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Dominican Republic Tourism Is Breaking Pre-Pandemic Records

 Tourism in the Dominican Republic set yet another record last month, with a total of 519,349 tourist arrivals.  Fo the year, the country has reported 4.263 million tourist arrivals, according to Tourism minister David Collado.  The November total was a …

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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 a New Route to the Dominican Republic

 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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 American Airlines kicked off a major relaunch of service to the Caribbean on Tuesday, resuming flights to a host of reopened destinations across the region.  American resumed eight routes from Miami on July 7, including service to Santo Domingo, Santiago, …

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 United Airlines is adding 35 routes across the Caribbean and Latin America in August, the carrier said this week.  That includes new flights to Cancun from Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Newark and San Francisco.  United is also increasing its flights …

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 The Dominican Republic is set for a major boost in air service thanks to a significant expansion from Frontier Airlines.  Frontier, which has been steadily growing its Caribbean footprint in the last year, is planning to launch three new daily …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier interCaribbean Airways has launched its first-ever service between Tortola, BVI and Santiago in the Dominican Republic. The new service is operating twice each week, with flights between the two destinations on Mondays and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off the news of rival American Airlines’ huge Caribbean expansion, JetBlue has added another new nonstop route to the region. JetBlue has officially launched its newest daily nonstop flights, connecting Newark, New Jersey and …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Heading to the Dominican Republic’s tourism paradise of Punta Cana? There’s a new way to add a cultural adventure to your beach getaway. Dominican Republic transportation firm Metro ST has added a new coach bus …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is adding a pair of major new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year. The fast-expanding carrier has announced the planned launch of new service from Fort Lauderdale to Santiago, Dominican Republic and Grand …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff New York City-based JetBlue has announced plans to launch a new daily nonstop route between Newark Liberty International Airport and Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport in the Dominican Republic. The route will provide new …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Resort company Hodelpa is expanding in the Dominican Republic with a new property in Puerto Plata. Its latest project is Hotel Emotions Playa Dorada, which is slated to open this December. The $50 million project …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta has resumed its full schedule of flights to the Dominican Republic, the carrier announced in a statement Sunday. That included flights to Punta Cana, Santo Domingo and Santiago. The Dominican Republic’s tourism hub of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta has added two extra flights to and from San Juan to Atlanta this week ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Maria, the company announced. Delta is flying 757 and Airbus A321 aircraft from …

 Delta Airlines is expanding its reach in the region again. The carrier announced that it would be resuming its service between Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Cibao International Airport in the Dominican Republic city of Santiago. The flights will be operating …

 Above: a Sunrise Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s Sunrise Airways is continuing its Caribbean expansion. The carrier will soon be launching flights from its hub in Port-au-Prince to Santiago de Cuba in Cuba. The flights will begin …

 Above: Santiago, Chile By the Caribbean Journal staff A CARICOM delegation including Heads of Government, foreign ministers and CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque will be on hand in Santiago this weekend for the second CELAC Summit. The meetings, which will …

 Above: Haiti’s Martelly and the OAS’ Insulza in Santiago (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly met with Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza this week ahead of the CELAC-EU summit in Santiago, …