Frank Rainieri made ceremonial first serve



PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, June 26, 2015 – Frank Rainieri, one of the pioneers in today’s Dominican Republic tourism industry, made the ceremonial first serve at the opening ceremony of the Punta Cana Beach Volleyball Tournament, the second stop of the 2015 NORCECA Circuit.


Rainieri, president of Punta Cana Beach Resort and member of several environment and charities foundations in the eastern part of the Dominican Republic, also received a plaque presented by the Dominican Volleyball Federation.


Ramon Garcia, president of the NF, and Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA Confederation, took part in the ceremony and both expressed their appreciation for the support offered by Rainieri and the Hotels’ Association of Punta Cana to make possible the inaugural beach event.


Marte Hoffiz commented on the vision of future of Rainieri, who launched the development of Punta Cana as a vacation destination in the 1970’s and today has been converted in a world-famous tourism point of attraction visited by millions of people throughout the year.


“We are very proud of having Frank Rainieri, a long-time friend, as the main sponsor of this tournament,” Marte Hoffiz said. “I consider Frank as a real patriot for his contributions to the development of our country and his effective presence in all the charitable activities in the eastern part of the Dominican Republic.”