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Dominican Republic Mulls New Cruise Port

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new cruise port in the Dominican Republic? Dominican Republic tourism officials are mulling exactly that, according to a statement from the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. Officials this week broached the idea of establishing …

New Dominican Republic-Curaçao Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The fast-expanding Hato International Airport in Curaçao has added another new carrier to its portfolio. Dominican Republic airline Air Century has officially launched nonstop service between Santo Domingo and Curaçao. The carrier will be flying …

all-inclusive resorts

The Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts to Visit Right Now

 All-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean have changed to such a degree that many of them now defy categorization. While the term “all-inclusive” used to have an overarching, unified definition, there is now a dramatically diverse range of offerings in the Caribbean. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ibiza-based Sirenis Hotels and Resorts is planning a major relaunch in Punta Cana. The company will be rebranding its Sirenis Punta Cana Resort Casino and Aquagames in the Dominican Republic as the Grand Sirenis Punta …

 By Guy Britton Maybe you’ve been to the beaches of Punta Cana, the sights of Santo Domingo, or the golf courses of La Romana. But here, hidden away among the large resorts of Puerto Plata, there is a jewel. This …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is expanding again in the Caribbean, with increased service to the region out of Val-d’Or, Quebec. In addition to nonstop flights to both Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean and Santa Maria …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A pair of Caribbean airlines have launched a deeper partnership. Haiti-based Sunrise Airways and Dutch Caribbean carrier Inselair have launched a new cooperation agreement. The cooperation agreement will be implemented in two phases: in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spain-based Palladium Hotel Group, which has a large presence in the Caribbean, is adding a new hotel brand: Bless Collection Hotels. The brand, which will launch initially with a hotel in Madrid, aims to target …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Jamaica’s most highly-anticipated resorts in some time has officially debuted in Greater Montego Bay. Excellence Group has opened its new adults-only Excellence Oyster Bay, the brand’s first property outside of Mexico and the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Choice Hotels International’s Ascend Hotel Collection has added its first-ever all-inclusive properties. The collection has added two Hodelpa properties, both in the Dominican Republic: the Emotions All-Inclusive by Hodelpa in Juan Dolio and the Playa …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean-Mexico hotel construction pipeline is booming. There were 107 hotel properties comprising 22,325 rooms in construction last month in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region, a 41.5 percent jump compared to the same period last year. …

 Looking for the next great luxury hotspot in the Caribbean? The good news is that the Caribbean’s luxury hotels just keep getting better, from hillside boutiques to eco-chic getaways to beachfront standards. And the region’s luxury footprint keeps expanding, meaning …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera, who sent in this stunning shot of the Teeth of the Dog golf course at the Dominican Republic’s Casa de Campo resort. Have you …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel development is coming to the Caribbean’s hottest hotel investment destination. The new Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales all-inclusive resort has already broken ground in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive resort brand Club Med is expanding again in the Caribbean, with plans to open a major new resort in the Dominican Republic. The new Club Med Michès will be the company’s first “5-Trident” resort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a very different project for the Caribbean, and a very different project for the Dominican Republic. But that’s what makes it so fascinating. The Alta Vista Group has officially broken ground on a new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Bahia Principe is set to relaunch one of its most popular Dominican Republic all-inclusive resorts as a family-friendly getaway. The Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, formerly an adults-only property, will relaunch in May …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia’s newest luxury brand is making its debut in the Dominican Republic — and it will be its most exclusive property yet. Circle by Melia, a new “brand experience” the company says is a “whole new …