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A Major Tech Meeting in Santo Domingo

 LACNIC On the Move heads to Dominican Republic’s capital By Gerard BestCJ Contributor Tech experts from Latin America and the Caribbean will gather in Santo Domingo this month for an important meeting of the region’s Internet community. LACNIC On The …

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New Airport Hotel Coming to Santo Domingo

 Another new hotel is coming to one of the Caribbean’s hotel development hubs: the Dominican Republic. Hilton Worldwide has broken ground on a new Hampton by Hilton Las Americas hotel near the Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo. The …

Air Europa To Launch 787 Dreamliner Flights to Santo Domingo

 Spanish air carrier Air Europa will be launching 787 Dreamliner flights to the Dominican Republic. The first Air Europa 787 Dreamliner test flight arrived at Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport this week. The carrier will begin daily Dreamliner flights …

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 Haiti’s Sunrise Airways has announced the expansion of its fleet with a new ATR 42-320 aircraft. The company said it would accept delivery in late February 2016. “Bringing an ATR into the Sunrise fold represents a bright new beginning for our …

 It’s often been said that if you have to ask how much something costs, you can’t afford it. The same is true of cool — if you have to ask why a place is cool, you’re never going to get it. …

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 Santo Domingo is getting a potentially game-changing hotel project. Hard Rock International has announced plans to develop a new 40-story hotel and casino in the Dominican Republic’s capital. The property, which will feature 400 hotel rooms and suites and a state-of-the-art casino, …

 InterCaribbean Airways has officially launched its first flight from Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport. The Turks and Caicos-based carrier launched its new flights from Antigua to Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport and Tortola’s Terrence B Lettsome International Airport. ““This …

 InterCaribbean Airways is launching new service to both Santo Domingo and Tortola out of Antigua’s recently-redeveloped VC Bird International Airport. The new flights, which begin Thursday, are the latest expansion for the Turks and Caicos-based air carrier. Flights will operate …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two of Marriott’s hotels in the Caribbean are for sale, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Courtyard Port of Spain in Trinidad and the Courtyard Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic are both listed for sale …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT will reintroduce services between Antigua and Santo Domingo beginning Dec. 15, 2015, the regional carrier announced. The airline will offer three flights a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. “We are pleased to be flying …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff An historic Caribbean hotel has new life. The Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel and Casino has officially debuted, following a $40 million renovation that began in 2014. The property, which plays a major role in …

 Above: a Crystal Cruises ship By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Crystal Cruises has unveiled a new itinerary for the upcoming winter season. Crystal Cruises is inviting passengers to “give thanks” on its new ultra-luxury voyages debuting this Thanksgiving. The new Caribbean …

 Most major airlines fly to the Caribbean. But once you get there, if you want to go between islands, it’s a very different story. For island hoppers, businesspeople, family visitors or island explorers, there are all kinds of airlines servicing …

 It’s one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, and it’s one of the most significant economic contributors to Caribbean tourism: weddings. The Caribbean is the most romantic place in the world, and it’s the dream location for a destination …

 Above: Santo Domingo (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new hotel brand is coming to the Caribbean. A new Homewood Suites by Hilton is coming to the Dominican Republic’s capital, the product of a joint venture between Proinversión …

 Above: Santo Domingo’s Colonial Zone (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SANTO DOMINGO — Everything here is hidden. Inside these venerable old structures are great little hotels and restaurants. But you don’t notice them. You walk right by them. …

 Above: the JW Marriott Santo Domingo (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SANTO DOMINGO — I am floating above Santo Domingo. I am walking on air, held up only by a thin sliver of glass extended from the lobby …

 Above: the lobby bar at the Hostal Nicolas de Ovando in Santo Domingo (All photos by CJ) This bar isn’t very old. But the building is. It’s been aging for half a millennium, a place that was once home to …