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In the united states and the Dominican republic, authorities are investigating whether tainted alcohol is to blame for the death.
The bookings of the flights to the Dominican Republic, are said to be down 74 per cent from the coming of the popular vacation months of July and August, a new study claims. The supposed lead, is in the midst of reports of mysterious illnesses and more deaths of American tourists in the island nation this year.
Travel to the DR for the next two months is to be paid up by 74.3 percent year-on-year, the New York Post reported, citing a new report by ForwardKeys, which analyzes travel trends are drawn from the 17 million flight bookings a day.
According to the results of the studies, the cancellations, all with a massive 70 per cent on the 10th of June, the day Being Cox, died suddenly at a luxury resort in the Punta Cana area.
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Commenting on the findings, ForwardKeys, vice-president, and Olivier Ponti, offered his condolences to the families of American tourists that have died, CBS reports.
“My deepest condolences go out to the families of American tourists who have passed away. The recent and tragic death, can be seen to have a dramatic impact on travel to the Dominican Republic,” Ponti said. “The analysis of pleasure shows a remarkable correlation.”
“It comes down to is a horrible picture of crisis for the Dominican Republic, because the united states is the number one source market for tourism to the destination’s economy is heavily dependent on foreign visitors,” he continued.
In 2018, the Dominican Republic, welcomed more than 6.5 million visitors from all over the world.
An expert on Caribbean tourism, told Fox News last week that the country should anticipate a temporary dip in visitors during the summer, particularly in the united states.
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The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
“I think the (downward) slope that was started in June and will take place in July, before you start to repair again in August and September,” the source said.
He warned, however, that if the Dominican authorities will not be responsible for the deaths of the victims, and soon, it can be just as damaging to the island’s tourism industry, which is related to the May 2005 disappearance of U.s. teen Natalie Holloway in Aruba.
“If this isn’t figured out, it will be a catastrophe, and [the country],” he stated.
Meanwhile, the flight, the bookings are reported in other islands of the Caribbean sea – including Jamaica (26 per cent), the Bahamas (44.5%), and Aruba (To 31.3%,), Fox Business reports.
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A number of major domestic air carriers, Delta Air Lines, which passengers to change or cancel their Dominican Republic travel plans at no extra cost.
The other major airlines, including United and American, have confirmed to Fox News that the carriers have to deal with passengers on a case-by-case basis.
“With safety as our top priority, and we follow the events in the Dominican Republic,” said United Airlines in a statement obtained by Fox News. “We have not issued a travel waiver, at this time, but you will be working with customers on a case-by-case basis.”
In the south-west of the existing policy, however, is that the customer may cancel the travel plans of up to one hour before the flight to get the “full credit” advice, or not.
Fox News, Lucia I. Suarez’s song by Michael Bartiromo, contributed to this report.