Tourist Arrivals Increased 4% up to June 2019

From January to June of this year, 3.57 million tourists arrived in the Dominican Republic, 4% more than the figure reported for the same period in 2018.

Friday, July 19, 2019

In the January-June period of this year, 64% of visitors arrived from North America, 21% from Europe, 12% from South America, 4% from Central America and the Caribbean and the remaining 0.3% from Asia and the rest of the world, reported the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (BCRD).

The BCRD report states that "... When analyzing the arrival of international tourists during the first six months of 2019, North America was the region that stood out the most in the increase in visitors with a 7.1% growth, which in absolute terms meant 130,505 additional travelers, compared to the same period in 2018. From this increase in arrival, it is observed that the U.S. market was the largest contribution to the flow of tourists in absolute terms with 123,898 additional tourists for a growth of 9.8%, followed by Mexico with 7,194 more travelers than in January-June last year.

The arrival of passengers from Central America and the Caribbean presented a 5.6% increase, for a contribution in absolute terms of 5,853 additional tourists, highlighting those from Puerto Rico with 6,689 additional visitors.
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