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Most of the tourists taking Dominican Republic holidays are women

A recent report published by the online version of the Dominican paper Diario Libre, revealed that most tourists taking Dominican Republic holidays are women, with the figure rising this year when compared against 2009.

Most of the tourists taking Dominican Republic holidays are women

It looks like it is the ladies that are taking Dominican Republic holidays by storm. According to Central Bank figures that reavealed the number of non-resident foreigners who arrived to the Dominican Republic in the first 8 months of 2010, most of them were women.

While we don't exactly know what it is about holidays in Dominican Republic that especially appeal to ladies, lots of them seem to be flocking down to this popluar Caribbean island. According to the figures most non-resident tourists who visited the country from January to August were women, and 2.9 million arrived during the first fourth months, signalling a 2.3% climb compared with the 2.8 million in the same 2009 period.

Of the total no-nresident tourists who took Dominican Republic holidays from January to August this year 54.5% were women, mostly young.

According to the profile of non-resident foreign visitors, 64% are young, from 21 to 49, and 91.5 percent cited recreation as their main reason to visit, of which 87.3% booked hotels.

According to Central Bank figures 54,710 are from Americas; 51,639 from South America and 16,858 from Central America and the Caribbean, which offset the 66,993 fewer visitors from Europe.

The United States led the countries with the sharpest increase with 60,706, Argentina with 18,314, Puerto Rico with 14,246, Brazil with 9,939, Chile with 9,014, Peru with 6,515 and Venezuela with 4,175.

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