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The Dominican Republic Tees-Off Golf Season

Golf season starts at One of Dominican Republic's Award-Winning Courses DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, March 18, 2013 -- Dominican Republic is known worldwide for award-winning and brilliantly-designed golf courses that are surrounded by unspoiled nature, breathtaking coastlines...

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Dominican Republic Offers It All

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Oct. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Already known for its silky smooth beaches, breathtaking mountains, and adrenaline-pumping water sports, luxurious accommodations, and more, Dominican Republic is gaining the attention of visitors...

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“No Problem” in the Dominican Republic

"No Problem" in the Dominican Republic “No problem, no problem!” I vaguely heard Juan shout as he drove our mototaxi the wrong way down a one-way street. Getting on his taxi went against my better judgment, but it was cheap and I was tired, and he drove by at the...

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Swimming with Dolphins in Punta Cana

I wouldn't say swimming with dolphins is on my bucket list as much as it's a lifelong obsession. While visiting Punta Cana recently, I was lucky enough to visit the Dolphin Explorer Park. I was hyperventilating with excitement when I first read the itinerary, but I...

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All-Inclusive, Punta Cana

I had never stayed in an all-inclusive resort. That is until last month, when I visited Punta Cana, the easternmost region of the Dominican Republic famous for its all-inclusive resorts. There are several options in the area, but I was staying in the biggest and...

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Media Memos: Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic (DR) Sets New Tourism Record in 2010 The DR welcomed 4,124,543 visitors in 2010 according to the Dominican Republic Central Bank. This represents an increase of 132,240 visitors (3.3 percent growth) over the previous year. It is the first time that...

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Swimming with Dolphins in Punta Cana

I wouldn't say swimming with dolphins is on my bucket list as much as it's a lifelong obsession. While visiting Punta Cana recently, I was lucky enough to visit the Dolphin Explorer Park. I was hyperventilating with excitement when I first read the itinerary, but I...

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Cofresi: Tranquility in the Dominican Republic

Okay, so it was dumb luck that I booked a villa in this tranquil ocean front oasis, three miles west of the clamor of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. The road to Cofresi would be easy to miss if it weren’t for the billboard directing me to Ocean World, but more...

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Frommer’s Top 10 Budget Destinations

May 1, 2008 (HOBOKEN, NJ) – At a time when fuel, food, and even the price of postage are more expensive than ever, an affordable summer vacation may seem to be slipping out of reach. But there are still plenty of places, both in the U.S. and abroad, where travelers...

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Dominican Republic Resort Renovation

Excellence Resorts Invests $8 million in Renovations Guests will experience new enhancements and amenities at Punta Cana property Excellence Resorts recently announced the completion of $8 million in renovations to its charming Excellence Punta Cana property, 2008...

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