The multinational tourist company Club Med announced the construction of 70 new villas at its current location in Punta Cana, besides a resort in another locale of the Dominican Republic whose location will be announced shortly, according to their executives that visited last Friday President Danilo Medina at the National Palace.
Marilyne Mesiano and Gregory Lenter, executives of Club Med, and their lawyers, Fabio J. Guzmán Ariza and Fabio J. Guzmán Saladin of Guzmán Ariza law firm, met with Danilo Medina to inform that starting in January of next year the company will also begin a strategic alliance with the company that runs the Cirque du Soleil in order to build an infrastructure in Punta Cana that will permit the permanent presentation of the most famous circus in the world. The total investment will have a cost of approximately US $125 million.
Club Med was the multinational tourism company which thought up the concept of the all – inclusive resort, as well as the first to install themselves in the east region of the country in 1981. From the start of its operations it has generated thousands of jobs in the Dominican Republic. This hotel chain features a 98% occupancy each month in the 550 rooms that it has available at the present time.[November 2015]