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Dominican Republic Tourism Keeps Surging

 The Dominican Republic has yet again topped its pre-pandemic tourism arrival numbers — and the month isn’t even over yet.  The country has already exceeded 390,000 tourists in February, a 210 percent jump over the same month in 2021 and …

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St Regis’ $25 Million Caribbean Penthouse to Hit the Market

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CJI Conversation: Best Western CEO Larry Cuculic on the Caribbean Market

 By Guy Britton Larry Cuculic took over as the newest chief executive officer of Best Western Hotels and Resorts towards the end of 2021, overseeing a company that is in the midst of a broad expansion push in the Caribbean …

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 The newest Marriott International resort has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic.  The Ocean Club, a Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Norte is the first-ever Luxury Collection resort in the Caribbean.  It joins one other Luxury Collection property in wider …

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 The Dominican Republic is aiming to welcome more than 7 million tourists in 2022, according to the country’s Tourism Minister, David Collado. That would be an all-time record for the country, and easily the largest total in the wider Caribbean …

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 By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Residential real estate in the Caribbean is, in a word, booming. And that’s been accompanied by a wave of new residential real estate projects, from private islands to branded residential resorts to full-fledged …

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 A journey through the rainforest to a Mayan temple. A rugged hike to a 200-foot-wide boiling lake. A dive into the heart of a blue hole.  Far beyond the beach, there’s another side of the Caribbean, of mountains and rainforests …

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 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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 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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 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 …