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Latest News from the Dominica Tourism Board


Roseau, Dominica: March 23, 2004) ----  A Swiss car driver, who is considered the world record holder for the longest driven journey in a single car will be visiting Dominica from March 26th for a two week stay on The Nature Island.

The driver, Emil Schmid who will be accompanied by his wife, is expected to be travelling with his Swiss Licensed Toyota Landcruiser.   The couple has visited 138 countries in their landcruiser, placing them in the Guinness Book of Record as “The longest driven journey in a single car.” During this segment of their travel they are expected to visit several Caribbean islands, giving them the opportunity to drive through his part of the world.

The NDC sees the visit of Mr. Schmid as an opportunity to help provide Dominica with additional promotion as an adventure and sports tourism destination.

The visit of the Schmids to Dominica is receiving the strong support by the Division of Tourism, The Dominica Port Authority, Ministry of Finance, the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force, and Ms Sandra Whitcher.

For further information please contact:

Division of Tourism

National development Corporation

Valley Road, Roseau, Dominica

Tel: (767) 448-2045;
Fax: (767) 448-5840











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