Puerto Plata gets tourism boost

Deputy Minister of Tourism for Puerto Plata, Julio Almonte, is forecasting that the northern province will receive almost 1.3 million tourists in 2016. He estimates that 500,000 will arrive by air, another 350,000 on board cruise ships arriving at the new Amber Cove Cruise Center, while 400,000 will arrive overland, including foreign and domestic tourists.

[December 2015]