Visitor arrivals to Dominican Republic up 6% in 2018, led by arrivals from US

    Central Bank of the Dominican Republic reported (10-Jan-2019) visitor arrivals to the Dominican Republic for Dec-2018 and 2018. Details include:

    • Dec-2018:
    • 12 months ended Dec-2018:
      • Visitor arrivals: 6.6 million, +6.2% year-on-year;
        • US: 2.2 million, +7.9%;
        • Canada: 892,020, +7.8%;
        • France: 228,629, +3.2%;
        • Argentina: 221,850, +21.8%;
        • Germany: 217,185, -18.3%;
        • UK: 187,492, +5.6%;
        • Spain: 163,273, -8.3%;
        • Brazil: 132,861, +39.2%;
        • Venezuela: 101,155, -7.8%;
        • Italy: 82,581, -1.8%. [more – original PR]