Grupo Therrestra participated from in the 19th edition of the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, DATE 2018, the most important promotional trade show in favor of Dominican tourism, which took place from April 11th-13th.
Therrestra Founder and CEO, Hugo Pérez Ovalles, stressed that DATE has positioned itself as the most important gathering for all those who believe in the country’s tourist development. “Events like this serve as the baseline for important business dealings that solidify our national tourist sector”.
According to official data, the tourist sector plays a key role in the country’s economy, this due because 25% of the economy is funded – directly or indirectly- by the tourist industry. Matter of fact, general tourism represents 8% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
DATE featured the attendance and participation of over one hundred exhibitors; it was hosted in the Barceló Bávaro Convention Center in Punta Cana, organized by the National Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (ASONAHORES), with the support of the Ministry of Tourism.
Construction company founded in 2004, with the sole aim to offer civil work construction services. Therrestra specializes in the design, development and oversight of tourist, residential and commercial projects in the Dominican Republic and in the Caribbean. Therrestra generates 4,000 direct employment opportunities region-wide.