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Hilton Is Expanding in Aruba

 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland The Caribbean hotel industry is booming right now — but one global company is right at the top of the pipeline: Hilton. The company continues to ramp up its Caribbean expansion, one that has …

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Tony Romo to Play PGA Tour Event in the Dominican Republic

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor He’s been an all-pro quarterback and a celebrated television announcer, and now Tony Romo is trying his hand again at being a pro golfer. And he’s coming back to the Dominican Republic to do it. Tony …

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Sunwing Is Adding Quebec-Punta Cana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular destination is getting more new flights. Canadian travel giant Sunwing has announced plans to debut a new route from Quebec City to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic this summer. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding a new route to what has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean: Santo Domingo. The Dominican Republic’s capital has been seeing a huge wave of new flights, …

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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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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Regional Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has returned to the Dominican Republic. The Puerto Rico-based airline has launched nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and Santiago de los Caballeros’ Cibao International Airport in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group has added a boutique luxury brand to its burgeoning global portfolio. IHG has paid $300 million for all of Six Senses’ brands and operating companies, a portfolio that includes 16 hotels and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Virgin Voyages just crossed a major threshold. It’s officially open for business. Sir Richard Branson’s new adults-only cruise line launched bookings on Thursday for its new-build Scarlet Lady ship, which will be sailing …

jamaica hotel project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel chain H10 has launched construction on a 1,000-room hotel project in Jamaica. It will be the first-ever Jamaica hotel for the chain, which has a heavy presence in Cuba, Mexico and the Dominican …

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 By Alexander Britell One of the most beautiful — and perhaps most understated — things about rum is its power to transport. The romantic energy of rum can take you from wherever you’re indulging to a far-off Caribbean island somewhere, to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami-based HES Group has purchased the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. HES Group, which is behind a number of hotel projects in Miami, has major plans for the property; the purchase …

spirit jamaica expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit has its sights set on Jamaica — and the low-cost carrier is showing now signs of slowing down. The Fort Lauderdale-based airline is set to launch yet another high-profile expansion to Jamaica this month …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Voyages’ highly-anticipated debut is getting closer, and now Sir Richard Branson’s revolutionary adults-only cruise brand is adding two more new destinations to its portfolio. Virgin Voyages, which announced Havana, Cuba as its first port …

dominican republic all-inclusive excellence

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts is expanding again with a new all-inclusive resort in the heart of the Dominican Republic’s most popular destination. The company has unveiled plans to open a new luxury all-inclusive …

turks and caicos wymara

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The former Gansevoort Turks + Caicos has officially relaunched with a new brand: Wymara. The new Wymara Resort and Villas gets its name from the original developers of the resort – Wymara Ltd. “Guests will …

caribbean valentines day

 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 …

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

riu punta cana pool parties

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has taken its Pool Party concept to the heart of Punta Cana. The global all-inclusive giant has expanded its adults-only event concept to a spot opposite Punta Cana’s Riu Bambu hotel in the Dominican …