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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 …

VIDEO: Casa Colonial: The Best-Kept Secret in the Dominican Republic

 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 …

JetBlue Launches New Daily Flights to Santo Domingo

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off the news of rival American Airlines’ huge Caribbean expansion, JetBlue has added another new nonstop route to the region. JetBlue has officially launched its newest daily nonstop flights, connecting Newark, New Jersey and …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor All-inclusive company Bahia Principe has announced the reorganization of its 24-hotel portfolio, reclassifying its resorts into four categories and segmented experiences. The new categories and segments will simplify the process for consumers to identify which hotel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s Casa de Campo Resort and Villas has named a new director of hotel operations. The La Romana-area complex has appointed Larry Tuck to the role, in which he will be responsible for …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new golf course in the Dominican Republic: La Romana Golf Club. Bahia Principe Hotels and Resorts has officially opened the club, located in Playa Nueva Romana on the eastern coast of the Dominican …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s La Romana did not sustain any major damage due to the passage of Hurricanes Maria and Irma, and now one of the country’s signature resorts, Casa de Campo, says it is back …

 It’s no secret that tourism in the Dominican Republic is booming. Indeed, the country reported a total of 5.599 million stayover tourists last year, the largest total of any Caribbean destination, with 8.9 percent year-over-year growth. And while much of …

 Above: Air France planes By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France and MSC Cruises have signed a contract to partner on 18 flight rotations between Paris and La Romana in the Dominican Republic. The agreement creates a direct link between …

 Above: a map of the quake By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic was shaken by a light earthquake on Sunday evening, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake’s epicentre was about 4 kilometres east of La …

 Above: Ana Garcia Sotoca Pascual(CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell While Punta Cana is the Dominican Republic’s main tourism centre, the eastern half of Hispaniola has a wide range of tourism destinations, large and small. The country, which is currently receiving …

 Above: a map of the quake (Graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.0-magnitude earthquake shook the southern coast of the Dominican Republic early Monday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake’s epicentre was approximately 17 …