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6 Luxury Hotels to Visit Right Now

 Looking for the next great luxury hotspot in the Caribbean? The good news is that the Caribbean’s luxury hotels just keep getting better, from hillside boutiques to eco-chic getaways to beachfront standards. And the region’s luxury footprint keeps expanding, meaning …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: The Teeth of the Dog

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera, who sent in this stunning shot of the Teeth of the Dog golf course at the Dominican Republic’s Casa de Campo resort. Have you …

A New $130 Million All-Inclusive Coming to Dominican Republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel development is coming to the Caribbean’s hottest hotel investment destination. The new Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales all-inclusive resort has already broken ground in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive resort brand Club Med is expanding again in the Caribbean, with plans to open a major new resort in the Dominican Republic. The new Club Med Michès will be the company’s first “5-Trident” resort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a very different project for the Caribbean, and a very different project for the Dominican Republic. But that’s what makes it so fascinating. The Alta Vista Group has officially broken ground on a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Bahia Principe is set to relaunch one of its most popular Dominican Republic all-inclusive resorts as a family-friendly getaway. The Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, formerly an adults-only property, will relaunch in May …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia’s newest luxury brand is making its debut in the Dominican Republic — and it will be its most exclusive property yet. Circle by Melia, a new “brand experience” the company says is a “whole new …

punta cana hotels

 Sure, Punta Cana is known for its admittedly impressive collection of all-inclusive resort properties. But beyond them are some very special Punta Cana hotels, unique properties tucked away on its white-sand beaches, places to stay that offer a different kind …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic saw a tourism surge in the first quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from the country’s Central Bank. After a strong January and February, the destination saw a 14.7 percent increase …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff When it opened its doors in 1956, it was the place to be in Santo Domingo, if not the Caribbean. El Embajador was the musical hotspot, the filming destination, the political meeting point. Indeed, its …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand this week to inaugurate Hilton’s newest Caribbean hotel: the new Hampton by Hilton Santo Domingo Airport. The newest hotel in the capital has a rooftop swimming pool, …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A seaside retreat nestled in the Dominican Republic is headed for auction. The sale of the property in the María Trinidad Sánchez Province, facilitated by Concierge Auctions, will take place via the firm’s online marketplace. Bidding …

 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 …

luxury resorts

 Great luxury is its own form of travel. It’s a journey away from the ordinary, from the adequate. It’s a journey to the indulgent, to the beautiful, to the extraordinary. The best luxury resorts take you on that journey, working …

 By Alexander Britell One of the most innovative urban projects in the Caribbean is soon coming to fruition. It’s called the Teleferico de Santo Domingo, and it’s the region’s first-ever urban cable car system. The project, which has become famous …

 Often, when you’re planning a trip to the Caribbean, the resort is high on your mind. Choosing the perfect place to stay is integral to an unforgettable Caribbean vacation. But there’s another way to think about your travel planning. What …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new family-friendly all-inclusive option is coming to the Dominican Republic. The Treasure Experience Resort is planning to make its debut on May 1 as the country’s newest family-oriented all-inclusive property, according to a note …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination has continued its solid growth so far into 2018, according to new data released by the country’s Central Bank. Tourist arrivals to the Dominican Republic grew by 4 percent …