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Southwest Airlines Is Relaunching Nonstop Flights to Punta Cana

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Southwest Airlines is set to relaunch service to the Caribbean’s most popular tourism destination: Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  On Feb. 17, 2022, the low-cost carrier will resume daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Punta Cana.  […]


This Dominican Republic All-Inclusive Is Reopening Soon

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One of the most popular all-inclusive hotels in the Dominican Republic’s La Romana is set to reopen, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace is set to welcome back guests on Oct. 1, 2021.  It’s reopening following a […]


Dominican Republic Nearing 3 Million Tourists in 2021

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August was another strong month for the Caribbean’s most popular travel destination — and now the Dominican Republic is approaching 3 million visitors for the year.  So far, 2.9 million travelers have come to the country so far this year, following […]

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Why Marriott Is Bullish on All-Inclusive

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has made the main amenity of an all-inclusive resort more prevalent than ever before. Representatives of various all-inclusive companies, like Marriott International, have capitalized on travelers’ desire to be […]

US Virgin Islands Leading Caribbean Tourism Rebound

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It was one of the first Caribbean destinations to reopen amid the pandemic. Now it’s leading the Caribbean’s tourism rebound.  The United States Virgin Islands, buoyed by its class-leading Travel Screening Portal, was the top performing destination I the Caribbean […]

CJI Conversation: Jose Carlos Azcarraga, CEO of Mexico's Grupo Posadas

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Grupo Posadas is already the largest hotel operator in Mexico, but Jose Carlos Azcarraga, CEO of the company, said that is not enough. In a recent Q&A with Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) following […]

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Cana Rock’s New Dominican Republic Project Eyes 2023 Debut

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI Construction is well underway for one of Cana Rock’s most anticipated developments in the Dominican Republic. BluMarina Suites & Plaza, developed by Cana Rock, has apartments ranging from $113,399.00 to $402,59.00. The project […]

Sunwing Relaunching More Flights to Cuba, Dominican Republic

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Sunwing is expanding its flight network from Quebec City to the Caribbean this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning in the first week of November, Sunwing launch a restart that includes weekly flights from Quebec City to Cayo Coco, Holguin, […]

New Courtyard by Marriott Breaks Ground in Dominican Republic

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Another new Courtyard by Marriott has broken ground in the Caribbean, this time in the Dominican Republic.  The new Courtyard By Marriott Santo Domingo – Piantini officially broke ground this week, a property that will be the second Courtyard-branded hotel […]


Karisma Is Opening Two New All-Inclusive Hotels in Punta Cana

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The Caribbean’s most popular travel destination is getting a pair of new resorts from Karisma.  Karisma Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open two new properties in the Dominican Republic: the new Azul Beach Resort Cap Cana and the […]

Carnival’s Newest Ship Launches Caribbean Cruises

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Carnival Cruise Line’s newest ship has come to the Caribbean.  The line’s new Mardi Gras cruise ship kicked off its maiden voyage this week, with a seven-day Caribbean cruise sailing out of Port Canaveral.  That included a return to cruising […]

Dominican Republic Nears 2.5 Million Tourists in 2021

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The Dominican Republic is approaching 2.5 million tourist arrivals so far in 2021, according to new data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism.  That’s the highest number of any Caribbean destination this year. It’s also contributed more than $2.4 million […]


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