photo of the pool at the historic hotel in santo domingo
The Casas del XVI hotel in Santo Domingo.

Another Month of Strong Tourism Growth for Dominican Republic 

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - November 5, 2023

The Dominican Republic’s record-breaking tourism numbers are showing no signs of slowing down, according to newly-released data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. 

The Dominican Republic reported 531.017 stavover arrivals in October, the most ever for the country in the month of October. 

That represented an 8 percent jump over the same month in 2022, tourism officials said. 

The Dominican Republic also saw strong cruise growth, with 88,187 cruise passengers in the country — meaning a total of just under 1.7 million cruise arrivals so far this year. 

That combined total is bringing the Dominican Republic closer to a major milestone: an ambitious goal for a combined 10 million arrivals in 2023, across stayover and cruise. 

So far this year, the Dominican Republic has seen a total of 8.245 million combined stayover and cruise arrivals. 

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