Dominican Republic Hotel to Celebrate LGBT Market With “Caribbean Pride Week”

This September, Caribbean Pride 2017 will take over CHIC Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic from September 16 - 23 for a week-long celebration of pride, diversity and community. 

The event will be filled with fun activities and entertainment, including international DJs and drag performances, and aims to set the standard for future Caribbean Pride Weeks all through the tropics.

Curacao currently plays host to perhaps the Caribbean’s most popular "Pride Week" celebration. Curacao Pride takes place September 27 to October 1.


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“We are proud to join in the annual pride celebrations that take place all around the world,” said Jordi Pelfort, managing director of CHIC Punta Cana, in a written release. “It’s the perfect time for us to show the global LGBT community we’re standing alongside them, and we want to give everyone a welcoming and inclusive experience.”

Caribbean Pride 2017 is the first of its kind from resort management company, Blue Diamond Resorts. The vision of the event is to create a welcome experience for members of the LGBT community, complete with luxurious first-class accommodations, premium drinks and gourmet dining.

“We can’t think of a better way to show we’re proud than throwing a seven-day celebration,” said Christine Jamieson, corporate director of marketing. “We’re planning a lively event with plenty of special guests from around the world including legendary drag queens, days full of campy fun, exclusive excursions and light-hearted celebration from sunup to sundown.”

Blue Diamond Resorts is one of the Caribbean’s fastest growing resort company with 32 properties exceeding 13,500 rooms in six countries.


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