The Fiat-Gucci Model Arrives

The Fiat-Gucci Model Arrives

As a result of the collaboration alliance between the Centro Stile Fiat and the Gucci Fashion Firm, the new iconic Fiat 500 by Gucci, thus combining mastership with style. At the event, which took place at the Stiletto boutique in Blue Mall, Enrique Dalet, managing director for Empresas Dominicanas, said that this automobile will be available in its sports and cabriolet versions, and in the colors black and white.

Likewise, Dalet also pointed out: “In all versions, the brand logo are present in both the interior and vehicle exterior, hence providing an air of exclusivity and unique refinement.

Frida Giannini, creative director for Gucci, indicated: “In the 50s, the Fiat 500 imposed an authentic revolution in style, and soon will become the most coveted vehicle of its time. Driving in style has been in the heart of Gucci ever since Gucci founded its company as a producer for leather trunks, suitcases and handbags in 1921”.

DESIGNS AND VIRTUES OF THE VEHICLE

The Gucci 500 Nero presents brilliant chrome details and an interior contrasted in black and white, creating a “racing” feel that is very contemporary, while the Gucci 500 Bianco displays a satin chrome with black/ivory interior, suggesting a “softer” look.

About EDOM:

EDOM is the authorized representative in the Dominican Republic of the brands: Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Iveco, Vespa, Case Ih Agriculture, New Holland Construction, New Holland Agriculture, Kobelco, Cifa and Petronas Lubricants. It is a company in the Retail, Food and Beverage portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Listin Diario

Banco del Progreso Debuts in La Vega

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SANTO DOMINGO. Featuring a gathering which reunited clients, businessmen and personalities from La Vega, Banco del Progreso formally inaugurated a modern branch office located in this town, which features and offers new facilities for zone customers.

This is the first branch office located in the interior that is adapted to the new branch office model being implemented by the financial institution and shows a design that is transparent and modern, highlighting the corporate identity of the organization at the same time.

The new office features duly identified services areas, and a design layout based on functionality and expeditious customer service.

The inauguralceremony was headed by Francisco Concepción, Senior VP of Personal Banking and members of the Managing Committee, whom pointed out “in this province, we have received great support from our customers with the expansion of our operational infrastructure”

About Banco del Progreso:

Banco del Progreso is a company in the Financial Services portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Diario Libre

Empresas Dominicanas Style and Originality in Exclusive Cars

Style and Originality in Exclusive Cars

For all vehicle collectors, the latest temptation has arrived, the Fiat 500 by Gucci, a new icon which is a tribute to design of two of the most respected brands in Italy, which combine craftsmanship and style.

The executives of Empresas Dominicanas, distributors of Fiat, presented the exclusive model amid a cocktail at the Stiletto boutique, where guests were able to appreciate the automobile which constitutes a step further in the philosophy within the quest of style and maximum personalization of the 500 Family.

Enrique Dalet, managing director of Empresas Dominicanas, describes this petite vehicle as an “authentic platform, an emblematic car, safe, environment-friendly and exclusive”.

Dalet said the vehicle is available in its sport and cabriolet versions, in black and white. The classic colors green and red by Gucci are found in the seatbelts, upholstery and soft roof, next to the unmistakable punched leather articles by Gucci.

He added that Fiat equips the car with a versatile and efficient benzene engine of 1,400 cylinders of 16 valves each and 100CV power, with low CO2 emission and robotized synchronized automatic speed, with performance surpassing 55KM per gallon.

About EDOM:

EDOM is the authorized representative in the Dominican Republic of the brands: Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Iveco, Vespa, Case Ih Agriculture, New Holland Construction, New Holland Agriculture, Kobelco, Cifa and Petronas Lubricants. It is a company in the Retail, Food and Beverage portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Hoy

Adopem and tPago Sign Agreement

GCS Systems through its key product tPago, and Banco Adopem launched their new strategic alliance, in order to provide continuity of its service schedule availability to its customers.

The new tPago agreement with the bank represents another achievement attained by the product, which is known for being an exclusive option for mobile transactions, which facilitate, fast and safely, making payments to distributor of massive consumption products.

Banco Adopem, known for being a family business, which joined the formal credit and economic system, within a framework comprising ethical values, seeking retribution to society in general, at the same time that it helps improve the quality of life of its customers. The agreement took place in the ADOPEM ONG Training Centre.

About tPago: 

tPago is a service provide by GCS System, a company in the Financial Services portfolio of assets administered by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Diario Libre

Cruise Season Begins at Sans Soucí Port

Cruise Season Begins at Sans Soucí Port

Santo Domingo. With four additional cruise ships, the increase in the amount of cruise tourists and a novelty university internship program, Sansoucí-Port of Santo Domingo, formally began their 2012-2013 Cruise Season, with the arrival of the Aida Laura.

