Q: Why invest in the Dominican Republic?

A: Stable economy, good infrastructures, low taxes, close proximity to the U.S. affordable real estate, well served by U.S. commercial airlines.



Q: Is the Dominican Republic a popular Caribbean Vacation Destination?

A: From the following statistics, we can tell you that it is the most popular. (click tab below to see)




Q: How does the Dominican Republic compare in the Caribbean with regards to its main markets?

A: Europeans have long been fond of the DR, but Americans make up 34.7% (over 1.78 million) of the tourists and Canadians 13.9% (over 715 thousand). That means that 48.6% of all tourists are North Americans! The DR is ahead of Jamaica & Puerto Rico for US's top Caribbean Destination and is Canadian's 2nd choice after Cuba. (click tab below to see)


Arrivals to Caribbean Countries - By market - 2014


Q: What is the detailed breakdown of tourist arrivals in the Dominican Republic?

A: We have the 2015 breakdown of arrivals by air here (click tab below to see)


Arrivals to Dominican Republic by Country - 2015






 TOTAL 

 6,151,003 







 RESIDENTES 

 551,144 







    DOMINICANOS 

 511,790 



    EXTRANJEROS 

 39,354 







 NO RESIDENTES 

 5,599,859 







    DOMINICANOS 

 766,903 







    EXTRANJEROS 

 4,832,956 







AMERICA DEL NORTE

 2,780,488 



   Canadá

 745,860 



   Estados Unidos

 2,001,909 



   México

 32,719 







AMERICA CENTRAL Y EL CARIBE

 208,132 



   Aruba

 479 



   Caicos y Turcas, Islas

 1,236 



   Costa Rica

 12,320 



   Cuba

 18,610 



   Curazao

 1,907 



   El Salvador

 5,270 



   Guadalupe

 1,215 



   Guatemala

 7,351 



   Haití

 14,196 



   Honduras

 3,322 



   Jamaica

 2,786 



   Martinica

 70 



   Panamá

 14,818 



   Puerto  Rico

 115,084 



   San Martin

 1,179 



   Trinidad y Tobago

 2,891 



   Virgenes Americanas, Islas

 44 



   Otros

 5,354 







AMERICA DEL SUR

 691,103 



   Argentina

 133,888 



   Bolivia

 11,397 



   Brasil

 140,348 



   Chile

 87,766 



   Colombia

 78,735 



   Ecuador

 13,371 



   Perú

 44,626 



   Uruguay

 9,384 



   Venezuela

 167,176 



   Otros

 4,412 







ASIA

 14,827 



   China

 2,863 



   Corea del Sur

 1,811 



   India

 1,832 



   Israel

 1,868 



   Japón

 1,766 



   Taiwan

 1,192 



   Otros

 3,495 







EUROPA

 1,134,370 



   Alemania 

 247,613 



   Austria

 8,562 



   Bélgica

 37,156 



   Bulgaria

 920 



   Dinamarca

 2,660 



   Escocia

 227 



   España

 172,245 



   Finlandia

 4,273 



   Francia

 227,483 



   Grecia

 467 



   Holanda 

 36,277 



   Hungría

 1,418 



   Inglaterra

 142,083 



   Irlanda

 1,315 



   Italia

 86,680 



   Luxemburgo

 426 



   Noruega

 1,305 



   Polonia

 13,969 



   Portugal

 25,090 



   República Checa

 5,826 



   Rumania

 1,272 



   Rusia

 71,572 



   Suecia

 13,445 



   Suiza

 23,625 



   Ucrania

 6,120 



   Otros

 2,341 







RESTO DEL MUNDO

 4,036 



   Australia

 2,638 



   Otros

 1,398 



Source

BANCO CENTRAL DE LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA

http://www.bancentral.gov.do/estadisticas_economicas/turismo/



Q: How is the air access? Airport locations relative to the Yuma del Mar property?

