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Bahia Principe to Debut New Family All-Inclusive

 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 …

Bahia Principe Hotels “Reorganizes” Portfolio

 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 …

The Dominican Republic’s Newest Golf Course

 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 …

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 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 …

viva wyndham v samana

 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 …

 Above: Samana By the Caribbean Journal staff Air carrier JetBlue has launched service to Samana, its sixth destination in the Dominican Republic. The move will now provide the only nonstop service between the US and Samana, with flights originating from …

 Above: a map of the quake (Graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic was shaken Sunday by a 4.4-magnitude earthquake approximately 30 kilometres east off the coast of Samana, according to the United States Geological Survey. The …

 Above: a map of the earthquake (Graphic: USGS) The Dominican Republic was shaken by its second earthquake in as many days Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey. A 4.4-Magnitude quake rocked the area near Samana on the country’s …

 Above: a basketball court at the new community (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Leonel Fernandez has inaugurated two housing projects in the Samana and Maria Trinidad Sanchez provinces with a total investment of approximately $3.1 …