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Last week, the Hotel Association and the La Romana-Bayahíbe Cluster began the vaccination process of all the employees of tourism companies and hotels that are part of the La Romana destination.
The initiative is part of the National Vaccination Strategy, developed by the Health Cabinet, led by the Vice President of the Republic, Raquel Peña, to stop the local spread of the virus and promote the country as a safe destination for tourism. international.
The entity indicated that during the operative, more than 3,500 people, belonging to the entire value chain of the tourism sector, have already received their first dose of the Sinovac vaccine, in a process carried out under the coordination of the Ministry of Public Health and with the support from the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Defense and Viva Wyndham Dominicus, Hilton La Romana, Whala! Bayahibe, Iberostar Selection Hacienda Dominicus, Catalonia Gran Dominicus & Royal, Dreams Dominicus, Be Live Collection Canoa and Casa de Campo Resort & Villas.
Andrés Fernández, president of the Hotel Association and the La Romana-Bayahibe Cluster, said that this vaccination process is an important step in attracting international markets, and stressed that, once again, the union of the different actors of the destination They have made the process a success, thus managing to vaccinate not only the hotel sector but also excursion employees and the rest of the complimentary offer, which will make the destination 100% immunized in less than a month.
“At the La Romana destination, we are committed to contributing to the recovery of the tourism sector in the area. Part of the strategy is to strengthen our employees’ health and safety systems to guarantee that of our visitors,” explained Fernández.
Likewise, he stated that these actions allow the country to move forward to continue maintaining itself as the leading tourist destination in the Caribbean.
* Photos taken in Casa de Campo Resort & Villas during the vaccination process that began on April 25, data and information from external sources