The service sector, especially the tourism industry, is the main strength of Santo Domingo and the main talking point that the mayor of the Dominican capitala 55 per cent increase over last year, Carolina Mejía, presented Thursday in the Spanish capital during the XIX Assembly of the Union of Ibero-American Capital Cities (UCCI).
“We have a very service-oriented economyMeanwhile. Receiving visitors is something natural for us warm-hearted Dominicans. Our experience can serve other cities with less tourismThe service and we understan,” Mejía said in an interview with Spain’s Agencia EFEWe have to get it back open safely but as quickly as possible,.
The UCCI gathering is “a perfect learning space” to share with Ibero-American counterparts in regards to what they can do to promote the well-being of citizens, she said.
The Assembly, held at the Casa de la Villa in Madrid where the international organization was established in 1982, was attended by some 30 thirty mayors from Latin America.