The Dominican Republic announced a 3.9 percent increase in 2017 for overall tourism to the country.
This surpasses the 1.7 percent growth for the Caribbean, which received a total of 30.1 million visitors in 2017.
The Dominican Republic accounted for 21 percent of all Caribbean travel with 6,187,542 million tourists.
The United States remains the largest source market for Dominican tourism with 2,073,963 million visitors in 2017, and Canada following with 837,000.
The first quarter of 2018 has reported stronger than ever numbers with a 7.7 percent growth in Q1 – one of the highest year-over-year growths on record.
Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) continues to be the main point of entry into Dominican Republic with 3,643,488 international tourists received in 2017.
This is followed by Santo Domingo’s Las Americas Airport (SDQ) with 1,348,014; Santiago’s Cibao International Airport (STI) with 548,081 and Puerto Plata’s Gregorio Luperón International Airport (POP) following closely with 472,705.
Dominican Republic currently has an open-sky policy, allowing for a large influx of flights.
Vip area Punta Cana Airport