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Delta Expanding Service to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic

September 22, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Cap Cana in Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta is significantly expanding its service to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the carrier announced. The expansion, which will launch during the "high-demand season," will include new flights from Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Minneapolis/St Paul and New York-JFK. Delta will be more...

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Punta Cana’s Paradisus Palma Real Planning $12 Million Renovation

September 19, 2014 | 10:22 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Paradisus Palma Real in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic will be undertaking a $12 million renovation. The project, which is slated for completion in December 2014, will include a new "family concierge" concept and resort area, 42 new luxury suites, a new lounge, a more...

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Dominican Republic’s Sanctuary Cap Cana to Undergo Renovation

September 16, 2014 | 10:59 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Sanctuary Cap Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff Alsol Hotels & Resorts' Sanctuary Cap Cana will be closing this month for renovations, the company announced. The property, which is located in the exclusive enclave of Cap Cana, will reopen Dec. 15. The company said the work would include new common areas, room upgrades and updates to interior more...

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Caribbean Eats: The Joy of the Sea at La Palapa By Eden Roc, Cap Cana

September 13, 2014 | 7:18 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: La Palapa by Eden Roc in Cap Cana (All photos by CJ) CAP CANA — Cap Cana is a beautiful place. It is also a very exclusive place. But the first thing you notice about this luxurious enclave within the Punta Cana region of the Dominica Republic is that it is not pretentious. It is decidedly without flash. Above: the Caleton Beach Club Cap Cana is more...

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Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic President Hold Talks in Santo Domingo

September 12, 2014 | 7:54 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla, Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla met Thursday in Santo Domingo with Dominican Republic Prseident Danilo Medina. The meeting, which lasted for over an hour, focused largely on the area of security, according to more...

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Puerto Rico Governor Makes Visit to Dominican Republic

September 11, 2014 | 6:06 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla departed the island Thursday for a visit to the neighbouring Dominican Republic. Garcia Padilla's trip will include a meeting with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina and several meetings concerning joint initiatives between the more...

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Dominican Republic to Receive $2.8M in EU Funding for Disaster Prevention

September 5, 2014 | 5:58 am | 0 Comment

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Above Dominican and EU officials (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is receiving $2.85 million USD in grant funding from the European Union to improve disaster prevention in the country. The agreement on the funding was signed Thursday by Dominican Republic Minister of the Presidency Gustavo Montalvo and two European Union more...

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Dubai Trade Delegation Makes Visit to Dominican Republic

September 1, 2014 | 10:29 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the trade delegation with Dominican officials (Photo: DICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials from the United Arab Emirates organization Dubai Trade visited the Dominican Republic this week. The delegation was led by Dubai Trade CEO Mahmood Al Bastaki. Dubai Trade is a trade facilitation entity aimed at promoting the Emirate as a major trade and more...

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New President for Dominican Republic’s Hotel and Tourism Association

August 29, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff By the Caribbean Journal staff ASONAHORES, the Dominican Republic's hotel and tourism association, has named Simon Suarez its new director. Suarez will officially be presented on Sep. 3 in a ceremony at the Embassy Suites in Santo Domingo. Suarez recently joined Grupo Punta Cana as vice president more...

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Haiti, Dominican Republic Private Sectors Look to Deepen Ties

August 25, 2014 | 5:26 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Juan Dolio By the Caribbean Journal staff The private sectors of Haiti and the Dominican Republic are working to promote greater cooperation. Dominican Business leaders participating in the Quisqueya Business Initiative recently met with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina to monitor the progress of that work. The Quisqueya initiative, named for more...

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