Dominica News

Dominica renames international airport in honour of former leaders

Dominica renames international airport in honour of former leaders

3rd Dec 2014 Airline News

Dominica’s Melville Hall Airport has been renamed to the Douglas-Charles Airport in order to celebrate and recognise two of the island’s most outstanding compatriots. Prime minister Roosevelt ‘Roosie’ Douglas died in October 2000, while former prime minister Pierre ‘Pierro’ Charles died in January 2004 but both dedicated their lives to improving the financial and economic situation in the country.

Dominica rolls out campaign

Dominica rolls out campaign

8th Sep 2012 Tourism News

The campaign is geared towards encouraging the Dominican community abroad to “bring a friend” when they travel to Dominica for the World Creole Music Festival and Carnival. The DDA has partnered with hotels, restaurants, car rentals, tour operators and other companies to provide discounts on their services for 2 weeks during the festive season.

Dominica sees rise in UK visitors

24th Mar 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Dominica has reported a six per cent year-on-year increase in visitors from the UK, as more and more holidaymakers are looking to experience ‘the Nature Island’ of the Caribbean: according to the latest available figures, from January to December 2010 Dominica recorded 4,601 UK arrivals, compared to 4,354 in the previous year.

Dominica video is a visual feast for holidaymakers

Dominica video is a visual feast for holidaymakers

Visitors to Dominica are being offered a sensory and visual treat ahead of their visit with a new online video promoting the Caribbean island. Made by a three-man crew shooting on location in Dominica this September, Discover Dominica in a Minute captures lush, unspoilt forests, village life, geothermal pools and beach settings.

Developments in Dominica for 2010

Developments in Dominica for 2010

27th Oct 2009 Press Release Tourism News

1.  The Waitukubuli National Trail set to raise the bar for Caribbean activity holidays 2.  Airport expansion paves the way for more flights 3.  Dominica shows positive growth in European visitor arrivals