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Southwest Airlines Resuming More Caribbean Flights

 Southwest is returning several seasonal routes to the Caribbean, the carrier said this week.  Southwest has announced the return of several flights for the upcoming 2020 season, it said.  That includes nonstop flights from Atlanta to both Cancun on the …

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From St Barth to Punta Cana, 5 Caribbean Places to Visit in November

 November is one of our favorite times of year to travel to the Caribbean. The weather is glorious, the crowds are less and the deals are plenty. But it’s also close enough to peak season that you’ll still get much …

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The Dominican Republic Gets Its First-Ever Homewood Suites

 Hilton has opened its first-ever Homewood Suites hotel in the Dominican Republic — and the brand’s first-ever hotel in the Caribbean, period.  The new Homewood Suites by Hilton Santo Domingo has debuted in the Dominican Republic’s increasingly popular capital city. The …

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 Marriott International is buying a major hotel group in Barbados.  The world’s largest hotel company has reached an agreement to buy Barbados’ Elegant Hotels Group.  Elegant Hotels owns and operates a total of seven hotel properties in Barbados, with a …

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 Spain’s Palladium Hotel Group is adding a new dining and show concept at its TRS Turquesa Hotel in Punta Cana.  The CHIC Cabaret and Restaurant will open this winter at the Dominican Republic property, joining existing locations at the TRS …

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 Surging travel company Apple Leisure Group is adding yet another new resort in the Dominican Republic, the Caribbean’s hotbed of hotel development.  Apple Leisure Group’s AMResorts subsidiary will be opening its new Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana in the first …

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 By Alexander Britell Hilton is adding a new Dominican Republic resort to its growing portfolio of all-inclusive properties in the wider Caribbean region. The dual-resort Hilton La Romana will be opening its new family-friendly section on Dec. 1, according to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive company Playa Hotels and Resorts is opening a pair of high-profile all-inclusive Hyatt-branded resorts in the Dominican Republic in November. Playa, which has a regional portfolio of 21 resorts, will be debuting two new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching three new nonstop routes from Newark to the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new service will be headlined by a pair of new nonstop service from Newark Liberty …

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 By Alexander Britell La Collecion Resorts, best known for its large portfolio of properties in Mexico, is expanding in Punta Cana. The brand’s parent company, Posadas, has announced plans to open its first Live Aqua-branded beach resort in Punta Cana. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A highly-anticipated new Club Med resort is set to open in the Dominican Republic in November. The new Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda, the first of Club Med’s “Exclusive Collection” in the Americas, will officially …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is adding a pair of new routes to the Caribbean this winter out of London, Ontario. The company will begin launching new weekly flights from London to both Punta Cana, Dominican …

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 By Alexander Britell Marriott International is getting into the all-inclusive game, with plans to debut a new all-inclusive platform that will begin with five new resorts in the wider Caribbean-Mexico region. In a major foray into the increasingly competitive all-inclusive …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s fastest-growing resort company is continuing to ramp up its development pipeline in the wider region. Apple Leisure Group has already signed six resort management deals in the Caribbean-Mexico region this year through its …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open will be returning again in 2020, the world’s leading golf tour announced this week. Next year’s Puerto Rico Open will be held again at the Coco Beach Golf and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Palace Resorts is planning a significant expansion in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned. The all-inclusive resort company is planning to add an additional 1,200 rooms at its planned Moon Palace Punta Cana in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new adults-only resort project has officially broken ground in the Dominican Republic. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina laid the first stone for construction of the new Hotel Pure Salt Orchidarium, which will be located …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Major Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is expanding again in the Caribbean with a new nonstop route to Punta Cana. The carrier will be launching a new weekly nonstop route from Calgary to the Dominican Republic’s …