A: The Dominican Republic is well served by U.S., Canadian & European airlines with connections to its main markets (click tab below to see)


Main International connections with Dominican Airports




Main connections from LRM – La Romana International Airport

Destination

Region

Florida

USA

New York

Washington

Montreal

Canada

Toronto

Dusseldorf,Germany

Europe

Frankfurt,Germany

Milan, Italia


Main connections from SDQ – Santo Domingo International Airport

Destination

Region

Orlando

USA

Florida

New York

New Jersey

Atlanta

Boston

Frankfurt,Germany

Europe

Paris, France

Bruselas, Bélgica (Escala en Punta Cana)

Madrid, España


Main connections from AZS –Presidente Juan Bosch International Airport – El Catey Samana

Destination

Region

Montreal

Canada

Toronto

Quebec

New York

USA

Main connections from PUJ – Punta Cana International Airport

Destination

Region

Atlanta

USA

Chicago

Washington

New York

Philadelphia

New Jersey

Houston

Minneapolis

Kentucky

Ontario

Canada

Toronto

Quebec

Montreal

Ottawa

Vancouver

Madrid, España

Europe

Paris, France

Frankfurt,Germany

Dusseldorf,Germany

Munich,Germany

Manchester,England

Londres,England

Brussels, Belgium

Amsterdam, Holland

Zurich, Switzerland

Moscow

Russia


There are other International Airports in Santiago & Puerto Plata, but these are 4-6 hours away so we are not provinding information for these





Q: What are the airlines serving Punta Cana & La Romana airports?

A: The following is the complete list for both airports  (click tab below to see)


Airlines flying into Punta Cana & La Romana Airports


  Punta Cana Airport


1

Aeroflot

Moscow-Sheremetyevo

2

Air Berlin

Düsseldorf, Munich

3

Air Canada

Montreal-Trudeau. Seasonal: Halifax, Ottawa

4

Air Canada Rouge

Toronto-Pearson

5

Air France

Paris-Charles de Gaulle

6

Air Pullmantur

Madrid

7

Air Transat

Seasonal: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal-Trudeau, Québec City, Regina, Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver

8

AirTran Airways operated by Southwest Airlines

Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago-Midway

9

American Airlines

Miami

10

Apple Vacations operated by AirTran Airways

Seasonal: Detroit, Baltimore, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh

11

Apple Vacations operated by Frontier Airlines

Chicago-O'Hare, Chicago-Rockford, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Philadelphia. Seasonal: Baltimore, Cleveland, Hartford/Springfield, Pittsburgh, St. Louis

12

Arkefly

Amsterdam. Seasonal: Basel/Mulhouse

13

Avianca

Bogota

14

British Airways

London-Gatwick

15

CanJet

Halifax, Montreal-Trudeau, Québec City, St John's, Toronto-Pearson, Winnipeg. Seasonal: Hamilton, Ottawa

16

Condor

Frankfurt. Seasonal: Munich, Vienna

17

Copa Airlines

Panama City

18

Corsair International

Paris-Orly

19

Delta Air Lines

Atlanta. Seasonal: Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York-JFK

20

Edelweiss Air

Zürich

21

Frontier Airlines

Seasonal: Denver

22

Gol Transportes Aéreos

Caracas, São Paulo-Guarulhos

23

Insel Air

Seasonal: Miami, San Juan

24

Jetairfly

Brussels

25

JetBlue Airways

Boston, New York-JFK, San Juan

26

LAN Airlines

Miami, Santiago de Chile

27

LAN Argentina

Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Miami

28

LAN Peru

Lima

29

Miami Air

Boston, Miami, New York-JFK. Seasonal: Atlantic City, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Houston-Intercontinental, Norfolk, San Juan

30

Perla Airlines

Porlamar

31

SATA International

Charter: Lisbon

32

Servicios Aéreos Profesionales

Antigua, Aruba, Bridgetown, Curaçao, Holguin, Pointe-à-Pitre, Port of Spain, St. Maarten, Santo Domingo-Las Americas, Varadero

33

Spirit Airlines

Seasonal: Fort Lauderdale

34

Sun Country Airlines

Seasonal: Dallas/Fort Worth, Lansing, Minneapolis/St. Paul

35

Sunwing Airlines

Bagotville, Gander, Halifax, London (ON), Moncton, Montreal-Trudeau, Ottawa, Québec City, St John's, Saint John, Toronto-Pearson, Kitchener, Hamilton, Val-d'Or, Winnipeg

