Rain did not put damper on Hike Fest

Simon Walsh

Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association President, Simon Walsh has reported that despite intense showers Hike Fest, one of Tourism Month’s flagship events, was a success.

“We just did Hike Fest the last three Saturdays and it rained hard every Saturday. Did it stop us? Nope. We had 58, then 62 and then last Saturday 75 Dominicans out there on the trail, hiking through the rain,” he said.

Walsh mentioned that there were a few visitors from neighbouring islands and from further afield who went along for the hikes.

“We had a few people from St Lucia, a few from Barbados and a couple of tourists over the three weeks and every single one remarked how much fun they had because of the social aspect. Nobody cared that it rained,” he stated.

This year’s Hike Fest was the third hosting of the event.

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  1. Wonderland
    May 24, 2011

    Great initiative by the Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Bawi boy
    May 24, 2011

    Why don’t we organize a hike to the boiling lake right after the test match?

  3. Hiker
    May 23, 2011

    Many Dominicans will be in DA in Oct/Nov. I hope there will be planned hikes around that time.

  4. tourism student 101
    May 23, 2011

    the hike waz wonderfully great!!! i enjoyed every bit of it includin d fallz n dirty mud slides!

  5. love hiking
    May 23, 2011

    i need some for the summer, especially for those that coing for summer holidays please.

    • Hiking fanatik
      May 24, 2011

      There are other groups that hike year round. Call the Discover Dominica Authority to get the names and numbers..

  6. queenie
    May 23, 2011

    i like the fact domincans supporting these activities

    it’s one of them times i am really proud to be from d/ca

    dhta team is doing a great job

  7. one in ten
    May 23, 2011

    I hope there well be more activities soon-please keep us informed.

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