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August 22, 2006
  • Viva Bayahibe
  • Casa de Campo on KNBC
  • Largest casino for Puerto Plata
  • XXth National Hotel & Restaurant Trade Show
  • Show-Jumping at Casa de Campo
Viva Bayahibe
It's fiesta time in Bayahibe this weekend, with a Viva Bayahibe event scheduled for the Friday, 25 August to Sunday, 27 August weekend. Most of the events will take place on Calle La Bahia, Bayahibe (from Restaurante La Punta to Restaurant Barco Bar), from 6 pm to 2 am. There will be typical music playing for dancing (perico ripiaos, trios, bachata, palos, etc), sale of Dominican products, arts and crafts, cigars, fruits and sweets, art exhibitions. Because of the proximity, the event is of special interest to guests staying at the Dominicus, Bayahibe and La Romana hotels.
Casa de Campo on KNBC
Casa de Campo Resort was featured on the popular KNBC program, Mansions and Millionaires on Saturday, 19 August. KNBC is the NBC-owned and operated station in Los Angeles and the network's West Coast flagship. The program presented an overview of the villas at Casa de Campo, golf, marinas, yachting, skeet and shooting, family life, boating, bicycle trails, sailing and the famous people who have visited, as well as golfers like Bill Clinton who have played the golf courses. http://dr1.com/directories/hotels/casa_de_campo.shtml
Largest casino for Puerto Plata
With a grand opening scheduled for November 2006, the Ocean World Adventure Park & Marina Casino is destined to be the jewel in the crown of Dominican casinos. This four-story, 3,000 square meter facility features an entertainment clubhouse with swimming pool and wet bar, nightclub, casino, and a first-class gourmet dining facility. The casino is adjacent to the state-of-the art Ocean World Marina. The casino features a decorative 12,000-gallon salt fish atrium surrounded by statues, and an elegant gourmet dining and entertainment facility with a retractable, hydraulic theatre stage.
The casino also has an elegant game room where gaming patrons can enjoy a spectacular view of Puerto Plata's beautiful oceanfront.
"To believe it, you must see it", states Director of Operations of Am Resorts, Emilio Huhn, a long time IDEA Team client.
Construction was entrusted to the International Design Engineering & Architecture Team that built the Melia Diamante Casino, Matum Casino, Jazzy's Elite Gentleman Club in Punta Cana and Secrets and Sunscape resorts.
See http://www.ideateamdesigns.com
XXth National Hotel & Restaurant Trade Show
The National Hotel & Restaurant Association is preparing their XXth Exhibition, which takes place at the Dominican Fiesta Convention Center from Wednesday 30 August to Saturday, 2 September. More than 80 companies have registered to take part in the exhibition.
Show-Jumping at Casa de Campo
Casa de Campo announces the 7th and 8th Official Show-Jumping Competitions. A classic in Caribbean equestrian competitions, the events will take place on 26-27 August at the Casa de Campo Equestrian Center. They are being organized by Enrico Canobbio, director of the Casa de Campo Equestrian Center and the National Equestrian Federation. About 100 competitors have registered for the event, including riders representing Las Colinas, Nitram, Las Marismas, Feria Ganadera, Scuderia Ieromazzo and the host club. For more information and to register for participation, contact the Equestrian Club at Casa de Campo, Tel 809 523-3333 and 809 523-8951.

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