MSC Cruise Lines, Voyager of Discovery, Passat Kreuzfahrten and Sea Dream Yacht Club are the new cruise lines that hereinafter will be making port in the Port of Santo Domingo.

These debuts expand the flow of cruise lines and vessels, using Sansoucí as main and transit dock, which thus doubles the amount of tourists whom access Santo Domingo through this modern terminal.

Yesterday on the Aida Laura, some 1,582 passengers arrived, and the same company will visit again next week with the Aida Luna with some 2,500 tourists, visiting Santo Domingo.

In the specific case of the MSC Lirica Cruise, which is open to the local market, it will be departing from Sansoucí, Port of Santo Domingo, starting on December 19th on ten occasions, visiting the ports of La Romana, St. Marteen, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Antigua and Barbuda, and the British Virgin Islands.

Likewise, through the “Cruise Friendly” program, a space is now available in order to approach the cruise tourist to a quality experience and of excellence with the assistance of senior year students from the Tourism faculty of APEC University.

About Sansouci:

Sansouci is a company in the Real State & Tourism portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Listin Diario

Sansoucí, Port of Santo Domingo Begins 2012-2013 Cruise Season

Sansoucí, Port of Santo Domingo Begins 2012-2013 Cruise Season

SANTO DOMINGO. Due to the arrival of four additional cruise lines, the number of cruise tourists has increased and an avant-garde university internship program, Sansoucí- Port of Santo Domingo, formally commenced this Friday, November 2nd, their 2012-2013 cruise season, with the arrival of the Aida Aura.

MSC Cruise Lines, Voyager of Discovery, Passat Kreuzfahrlen, and Sea Dream Yacht Club, are the new Cruise Lines that will hereinafter dock at the Port of Santo Domingo. These commencements expand the flux of vessels and lines using Sansoucí as main and transit harbor, which influences by doubling the amount of cruise tourists that access Santo Domingo via this modern terminal.

This Friday the 2nd, the Aida Laura arrived, bringing along 1,582 passengers, and the same company will dock again, this time with the Aida Luna, docking with some 2,500 tourists, whom will be visiting Santo Domingo.  In the specific case of the MSC Lirica, which is open to the local market, it will part from Sansoucí, Port of Santo Domingo, starting December 19th, visiting the ports of La Romana, St. Marteen, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Antigua and Barbuda and the British Virgin Islands.

Likewise, through the program “Cruise Friendly”, a space is open to now invite cruise tourists to a quality and excellence experience with the attendance of Tourism Management students from APEC University.  Via “ Cruise Friendly” visitors have access to specialized treatment and official information from the moment they arrive in the Sansoucí and Don Diego terminals, during their visit to the Historic Olde City, all the way until they depart from the Santo Domingo destination. On their end, UNAPEC students will intern at Sansoucí in practical manner, thus consolidating a vision of the cruise industry which transcends the classroom. Eng. Jaime Castillo, CEO of Sans Soucí Ports, stated that with the present season, Santo Domingo debuts as cruise destination. “This tourist industry can make a significant contribution within the State goals regarding increasing tourism in the country, and its consequent boosting of the economy”, he affirmed.

Castillo thanked the support received from the Ministry of Tourism, the Santo Domingo Tourist Cluster, and the City Hall of the National District. On that tenor, the Sans Soucí Ports CEO congratulated the integration of the main organisms responsible for ensuring tourist safety: Tourist Police (POLITUR), Metropolitan Transit Authority (AMET), Specialized Port Security Corps (CESEP), the National Police (PN) and other entities whom partook in the previous coordination of the current 2012-2013 cruise season.

Details about the MSC Lirica: This vessel features a capacity for 2200 passengers. It is distinguished for its attention to detail and Italian elegance, being ideal for first-time cruisers and families, given its culinary variety and the myriad children services offered on board. Among the MSC Lirica amenities feature: interior rooms with ocean view and balcony suites, the  “Broadway” theater, the  “Blue Club”disco,  their “Vegas” 400mts casino, the “Beverly Hills” bar, the “Lord Nelson Pub”, restaurants, arcade, beauty salon and spa.

About Sans Souci Ports: SANS SOUCI PORTS is a private multi-purpose port, unique in its kind (cruise, cargo, events and ferry services), efficient and sage, service-oriented, environmentally conscious and socially committed.

About Sansouci:

Sansouci is a company in the Real State & Tourism portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Diario Libre

Production of Cabin Fever 3 Begins in the D.R

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INDOMINA announced yesterday commencement for the production of the film “Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero”  in the D.R.

Under the direction of Kaare Andrews, featured in this image by Patricia Franco, and starring Sean Astin, Lydia Hearst and Dominican actress Solly Durán.

About Indomina:

 Indomina is a company in the Real State and Tourism portfolio of assets managed by VICINI.

The VICINI family has invested in different economic sectors in the Dominican Republic for over 140 years. VICINI is one of the companies that has contributed significantly to the development and industrialization of the country.

Source: Diario Libre