The number of European tourists traveling to the Dominican Republic from Europe jumped by an impressive grew by 21.7% during this year’s first semester.
During this period, some 713,212 European visitors arrived in the country.
Official statistics indicate that during January-June 123,703 tourists arrived in the country, more than during the same time period in 2016.
Official statistics indicate that in January-June, 123,703 more tourists came from the old continent than in the same period of 2016; with additional visitors coming from Russia (80,907), England (9,895), Germany (6,656), France (5,156), Switzerland (5,062) and Spain (3,893).
The number of visitors from North America increased by 4.3% during the first half of the year, an increase of 71,045 compared to January-June 2016.
The increase was a direct result of 44,244 additional Canadian tourists and 27,232 from the United States.
With regard to the Central American and Caribbean region, it contributed 10,917 additional tourists, representing a year-on-year increase of 9.8%, with Panama (5,436) and Cuba (3,344) as the countries with the highest contribution.
Visitors from South America experienced increases in visitors from Argentina (18,640), Colombia (9,032), Chile (8,648), Peru (4,924), and Uruguay (2,781).
Numbers from other regions are the following: North America, 59.7% (168,267); Europe, 21.2% (713,212); South America, 12.4% (341,519); Central America and the Caribbean, 6.5% (118,487); Asia and the rest of the world 0.2% (14,422).
The official statistics also revealed that during January-June 123,703 European tourists traveled to the D.R. in comparison to 2016. The data indicates the following numbers: Rusia (80,907); England (9,895); Germany (6,656); France (5,156); Switzerland (5,062) and Spain (3,893).
In total, the number of arrivals from North America jumped by 4.3% during the first semester of 2017 representing an increase of 71,045 additional visitors in relation to January-June 2016
The Central American and Caribbean regions contributed some 10,917 additional tourists, representing a bi-annual increase of 9.8%. More than 5,000 Panamanian tourists traveled to the D.R. and 3,344 from Cuba.
Tourists coming in from South America were reported: Argentina (18,640); Colombia (9,032); Chile (8,648); Peru (4,924) and Uruguay (2,781).
The number of tourists from other regions: North America (59.7% or 168,267); Europe (21.2% or 713,212; South America (12.4% or 341,519); Central America and the Caribbean (6.5% or 118,487); Asia and the rest of the world (0.2% or 14,422).