TITLE

Grupo Puntacana leads the way

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Ian
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);10/23/2009, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Grupo Puntacana in the Dominican Republic became the first resort to win the Tourism for Tomorrow Destination Stewardship Award 2009, presented at the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) summit in May 2009. Before the word sustainability was used in travel and tourism, Grupo Puntacana built an international airport using local stone, wood and thatch. Punta Cana represents 25% of all tourist spend in the Dominican Republic, and has the highest per capita income.
ACCESSION #
45496093

 

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