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    Dominican Republic to offer free Covid-19 tests to travellers

    The post Dominican Republic to offer free Covid-19 tests to travellers appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The government of the Dominican Republic is taking measures to strengthen the capacity of the destination to respond to the entry requirements of source markets. The ministry of tourism and the ministry of public health have announced new measures to strengthen the capacity of the destination to respond to new requirements for all visitors to the country. The ministry of health will donate 400,000 antigen tests as part of the Traveller Assistance Plan currently provided by the state to international visitors staying at hotels in the Dominican Republic. These antigen…

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    Carnival Cruise Line names Miss Universe Dominican Republic as godmother of new ship

    Miss Dominican Republic Kimberly Jiménez was awarded the “Spirit of Carnival” award for embodying the company’s values of fun, friendship, diversity and inclusion. She was also bestowed the honour of serving as godmother to the line’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, set to debut from Port Canaveral, Fla., later this year. A gamechanger for the cruise industry, Mardi Gras is the first cruise ship in the Americas to be powered by eco-friendly Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and the first to feature an onboard roller coaster.  As godmother, Jiménez will preside over the Mardi Gras’ official naming ceremony, continuing a long-standing maritime tradition. Kimberly Jiménez Jiménez, as well as…