May 20, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism was in the company of some of the most popular names in Hispanic entertainment as a participating sponsor of
People en Espanol's
annual "50 Most Beautiful" issue gala at
New York City
's legendary Marquee. The prestigious red carpet affair on
Monday, May 13
celebrated the highly anticipated issue that features the 50 most regarded A-List celebrities in the U.S. Hispanic market.
The sponsorship reaffirmed
's reputation in
not only as a popular vacation destination for celebrities, but also as an ideal filming location due to its lush landscapes, rich culture and award-winning tourism offerings. Celebrities, couples and families alike visit
's diverse regions every year to experience some of the world's most luxurious accommodations, enchanting scenery, sizzling styles, delicious Dominican dishes, white-sand beaches and more.
"We are proud to align with an event that honors the diversity, beauty and culture in Hispanic entertainment," said
, Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. "
believes in celebrating diversity and has something for everyone in each of its distinct regions. We are humbled to showcase the kindness of our people and the unique offerings that will delight any visitor."
To celebrate the sponsorship, the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism offered event attendees the chance to win an "Experience of a Lifetime," with one lucky attendee winning a trip for two to the deluxe Balcones del Atlantico in the ecological bliss of
's Northeast Coast. Announced on
, the winner will receive a 4-day/3-night stay to indulge in all that the Mediterranean-influenced town of Las Terrenas has to offer, including unique shopping, vibrant culture, pristine beaches and stunning backdrops that have long been a favorite of
For exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity photos from the issue, visit
About Dominican Republic
's first tourist was
in 1492. Rich in history,
has developed into a diverse destination offering both Dominican and European flavors to more than one million U.S. visitors each year. Named #1 Golf Destination in
by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators,
boasts 28 designer golf courses, upscale resorts, pristine nature, and sophisticated cities and quaint villages filled with warm Dominican people.
features the best beaches, fascinating history and culture, and is a chosen escape for celebrities, couples and families alike. Visit Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism's official website at:
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SOURCE Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism