Sunday, April 2, 2023

Tag: Dominican Republic

Serenade renames Punta Cana resort, opening set for summer 2020

Serenade Caribbean renames Punta
Serenade Caribbean Hotels has renamed its property in the Dominican Republic to better highlight the all-inclusive resort’s casino gaming component, while..

Dominican resort expansion continues with Hilton La Romana opening

Dominican resort expansion Hilton La Romana
Netherlands-based Playa Hotels and Resorts has recently opened a new all-inclusive property in the Dominican Republic in partnership with Hilton, while..

Dominican government moves to address drop-off in visitation

Francisco Javier Garcia Dominican Republic Minister of Tourism
Overseas tourism to the Dominican Republic has taken a hit this year following a rash of negative reports in the media, leading the government to undertake

Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda set for November opening

Club Med November opening
Club Med is set to open a new all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic at the end of 2019, the Chinese- owned firm’s biggest project in the..

Palace Resorts ups investment in Punta Cana project

Palace Resorts Punta Cana investment
In a further indication of the Dominican Republic’s ongoing gaming and hospitality investment boom, Palace Resorts has decided to add an additional..

Latin America Round-Up: Rio Branco casino to open this year; Dominican Republic seizes over 100 illegal slots

In Uruguay, Javier Cha, director general of Casinos de Uruguay confirmed that the company's new gaming venue, situated at the new $36m Rio Branco Shopping Centre Hotel and Bus Terminal on the country’s Brazilian border will open this year. The casino will be situated in a vast duty free complex currently under construction by Duty Free Americas Uruguay. The project...

LatAm multi-jurisdictional lottery on the agenda at Juegos Miami

LatAm multi-jurisdictional lottery is on the agenda at Juegos Miami
The prospects of developing and implementing a multi-jurisdictional lottery for the LatAm region will be one of the key topics debated amongst thought leaders and stakeholders at the forthcoming Juegos Miami (May 31st – June 2nd, The Biltmore, Miami). Described by Tiburcio Perdomo, commercial director for the National Lottery of the Dominican Republic, as being of 'transcendental importance,’ such an...

Residents group tries to 
halt Hard Rock Santo Domingo construction

Casino Review Hard Rock Santo Domingo
Making the headlines this month: litigation continues over the development of Hard Rock International’s new casino in the Dominican Republic while Montana’s Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe have celebrated the opening of their newest venue.   In the Dominican Republic, a federal judge has rescheduled a hearing for an injunction against Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe Of Florida,...

New Dominican Hard Rock comes under fire

Dominican Hard Rock
In the Dominican Republic, local residents have outlined their opposition to a casino currently under construction in the capital Santo Domingo. A new 38-storey tower will house a 23,000sq.ft gaming extension to the Hard Rock Hotel, offering 400 slot machines, 40 table games, a high-rolling VIP room and two separate bars. But in a public hearing held last month, objections were...