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How Dominican Republic Tourism Performed in the First Half

 How Dominican Republic Tourism Performed in the First Half The Dominican Republic had a strong first half for tourism, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Central Bank. The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination in terms of total stayover …

Puerto Plata Amphitheater

A Major New Caribbean Music Venue

 The Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Puerto Plata has a major new attraction: the new Puerto Plata Amphitheater. The theater, which is being described as one of the most advanced in the wider region, has capacity for 4,000 people and …

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A Chocolate Lover’s Paradise in the Dominican Republic

 Chocolate indulgence in the Dominican Republic By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s the Dominican Republic’s sweetest deal. And if you’re a chocolate lover (and who isn’t?) it just might be reason enough to book a stay at RIU’s all-inclusive resorts …

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Catalina Island

 The untouched paradise of Catalina Island in the Dominican Republic By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Can you fall instantly in love with an island you’ve never even spent the night on? I ponder this question as a strip of palm-fringed sand comes …

Sunscape Puerto Plata

 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing hotel company has added another new property. AMResorts, a subsidiary of Apple Leisure Group, has held the official opening of the new Sunscape Puerto Plata Dominican Republic. The all-inclusive, family-friendly resort has a total of 585 rooms …

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 The next major Caribbean food festival of the season is coming soon. The Punta Cana Food and Wine Festival returns this year to the Dominican Republic’s tourism capital, The gastronomic event will take place this year  on July 1 and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has high hopes for 2016. The country is projecting a total of 6 million total stayover visitors this year, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. That projection comes after the country …

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 By Guy Britton A major new hotel is coming to one of the Dominican Republic’s up-and-coming destinations. Amhsa Marina Hotel and Resorts has announced plans to launch construction of the Kaeeni Beach Hotel in the Las Galeras beach enclave of …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s the Caribbean’s most popular destination by volume — but the Dominican Republic has a wonderful collection of properties that emphasize quality over quantity. From classic beachfront resorts to hip boutiques, you can find precisely the luxury …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re going ga-ga over all things mermaid-related, you might want to head to CHIC Punta Cana, where there’s a pool with your name on. Occupying center stage at the Uvero Alto adults-only all-inclusive resort, …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It began with a mango-passionfruit martini. Frozen with liquid nitrogen, its fragrant vapor wafted from the rim of the glass toward the faces of my dining companions at C/X Culinary Experience, a specialty restaurant at …

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 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor There’s beauty in a Caribbean sunrise, no doubt, with the promise it holds of even more fun under the sun, on the beach, and in the water. But let’s not underestimate the appeal of …

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 It’s no secret that tourism in the Dominican Republic is booming. Indeed, the country reported a total of 5.599 million stayover tourists last year, the largest total of any Caribbean destination, with 8.9 percent year-over-year growth. And while much of …

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 The leading tourism conference in the Dominican Republic is coming to the Paradisus Palma Real Convention Center in Punta Cana. This year’s Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange will mark its 17th edition from April 19-21. The conference, which first launched in …

beach dominican republic

 Looking to escape to the beach — permanently? Sure, you could buy a beach house, or a villa, or even a hotel. But why not buy your own beach in the Caribbean? Now you can, a nearly mile-long stretch of …

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 Delta Airlines is expanding its reach in the region again. The carrier announced that it would be resuming its service between Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Cibao International Airport in the Dominican Republic city of Santiago. The flights will be operating …

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 AMResorts has opened its newest all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic. The property has unveiled the first-ever Sunscape resort in the country, called the Sunscape Puerto Plata Dominican Republic. The 585-room, family-friendly property is located on the north coast of …

club med punta cana

 Discovering Club Med in Punta Cana By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’ve vacationed in the Caribbean in the last few decades – particularly if you visited Jamaica or the Dominican Republic – it’s likely that you stayed in an …