The Dominican Republic registers an average rate of hotel occupancy until November 2018 of 77.6% according to the results provided and obtained by Infotur Dominicano of the statistics prepared by the National Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (Asonahores), vice technical ministry of the Ministry of Tourism (Mitur) and the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (BCRD).
This average is obtained from the summation of the statistics in November, which registered 74.4% and those registered in January with 84.1%; February, which was 88.5%; March of 84.5% April with 84.1%; May with 75.9%; June with 77.4%; July with 83.3%, August with 74.6%; September with 60.1% and October with an average rate of 66.4% of occupancy rate.
In these eleven months, the destination La Romana – Bayahibe leads the occupancy of hotel rooms with 85.9%, is followed by Punta Cana – Bávaro with 83.4% and in third place Samaná is located with 72.9%.
In the same order are the following Dominican destinations: Boca Chica – Juan Dolio with 71.2%; Santiago with 61.6%; Santo Domingo with 60.8%; Puerto Plata with 60.2% and Sosúa – Cabarete with 56.6%.
In comparison with the occupancy rate until October 2017, the average is 0.5% lower since it stood at 77.4 percent until November of the previous year, even though it must be considered that this year the Dominican Republic has a greater number of hotel rooms.