Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort to Host Date 2019's Closing Event

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DATE, the Dominican Republic’s most important tourism fair, will conclude its 2019 edition at Barceló Bávaro Convention Center, the country’s largest convention center

Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort to Host Date 2019's Closing Event

MIAMI (March 13, 2019) – Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort, located along a stretch of gorgeous Punta Cana coastline, will host the grand finale of The Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE 2019) on March 27, 2019. Organized by hotel and tourism association of the Dominican Republic ASONAHORES (National Association of Hotels and Tourism), this iconic tourism event gathers over 500 suppliers of the Dominican Republic tourism product, including the country’s largest national and international hotel chains, as well as several airlines, tour operators and travel agents.

“DATE continues to be an outstanding event for Dominican tourism, significantly increasing the number of international delegates year after year,” said Fernando Gómez, General Director of Barceló Hotel Group in the Dominican Republic. “Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort is honored to collaborate with DATE for the thirteenth time, and to represent one of the world’s most important tourist destinations during the event’s closing ceremony.”

With more than 1000 guests expected to attend, DATE’s closing event takes place on Wednesday March 27th, 2019 at 7:30 PM in Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort’s Gran Salón Bávaro. Located within Barceló Bávaro Convention Center, the expansive Gran Salón Bávaro is composed of various extendable rooms which can be used to host special events such as meetings, major international conferences, gala dinners, car exhibitions, gatherings, parties and themed events.

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort is renowned for its outstanding all-inclusive service, where every single detail is taken care of, ensuring that guests experience the best quality services, variety, originality, and innovation.


About Barceló Bávaro Convention Center:

Surrounded by the tropical environment of Bávaro Beach and integrated within the Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort Adults Only, the Barceló Bávaro Convention Center is the largest convention center in the Dominican Republic.

The conference center boasts more than 123,785 square feet distributed more than 30 meeting rooms and has a maximum capacity of 8,000 people. The venue is located 12 miles away from the Punta Cana International Airport. Additional services available ($) upon request include:

  • Audiovisual equipment: Giant screens, lighting, sound amplification technology.
  • Communication technology: Internet access, fax, simultaneous translation, WiFi and a fully equipped business center.
  • Entertainment: Shows, orchestras and recreational activities.
  • Gastronomy: Catering service, coffee breaks, gala dinners, themed banquets, ice sculptures.
  • Additional services: Photography, video, flower arrangements, decoration, heliport and security.


About Barceló Hotel Group 

Barceló Hotel Group is the 2nd largest hotel chain in Spain and the 29th largest in the world. The hotel group’s portfolio currently boasts 251 urban and leisure hotels ranked between 4 and 5-stars with 55,670 rooms throughout 22 countries and marketed under four brands: Royal Hideaway Luxury Hotels & Resorts, Barceló Hotels & Resorts, Occidental Hotels & Resorts and Allegro Hotels. For more information or reservations, visit