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Hodelpa Opening New Resort in Puerto Plata

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Resort company Hodelpa is expanding in the Dominican Republic with a new property in Puerto Plata. Its latest project is Hotel Emotions Playa Dorada, which is slated to open this December. The $50 million project …

Puerto Plata’s Oasis of Chic

 Rediscovering cool at the Dominican Republic’s Casa Colonial By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor It’s the last place you’d expect to find a posh boutique hotel. Hidden in plain sight in the Playa Dorada compound, where big-box all-inclusive resorts view …

Talking Tourism in the Dominican Republic With Roberto Casoni

 Above: Roberto Cassoni By Guy Britton PUERTO PLATA — While the Dominican Republic has become well known for its many all-inclusive resorts, there are pockets of exclusive, small properties across the eastern half of Hispaniola, led by the EP Casa …