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Spirit’s New Nonstop Dominican Republic Flights

 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 …

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American Airlines Is Launching More New 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 …

A New Eatery to Try in Santo Domingo

 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 …

 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 …

 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 …

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 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 …