Dominican Tourism Revenue Exceeds $931.0 Million – English Version

The arrival of tourists in July in the Dominican Republic had a direct impact on the economy, as it represented $931 million in foreign currency inflows.

These are the figures managed by the Ministry of Tourism and which were published yesterday by David Collado.

The United States remains in the lead as a source of tourists, followed by Canada, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Spain, Cuba and the United Kingdom.

Collado gives as fact that this year 2022 will close with the arrival of more than seven million tourists, “thereby achieving the best year of tourism in its history, thanks to the vision that has been implemented from the State by the President Luis Abinader, as well as the cooperation of the private sector and all the collaborators of the ministry.

The Dominican Republic welcomed 735,064,000 tourists in July, according to David Collado

Tourism Minister David Collado informed that the Dominican Republic received 735,064 thousand non-resident visitors in July, making it the month with the highest tourist arrivals in the country’s history, surpassing December 2021.

Collado indicated that this new achievement should close the year beating for the first time in history the figure of more than 7 million tourists, and said that with this month of July 2022, the arrivals of non-resident visitors represent 10% more than in July 2018, 24% above July 2019 and 30% above the same month of 2021.

“We did it again. We achieved an extraordinary month of tourist arrivals in the Dominican Republic,” said Collado, referring to the record figure reached in July in visitor arrivals compared to the same month in previous years. “July 2022 becomes, along with December 2021, the only months in history where we exceed 700,000 tourists in one month,” he added.

Minister Collado pointed out that in addition to these 734,000 visitors by air, another 98,389 cruise passengers arrived in the country in July and that, cumulatively, the country has more than 4 million 182,000 tourists so far this year.

He said that the arrival of these tourists last month has directly impacted the economy since it represented 739 million dollars of foreign currency inflows.

The United States continues to dominate as the country of origin for tourists, followed by Canada, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Spain, Cuba and the United Kingdom.

Minister Collado reaffirmed that this year will close with the arrival of more than 7 million tourists, “thus achieving the best tourist year in its history, thanks to the vision that has been implemented from the State by the President Luis Abinader, as well as the cooperation of the private sector and all the collaborators of the ministry. (https://dominicantoday.com/dr/tourism/2022/08/01/the-dominican-republic-received-735064-thousand-tourists-in-july-says-david-collado/)

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