With over 500 kilometers of sunny beaches and turquoise colored waters, the Dominican Republic is also a World Heritage due to its many colonial and modern buildings, streets and structures that have great historical value, spectacular rural sites, and the warmth of the Dominican people, all of which come together to form one of the largest tourist sectors of the region, and making us the number one tourism and golf destination in the Caribbean.
The tourism industry has become the largest generator of hard currency in the country, thanks to a room availability of over 68,500 and 32 world class golf courses and renowned hotel chains. The Dominican Republic received more than 4.6 million visitors in 2013, generating revenue for over US$5 Billion, which makes the number one destination in the Caribbean.
This sector, benefits from Law No. 158-01 for Tourism Development in Underdeveloped Areas and New Hubs in Provinces and Areas of Great Potential.