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At the Edge of the Caribbean, a Hidden Jewel in Panama

 By Alexander Britell There’s a reason they put a canal here. Panama is the thinnest sliver of the Americas, the most logical place to put the world’s most important shipping route, the isthmic keyhole from the Caribbean Sea to the …

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American Airlines Launching Two New Dominican Republic Routes

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is ramping up its flight service to the Caribbean’s most popular destination. The carrier will soon be launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the Dominican Republic, with service from both Charlotte …

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Posadas Is a Planning a Major Caribbean Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexico-based hotel giant Posadas is planning a major new resort destination in Mexico and the wider Caribbean. It’s called Tulkal, and it will feature multiple resorts, including a 515-room Fiesta Americana all-inclusive and a 340-room …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional airline Winair is expanding its presence in the Dutch Caribbean. The carrier, which first introduced flights in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao last year, will be increasing its service between Aruba, Curacao and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Miami-based HES Group has purchased the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. HES Group, which is behind a number of hotel projects in Miami, has major plans for the property; the purchase …

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 There’s a peculiar joy to finding that hidden-away hotel, the one you haven’t heard of, the one without a brand but with a personality. There’s a feeling you get when you discover a hotel for yourself — one that soon develops …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has kicked off its biggest expansion to the Caribbean in several years with a wave of additional frequencies to the Caribbean. The world’s largest airlines has launched additional daily flights to destinations including …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional carrier Winair is adding more new flights for the upcoming holiday season. The carrier is adding 24 additional seats for its St Maarten-Curacao flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Aruba flights …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding more new flights from Dallas-Fort Worth to the Caribbean, the airport said in a statement this week. The new service from Dallas-Fort Worth includes flights to San Pedro Sula, Honduras and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has made no secret of its plans to push its capital, Santo Domingo, as an emerging tourism destination. And the capital just got a big boost from Spirit Airlines, which has officially …

American Airlines Caribbean Routes

 By Alexander Britell As it prepares to launch a wave of new Caribbean routes for the upcoming winter season, American Airlines is already planning for the spring. The carrier has announced another series of new routes set to begin in …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor One of Santo Domingo’s most beloved eateries has relaunched. The Restaurante 1502, set at the historic Hodelpa Nicolas de Ovando boutique hotel, has relaunched under the direction of executive chef Alberto Rodriguez, making for a new …

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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 …

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 By Alexander Britell While the Dominican Republic’s position as the most popular travel destination in the Caribbean by visitor volume has no particularly close challenge, the country isn’t resting on its laurels. Yes, the country has publicly set a rather …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Turks and Caicos-based airline interCaribbean Airways is introducing new routes from Santo Domingo to Aruba and between Curacao and Kingston, Jamaica. These new services add to the airline’s nonstop flights to Tortola, St. Maarten and Providenciales, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new cruise port in the Dominican Republic? Dominican Republic tourism officials are mulling exactly that, according to a statement from the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. Officials this week broached the idea of establishing …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The fast-expanding Hato International Airport in Curaçao has added another new carrier to its portfolio. Dominican Republic airline Air Century has officially launched nonstop service between Santo Domingo and Curaçao. The carrier will be flying …