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A New Adults-Only Resort Just Opened in Punta Cana

 La Collection Resorts’ Live Aqua brand has opened its first-ever resort in the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new adults-only Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana officially opened this week, the first new resort to open in the …

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Melia Launches Free Testing, Insurance in Punta Cana and Mexico

 Melia Hotels has launched a free testing program for travelers at its hotels in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.  The move helps travelers comply with the new CDC testing requirement for return travel to the United States.  Melia will be …

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Frontier Is Adding New Nonstop Flights to Punta Cana

 Frontier Airlines is ramping up its expansion to the Dominican Republic with a new route from Miami to Punta Cana, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Frontier will be launching new twice-weekly flights between Miami and Punta Cana beginning on March 8.  …

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 Marriott’s Westin Puntacana Resort and Club has launched a new on-site testing program to help travelers comply with the new CDC testing requirements.  The property has integrated both PCR and antigen tests for all guests who need a negative test …

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 It was a short start to the launch of the Impressive Resorts & Spas brand when it first opened with two hotels in Punta Cana back in January 2020 before shutting down a few months later due to the COVID-19 …

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 Caribbean hotels are moving rapidly to offer COVID-19 tests on-site to guests, responding to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC’s) new requirement that international air travelers entering the United States produce a negative COVID-19 test taken within …

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 The newest resort in Punta Cana has launched a new on-site antigen test program, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Serenade Punta Cana Beach and Spa Resort is offering antigen tests for $50 per person to meet the CDC’s new requirement …

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 During Caribbean Journal’s (CJ) recent coverage of AMResorts’ inaugural “Amazing Agent Celebration,” which drew roughly 60 top selling AMResorts producers to the Riviera Maya, Mexico, we got a first-hand look at the popular Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya. The property reopened …

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 Skiers know that the best places to stay are slopeside, where they have direct access to the trails. The tropical equivalent is the swim-up room, where you can step outside and right into the warm waters of a swimming pool. …

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 Even amid the challenges of the travel industry, one sector continues to lead demand: all-inclusive resorts. It’s why more major big brands are entering the increasingly competitive sector — all-inclusive resorts are what lots of people are looking for when they …

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 Restaurants are about more than just food.  When we go out to eat, we aren’t doing so because we have to — we do it because we want to.  Because restaurants make our lives more interesting. They break up the …

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 The Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana resort has officially reopened, completing AMResorts’ reopening of all of the company’s 11 resorts in the Dominican Republic.  The all-inclusive, family-friendly resort, has 500 rooms and suites in the heart of Bavaro in Punta …

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 Frontier is ramping up its Caribbean expansion. The carrier is set to expand its regional network out of Miami International Airport, with plans to launch new service to Cancun, Mexico.  Beginning March 11, 2021, Frontier will be running year-round, four-times-weekly …

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 Canadian leisure carrier WestJet is relaunching its service to Aruba as part of a broader resumption of Caribbean service.  The carrier will launch once-weekly service between Toronto and Aruba on Jan. 5.  That’s along with a relaunch of service between …

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 Another new hotel has opened its doors in the Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of Punta Cana, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Serenade Punta Cana launched its soft opening this week on Cabeza de Toro Beach.  The destination’s newest all-inclusive …

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