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Monday, February 2, 2009

Dominican Republic Travel Site Launches New Hotel Section

PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ --, a website dedicated to helping travelers plan their next visit to the Dominican Republic, announces the launch of its exclusive new "Hotels" section.

Sources: Travel Industry TodayHospitality Industry, Hispanic Business, Yahoo!, NBC News, PR Newswire, AOL,,, ChannelWeb, eReleases,, Los Angeles Times, The Sun Herald, TecTrends, Publicity Insider, AZ Central, Las Vegas Business Press, The Press-Enterprise Inland Southerm, Dominican Today provides tourists with "insider" knowledge

Massiel Gonzalez, founder of, says, "Puerto Plata and the Dominican Republic are exciting places full of things to do, places to see and people to meet. provides the most comprehensive information available on these exciting destinations and helps give outsiders an inside view of the island and all its treasures. With this new section, we'll provide a full description about each property, including a photo gallery and contact information so the visitor can book their stay directly with the hotels, getting great deals and discounts firsthand."

The hotels featured in this special new section are some of the finest on the island, including Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, Barcelo Premium Puerto Plata, Victoria Golf & Beach Resort, Gran Ventana Beach Resort, BlueBay Villas Doradas, and more.

Roberto Casoni, executive vice president of VH Hotels and Resorts, says, "We are very excited to have our hotels Casa Colonial Beach & Spa, Victoria Golf & Beach Resort and Gran Ventana Beach Resort, featured on The website is invaluable for tourists who want a memorable experience in Puerto Plata and we are so proud to be a part of it."

When staying in or near Puerto Plata, tourists have several lodging options to choose from. They can stay in an all-inclusive hotel where food, drinks, entertainment, tips and taxes are covered in the price. The second lodging option is to stay in a luxury "boutique" hotel, where the experience is private and exclusive. Finally, there is the "sports-oriented" hotel, focused on golf, windsurfing, kite-surfing activities and more. is broken down into multiple categories ranging from weddings to local events, with each category connecting people to relevant activities, places and people. also features "Insider Tips" that explain topics such as currency exchange, etiquette, and traveling with children. These Tips also help visitors understand aspects of the Dominican Republic that typically go unnoticed by novice travelers.

"Our primary goal is to assist travelers in finding the information they want, and our 'Insider Tips' section is an example of this. These tips give a potential tourist an opportunity to learn more about topics that are not typically covered in travel books or magazines. This section of the site is constantly updated," says Gonzalez.

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