The Expedia group will attend Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace, an annual event that promotes Puerto Plata among national and international markets, on October 5 – 7, 2016 at the Iberostar Costa Dorada in Puerto Plata.
Puerto Plata represents a significant and important destination for the Expedia group. In addition to announcing the company’s participation in Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace, the Expedia group reported today that Puerto Plata showcased a noteworthy growth of nearly 35 percent during the first half of the year, compared to the same time period in 2015.
“With an impressive offering of watersports, adventure attractions and colonial heritage, Puerto Plata continues to attract travelers from around the world and is one of the most up-and-coming destinations within the Dominican Republic,” said Demetrius Canton, Director of Lodging Partner Services for the Caribbean, Expedia group. “Our presence at Discover Puerto Plata Marketplace represents an opportunity for the company’s market management team to liaise with local hotel partners in Puerto Plata and offer value-driven insight into how they can better utilize Expedia’s powerful technology and tools to ultimately drive demand.”
By working with the Expedia group, hotels in Puerto Plata and the Dominican Republic as a whole gain exposure to the more than 200 websites in more than 75 countries worldwide in 35 languages, in addition to a myriad of mobile sites and apps, from brands such as Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Travelocity®, Orbitz®, Hotwire®, Egencia®, Expedia® Affiliate Network and others.