A beach at Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Photo: Christopher T Cooper/Wikimedia/CC
PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — The Expedia group, one of the world’s largest online travel companies, has reported a banner year for the Dominican Republic in 2015, with the destination remaining the top producing market in the Caribbean.
Within the Caribbean region as a whole, the Dominican destination of Punta Cana continues to be the top producing market in 2015, followed by Puerto Rico, and Aruba. Additional in-demand destinations in the Dominican Republic with large rates of growth in 2015 compared to the year before include:
‚Ä¢ Santo Domingo with more than 25 percent growth
‚Ä¢ Puerto Plata with more than 30 percent growth
‚Ä¢ Samana with 45 percent growth
The United Sates was once again the top producing market for the Dominican Republic with an increase in demand of more than 20 percent growth in 2015 compared to 2014. Canada followed in second with nearly 20 percent growth year over year and Brazil in third with nearly 30 percent growth.