Dominican Republic

dominican republic tourism december

Dominican Republic Tourism Just Had Its Best December Ever

 Even amid the pandemic, the Dominican Republic’s tourism industry just posted its best-ever December.  The news was revealed by Dominican Republic Tourism Minister David Collado in an end-of-year briefing.  A total of 728,335 visitors came to the Dominican Republic last …

dominican republic marriott resort

Marriott Just Opened a New Luxury Resort in the Dominican Republic

 A new luxury resort has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic: Marriott International’s new Ocean Club, a Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Norte, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new luxury resort, set in Sosua, is the first of three hotels …

all-inclusive dominican republic puerto plata

Major All-Inclusive Reopens in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

 One of the most prominent all-inclusive resorts in Puerto Plata has reopened its doors, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The Senator Puerto Plata Resort officially reopened this week, following a $100 million project.  The resort has a total of 610 rooms, …

LATEST NEWS

karl malone with the rum

 It began with cigars.  NBA Hall of Fame Karl Malone’s love affair with the Dominican Republic kicked off when he crafted his own line of cigars with one of the country’s most prominent cigarmarkers: La Aurora, whose operations in Santiago …

dominican republic luxury resorts

 The Dominican Republic often is viewed as a budget destination, which is fair since it’s a place where you can get a hotel/airfare package that includes a stay at a beachfront all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana more affordably than practically …

dominican republic tourism pre-pandemic

 Tourism in the Dominican Republic set yet another record last month, with a total of 519,349 tourist arrivals.  Fo the year, the country has reported 4.263 million tourist arrivals, according to Tourism minister David Collado.  The November total was a …

dominican republic resort couples

 TRS Turquesa Hotel, one of the Palladium Group’s high-end all-inclusives in the Dominican Republic, is a great draw for both couples and girls’ getaways. Caribbean Journal recently visited the chic resort in Punta Cana to see how exactly the resort …

dominican republic all-inclusive different

 When TRS Cap Cana Hotel first opened in 2018, the resort was expected to be among the Palladium Group’s most successful all-inclusives in the Dominican Republic. And it was before the pandemic. The hotel, like most in the world, closed …

dominican republic cap cana pool

 Cap Cana, the Dominican Republic’s luxury resort zone in Punta Cana, may be home to some of the most high-end resorts in the country, but a trip there is not complete without doing these outside-of-the-hotel activities. During a visit to …

dominican republic tourists

 Canada is one of the biggest source markets for tourism in the Dominican Republic.  Until now, though, the vast majority of Canadian travelers have touched down in the travel hotspot of Punta Cana.  Now, however, a new destination is emerging …

pool exterior of resort

 All-inclusive brand Bahia Principe is opening another six of its hotels in the Dominican Republic and Mexico, the company said this week.  Five of the properties are in the Dominican Republic, along with one other hotel in Mexico, according to …

dominican republic tourism record

 The Dominican Republic just set an all-time tourism record, Caribbean Journal has learned. Last month was the best September for tourist arrivals in the history fo the country — with more visitors than in high-powered years like 2018 and 2019.  …

Dominican Republic Vacation

 It’s not a surprise that the Dominican Republic says it “has it all.” Because the diverse Caribbean nation has something for everyone, whether you want to gorge on gourmet delicacies, scale waterfalls or discover its pre- and post-colonial history; take …

 Puerto Plata. La Romana. Punta Cana. Bahia de las Aguilas? The Dominican Republic has its sights set on a new destination, looking to develop a new tourism pole in the area of Bahia de las Aguilas on the country’s southwestern …

cap cana

 AMResorts’ newest resort is now open in the Dominican Republic: Secrets Cap Cana. The new luxury 457-room adults-only resort is in the exclusive gated enclave of Cap Cana in greater Punta Cana; it is the 15th property in the Secrets …

Dominican Republic Small Hotels

 Mention the Dominican Republic and the first thing that usually comes to mind is mega-resorts in places like the tourism hub of Punta Cana. But think again, because there’s much more to the Dominican Republic than its most famous resort town, …

 The Dominican Republic is reporting big growth in cruise passenger arrivals, according to the latest data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Caribbean’s most popular stayover tourism destination reported 580,000 cruise passengers so far this year, which represents a …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Evelyn Hardy, who sent in this wonderful shot from a cable car ride high above Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send …