November 9, 2011
PRE- PROGAM - OPTIONAL
Santo Domingo, the capitol of the Dominican Republic will be an option for planners interested in getting to know the capitol. The capitol of Dominican Republic is unique, full of culture and History. The AA discounted fare for 350.00USD is available to fly into the Capitol. However if you are not interested then you will need to make arrangements via your own airline (as many of other planners have done) to fly directly into Punta Cana and join us.
All Day Arrival to Santo Domingo. Transfers to the Hotel
 
*Accommodations at Melia Santo Domingo Rate: $69.00 USD (limited Rooms Available)
7:30 - 10:00 PM Dinner Presentation hosted by Hotel InterContinental V Centenario Santo Domingo
  Location: Hotel InterContinental V Centenario Santo Domingo
November 10, 2011 - Pre Program
9:30 AM Continental breakfast To Go
10:00 AM Departure transfer to Punta Cana
  Transfer the entire group on a air-conditioning Motor coach to Punta Cana
1:30 PM Arrival to Punta Cana Host Hotels
 
November 10, 2011 - Official Dates
All Day All Meeting Planners will arrive through out the day.
  Transportation will be provided.
7:00 PM Pick up from host hotels for transfer to Secrets Royal Beach
7:30 - 8:15 PM Site Inspection and Presentation of the Secrets Royal Beach
8:15 to 10:00 PM Inauguration and cutting of ribbon for Dominican Showcase & Travel Expo 2011 at Secrets Royal Beach.
 

Location: Secrets Royal Beach
Dress Code: White-Resort Casual

10:00 PM Return transfer to host hotels
November 11, 2011
9:30 - 11:00 AM Breakfast & Site Inspections at Host Hotels
 

Each hotel where you are staying will host a Breakfast/ Site Inspection.
Up- on check in the hotel will inform you where the presentation will take place.

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Lunch on Own. Enjoy the settings of your beautiful hotel, check your e-mails, relax by the pool etc.
2:30 PM Meet in main lobby for transfer to the Pardisus Palma Real
3:00 - 4:00 PM Site Inspection of Paradisus Resort
4:00 - 5:00 PM Educational Session

 

Presenter: Guido Bauer
President Green Globe Certification
www. greenglobe.com
Topic: Sustainability in the meeting industry (suppliers are also welcome to join us)

5:00 - 8:00 PM Dominican Showcase & Travel Expo
Location: Paradisus Palma Real
Room: Apolo Ballroom Room
A variety of Destinations
from all over Dominican Republic , airlines, Tourism Offices, Hotel Resorts, Restaurants, and Tour Companies, will be exhibiting to showcase their products.
Important:
During the trade Show you will have an appointment list. The appointment list will in your welcome package. All appointments will take 10 minutes each. At the end of your appointment schedule you will have an opportunity to visit with other Suppliers that are not assign to your appointment list.
8:15 - 10:30PM Dinner - Presentation
  Immediately after the trade show we will move over to the Olympus Room for a Dinner Presentation Hosted by Melia Hotels Caribbean.
10:30 PM Return transfer to host hotels
November 12, 2011
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Site Inspections
Site Inspections with any additional hotels not in the program from any meal function-presentation. Supplier & Meeting Planner must coordinate how and where to meet. This is additional time to meet with suppliers and discuss your need.
6:30 PM Pick Up at your Host Hotel and Transfer to Hard Rock Café Resort & Casino
7:00 - 7:45 PM Site Inspection and Presentation
7:45 - 10:00 PM Dinner Presentation at The Hard Rock Café Resort & Casino
10:00 PM Return transfer to host hotels
November 13, 2011
All day Tours for Planners and Guests
  Tours TBA
6:30 - 7:30 PM Site Inspection and Presentation of Grand Resort Cap Cana
7:30 - 9:30 PM Closing Dinner at Grand Resort Cap Cana
November 14, 2011
All day Departures - Transfers back to the airport.
  As all good things must come to an end... We will post and communicate to the rooms Bag Pools and Pick Up Times to each participant leaving this day. If you choose to take advantage of the post Showcase rates and spend an extra few days, you must advise us of your hotel and departure date
8:00 AM Departure to Santo Domingo International Airport for a 2:45PM arrival to airport.
Note: A special Rate of $79.00USD for folks that would want to extend and enjoy the city of Santo Domingo.