ASONAHORES reports British government will repatriate affected citizens Thomas Cook


The British government, through its embassy in Santo Domingo, informed the Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (ASONAHORES) that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) of that nation will be responsible for the repatriation of affected tourists for the bankruptcy of tour operator Thomas Cook; and said he is analyzing the local impact of this fact.

The British Embassy in Santo Domingo informed ASONAHORES that the CAA is sending a letter to all the hotels where its citizens are staying to explain how to proceed to guarantee the exit of the country of citizens who are on vacation in the Dominicans.

The plan is for British tourists to complete their vacations and return as planned on flights that will be organized with the competent authorities, given the tourism organization.

“On behalf of ASONAHORES we assure all our members to inform that the letter sent from the CAA ( is authentic, so that the moment of receiving them there is no inconvenience with the guests “, Says a press release from the association, and explains the first flight of this operation is planned to schedule it today.

Thomas Cook occupies the second place in the list of the main international operators, evaluates the volume of clients and the annual turnover. It has subsidiaries in France, Germany, Italy and other countries that are the main European markets for Dominican tourism.

ASONAHORES reported that it is evaluating the impact of Thomas Cook’s exit from the market in Dominican tourism and its repercussions on an international scale, indicating its importance what a global recomposition can expect in the sector.