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Tortola’s Long Bay Beach Resort Names New GM

 The Long Bay Beach Resort in Tortola has named a new general manager.  The property has tapped Rodrigo Lillo to the role, it announced this week.  Lillo’s career includes stops at a number of top resorts in the Caribbean, including …

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Dreams Is Adding Another All-Inclusive Resort in Punta Cana 

 Hyatt’s Dreams brand is opening another new all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic’s tourism capital, Punta Cana.  The new Dreams Flora Resort and Spa is slated to open its doors in December 2022, according to parent company Hyatt.  It’s the …

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Melia Is Launching a New All-Inclusive Brand in Punta Cana 

 Melia Hotels and Resorts is launching a new all-inclusive brand and a new-look resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  The new Falcon’s Resorts By Melia will be the product of a partnership between Melia and global entertainment development company Falcon’s …

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 Frontier Airlines is launching a pair of new routes to the Dominican Republic this fall.  The low-cost carrier is adding new routes from Tampa to both Punta Cana and Santo Domingo, according to the Dominican Republic’s Civil Aviation Authority.  The …

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 All-inclusive resorts have been striving to outdo each other in offering luxury experiences, but there’s still a place to stay if you’re looking for the certainty of paying one low price for all your food, drink, and fun. The Dominican …

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 Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts is bringing back its popular preschool program in Punta Cana.  The Nick Jr. Friends Event, an annual fall event for preschoolers, is back in Punta Cana from Sept. 8 through Oct. 31, 2022.  The event, which …

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 It’s hard to think of anyone who has better distilled the dream of island living than Jimmy Buffett. And Buffett’s empire has expanded far beyond music, from the famous, ubiquitous Margaritaville restaurants and bars to a fast-expanding portfolio of branded …

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 Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville is launching an “island version” of the iconic autumn beer event, Oktoberfest in the Dominican Republic. The nearly two-month-long event will be held at the all-inclusive Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana, a resort that is the product …

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 Montego Bay, Jamaica is the leading summer “travel recovery city” of 2022, according to a new report from ForwardKeys.  The Jamaican tourism hub is seeing major improvement over what was already a strong period for the destination last summer, according …

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 It’s one of the hottest things in the world of Caribbean all-inclusive, a concept that is itself the biggest thing in travel right now. We’re talking, naturally, about the swim-up room.  If there’s a new all-inclusive in development in the …

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 Spanish carrier Iberojet has added another new route to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  This week, the carrier kicked off direct service between Porto, Portugal and Punta Cana.  The first flight was completely full, according to the Dominican Republic …

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 Spanish carrier Iberojet has kicked off its first-ever flights between Barcelona and Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic’s most popular tourism destination.  The carrier is now operating two flights per week to Punta Cana, with service on Mondays and Fridays during …

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 The Dominican Republic’s most popular vacation destination, Punta Cana has hundreds of resort hotels, including at least 90 all-inclusive resorts. Many are family friendly, but there are dozens of resorts — all-inclusive and not — that only allow adults as …

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 I’m taking an evening walk through a winding, palm-lined avenue. I walk by a cinema and a French brasserie, a luxury goods shop, a cigar and rum lounge and an artisanal coffee shop. Families and couples stroll by as a DJ …

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 A huge new amusement park is set to open later this year in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  It’s called Katmandu Punta Cana, and it’s billed as the only theme park of its kind in the Caribbean.  An extension of a …

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 Reggaeton superstar J Balvin is returning to Punta Cana.  Balvin is bringing back his NEON Punta Cana music festival to the Dominican Republic, following a sold-out 2001 edition.  The event will run from Dec 7-11, 2022 in the Dominican Republic’s …

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 For most travelers, it’s the number one destination-within-a-destination: the beach bar.  As travel trends ebb and flow, it’s a constant, somehow managing to survive as the manifestation of our most romantic Caribbean travel fantasies.  Because there’s just something about a cocktail …