Emerging Destination Gains Market Share With JetBlue Airway's New, Twice-Weekly Flights From JFK to Samana, Dominican Republic

      Emerging Destination Gains Market Share With JetBlue Airway's New,
         Twice-Weekly Flights From JFK to Samana, Dominican Republic

Where to stay: Vista Mare Samana Hotel, an 'island modern' style property
where humpback whales are cued up across the bay and secluded white-sand
beaches fringed with coconut palms beckon

PR Newswire

SAMANA, Dominican Republic, Nov. 20, 2012

SAMANA, Dominican Republic, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- One of theDominican
Republic's off-the-beaten path tourist hubs, the Samana Peninsula, is still
one of the least known regions on an island famous for its many popular
hotspots. WithJet Blue's new twice-weekly flights (which launched this week
on 14thNovember) between New York's JFK and Samana's El Catey International
Airport (AZS)—the only service between the US and this emerging tourist

The area's seclusion has made it a magnet for upscale getaways, andVista Mare
Samanais no exception. Built facing the spectacular panorama of Samana Bay
and the island of Cayo Levantado, it offers guests extraordinary vacation
experiences in their beautifully appointed one-, two- or three-bedroom condo

An excellent choice for groups or families looking for all the comforts of
home with the amenities of a five-star hotel, guests at Vista Mare can choose
from 87 airy, light-filled apartments with floor to ceiling glass doors,
decorated in sleek Island Modern.

Ranked as one of the best places in the world to observe the humpback whales
by the World Wildlife Fund, Samana fills with visitors vying for a chance to
see these magnificent animals. Guests at Vista Mare, however, can fully enjoy
the show from their ample balconies—it's the ultimate front row seat.

On-site, Vista Mare has a swimming pool with waiter service, two private
beaches and a beach club, a modern gym where guests can practice yoga, Pilates
and aerobics, the full-service Xaixu spa, a private meeting room, and the
gourmet El Cayo Restaurant for a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner with an
endless view. Wi-Fi is available in common areas. Vista Mare is also an ideal
spot for a destination wedding, complete with a wedding planner to take care
of every detail.

Rates for Vista Mare during whale season start at $140 per night for a
one-bedroom condo to $395 per night for a four-bedroom condo; no minimum stay
is required and daily housekeeping is included in the rate. For more
information and reservations call 877-859-4575 or

SOURCE Vista Mare Hotel

Website: http://www.vistamaresamana.com
Contact: Carlos Coriano, Carlos@andriamitsakospr.com, or Andria Mitsakos,
AMPR, Andria@andriamitsakospr.com, +1 212 767 9665, both for Vista Mare Hotel
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