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Iberia Expands Flights to the Dominican Republic

 Spanish carrier Iberia has expanded its service to the Dominican Republic this winter.  The airline has added two more flights each week between Madrid and the Dominican Republic, meaning a total of 13 weekly frequencies.  That’s along with the addition …

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The Most Romantic Hotels in the Caribbean

 Romance in the Caribbean comes in so many different forms: cliffside sunsets; afternoons on empty beaches; endless wine-fueled dinners in centuries-old estates; twilight walks on hidden streets.  And that’s particularly true of the most romantic hotels in the Caribbean, which …

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Ultra-Luxe Dominican Republic Villa Heads to Auction

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 Even amid the pandemic, the Dominican Republic’s tourism industry just posted its best-ever December.  The news was revealed by Dominican Republic Tourism Minister David Collado in an end-of-year briefing.  A total of 728,335 visitors came to the Dominican Republic last …

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 It may feel like a new resort opens in Punta Cana every week. And while that’s not literally true, the coastal hotspot in the Dominican Republic is home to almost 50,000 hotel rooms — with more in the pipeline. Indeed, the …

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 Luxury. It’s one of the most overused words in the travel industry; but that’s also because it’s just so hard to define. What makes luxury? Is it design? Is it food and beverage? Is it the natural environment? Is it …

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 A parade of cafes at the edge of the sand; tiny bars and art galleries; a soundtrack of clacking plates and mopeds and afternoon laughter, silent and loud in all the right ways. Across the wider Caribbean one can find …

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 A new luxury resort has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic: Marriott International’s new Ocean Club, a Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Norte, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new luxury resort, set in Sosua, is the first of three hotels …

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 One of the most prominent all-inclusive resorts in Puerto Plata has reopened its doors, Caribbean Journal has confirmed.  The Senator Puerto Plata Resort officially reopened this week, following a $100 million project.  The resort has a total of 610 rooms, …

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 It began with cigars.  NBA Hall of Fame Karl Malone’s love affair with the Dominican Republic kicked off when he crafted his own line of cigars with one of the country’s most prominent cigarmarkers: La Aurora, whose operations in Santiago …

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 It seems that every year in the Caribbean we say it’s been a year like no other — but in the age of the pandemic, that’s a guarantee. And if 2020 was defined by the ongoing question of the tourism …

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 Wyndham’s Super 8 budget hotel brand is expanding to the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal Invest has learned.  A pair of Super 8 by Wyndham properties have broken ground in the province of Monte Cristi in the northwest of the Dominican Republic.  …

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 The Dominican Republic often is viewed as a budget destination, which is fair since it’s a place where you can get a hotel/airfare package that includes a stay at a beachfront all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana more affordably than practically …

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 Spirit Airlines is adding several new flights to the Caribbean, including to popular destinations like Montego Bay, Jamaica and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The new routes will all launch out of Philadelphia International Airport.  On May 18, Spirit …

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 Tourism in the Dominican Republic set yet another record last month, with a total of 519,349 tourist arrivals.  Fo the year, the country has reported 4.263 million tourist arrivals, according to Tourism minister David Collado.  The November total was a …

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 TRS Turquesa Hotel, one of the Palladium Group’s high-end all-inclusives in the Dominican Republic, is a great draw for both couples and girls’ getaways. Caribbean Journal recently visited the chic resort in Punta Cana to see how exactly the resort …

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 Aruba and Jamaica are the most popular Caribbean destinations for Americans this holiday season, according to new data from Allianz Partners.  The travel insurance company’s data found that Caribbean destinations dominate the list of most favored holiday destinations for Americans …