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Sirenis Punta Cana to Relaunch in December

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Ibiza-based Sirenis Hotels and Resorts is planning a major relaunch in Punta Cana. The company will be rebranding its Sirenis Punta Cana Resort Casino and Aquagames in the Dominican Republic as the Grand Sirenis Punta …

Vacation Express Adding More Montego Bay Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding more flights to Jamaica, the company announced this week. The new flights will operate nonstop from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Montego Bay from January 21, 2019 through April 22. That will …

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 …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Bahia Principe is planning a major transformation project for one of its resorts in Punta Cana. The company has closed the Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue for a large-scale renovation project; it will reopen in November …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing is expanding again in the Caribbean, with increased service to the region out of Val-d’Or, Quebec. In addition to nonstop flights to both Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean and Santa Maria …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is adding more service to Mexico’s tourism hubs, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier is set to launch new international service between Chicago Midway and Cabo San Lucas-Los Cabos in Mexico. The new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu is set to unveil its major transformation project in Punta Cana. The Spanish hotel giant has announced plans to reopen its Riu Palace Punta Cana in July following a complete renovation. The changes include …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Travel giant Sunwing is planning to relaunch a series of flights from Canada to the Caribbean this upcoming tourist season. The flights will operate weekly from Saskatoon and Regina in Saskatchewan from Nov. 5 through …

riu all inclusive

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing Riu Hotels has launched construction on another major new all-inclusive resort project. Riu has officially begun work on the new Riu Palace Costa Mujeres, which is located right next to the recently-debuted Hotel Riu …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel development is coming to the Caribbean’s hottest hotel investment destination. The new Grand Fiesta Americana Punta Cana Los Corales all-inclusive resort has already broken ground in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new standard bearer for VIP airport lounges in the Caribbean. Punta Cana International Airport has unveiled its brand-new VIP lounge, a modern, avant-garde project with a party piece: its own outdoor infinity pool. …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive resort brand Club Med is expanding again in the Caribbean, with plans to open a major new resort in the Dominican Republic. The new Club Med Michès will be the company’s first “5-Trident” resort …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding more flights to Punta Cana, this time out of Austin Bergstrom International Airport. The new nonstop flights are part of a six-night program with flights departing every Monday from June 4 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Melia’s newest luxury brand is making its debut in the Dominican Republic — and it will be its most exclusive property yet. Circle by Melia, a new “brand experience” the company says is a “whole new …

punta cana hotels

 Sure, Punta Cana is known for its admittedly impressive collection of all-inclusive resort properties. But beyond them are some very special Punta Cana hotels, unique properties tucked away on its white-sand beaches, places to stay that offer a different kind …

quebec caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic saw a tourism surge in the first quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from the country’s Central Bank. After a strong January and February, the destination saw a 14.7 percent increase …

luxury resorts

 Great luxury is its own form of travel. It’s a journey away from the ordinary, from the adequate. It’s a journey to the indulgent, to the beautiful, to the extraordinary. The best luxury resorts take you on that journey, working …