as on other occasions, but we are prepared to apply the security protocols in each of our hotels and other tourist centers, if necessary," said the official.
Garcia recalled the safety of tourists has always been a priority for his country, which is visited every year by more than seven million people.
Garcia also urged the population to be attentive to the recommendations and guidance given by the Emergency Operations Center.
He said that President Danilo Medina has given precise instructions to take whatever measures are necessary to avoid "human losses, if the phenomenon impacts" Dominican Republic.
Meanwhile, in the northern part of the country, the Provincial Director of the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur), Jakaira Cid, led a meeting that was coordinated by the deputy minister of destination management Julio Almonte by order of the Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier García Fernández, with the main representatives of the sector to take the precautions of place in case of the passage next Wednesday of the Dorian storm that could affect part of the island.
Civil and military authorities, the Hotel Associations, Operator Tours of Luperón, Sosúa, Cabarete, Puerto Plata and the Director of Civil Defense discussed issues related to the protection of visitors from all over the North Coast.
In that sense, Wascár García, director of the Civil Defense gave a report of what would be the passage of the Dorian storm through the country and the protocols that in these cases must be executed as a prevention measure.
Jakaira Cid said that services to tourists within the facilities continue normally taking precautionary measures according to their protocol.