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Grupo Puntacana Is Building a New Resort in the Dominican Republic

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The 5 Best Luxury Resorts in the Dominican Republic

 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 Adding New Routes to Punta Cana, Jamaica

 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 …

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 Melia Hotels International is opening a major new theme park destination in Punta Cana.  The company is planning to open what it calls a “world-class theme park” called Katmandu in the fall of 2022, in partnership with Falcon’s Beyond Global.  …

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 There’s a new all-inclusive beach resort in Punta Cana’s fast-growing Cap Cana neighborhood, Caribbean Journal has learned. Karisma Hotels and Resorts has debuted the new Azul Beach Resort Cap Cana, adjacent to the recently-opened Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana. The …

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 When TRS Cap Cana Hotel first opened in 2018, the resort was expected to be among the Palladium Group’s most successful all-inclusives in the Dominican Republic. And it was before the pandemic. The hotel, like most in the world, closed …

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 Cap Cana, the Dominican Republic’s luxury resort zone in Punta Cana, may be home to some of the most high-end resorts in the country, but a trip there is not complete without doing these outside-of-the-hotel activities. During a visit to …

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 Brazilian air carrier GOL has returned to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  The carrier is now operating three flights between São Paulo and Punta Cana, with service on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.  The flights are being operated on Boeing …

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 Excellence Collection has opened its newest hotel in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Finest Punta Cana is a family-friendly property, with a total of 455 suites.  That includes a mix of rooftop suites, swim-up suite …

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 Canada is one of the biggest source markets for tourism in the Dominican Republic.  Until now, though, the vast majority of Canadian travelers have touched down in the travel hotspot of Punta Cana.  Now, however, a new destination is emerging …

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 All-inclusive brand Bahia Principe is opening another six of its hotels in the Dominican Republic and Mexico, the company said this week.  Five of the properties are in the Dominican Republic, along with one other hotel in Mexico, according to …

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 The Dominican Republic just set an all-time tourism record, Caribbean Journal has learned. Last month was the best September for tourist arrivals in the history fo the country — with more visitors than in high-powered years like 2018 and 2019.  …