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 recently unveiled a new web site that brings the Caribbean island’s natural beauty to your desktop, making a virtual visit more exciting than ever and making it easier to plan your next trip to the Nature Island.
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.
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.
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The annual Hike Fest event will be returning to the island of Dominica for the third year in May.
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
While Dominica offers many things to see and do for nature enthusiasts, sea turtle watching is rapidly becoming a major attraction.
The Dominica government is to construct an international airport mere weeks after Tourism Minister Ian Douglas said that the island could not afford such a facility, according to the Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website.
Breaking Travel News interviews Honourable Ian Douglas, Minister for Tourism, Dominica at World Travel Market 2007 and Steve Bornn, CEO and Director or Tourism about the unique eco-offering on the island.