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Punta Cana’s Melia Caribe Tropical Names New Director of Sales and Marketing

 Above: the Melia Caribe Tropical in the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Melia Caribe Tropical resort in the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana region has named Florian Connert its new director of sales and marketing. In the new …

British Airways to Launch Nonstop Service to Punta Cana

 Above: Punta Cana (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff British Airways will be launching nonstop flights to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic later this year, the carrier announce. The Gatwick-based flights, which will launch Oct. 26, will be …

Memories Splash, Royalton Resorts Open in Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana

 Above: the Royalton Splash Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff Blue Diamond Hotels & Resorts has opened a pair of new all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic. The company debuted its new Memories Splash Punta Cana this weekend, while …

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 Above: the new Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa By the Caribbean Journal staff AMResorts has officially opened its new Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa in the Dominican Republic. The property, which debuted on Saturday, was inaugurated at a …

 Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is ramping up its Caribbean flights out of Fort Lauderdale, with new nonstop service to Montego Bay, Jamaica and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the company announced Tuesday. JetBlue …

 Above: the working meeting in Port-au-Prince (Photo: MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Could Haiti eventually be home to a tourism development on the scale of the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana? Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin recently held a …

 CHOOSING THE Caribbean’s best all inclusive resorts is a bit like choosing a list of its best restaurants — it simply begs for a definition. And the definition of “all-inclusive” has changed a lot over the years. All-inclusive properties have …

 Above: the Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa in Samana By Alexander Britell MLT Vacations’ United and Delta Vacations are adding three new resorts in the Dominican Republic’s Samana. The company announced the move during the DATE tourism conference in Punta Cana …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …