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Calling All HBCU Alumni & Friends! The 16th Annual Memorial Day Getaway Awaits - GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Calling All HBCU Alumni & Friends! The 16th Annual Memorial Day Getaway Awaits - GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
Posted By: Sofía Montiel on March 22, 2024

Introducing an exciting collaboration between The Memorial Day Getaway (MDG) and HBCU CONNECT, where the best of Caribbean luxury meets the vibrant spirit of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). This partnership brings together two dynamic organizations committed to creating unforgettable experiences and fostering meaningful connections within the Black community. As the 16th Annual Memorial Day Getaway unfolds in the stunning backdrop of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, HBCU alumni, friends, and supporters are welcome to enjoy six days of all-inclusive celebrations.

The 16th Annual Memorial Day Getaway 2024 invites you to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, from May 23rd to May 28th, 2024, for an unforgettable experience. This 6-day, 5-night all-inclusive vacation extravaganza promises a blend of Black college culture and Caribbean vibrancy, tailored for HBCU Alum and Black College Grads.

Here's what awaits you:

  • The event boasts a range of accommodations at the 5-STAR Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, including luxury suites and private villas. With over 10 themed events, 5 beaches, 15 bars, and 12 restaurants, the festivities are endless. Plus, guests can opt for exclusive excursions at an additional cost to explore the beauty of Puerto Plata.
  • Whether you're reconnecting with old friends or making new ones, The Memorial Day Getaway welcomes everyone. Attendees from across the United States and beyond have joined previous editions, drawn by the promise of networking, quality nightlife, and memorable experiences.
  • Experience the vibrant energy of Puerto Plata, where history meets pristine beaches and lively nightlife. Founded in 1502, Puerto Plata is one of the longest-established settlements in the Dominican Republic, renowned for its friendly locals and stunning beaches.

Open to Everyone!

The Memorial Day Getaway welcomes everyone, regardless of HBCU affiliation. If you're looking for an amazing vacation filled with fun, relaxation, and cultural connection, this is the place for you!

Ready to Book?

Get your tickets now and join us for six days of fun, escape from the daily grind, and non-stop partying in Puerto Plata!
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