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A New Riu All-Inclusive Is Opening This Month

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is opening its newest Caribbean all-inclusive this month. The Riu Palace Costa Mujeres is slated to debut on Nov. 17 on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned. The …

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AeroMexico Launches Punta Cana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican air carrier AeroMexico has begun operating its newest Caribbean flights, with a new nonstop route between Mexico City and the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana International Airport. The new flights will operate for the season, …

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Casa de Campo Set to Complete $12 Million Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the leading hotels in the Dominican Republic is set to complete a major $12 million renovation project. The Casa de Campo Resort and Villas in La Romana is putting the finishing touches on …

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dominican republic resort project

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s hottest hotel investment market has another high-level project. The luxe Hacienda Samana Bay project has officially broken ground on the lush, pristine Samana peninsula of the Dominican Republic, a corner of the country …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel chain Best Hotels is building a new hotel in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand to lay the first stone on the project, …

club med dominican republic all-inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Club Med is planning a significant new all-inclusive resort project in the Dominican Republic. The Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda will be the first outpost of the company’s Exclusive Collection in the Americas, in the …

riu punta cana pool parties

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Riu Hotels and Resorts is bringing its new “Riu Pool Parties” to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The new space being built to house the parties will be opposite the Riu Bambu, and offers free …

melia punta cana all inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Melia Hotels is planning a major relaunch in Punta Cana. The company is planning to transform its Melia Caribe Tropical resort into two standalone all-inclusive hotels: the Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort …

american airlines dallas caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding more new flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to the Caribbean, the airport said in a statement this week. The new service from Dallas-Fort Worth includes flights to San Pedro Sula, Honduras and …

Dominican Republic Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has made no secret of its plans to push its capital, Santo Domingo, as an emerging tourism destination. And the capital just got a big boost from Spirit Airlines, which has officially …

memories punta cana all-inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing Travel Group’s Memories hotel brand is relaunching its Punta Cana all-inclusive resort, the company said this week. The Memories Splash Resort, which is closed for renovations, will be reopening Nov. 16 as two distinct …

all-inclusive hotels

 They aren’t all-inclusives. They’re low-density luxury resorts, or boutique hotels with personality, or rarefied private-island destinations. But they have a secret. You see, some of the best places to stay in the Caribbean may not be traditional all-inclusive hotels, but …

American Airlines Caribbean Routes

 By Alexander Britell As it prepares to launch a wave of new Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, American Airlines is already planning for the spring. The carrier has announced another series of new routes set to begin in …

adults-only dominican republic resort

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s biggest hotel company is plotting another entry into the Caribbean. Marriott International has just announced plans to bring its newest hotel brand, Moxy Hotels, into the Caribbean and Latin America. The company has …

Punta Cana Resorts

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism in the Dominican Republic is continuing its strong year in 2018, according to the latest numbers from the Dominican Republic’s Central Bank. The country’s tourist arrival numbers are no up 5.5 percent for the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A huge new all-inclusive resort is coming to the heart of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. The new Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine will be the first adults-only resort under the Grand Bahia Principe brand, …

riu negril

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Riu is continuing its rapid renovation push, with another upgrade project underway in Negril, Jamaica. The Riu Palace Tropical Bay Hotel is currently in the midst of a “complete renovation,” according to the all-inclusive giant, with …