The interest shown by foreign investors led to the doubling of the target for the number of rooms planned to be built by the Dominican government in the province of Federnels in the southern region, which has been waiting for years for a much-announced tourism development project. To implement.
Yesterday, President Louis Abinader presented the first bags for the construction of the project’s road infrastructure in Cabo Rojo, and announced that the hotel offer in the province would be over 6,000 rooms. Initially there were about 3,500 people.
Abinadar cited nine foreign hotel chains interested in developing projects in the border province. These include Amresorts, Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, Iberostar, Radisson, Playa, Karisma, Wonder and CHC-coral of Dominican descent.
The President noted that Federals will become a global tourism destination under a sustainable tourism model, a leader in security tourism.
He stressed that the launch of the project, which will be created with an investment of US $ 3 billion over the next ten years, reflects the possibility of creating about 20,000 direct jobs and about 56,000 indirect jobs in the region.
The project will start with an investment of US $ 1 billion.
Swim in the Bahia de los Á Quilas
The President assured that the Futures Tourism Development Project would respect the Bahia de los Aquilas beach.
“Tourists can go for a bath, but there will be no construction in the area and the legal framework will be maintained … We respect the plan for the environment and respect for protected areas and national parks …”, said Abinader.
High quality target
Sigmund Bryant, Managing Director of the Directorate General of Public-Private Partnerships (DGAPP), noted that Federnals will be the first tourist destination of high international, environmental and sustainable quality.
By 2024, Cabo Rojo will have an international airport, a water supply and major service facilities with 3,000 tourist rooms, with the goal of starting the first tourist arrivals, Bryant said.
“We will work tirelessly to achieve full growth over the next three years, with the potential to create well-being and progress for all. As a green tourism destination it takes care of the natural richness of its environment. It provides free plastic, pollution and an unforgettable experience for its visitors,” he predicted. .
During his participation in the event, Tourism Minister David Collado explained that the tourism development project for the Futernals would be carried out under the Land Use Plan criteria and that a boardwalk would be built.
Colorado had the opportunity to provide some data on the recovery of tourism, showing that the sector has registered a strong recovery in June. He pointed out that about 300,000 foreigners have arrived in the country this month.
Frank Rainery, chairman of the Puntagana Group, felt that the Futurnales would not be a match for Punta Ghana, the main tourist destination of the Dominican Republic, because it was a different place.
The Minister of Tourism also spoke there, yesterday’s the start of a development process, which will not stop, signifying the confidence of the people of this border province, for them the airport, gastronomy, restaurants and “We are going to design and build the Fairways boardwalk because tourism people cannot grow on its back”.
For his part, the Minister of Public Works said, “The time has come for a full-fledged transition in the South from the hands of President Louis Abinadar to make the region a pole of economic growth, a better standard of living and a boon to agricultural development, reducing trade and cultural and spending and travel time.”
The four pillars that make up this project are environmental protection, hotel development, infrastructure and access, as well as community development and well-being. Askensian provided the infrastructure work that comes with the tourism development of the Federals, including the Barona-Enriqueville highways; Enriquelo-Futernals.
Members of the Legislature
Leaders of the Senate. Eduardo Estrella, and the Chamber of Deputies, Alfredo Pacheco, senators Melania Salvador, Bahurugo, and Dionysus Sanchez of Paternales, respectively.