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American Airlines Is Launching 8 New Nonstop Routes to the Caribbean

 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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A First-Quarter Surge for Dominican Republic Tourism

 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 …

A Santo Domingo Legend, Reborn

 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 …

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 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 …

Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Flights

 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 …

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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 …

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 Hard Rock International has promoted Andrew Nasskau to be its new vice president of operations development, the company announced in a release. Nasskau had been serving as area vice president of operations, responsible for management, operations and preopening of Hard …

 Santo Domingo’s BlueMall shopping mall has expanded with a new location in the Dominican Republic. The BlueMall Punta Cana has officially opened its doors, with Grupo Velutini’s newest project offering a mix of shopping, services, restaurants and entertainment, evoking the brand’s …

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 The Dominican Republic’s capital is showing strong growth as a cruise destination, according to the latest numbers from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. Santo Domingo has reported a total of 97,087 passengers arriving to its ports of Don Diego and …

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 By Alexander Britell The Dominican Republic’s capital city of Santo Domingo has become an increasingly hip travel destination — and it’s about to get an even bigger boost. The five-star yoo hotel brand is opening its first-ever Caribbean property with …