Dominican Republic (DR) golf resorts and tourism attractions are all up and running following the Haiti earthquake. Sharing the the eastern third of the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, the DR experienced no damage from the earthquake. All transportation and communication systems, airports, tourism businesses and medical facilities are operating smoothly, making the country available to support the relief effort. The DR has offered its international airports and seaports as staging areas, among other endeavors.
400 miles east of Haiti’s capital, with mountain ranges separating the two countries, the world-famous golf and vacation resorts, hotels, beaches and natural environment at Punta Cana, Capcana and Casa de Campo are open and functioning as usual.
DR Tourism Update:
- All of the DR's eight international airports are open and receiving flights.
- All of the DR's cruise terminals and seaports are open and receiving ships.
- All of the DR's beaches, hotels, resorts and tourism businesses are conducting normal business operations.
- At this time, no flights or group tours to the DR have been cancelled.
Founder/Editor of BestGolfResortsofTheWorld.com, Karen Misuraca is a travel and golf writer from the California Wine Country. She follows the little white ball around the world and blogs about International Golf Travel at www.examiner.com.