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AMResorts to Open New Resort in the Dominican Republic

January 29, 2015 | 10:43 am | 0 Comment

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Above: a rendering of the Dreams Dominicus La Romana in the Dominican Republic By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — AMResorts is planning to open a new resort property in the Dominican Republic, the company announced Thursday. The company will debut a new Dreams resort in the destination of La Romana. The company made the announcement in the context of the CHTA more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Paradise in the Dominican Republic

January 17, 2015 | 10:25 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Saona Island By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Thiago de Cunha, who sent in this snapshot of Saona Island in the Dominican Republic. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next one! — more...

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Radisson to Open Its First Hotel in the Dominican Republic

January 16, 2015 | 5:22 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff Radisson will soon be opening its first-ever hotel in the Dominican Republic. The hotel brand announced this week that it had signed a hotel in the heart of Santo Domingo’s commercial district. The 190-room hotel is set to open under the Radisson brand in March. “We are pleased to announce the signing more...

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Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic Sign 11 Cooperation Agreements

January 15, 2015 | 6:13 pm | 0 Comment

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic have signed a total of 11 bilateral agreements during a visit by Dominican President Danilo Medina to the American territory this week. The cooperation agreements cover areas including trade, education, agriculture, tourism, the environment, security and job creation, among other areas. Medina more...

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Alsol Hotels and Resorts Names New Executive

January 6, 2015 | 5:14 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Sanctuary Cap Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff Alsol Hotels and Resorts has officially named Gerald Blay as the company’s food and beverage corporate manager. In the role, Blay will oversee the company’s 15 restaurants and nine bars across the AlSol Luxury Village, AlSol del Mar and Sanctuary Cap Cana by Alsol properties. The company’s more...

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Dominican Republic Names New Ambassador to Brazil

January 4, 2015 | 6:33 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the National Palace in Santo Domingo (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina has officially appointed Alejandro Zarzuela Arias as the country’s new Ambassador to Brazil. The Caribbean country's new envoy had been serving as Minister Counsellor at the Dominican Republic’s Embassy in Brazil, after having more...

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New Royalton Resort Opens in Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana

December 18, 2014 | 7:22 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor There’s a new resort on Punta Cana’s sands. The adults-only all-inclusive resort Chic Punta Cana By Royalton opened recently with 323 suites and a raft of features designed to separate it from the other roughly 40 resorts in the Dominican Republic tourist mecca. An in-pool DJ booth one-ups the standard swim-up pool more...

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LIAT to Operate Holiday Service Between Antigua, Santo Domingo

December 16, 2014 | 11:03 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is launching holiday service between Antigua and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, the carrier announced Tuesday. The flights will operate on Dec. 19, Dec. 21, Dec. 23, Dec. 28 and Jan. 2, the company said. "We are aware that this time of year is of utmost importance to our customers and so we are more...

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Filmmaker Oliver Stone Meets With Dominican Republic President

November 27, 2014 | 1:16 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Oliver Stone and Dominican President Danilo Medina By the Caribbean Journal staff American filmmaker Oliver Stone visited with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina on Thursday morning in Santo Domingo. The multiple-Academy Award-winning filmmaker discussed potential film projects in the country and ongoing educational initiatives. Stone stressed more...

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Dominican Republic to Receive $250M Loan to Boost Productivity

November 21, 2014 | 9:11 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic will be receiving a $250 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to boost productivity and improve the country's business climate. The loan will target the "Programme to Improve Productivity," addressing what the IDB called the "urgent need to promote more...

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