Convention for business tourism to be held in Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo, the first city of the Americas, will host the first International Business Tourism Convention (TUNE 2012).

The Convention is scheduled for November 11- 14. It is organized by “” and co-sponsored by various Dominican institutions, Assist Card – a multinational firm with almost 40 years experience in offering comprehensive care to travelers – and Blue Travel Services Partner, a destination management company which specializes in marketing the Dominican Republic as a tourism destination.

The event aims to promote investment and increase the number of travelers to the Dominican Republic.

In terms of foreign investment, in 2011 the Dominican Republic attracted some US$2.4 billion, equivalent to 4.2% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product.

This figure represents 25% more than the amount obtained last year.

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