14 February 2014
The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism said that it has been recognized as the “Top Destination of the Year, Caribbean” by Expedia.com.
To decide upon the Caribbean collection, Expedia.com considered each Caribbean country´s overall performance. Dominican Republic welcomed a record 4.6 million visitors in 2013 and received a 33 percent increase in demand, making it the top growing market in the Caribbean.
Dominican Republic´s first tourist was Christopher Columbus in 1492. Rich in history, Dominican Republic has developed into a diverse destination offering both Dominican and European flavours to approximately five million global visitors in 2012. The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism´s official website is at www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.