Samaná reaches the highest average hotel occupancy in the DR

Hacienda Samaná

January 13, 2021

Samaná registered an average occupancy of 65.9% in January-November 2020, the highest rate in the Dominican Republic, which in total reached 41.9% in that period.

According to data from the Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (ASONAHORES), published by the Central Bank website, Puerto Plata was the second tourist area with the highest occupancy (44.6%), followed by Sosúa-Cabarete with 42.6%.

Romana-Bayahibe reported an occupancy of 42.5%, Juan Dolio-Boca Chica 42% and Punta Cana, 41.7%, according to the data provided by ASONAHORES.

Occupancy in Santiago was 40.7% and in Santo Domingo, 38.3%.

In November of this year, Santiago registered the highest occupancy rate (45.8%), followed by Santo Domingo (38.5%), Romana-Bayahíbe (34.4%) and Samaná (34.3%).

To calculate these averages, the Central Bank excluded the months of April, May and June, due to the total closure of hotels due to the Covid-19 pandemic.