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The 10 Best Caribbean Beach Towns to Visit in 2022

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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 […]


Marriott Just Opened a New Luxury Resort in the Dominican Republic

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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 […]


Major All-Inclusive Reopens in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

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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, […]


Rum Journal: Karl Malone’s New Rum From the Dominican Republic

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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 […]

The Caribbean Travel Awards 2022

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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 […]

First Super 8 Hotels Break Ground in the Caribbean

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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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Grupo Puntacana Is Building a New Resort in the Dominican Republic

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Grupo Puntacana, arguably the most significant developer in the Dominican Republic, is expanding to a new destination in the country.  The company behind Punta Cana International Airport and the Puntacana Resort and Club is planning to build a 500-room resort […]

The 5 Best Luxury Resorts in 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 […]

Spirit Airlines Adding New Routes to Punta Cana, Jamaica

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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 […]


Dominican Republic Tourism Is Breaking Pre-Pandemic Records

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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 […]

This is the Best Dominican Republic Resort for Couples

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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 […]

Americans Flocking to Jamaica, Aruba for Holidays

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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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