36

Thomas Cook Airlines

London-Gatwick, Manchester (UK)

37

Thomson Airways

Birmingham (UK), East Midlands, London-Gatwick, Manchester (UK). Seasonal: Glasgow-International, Newcastle upon Tyne

38

Transaero Airlines

Moscow-Domodedovo. Seasonal: Moscow-Sheremetyevo, St. Petersburg. Charter: Yekaterinburg

39

Travel Service Airlines

Charter: Warsaw, Prague

40

United Airlines

Newark. Seasonal: Chicago-O'Hare, Washington-Dulles

41

US Airways

Charlotte, Philadelphia. Seasonal: Boston

42

WestJet

Montreal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson. Seasonal: Halifax, Hamilton, Ottawa

43

White Airways

Vuelo Seasonal: Lisbon

44

XL Airways France

Brussels, Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Seasonal: Bordeaux, Lyon, Nantes, Toulouse

  See up to date listing on oficial website

 

   La Romana Airport

 

1

Alitalia

Milan-Malpensa.Seasonal: Rome-Fiumicino

2

Air Berlin

Düsseldorf, Munich

3

Air Canada

Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson

4

Air Transat

Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau

5

American Airlines

Seasonal: Miami

6

American Eagle

Miami

7

Blue Panorama Airlines

Bologna, Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino

8

BVI Airways

Tortola

9

CanJet

Seasonal: Bagotville, Montréal-Trudeau, Quebec City, Toronto-Pearson

10

Condor

Frankfurt

11

Enerjet

Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson

12

Jetairfly

Brussels

13

JetBlue Airways

New York-JFK

14

Meridiana

Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino

15

Miami Air

Seasonal: Miami

16

Servicios Aéreos Profesionales

Santo Domingo-Las Americas, Varadero

17

Sunwing Airlines

Seasonal: Montréal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson

18

Thomson Airways

London-Gatwick, InviernoSeasonal: Birmingham, Manchester

19

WestJet

Seasonal: Toronto-Pearson

20

XL Airways France

Paris-Charles de Gaulle.Seasonal: Lyon

  See up to date listing on oficial website

  

Source


http://www.aeropuertos.net/aeropuerto-internacional-de-punta-cana/#Aerolneas_y_destinos



Q: What is the travel volume for each airport?  and which ones are most practical or relevant to the Yuma del Mar property?

A: The following provides statistics for the Airports. Punta Cana & La Romana are closest at about 45 minutes each from the Property. Combined they also represent almost 59% of ALL travel to the Dominican Republic  (click tab below to see)


Arrivals to Dominican Republic by Airport - 2015










ARRIVALS PER AIRPORT

% OF ARRIVALS





NON RESIDENTS

5,599,859






  PUNTA CANA

3,200,116

57.1%

+




  LAS AMERICAS

1,310,961

23.4%





  CIBAO

534,613

9.5%





  PUERTO PLATA

385,057

6.9%





  LA ROMANA

100,263

1.8%

+ =

58.9%



  EL CATEY, SAMANA

59,819

1.1%





  LA ISABELA

9,030

0.2%












Source

BANCO CENTRAL DE LA REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA

http://www.bancentral.gov.do/estadisticas_economicas/turismo/



Q: What are the most popular tourist poles in the dominican Republic?

A: From the Airport arrivals, we can deduct that Punta Cana / Bavaro is highest by the sheer number of visitors but from the hotel occupancy rates of these regions, we can add La Romana (click tab below to see)


Dominican Republic hotel occupancy rates by Region - 2015







Average Hotel Room occupancy - 2015

%



Total Average

75.3



La Romana / Bayahíbe 

84.2



Punta Cana / Bávaro 

82.8



Samaná

79.3



Santo Domingo

64.4



Boca Chica  Juan Dolio 

61.5



Puerto Plata

59.5



Santiago

59.4



Sosúa Cabarete

54.0







Source

Asociación de Hoteles y Turismo de la República Dominicana, Inc. (ASONAHORES).

http://www.asonahores.com/