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New Dominican Republic-Curaçao Flights

 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 …

VIDEO: Casa Colonial: The Best-Kept Secret in the Dominican Republic

 By Guy Britton Maybe you’ve been to the beaches of Punta Cana, the sights of Santo Domingo, or the golf courses of La Romana. But here, hidden away among the large resorts of Puerto Plata, there is a jewel. This …

Marriott Wants to Transform the Sheraton Experience

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is looking to make big changes to its Sheraton brand. The hotel giant, which already introduced a concept for its new Sheraton guest room last year, is now showcasing its new vision for the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion with a host of new routes out of Orlando International Airport. Beginning Oct. 4, the Miramar, Fla.-based carrier will begin offering international nonstop flights to …

 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 Alexander Britell In the biggest flight expansion to the Caribbean in several years, American Airlines has announced plans to launch eight new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year, along with a huge expansion in frequencies from Miami. Beginning …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic saw a tourism surge in the first quarter of 2018, according to newly-released data from the country’s Central Bank. After a strong January and February, the destination saw a 14.7 percent increase …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff When it opened its doors in 1956, it was the place to be in Santo Domingo, if not the Caribbean. El Embajador was the musical hotspot, the filming destination, the political meeting point. Indeed, its …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina was on hand this week to inaugurate Hilton’s newest Caribbean hotel: the new Hampton by Hilton Santo Domingo Airport. The newest hotel in the capital has a rooftop swimming pool, …

 By Alexander Britell One of the most innovative urban projects in the Caribbean is soon coming to fruition. It’s called the Teleferico de Santo Domingo, and it’s the region’s first-ever urban cable car system. The project, which has become famous …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hard Rock International has announced a new appointment as it looks to ramp up its hotel expansion. The company has promoted Todd Hricko to its senior vice president and head of global development. Hricko will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hard Rock International has announced the appointment of a new senior vice president of global sales and marketing for the fast-growing Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos brand. The company has named Danielle Babilino to the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based Winair is planning a massive expansion to its flight network later this month, the company said. Winair will be launching direct service to Curacao, Santo Domingo and Haiti beginning Feb. 26. The expanded …

Caribbean Air Hub

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos-based InterCaribbean Airways is expanding its network with new flights to the Eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Beginning in February 2018, InterCaribbean will be launching nonstop services from Tortola and St Lucia to …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barcelo Hotel Group is expanding in the Dominican Republic by reviving one of the country’s legendary hotels. The company has relaunched Santo Domingo’s venerable El Embajador hotel as the El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel. …

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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 …