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Op-Ed: The Future of Dominican Republic Tourism

 By Carlos CastilloConsul General of the Dominican Republic in New York Tourism and hospitality have become synonymous in the Dominican Republic. They are the mainstay of the economy, and a tremendous source of pride within our culture. New York City …

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6 Reasons to Make Antigua and Barbuda Your Next Caribbean Getaway

 Over the last few years, Antigua and Barbuda has developed into one of the Caribbean’s hottest hotspots, thanks to an energetic mix of world-class hotels, exotic beauty and what just might be the best airport in the entire Caribbean. Antigua …

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Princess Cruises Planning Big Wi-Fi Expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Princess Cruises is planning a major expansion of what the company calls the “best Wi-Fi at sea.” The cruise line will be expanding its MedallionNet service to six new ships in 2020, including Grand Princess, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier interCaribbean Airways has launched its first-ever service between Tortola, BVI and Santiago in the Dominican Republic. The new service is operating twice each week, with flights between the two destinations on Mondays and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Baseball legend and Panama native Mariano Rivera will soon be the face of Panama’s reenergized tourism push. The former New York Yankees closer, who will inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend, will …

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 There’s no bigger community of Caribbean-loving travelers than you – our audience. That’s because Caribbean Journal is the world’s largest website covering Caribbean travel and tourism, with an unparalleled audience of millions of readers who travel the region all year round, …

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 By Guy Britton “Beware the Lusca,” he said. “What’s that?” I said. The dive instructor smiled and slipped under the surface of the deepest blue hole on Andros Island in The Bahamas, the kind of deep, dark place where these …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada and Mexico’s Interjet have signed an interline agreement, the two sides announced this week. That means travelers can purchase a single ticket for flights on either airline; the agreement will cover travel from …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun and the government of the state of Quintana Roo continue to make progress increasing Internet access for travelers. In the last two years, officials have added 17 Wi-Fi and three access point modules in …

 What the merger means By Jason Steele This week hotel giant Marriott announced plans to acquire Starwood hotels, which includes Westin, Sheraton and several other big name hotels. While it had been known that Starwood was entertaining offers, it came …

 Exploring the best Caribbean all inclusive resorts for solo and single travelers By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor More Caribbean travelers than ever are choosing to fly solo, but single status is no barrier to the value and convenience that staying …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has launched a new marketing initiative aimed at courting female travelers. The Grenada Tourism Authority has launched a promotion called “Grenada Girls Getaway,” a seven-month programme set to begin June …

 By Alexander Britell After years of neglect, Haiti’s tourism sector is picking up steam again — with new flights from companies like JetBlue and the addition of tour packages for the first time from outlets like Canada’s Transat. While the …