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The Dominican Republic Has a Serious New Spa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s greatest luxury hotels has debuted a major new spa: the first-ever Natura Bisse-branded spa in the world. The Dominican Republic’s Eden Roc Cap Cana has unveiled the new $2 million, 30,000-square-foot …

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Playa’s Big Expansion in Punta Cana

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Playa Hotel and Resorts has officially unveiled its newly-expanded adults-only Sanctuary Cap Cana resort, set in the tony enclave of Cap Cana in Punta Cana. The property has completed a $35 million expansion project that …

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The Dominican Republic’s Hotel Boom Continues

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic is continuing a full-fledged hotel development boom, according to new data from hotel analytics firm STR. The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination has a total of 6,200 rooms in construction right now, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palladium Hotel Group has officially debuted its newest all-inclusive hotels on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The company held the grand opening for the new 1,139-room TRS Coral Hotel and Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and …

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 The chirp of tree frogs, the rush of the waves, the shimmer of a Caribbean moonscape. It’s less than a month away — but is there anywhere more romantic to spend this Valentine’s Day than the Caribbean? This year’s Valentine’s Day …

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 If you thought last year’s slate of new hotels in the Caribbean was impressive, you’re in for quite the treat in 2019.  The region is welcoming a remarkably diverse collection of hotels and resorts this year, from luxury small-island boutiques …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading luxury hotel in the Dominican Republic has expanded. The Eden Roc Cap Cana has added four new oceanfront pool villas to its offering, each with wraparound terraces, private steps leading to the sea …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The tony enclave of Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic is getting a new luxury adults-only resort. The new all-inclusive TRS Cap Cana is the brainchild of fast-expanding Palladium Hotel Group, which will debut the new …

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 It’s nearly autumn, but the Caribbean is as green and beautiful as ever — and if you come to the region right now, you’ll find uncrowded beaches, cool evening breezes and, perhaps most importantly, the best rates you’ll find all year. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Dominican Republic’s top all-inclusive options is reopening this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned. The adults-only Sanctuary Cap Cana is slated to reopen this fall following what the property termed “extensive enhancements.” The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s most exclusive hotel portfolios has added a new member in the Caribbean. The new Quintessence Hotel in Anguilla, which just opened in January, has become the newest Caribbean property in Relais …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest hotel transaction in the Caribbean so far in 2018, Playa Hotels and Resorts has acquired a substantial portfolio of resorts in Jamaica. The company has acquired the Hilton Rose Hall, the Jewel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Heading to the Dominican Republic’s tourism paradise of Punta Cana? There’s a new way to add a cultural adventure to your beach getaway. Dominican Republic transportation firm Metro ST has added a new coach bus …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Brad Luckinbill, who sent in this stunning shot of the beach at Secrets Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic. Have you taken a great photo in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the world’s greatest chefs is heading to the Dominican Republic this November for a major culinary event. The Eden Roc at Cap Cana resort in the Dominican Republic is launching a “Thomas Keller …

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Rolling out of bed and into the water is a beautiful reality at these Caribbean resorts, where swanky swim-out suites, which open directly onto lap pools or lazy rivers, put guests mere steps from …

 Playa Hotels and Resorts has closed on the acquisition of the site for a pair of new all inclusive Hyatt resorts in the Dominican Republic. Playa will be opening the new Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana and Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana …

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 Yes, luxury is in the details. But luxury is also in the big things — it’s about making sure that guests never want for anything — that they always have what they need — and that no request goes unanswered, no problem …