Nestled quietly in the country’s southwest region, the town of Neiba is situated in the very heart
During the 2012-2013 winter travel season, the Dominican Republic is expected to remain the
Caribbean and Latin America
For the second consecutive year, the Dominican Republic was given the award for “Best Golf Destination of the Caribbean and Latin America.”
The award was issued by the Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO).
Some 450 tour operators – generating 85% of all golf tours in the world and representing 59 countries – participated in a recent survey
carried out by the Association.
The award was received by Petra Cruz, director of the Ministry of Tourism’s European Department.
Ms. Cruz headed the Dominican delegation that participated in the International Tourism Golf Fair (IGTM), held in the Portuguese
town of Vilamoura, November 12-15.
The award was issued after 450 tour operators, representing 59 countries that generate 85% of all golf vacations in the world,
voted for the Dominican Republic.
Participants considered various factors that are important to golf lovers, such as overall satisfaction, quality of the golf courses,
facilities, quality/price ratio, and accessibility.
Recently the Dominican Republic also won the “Best Golf Island of the Year” award, issued during the “Caribbean World Travel & Living Awards 2012″
sponsored by Caribbean World Magazine.
The best golf course architects in the world have left their mark on the country’s geography, making the Dominican Republic
the leading tourism destination in the Caribbean for golf lovers.
The select group of internationally renowned designers consists of Jack Nicklaus, Pete Dye, P. B. Dye, Gary Player, Tom Fazio, Nick Faldo,
Nick Price and Robert Trent Jones. Seventeen of the country’s 25 existing golf courses have been built by these golf legends.
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