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Winter is approaching faster than you can say brrrr! Many of us spend this busy time of year dreaming of a tropical escape from the frosty air and crazy schedules. But thoughts of sandy beaches and towering palm trees have been replaced with concern for those Caribbean islands affected by recent storms. The aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria are tragic and will impact some Caribbean islands for years to come. However, the entirety of the Caribbean spans about 1 million square miles. A sizable percentage of the Caribbean was not impacted, or minimally impacted, by recent hurricanes. These beach destinations are open and waiting for vacationers.
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The Dominican Republic is a good example of an island that is tourist-ready, but its status is largely unknown for most Americans. First, there is confusion because Dominica, a similarly sounding island, sustained major damage. Secondly, while neither hurricane made landfall, strong winds brushed the northern part of Dominican Republic. Punta Cana, one of the Caribbean’s most popular beach destinations, was not affected by hurricanes, so there is no reason to hesitate booking your winter vacation there. Even though the Dominican Republic is not undergoing post-hurricane rebuilding, the island will be severely impacted economically if vacationers decide not to go there.
Known best for its endless stretches of white sandy beaches, world-class golf and vast array of all-inclusive resorts, Punta Cana is often referred to as the Coconut Coast. In addition to postcard-worthy beaches, Punta Cana is also home to great restaurants, casinos, world-class spas, and twenty-eight amazing golf courses. Apple Vacations is the #1 tour operator in the world to the Dominican Republic, sending millions of vacationers there since its tourism beginning. The destination is easily accessible via Apple Vacations’ Exclusive non-stop Vacation Flights select cities as well as scheduled air service.
An all-Inclusive Apple Vacation Includes: Round-trip Airfare, Hotel Accommodations, Round-trip Airport Transfers, and the services of an in-resort Apple Representative. Apple Vacations’ Exclusive Vacation Flights are frequently among the few–or only–non-stop options to your destination. Plus, most feature convenient morning departures and evening returns to give you the most time in paradise. Friendly and professional Apple Vacations Resort Representatives have scheduled desk hours at most resorts and welcome briefings in all of its most popular destinations.
Tourism is just one way to help the Caribbean get back on its feet. If you can, please contribute to organizations like Tourism Cares or Hispanic Federation, where 100% of your donation goes to affected islands.
About Apple Vacations: For more than 45 years, Apple Vacations, America’s Favorite Vacation Company, has provided affordable, top quality vacation packages from U.S. departure cities nationwide to vacation destinations throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, Hawaii and Cuba, as well top North and South American ski resorts. With the support of travel agents, Apple Vacations has delivered more passengers to Mexico and the Dominican Republic than any other tour operator worldwide. Apple Vacations is consistently voted “Best Tour Operator to Mexico and Latin America” by readers of the leading travel trade magazines.
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