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The DR welcomes back Ukraine's Azur Air

      Azur Air Ukraine has resumed flights from Kiev to La Romana Airport in the Dominican Republic. A division of the Anex Tour Group, Azur is flying Boeing 767 carriers that can accommodate 320 passengers each. The resumption of four weekly flights on a route that stretches almost 6,000 miles “shows the confidence of the Ukrainian tourism market in our country and strengthens our relationship with Anex Tour Group, the Second World’s largest tourist conglomerate, to strengthen the reopening…

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Merengue dancing cited in 'Romantic Valentine's Day Activities In/Near 26 Iberia Destinations'

Sure, going out for an intimate dinner à deux is pretty much everyone's default on this day for lovers. But to make Valentine's Day extra special, seek out an experience that will make it truly memorable for years to come. High and low, on land and water, laid-back and high-adrenaline; simple and elaborate; cheap and pricey - there's something here for every couple! read post

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  • Le Monde's English-language edition recently ran a report detailing how the Dominican tourism industry is finally focusing on the dark side of mass tourism in the country, now seen as potentially strangling the goose that lays the golden egg with threats like sargassum brown algae; drinking water shortages; illegal garbage dumps; and seawater pollution/overwarming: https://www.lemonde.fr/en/environment/article/2022/07/27/dominican-...
    Dominican Republic awakens to mass tourism's environmental damage
    The nation's tourism industry is finally beginning to take responsibility for damage to its ecosystems, which are now also posing a threat to profits.
  • A slew of U.S. tourists deaths have occurred under mysterious circumstances in the Dominican Republic in recent times. The travel-industry website Skift just took a look at the situation to see if alarm is warranted or it's overblown:
    https://skift.com/2019/06/13/dominican-republic-counters-negative-p...
    Dominican Republic Counters Negative Publicity After U.S. Tourist Deaths
    After a slew of U.S. tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic, tourism officials ask for patience before officials determine if the deaths are connec…
  • The popular travel website The Points Guy takes a look at travel in the Dominican Republic in 2022, albeit focusing pretty much exclusively on its beaches/resorts: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/article/what-its-like-traveling-to...
    What it’s like traveling to the Dominican Republic right now
    If you’re looking to travel to a place where the only question you’ll ask yourself is, “Is it too early for a piña colada?” then the Dominican Republ…
  • Now in our blog: a look at whalewatching in Samaná, a prime example of one of nature's most moving spectacles.

  • Here we go, our final trip report from Punta Cana today at The World on Wheels. It's Sand, Sun, and Fun in the Dominican Republic...finishing up today with all new reporting, pictures, and video: http://tinyurl.com/6t74jfw
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    The World on Wheels
    An ongoing adventure of travel and living while using a wheelchair. Tim has been disabled from birth. Darryl is his father and caregiver who travel…
  • One bad thing about the Dominican Republic is the lack of practical information for wheelchair travelers. Well, at The World on Wheels, consider us your guinea pig. Here is what you'll encounter in a wheelchair and a video report on accessible features at the Riu Palace resort in Punta Cana: http://tinyurl.com/d5uot56
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    The World on Wheels
    An ongoing adventure of travel and living while using a wheelchair. Tim has been disabled from birth. Darryl is his father and caregiver who travel…
  • Our teasers leading up to today finally pay off. At The World on Wheels, it's our new article on Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with lots of new pictures and video: http://tinyurl.com/cc85y82
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    The World on Wheels
    An ongoing adventure of travel and living while using a wheelchair. Tim has been disabled from birth. Darryl is his father and caregiver who travel…
  • Lobby bar, piano bar, plaza bar, theater bar, beach bar, and pool bar...all those and more. On today's Cocktail Hour at The World on Wheels, we have a 7 day unlimited bar tab at all of them. See just a little sample as we take you on a drinking tour in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic: http://tinyurl.com/bnd5un7
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    The World on Wheels
    An ongoing adventure of travel and living while using a wheelchair. Tim has been disabled from birth. Darryl is his father and caregiver who travel…
  • Today, we start with our reports on the Dominican Republic at The World on Wheels. Our first order of business, getting a proper room for our special needs. This proves to take a little work but the staff of the Riu steps up and meets our concerns: http://tinyurl.com/88a6jo5
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    The World on Wheels
    An ongoing adventure of travel and living while using a wheelchair. Tim has been disabled from birth. Darryl is his father and caregiver who travel…
  • Recently posted on our blog: a look at Cabarete, the DR's sports/adventure capital!
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