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Punta Cana Is Getting New WestJet Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Major Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is expanding again in the Caribbean with a new nonstop route to Punta Cana. The carrier will be launching a new weekly nonstop route from Calgary to the Dominican Republic’s …

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Saint Lucia’s Must-Visit Summer Music Festival

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A top Caribbean music festival is back in Saint Lucia this summer with the return of Mercury Fest. The beach music party, produced by Epic Events, is one of the region’s most anticipated summer festivals. …

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Op-Ed: Rethinking Caribbean Cruise Port Revenues

 By Robert MacLellanCJ Contributor Can tourism-dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they banded …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aman Resorts’ Amanera resort in the Dominican Republic will reopen Nov. 1 following its annual summer closure with a host of upgrades. That includes the addition of private swimming pools to three of the property’s …

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 By Rico LouwCJ Contributor The Caribbean hotel industry saw its first occupancy decline since October 2018, but continued its run of growth in room rates and revenues, according to April data from hotel analytics STR. In year-over-year comparisons with April …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Mexican Caribbean hotspot of Cancun is about to get its first-ever all-inclusive Margaritaville resort, part of a broad expansion for Margaritaville’s new all-inclusive brand. The new Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Cancun by Karisma will …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts is adding another all-inclusive to its Dominican Republic portfolio. The company has announced a new resort brand management deal that will bring the new Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana to the shores …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines’ Boston expansion this winter will include new daily nonstop flights to the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana, Caribbean Journal has learned. The airline will be expanding what had been weekend …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff An ultra-luxe villa in the Dominican Republic is headed to auction. Concierge Auctions is selling the property, a 17,000-square-foot hilltop estate that includes everything from a regulation-size baseball diamond to horse stables to boat dockage …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel construction is booming in the Caribbean and Mexico right now, according to new data from analytics firm STR. The number of hotels in construction in the wider region is up 30.7 percent year over …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is ramping up its flight service to the Caribbean’s most popular destination. The carrier will soon be launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the Dominican Republic, with service from both Charlotte …

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 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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the Caribbean. Beginning Dec. 21, the carrier will launch expand its weekly Saturday service to daily service from Detroit to both Montego Bay, …

all-inclusive antigua new

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hottest all-inclusive destination has welcomed another new resort. Blue Diamond’s Royalton Antigua has officially opened its doors on the island’s beautiful Deep Bay, another all-inclusive in the destination’s enviable portfolio. The new 294-room …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and Aruba are the two most popular international destinations for summer travel this year, according to a new report from Allianz Global Assistance. Cancun is in the top spot for American travelers for the …

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 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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Grupo Pinero has unveiled the results of a major transformation at its former Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue in Punta Cana. The newly-rebranded Luxury Bahai Principe Ambar is the result of a $26 …

caribbean expansion posadas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico-based hotel giant Posadas is planning a major new resort destination in Mexico and the wider Caribbean. It’s called Tulkal, and it will feature multiple resorts, including a 515-room Fiesta Americana all-inclusive and a 340-room …