Award to the Best Photo of the Fiat World

Award to the “Best Photo of the Fiat World” - Edom

DR. EDOM executives, announced the winner of the “Click & Drive” promotion. César Augusto Encinales, was the happy winner among hundreds of participants in the country, and Latin America, of a Samsung Galaxy Note Smartphone, which he won by taking a test drive and acquiring the highest amount vote with his photo of Fiat World.

Rocío Rivera, multi-brand marketing manager, issued the formal delivery of the prize to its winner with a total of 324,260 votes attained via Facebook.

“Click & Drive” is a regional promo, which was simultaneously implemented in 13 Latin American countries for its 4th consecutive year, as a way of rewarding loyalty of all Fiat brand customers, incentivizing visits to dealers, as well as motivating prospect customers to know the complete Fiat auto line”, added Rivera.

The handing of the award took place amid a gathering at the EDOM Showroom, an occasion which was seized to thank customers for their loyalty.

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: Diario Libre

Foreign Filmmaker Believes Incentives are Necessary

FOREIGN-FILMMAKER-BELIEVES-INCENTIVES-ARE-NECESSARY

SERGIO GOBBI VISITED THE VENUE WHERE THE PINEWOOD INDOMINA STUDIOS ARE BEING DEVELOPED

Filmmaker and producer Sergio Gobbi visited the Indomina studios site, the entity he could be in talks to produce a few works this year. Gobbi ( Milan, Italy 1938), graded as very sound that the Revenue  Budget & Public Expenditures Law, should take up the incentives proposed by the Film law, which had been modified in the Tax Reform, approved ends of last year.

However, Gobbi expressed that it is necessary for these incentives to be fixed permanently, hence restoring the legal security and warranties offered to foreign investors.

The filmmaker, whom directed his first film “L’espace d’un matin”, in 1951, worked inland next to Leticia Tonos in the local production “Cristo Rey”, and considered that Article 39 of the Film Law makes the country an attractive destination for foreign productions to develop.

In that sense, if the law is modified, said investments could be relocated to other destinations such as Puerto Rico, Colombia, or even the U.S…

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: Listin Diario

Progeso, now with American Express Debit Card

SD. Banco del Progreso launched the new American Express ® Debit card, a means for safe and flexible payments which grants users a series of exclusive benefits to customers whom hold checking and savings accounts.

Since mid-October the migration process began to the new AmEx debit card through the Membership Rewards® loyalty program, as well as functionalities for online shopping, pay-by-phone, recurring payment configuration, local and international purchases, as well as other advantages. With these novelties, Progreso continues investing in avant-garde services within the financial market, promoting innovation in the products offered to the public. Bernardo Martínez, VP of Marketing for Progreso, pointed out that this new product will have a means of payment according to modern times.

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

tPago Signs with Agency

The company GCS Systems through its product, tPago, as a way to offer more facilities to its customers, published the newly established alliances with Foreign Exchange Agent Boyá S.A ( Envíos Boyá), an entity known for providing special and direct assistance to its users, the safety of having the best paying agent, locally and abroad.

As a result of the alliance, the product “Retiros tPago” (tPago withdrawals) was launched; this product can be accessed by dialing *150# to request cash withdrawals from your accounts.

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: El Dia

The Voyager Docked in Sans Soucí

The Voyager Docked in Sans Soucí

SD. Meeting a 16-day route all throughout the Caribbean, the MV Voyager began docking in Sans Soucí, Port of Santo Domingo, beginning this current 2012-2013 season. The embarkation is the second in the Voyager of Discovery Cruise Line to dock in the city.

The MV Voyager made its initial dockage in the Don Diego Terminal of the Port of Santo Domingo, on January 2nd, bringing along 500 visitors, mostly middle-aged professionals of English origin.

On board the Voyager, the traditional plaque exchange ceremony took place between the captain and Sans Soucí Ports, headed by Neil Broomhall and Jaime Castillo.

The maritime protocol also featured the attendance of Javier Reyes from Marítima Dominicana, Sharon Mei and Patricia Reinoso, executives of the Port.

The Voyager of Discovery line, specializes in discovery routes and long-duration itineraries, receiving awards within the cruise industry which distinguish it among the best cruise lines in specialized market niches.

Amid their visit to Santo Domingo, cruisers participated in the many novelty tours available for their enjoyment, and also enjoyed diverse amenities offered by Sans Soucí for the occasion, such as tastings, Dominican style décor, folk dancing and local art shows as well as products.

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

Sans Soucí Receives the MV Voyager

Sans Soucí Receives the MV Voyager

Santo Domingo. The Dominican Republic continues to consolidate as a cruise destination within the Caribbean, strengthening its regional leadership position, and course to achieve the goal of attracting ten million tourists per annum within one decade.Upon exhausting a 16-day Caribbean route, the MV Voyager began its harbor stops in Sans Soucí, Port of Santo Domingo, beginning this 2012-2013 season. The embarkation is the second in the Voyager of Discovery Cruise Line to visit the city.

The Voyager of Discovery Line specializes in discovery and long-duration routes, having been awarded within the cruise industry as one of the best lines in specialized market niches.

The MV Voyager made its initial dockage in the Don Diego Terminal of the Port of Santo Domingo, on the 2nd of this month, bringing aboard 500 visitors, in great part middle-aged professionals, of English ascendance.

On board the Voyager, the traditional plaque exchange ceremony took place between the ship’s captain, and Sans Soucí Ports, headed by Neil Broomhall and Jaime Castillo. The maritime protocol also featured the attendance of Javier Reyes of Marítima Dominicana; Sharon Mei, and Patricia Reynoso, executives of the Port.

During their visit to Santo Domingo, cruisers participated in all available tours and enjoyed many amenities prepared by Sans Soucí Ports for the occasion: tastings, Dominican style décor, folk dancing, local art shows and local products, among other facilities.

Sans Soucí Ports is a private multi-purpose port, unique in its kind (cruise, cargo and ferry services), efficient and safe, service-oriented and in favor of environmental preservation and social commitment.

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