dominican republic

A New Way to Get to Santo Domingo

 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 …

The Cool List: The Coolest Hotels in the Caribbean – 2018

 Luxury is cool. Art is cool. Great service is cool. Sometimes cool defies definition. But when it comes to a cool hotel, you just know it when you see it. The sixth annual CJ Cool List takes you across the …

JetBlue Launching New Flights to Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is adding a pair of major new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year. The fast-expanding carrier has announced the planned launch of new service from Fort Lauderdale to Santiago, Dominican Republic and Grand …

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quebec caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant Sunwing has continued its Caribbean expansion with a pair of new routes from Quebec, the company announced. Sunwing has begun operating the first-ever flights from Mont-Joli in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec to …

all-inclusive royalton

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing all-inclusive brand has opened another resort in the Caribbean, this time in Punta Cana. Royalton has officially opened the new Royalton Bavaro on the beautiful Arena Gorda in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. Royalton …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Luxe villa company Ani Villas has expanded its operations to the Dominican Republic. The company’s new Dominican Republic oustpost, called Ani Villas Dominicana, is a fully-staffed and serviced 14-bedroom estate set on its own peninsula. …

Cancun International Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun International Airport continues to show surging growth, according to the latest data report from ASUR, which manages the airport. Cancun reported 2.158 million passengers in December, a 7.2 percent increase over the same period …

caribbean hotels

 Caribbean hotels keep getting better and better, and the region’s hotel development pipeline shows no signs of slowing down, with new properties continuing to sprout across the Caribbean and Mexico, both large and boutique, EP and all-inclusive. So what are …

emotions hodelpa

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new hotel has made its debut on Playa Dorada on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The new all-inclusive Emotions Hotel, a project by the Hodelpa Group, is the product of a $40 …

Cayman Islands Bermuda

 By Fatima ThompsonCJ Contributor HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—A mixture of lower occupancy levels and higher rates fell in line with year-to-date hotel performance in the Caribbean, according to the latest data from STR. In November, occupancy fell 2.8% year over year to …

adults-only dominican republic

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a major new adults-only Dominican Republic resort: the VH Atmosphere Resort and Beach Club. The newest all-inclusive addition to Puerto Plata on the Dominican Republic’s northern coast has 193 rooms, including 70 garden rooms, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Apple Leisure Group has the largest pipeline of all-inclusives in the Caribbean, the company reported this week, as the Caribbean’s fastest-growing all-inclusive company continued its surge this year. In a statement, Apple Leisure Group said it …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s looking to be a very Merry Christmas for the Caribbean. With a quick rebound from this fall’s hurricanes, the Caribbean’s hotel industry is reporting a surge in holiday bookings, according to the Caribbean Hotel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tropical, a resort in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, is undergoing a major upgrade to its room inventory. The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort’s renovation project will cover all 282 rooms, of which the first phase …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest winner of Caribbean Photo of the Week is Caribbean Journal reader Alfred Bessette, who took this stunning shot of Playa Esmeralda in the Dominican Republic. Have you taken a great photo in the …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Apple Vacations has expanded its 2018 “Exclusive Vacation Flight” charter program with flights out of Pittsburgh to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic operating on Allegiant Air. For travel March 2-August 24, 2018, Apple Vacations will offer Exclusive Vacation …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor All-inclusive company Bahia Principe has announced the reorganization of its 24-hotel portfolio, reclassifying its resorts into four categories and segmented experiences. The new categories and segments will simplify the process for consumers to identify which hotel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new all-inclusive project has broken ground in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Prime Minister Danilo Medina laid the first stone for the new Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales this week. The $130 million …