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Vacation Express Adding New Caribbean Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding several new routes to popular Caribbean destinations including Jamaica, Punta Cana and Cancun. The company will launch new weekly nonstop flights from New Orleans to Montego Bay between May 25 and …

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Sunwing Is Adding Quebec-Punta Cana Flights

 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 …

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IHG Pays $300 Million for Six Senses

 By the Caribbean Journal staff InterContinental Hotels Group has added a boutique luxury brand to its burgeoning global portfolio. IHG has paid $300 million for all of Six Senses’ brands and operating companies, a portfolio that includes 16 hotels and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spanish hotel giant Riu is planning more renovations in the Caribbean, the company said this week. That will include two properties: the Riu Palace Riviera Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and the Riu Ocho …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s Montego Bay is seeing a huge surge in travel demand, according to new data provided to Caribbean Journal by Expedia. The destination recorded growth of nearly 40 percent in package demand in the third …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Excellence Group Luxury Hotels and Resorts is expanding again with a new all-inclusive resort in the heart of the Dominican Republic’s most popular destination. The company has unveiled plans to open a new luxury all-inclusive …

 There’s something to be said for easy all-inclusive vacations: a nonstop flight, a reasonable drive from the airport, all-inclusive food and beverage and unlimited sun and sand. But some vacations are even easier than others. Several Caribbean destinations have particular …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Riu has taken its Pool Party concept to the heart of Punta Cana. The global all-inclusive giant has expanded its adults-only event concept to a spot opposite Punta Cana’s Riu Bambu hotel in the Dominican …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Frontier is adding a new nonstop route to the Dominican Republic’s tourism capital of Punta Cana as part of a wider expansion of its network. The low-cost carrier has announced plans to launch a new …

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 A candlelit dinner on the cliffs of Negril. A beachy afternoon in Uvero Alto. A secluded picnic on a deserted island. The Caribbean teems with romantic vacations — but what if you could combine a magical retreat with your loved one …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Punta Cana is home to another new hotel, following this week’s debut of the Ocean El Faro in Uvero Alto. The 618-room Dominican Republic all-inclusive is the latest by H10 Hotels; it will be followed …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a busy few weeks for one of the biggest hotel companies in the Caribbean — and now Melia is at it again. Melia has unveiled the fruits of its $30 million project to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It just might be the most luxurious all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic — and now it’s officially open. The new $110 million Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real has officially made its debut in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a strong 2018 for Southwest Airlines, and the low-cost carrier continues to post solid traffic numbers. Last month, Southwest reported 11.3 billion revenue passenger miles, a 4.9 percent increase compared to November 2017, …

Punta Cana Canada Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular beach destination is getting more flights from Canada. Sunwing has begun operating its first-ever flight from Thunder Bay, Ontario to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. “We are very excited about …

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 By Alexander Britell The most popular destination in the Caribbean’s most-visited country is getting yet another new hotel. The Dominican Republic’s impressive hotel development pipeline added another property this week with the groundbreaking for the Infiniti Punta Cana hotel. The …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two new Memories-branded hotels have officially debuted in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Canadian travel giant Sunwing has announced the opening of the new Grand Memories Splash and the Grand Memories Punta Cana. The two new …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The rebranded Grand Sirenis Punta Cana is making its debut this weekend in the Dominican Republic. The former Sirenis Punta Cana Aquagames and Casino has completed a $30 million renovation, transformed into the new Grand …