A $2 Billion Investment Plan between Haiti & Dominican Republic
This intention of the Dominican investors supports their attempt to maintain their dominance in the Caribbean tourism industry. In 2013, the D.R was named as the "Top Tourist Destination of the Year" by Expedia.co,. During that year, out of its total 4.7 million visitors, one out of four was from the United States. Further, Blanco expects that the warming of relations between the U.S. and Cuba will benefit Dominican tourism. As per The World Bank's Worldwide Data (2014), the number of calendar days needed to complete the procedures to legally start and operate a business in Haiti is 97 days and it is only 20 days in the Dominican Republic and furthermore, its 'Ease of Doing Business Index (2014) places Haiti in the 180th rank while it puts the Dominican Republic, much ahead in the 84th place.
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