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Bahia Principe’s Big Punta Cana Renovation

 By the Caribbean Journal staff All-inclusive giant Grupo Pinero has unveiled the results of a major transformation at its former Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue in Punta Cana. The newly-rebranded Luxury Bahai Principe Ambar is the result of a $26 …

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Posadas Is a Planning a Major Caribbean Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico-based hotel giant Posadas is planning a major new resort destination in Mexico and the wider Caribbean. It’s called Tulkal, and it will feature multiple resorts, including a 515-room Fiesta Americana all-inclusive and a 340-room …

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Marriott Adding 6,000 New Rooms in the Caribbean

 By Alexander Britell As major brands like Hilton continue to expand their presence in the Caribbean, the world’s largest hotel company is ramping up its own plans in the region. Marriott plans to add more than 6,000 new hotel rooms …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Excellence Group has has officially broken ground on a major new all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana. The new Finest Punta Cana resort will feature 450 suites on the beach …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the top all-inclusive hotels in the Dominican Republic just took things to the next level. Spanish hotel giant Melia has officially opened its new Grand Reserve at the Paradise Palma Real, a 432-room …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another day, another new Hilton-branded hotel project in the Caribbean. Or at least it seems that way. Hilton has continued its rapid Caribbean expansion in 2019 with the groundbreaking of a new $15 million Hampton by …

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 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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 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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 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 …