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More Flights from Canada to the Caribbean This Winter

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Sunwing is set to relaunch a wave of flights to the Caribbean out of the Atlantic coast of Canada this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Canadian travel giant will resume service from Halifax to eight different destinations in January […]


Sunwing Resuming More Flights to Punta Cana, Puerto Plata

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Sunwing is set to relaunch more flights to popular destinations in the Dominican Republic, including Puerto Plata and Punta Cana.  Beginning in early December, the company will resume flights from Saguenay-Bagotvilla Airport in Quebec to a number of Caribbean destinations.  […]


JetBlue Is Launching Another Major Caribbean Expansion

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JetBlue Airways is set to launch a significant expansion to the Caribbean this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In July, JetBlue will launch new routes to destinations including Antigua, Puerto Rico, Cartagena, Haiti, Puerto Plata, Saint Lucia and St Thomas, […]

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Pandemic Leading to Second-Home Surge in Dominican Republic

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor The second-home market in the Dominican Republic is booming right now, in large part due to a desire from buyers to escape the pandemic — and future crises, according to Abelardo Melgen Acra, president and […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Playa Cofresi, Dominican Republic

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Cliff York, who sent in this beautiful shot of Playa Cofresi near Puerto Plata on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? […]

AMResorts Reopens Two All-Inclusive Hotels in the Dominican Republic

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Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts subsidiary has reopened two of its hotels in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has relaunched both the Dreams Dominicus La Romana and Dreams Punta Cana.  Both of the properties began welcoming guests […]


Here Are the Dominican Republic Hotels That Are Open Right Now

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The Dominican Republic has more hotels currently open to international visitors than any other Caribbean destination, and there are more to come if all continues to go well with the country’s COVID-19 reopening. The Dominican Republic initially reopened to tourism […]

American Airlines Begins Big Caribbean Relaunch

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American Airlines kicked off a major relaunch of service to the Caribbean on Tuesday, resuming flights to a host of reopened destinations across the region.  American resumed eight routes from Miami on July 7, including service to Santo Domingo, Santiago, […]

Dominican Republic to Reopen for Tourism July 1

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The entire country of the Dominican Republic will open up for international tourism beginning July 1, according to Lucien Echavarria, director at the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic. In an exclusive interview with Caribbean Journal, Echavarria said about […]


Regent Seven Seas Is Adding New Caribbean Ports

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Ultra-luxe boutique cruise line Regent Seven Seas is expanding its network of ports in the Caribbean region, the company said this week. Regent Seven Seas will be adding three new ports in the Caribbean for […]

Sunwing Is Adding Quebec-Punta Cana Flights

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By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular destination is getting more new flights. Canadian travel giant Sunwing has announced plans to debut a new route from Quebec City to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic this summer. The […]

Seaborne Returns to the Dominican Republic

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Regional Caribbean carrier Seaborne Airlines has returned to the Dominican Republic. The Puerto Rico-based airline has launched nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and Santiago de los Caballeros’ Cibao International Airport […]


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