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A New Way to Get to Samana in the Dominican Republic

 There’s a new way to get to one of the Dominican Republic’s hottest destinations. American Airlines has kicked off its first-ever service to Samana, with new weekly service out of Charlotte. It’s a big addition for Samana, which has largely …

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American Airlines Names New VP of International Operations

 American Airlines has named a new Vice President of international operations, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier has taped Jose Freig for the role; Freig had most recently been serving as managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean. “It …

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What’s Next for American Airlines in the Caribbean?

 People are starting to travel again. And while the numbers are, unsurprisingly, not what they were at the beginning of last year, there seems to be growing optimism in the travel industry — particularly the all-important aviation sector, with increased vaccination …

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 American Airlines is launching flights to its newest Caribbean destination: the Samana peninsula of the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In June, the world’s largest airline will kick off its first-ever route to Samana with twice weekly flights out …

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 The Dominican Republic is more than just Punta Cana. But knowing where to go — and where to stay — is another matter. That’s because the country is filled with mini-destinations, from the antique charm of Santo Domingo’s  Colonial Zone …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hotel giant Bahia Principe is set to relaunch one of its most popular Dominican Republic all-inclusive resorts as a family-friendly getaway. The Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado, formerly an adults-only property, will relaunch in May …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor All-inclusive company Bahia Principe has announced the reorganization of its 24-hotel portfolio, reclassifying its resorts into four categories and segmented experiences. The new categories and segments will simplify the process for consumers to identify which hotel …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another new golf course in the Dominican Republic: La Romana Golf Club. Bahia Principe Hotels and Resorts has officially opened the club, located in Playa Nueva Romana on the eastern coast of the Dominican …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jose Buera, who sent in this very nice shot of morning in the beach town of Las Terrenas in the Dominican Republic’s Samana peninsula. Have you taken a great photo of …

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 One of the most beautiful places in the Dominican Republic has a new hotel. The Samaná peninsula is now home to a new all-inclusive resort, the Viva Wyndham V Samaná. The resort, which faces the Bahía de Cosón in the …

 Looking to escape to the beach — permanently? Sure, you could buy a beach house, or a villa, or even a hotel. But why not buy your own beach in the Caribbean? Now you can, a nearly mile-long stretch of …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Coral Hospitality has added Balcones del Atlantico of Las Terrenas, Samana to its luxury Xeliter brand portfolio. The property is located on the Samana peninsula in the Dominican Republic. CHC specializes in the management and marketing …

 This week’s Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from CJ reader Chris Roberts in Hollywood, Fla., who took this snapshot of a bridge in Samana in the Dominican Republic. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it …

 Above: Samana By Alexander Britell Last month, we spoke to Ana Garcia Sotoca Pascual about the growth of tourism in La Romana in the Dominican Republic. We continue our look at the Dominican Republic’s varied destinations with a conversation about …

 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 …

 By Alexander Britell With American Eagle’s departure from the Caribbean, there will be a sizable void to fill. As we’ve covered of late, small carriers like Cape Air are increasing capacity and looking to capitalize on the ever-present demand for …

 Above: Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina aboard the Explorer of the Seas By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina held talks Tuesday morning with executives from Royal Caribbean International aboard the Explorer of the Seas ship in …