The Dominican Republic will be opening its borders for international tourists from July 1st. This has been announced by the Dominican Republic ministry of Tourism (MITUR). This announcement falls in line with the estimated date for the start of phase four for the prevention and control of the coronavirus.
How will authorities handle international tourism?
“The Dominican tourism industry is ready to start receiving visitors from July 1st in a responsible manner and complying with the recommendations of national and international organisations on hygiene, disinfection, and social distancing,” said the minister of tourism, Francisco Javier García.
“From the moment visitors arrive in our country, they will find that the measures implemented to guarantee a safe and pleasant experience so that they can enjoy the attractions that have made us the main tourist destination in the Caribbean,” he added.
Currently, a Dominician Republic Travel Resources Centre has been started in order to support both consumers and trade who want to take advantage of this reopening and plan ahead. The purpose of designing this resource is to give the latest information to future travelers and answer common travel-related questions.
As the isolation continues for UK residents, the UK travel industry is requesting the government to start air movement between countries with low cases of COVID-19. Ministers received a list of 45 countries to prioritise air movement without isolation. However, airlines will start its first air bridges by the end of June.