DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the azure Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic is one of the hottest destinations for boating and yachting, featuring dozens of full-service international marinas, a variety of watersports, deep sea fishing and upscale resorts and hotels. Located just 800 miles south of Miami, the pristine beauty of the land and its 1,000 miles of coastline attract a variety of regattas, tournaments and other water recreation and sporting events from around the world each year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/CG60731) To capitalize on this, the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism will have a presence at the 2013 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show and is excited to announce that a few of the stunning Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders will be on hand Thurs., Feb. 14 from 4 – 6 p.m. and again Sat., Feb. 16 from 3 – 5 p.m. at the Ministry of Tourism's exhibit booth to sign their iconic swimsuit calendar for admirers. "The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism is delighted to participate in the Miami Boat Show and welcome boating enthusiasts who want to learn about our well-equipped marinas and fantastic deep sea fishing," said Magaly Toribio, Marketing Advisor for the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. "The famous cheerleaders will be on hand to share signed copies of their iconic swimsuit calendar featuring the beauties amid breathtaking scenes from Dominican Republic." Each year, the cheerleaders visit a new area of the country to enjoy Dominican Republic's various regions including the culturally rich and historic Santo Domingo, the eco-friendly Puerto Plata on the North Coast, the luxurious East Coast with Punta Cana's famous beaches and idyllic La Romana on the Southeast Coast. Cruise ports are strategically located around the country, making these diverse destinations and countless attractions easily accessible. To relish in all that the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders experienced in Dominican Republic, buy a copy of their sizzling calendar at www.MiamiDolphinsCheerleaders.net and view their popular take on Carly Rae Jepsen's 2012 hit, "Call Me Maybe."Dominican Republic's first tourist was Christopher Columbus in 1492. Rich in history, Dominican Republic has developed into a diverse destination offering both Dominican and European flavors to nearly five million global visitors in 2012. Named #1 Golf Destination in Caribbean & Latin America by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators, Dominican Republic boasts 28 designer golf courses, upscale resorts, pristine nature and sophisticated cities and quaint villages filled with warm Dominican people. Dominican Republic 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: www.GoDominicanRepublic.com.