Tourism All-Inclusive in Dominican Republic. An analysis of the tourist demand


  • Tomás López-Guzmán Universidad de Córdoba (España)
  • Francisco Orgaz-Agüera Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago
  • Manuel Alector Ribeiro Universidad de Algarve
  • José Francisco Dominguez Estrada Universidad del Caribe


All Inclusive System, tourism, sun and beach, Dominican Republic


All Inclusive System has become a predominant service in sun and beach destinations, generating significant benefits for tourists, but also some negative aspects in the destination. In Dominican Republic is set as the main tourist attractions of the country, highlighting in Punta Cana - Bavaro and Puerto Plata. The purpose of this research is to analyze the ratings of international tourists “all inclusive” that reach the tourist resort of Puerto Plata, to know its perception. This research is based on the realization of a questionnaire to foreign visitors. The main results show that tourists are a medium-high economic profile highlighting those visitors who choose this destination for Internet and travel agencies. The beaches and ease of entry are the most valued by tourists.

Author Biographies

Tomás López-Guzmán, Universidad de Córdoba (España)

Doctor en Economía

Profesor Titular de Universidad

Área de Economía Aplicada

Universidad de Córdoba (España)

Francisco Orgaz-Agüera, Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago

Profesor de Turismo y Administración de Empresas de la Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago (UTESA) en República Dominicana

Manuel Alector Ribeiro, Universidad de Algarve

candidato a Doctor en Turismo por la Facultad de Economía de la Universidad de Algarve (Portugal) e investigador del Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (CIEO).

José Francisco Dominguez Estrada, Universidad del Caribe

Profesor Investigador Titular A de la Universidad del Caribe





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