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Punta Cana is Open! Welcome Back!

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We are happy to welcome back our guests from July 1 as the first flights start arriving to Punta Cana. After months of uncertainty for all of us, finally we can get back to doing what we love most! We’re busy doing last minute preparations for you to ensure that your visit is safe and…

BOP Cares – COVID-19 and the Community

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During our travels, we meet a wide range of people from all walks of life. Often there are options to visit local communities to see how they live, which is often to a much simpler standard than our own. Many of these communities rely solely on tourism to support their families. When there are no…

Why Punta Cana Should Be Your First Vacation After Lockdown

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Most of us have been on lockdown since March due to the COVD-19 pandemic. Many of us have found it incredibly difficult to stay home, even though we know it is the best thing to do right now. We’re all dreaming of the day that we can visit friends and family as normal, and some…

When will flights to Punta Cana Resume?

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic millions of vacations to Punta Cana were cancelled. Tourism is one of the most important sources of income for locals in the area. Everyone is eagerly waiting to find out when flights will resume, so they can reschedule their vacation! The Dominican Republic has been voted the number one travel…

How BOP is Preparing for Future Tourism after COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world, and stopped tourism globally in an instant. No one could have prepared for travel to be restricted completely as it has been with this crisis. Airlines have grounded their fleets, hotels have closed, and excursions are no longer operating, as everyone is ordered to stay at home. Tourism…

BOP Cares – Helping the Punta Cana Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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BOP Cares is a foundation based in Holland which is dedicated to helping the most vulnerable communities in the Punta Cana area. These communities often need regular support for basic necessities such as food, clothing, medication, and more. Under ‘normal’ circumstances, these families are struggling to survive, and they certainly aren’t equipped to deal with…

Five Things to Do During Lockdown to Bring Punta Cana to Your Home!

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All over the world, travel plans are cancelled and people are in lockdown staying safe in their homes. At the moment it’s impossible to say when the COVID-19 pandemic will end. All we can do is look forward to the day that we will be able to travel again. In the meantime, here at Best…

Punta Cana is on Vacation!

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Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, borders across the world have been closed, flights grounded and travel plans cancelled. As people have been put on lockdown, streets are empty of visitors and locals. The beating heart of Punta Cana has seemingly stopped. Despite the heavy impact felt by humans, there is a positive impact on the…