The Dominican Republic and Brazil are joining efforts to reposition Puerto Plata province as an icon tourist destination. Today, a delegations from both countries unveiled a plaque in Loma Isabel de Torres to register the correspondence between the monuments: Puerto Plata’s Cristo Redentor and Rio de Janeiro’s El Corcovado.
According to Dominican Today, this activity forms part of the province’s recent efforts to restore its image as an international tourism landmark, especially for its beaches, eco-tourism and regional culture. This will have a direct impact on Puerto Plata’s economy.
[Image above: Puerto Plata’s Cristo Redentor in the Loma Isabel de Torres region.]