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Royalton Punta Cana, Memories Splash Resorts Set for November Opening

 Above: a rendering of the main pool at the Royalton By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA — The Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino and Memories Splash resorts are set to open on Nov. 9, according to Todd Kirlik, director of …

Annual Dominican Republic Tourism Conference Begins in Punta Cana

 Above: the Barcelo Bavaro Palace in Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PUNTA CANA – The Dominican Republic’s largest tourism conference officially begins Wednesday in the tourism hub of Punta Cana. The Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, or DATE, will …

Dominican Republic Readies For Tourism Conference in Punta Cana

 Above: the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s tourism industry is readying for its major tourism conference next week in Punta Cana. The Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, or DATE, which begins April 23, puts …

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 Above: the Now Onyx Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts will be opening a new property in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana this year. The 750-room Now Onyx Punta Cana is slated to open in November, according to …

 Above: Tortuga Bay at Puntacana By Alexander Britell The Dominican Republic has grown into one of the dominant tourism destinations in the Caribbean, nearing 5 million visitors in 2012. The country also led the Caribbean in hotel growth last year, …

 Above: Tortuga Bay in Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines’ AirTran Airways will be adding new nonstop service from Chicago to Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The nonstop flights will service Montego Bay in Jamaica and Punta …

 Above: Grace Bay Club in Providenciales By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos’ Providenciales has been named the world’s best beach destination for 2012, according to this year’s Travelers’ Choice awards from Trip Advisor. It is the second …

 Above: the Founder’s Golf Villa in Cap Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of luxury properties in the Dominican Republic’s Cap Cana development will be sold at auction Sep. 22. The properties are located on the Punta Espada …