Toronto, Ontario – January 14, 2020: Starting Sunday, January 19, Canadians are invited to tune-in to ‘Come Visit My Dominican Republic’ to embark on a cultural journey through this stunning Caribbean nation. This 10-episode program* airing Sundays at 9 am on Citytv, and online at Citytv.com, will introduce viewers to the incredible culture and geography led by those who know the island best – its locals.
Come Visit My Dominican Republic highlights the compelling stories of local Dominicans proudly showcasing their respective corners of the country. In each episode, guides will share insider travel tips and introduce their culture through music, dance, art, architecture, and more.
“We want to inspire wanderlust by introducing Canadians to the beauty of the Dominican Republic. From the comfort of home, visitors can enjoy unique cultural experiences like the famous LA VEGA Carnival, one of the biggest carnivals in the Caribbean, surfing in Cabarete, and traditional Dominican music with Grupo Bonye,” said Abdalah Castillo, Director of the Tourism Promotion Office for the Dominican Republic.
The series will showcase the expansiveness of the Dominican Republic – the second-largest and most diverse Caribbean country. Known for warm and hospitable people, it’s a destination like no other, featuring astounding nature, intriguing history, and rich culture. Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the north and the Caribbean Sea on the south, it’s a lush, tropical island paradise that boasts nearly 1,000 miles of coastline and 250 miles of the world’s top beaches, magnificent resorts and hotels, and a variety of sports, recreation, and world-class entertainment options.
Viewers will have a chance to win a trip for two courtesy of Air Transat and the Dominican Republic. Follow along each episode to find clues and enter online at www.comevisitmy-dr.ca for a chance to win.
*Come Visit My Dominican Republic is a paid program in partnership with Citytv.
About the Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic’s first tourist was Christopher Columbus in 1492. Rich in history, the DR has developed into a diverse destination offering both Dominican and European flavours to more than 800,000 Canadian visitors each year. Named #1 Golf Destination in Caribbean & Latin America by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, the DR boasts 26 designer golf courses, upscale resorts, pristine nature, and sophisticated cities and quaint villages filled with warm Dominican people. The DR features some of the world’s best beaches, fascinating history and culture, and is a chosen escape for celebrities, couples and families alike. News releases, images and the press kit also can be accessed from the official DR Ministry of Tourism website: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.