• Man from New Jersey is 8th tourist to die while on vacation in Dominican Republic

    4 monthes ago - By ABC

    Joseph Allen, 55, of Avenel, New Jersey, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister confirmed to ABC.
    Read more ...

     

  • Steve Harvey is hosting a festival at a Dominican Republic resort where at least 2 US tourists have died in the last year

    Steve Harvey is hosting a festival at a Dominican Republic resort where at least 2 US tourists have died in the last year

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The third-annual Steve Harvey Sand and Soul Festival is taking place from October 10 to October 14 at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana.
    The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Punta Cana recently made headlines after two families came forward to say their relatives died while staying at the resort within the last year.
    David Harrison, 45, of Charles County in southern Maryland near Washington, DC, died after falling ill while he was vacationing at resort last July .
    In April, Robert Bell Wallace, 67, of California, died at the same resort. His relatives told Fox News he...
    Read more ...

     

  • Another American tourist died in her hotel room in the Dominican Republic

    4 monthes ago - By WGN TV

    Another US tourist has died in the Dominican Republic, bringing to eight the number of Americans to die in the country over the past year.
    Leyla Cox, 53, died June 10 in her hotel room, Excellence Resorts in Punta Cana confirmed to CNN on Sunday.
    Officials in the Dominican Republic have called the deaths isolated events as they work to reassure travelers their country is safe .
    “In the last five years, over 30 million tourists have visited the Dominican Republic, but this is the first time the international media report such an alarming situation,” Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia...
    Read more ...