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Rum Journal: Ron Barceló’s New Limited Edition

 It all started in 2014, when Martinique’s innovative Rhum Clement launched a special edition bottle designed by street artist JonOne. Now, another top Caribbean rum brand has gotten in the game, with the new limited edition Ron Barceló Añejo by …

Caribbean-Mexico Hotel Pipeline Keeps Growing

 There were 39,434 hotel rooms across 226 projects under contract in the Caribbean and Mexico last month, according to the latest data from analytics firm STR. The total represented a 39 percent increase in rooms under contract compared to May …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Morning in Las Terrenas

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera, who sent in this very nice shot of morning in the beach town of Las Terrenas in the Dominican Republic’s Samana peninsula. Have you taken a great photo of …

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beachfront hotels

 The perfect Caribbean beach getaway isn’t always as expensive as you think. Indeed, there are tucked-away bargains all over the Caribbean, where the sand count is high but the price is low. Serving up warm hospitality on idyllic coastlines, they …

 The Caribbean saw a slight increase in tourist arrivals in the first quarter, helped significantly by continued strong growth from Cuba, according to the latest numbers from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The region reported 8.7 million international tourist arrivals in …

 The Dream Hotel Group is coming to the Caribbean. The hotel brand has announced plans to open two Dominican Republic hotels in the coming years, including The Time Dominican Republic and Unscripted Dominican Republic. The Time, which will be the …

 The Dominican Republic is seeing continued strong growth in tourism arrivals so far this year, according to the latest data from the country’s Central Bank. The Dominican Republic saw a 7.5 percent increase in tourist arrivals in the first four …

 It’s one of the most famous stretches of sand in the Caribbean: Bavaro Beach, the white-sand strand that rims the edge of the tourism capital of the Dominican Republic: Punta Cana. It’s home to some of the Caribbean’s most famous …

 The new  Secrets Cap Cana is now officially open. Transitioning from a soft opening phase, the AMResorts property celebrated its grand opening Thursday evening coinciding with the Dominican Republic’s largest tourism conference, DATE: The Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange in Punta Cana. …

PGA Tour Dominican Republic

 The PGA Tour is coming to the Dominican Republic. The Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship, which has been part of the Web.com Tour, will become a PGA Tour event next season, PGA officials announced. The tournament will debut March …

 Tortuga Bay, the boutique hotel that is considered the grande dame of Dominican Republic hotels, is getting a complete renovation, the Puntacana Resort & Club announced. The boutique property designed by the late Oscar de la Renta will begin the …

 BAVARO — One of the Caribbean’s largest and most important annual tourism events has opened with a gala event at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This week’s DATE, the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, is being …

 There’s a new concert destination in the Caribbean: Puerto Plata. One of the Dominican Republic’s tourism hubs, the destination is now home to the beautiful new Puerto Plata Amphitheatre, which has kicked off its first-ever concert series. “Puerto Plata Is …

Marina Hotel

 There’s no better way to appreciate the Caribbean than by actually getting out onto it. So if you’re sailing to the islands by boat (or planning to charter a craft when you get there), you’ll need to know where you …

 The Miami-based Pubbelly Group has expanded in the Caribbean with a new outpost in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It’s called PB Ysla, and it’s the brainchild of Chef Jose Mendin set in the increasingly hip, artsy Santurce neighborhood. It’s also …

 Luxury travel demand is rising in the Caribbean, according to a new report from the Expedia group. The online travel agency says demand for luxury properties rose across much of the Caribbean in 2016, with an overall increase in demand …

 Vacation Express has announced the launch of new nonstop flights between Tampa and both Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Cancun. Flights to Punta Cana will depart every Friday from May 5 through June 9, with May 12 launching …

 A major new resort project has broken ground in Jamaica. All-inclusive brand Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts has broken ground on the Excellence Oyster Bay adults-only resort. The $110 million project is slated to debut in the first half …