Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic’s Big Tourism Projections

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has high hopes for 2016. The country is projecting a total of 6 million total stayover visitors this year, according to the country’s Ministry of Tourism. That projection comes after the country ... [ Read More ]

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Major New Hotel Coming to the Dominican Republic

 By Guy Britton A major new hotel is coming to one of the Dominican Republic’s up-and-coming destinations. Amhsa Marina Hotel and Resorts has announced plans to launch construction of the Kaeeni Beach Hotel in the Las Galeras beach enclave of ... [ Read More ]

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Three Must-Visit Luxury Hotels in the Dominican Republic

 By Alexander Britell It’s the Caribbean’s most popular destination by volume — but the Dominican Republic has a wonderful collection of properties that emphasize quality over quantity. From classic beachfront resorts to hip boutiques, you can find precisely the luxury ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’re going ga-ga over all things mermaid-related, you might want to head to CHIC Punta Cana, where there’s a pool with your name on. Occupying center stage at the Uvero Alto adults-only all-inclusive resort, ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It began with a mango-passionfruit martini. Frozen with liquid nitrogen, its fragrant vapor wafted from the rim of the glass toward the faces of my dining companions at C/X Culinary Experience, a specialty restaurant at ... [ Read More ]

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 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, CJ Travel Editor There’s beauty in a Caribbean sunrise, no doubt, with the promise it holds of even more fun under the sun, on the beach, and in the water. But let’s not underestimate the appeal of ... [ Read More ]

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 It’s no secret that tourism in the Dominican Republic is booming. Indeed, the country reported a total of 5.599 million stayover tourists last year, the largest total of any Caribbean destination, with 8.9 percent year-over-year growth. And while much of ... [ Read More ]

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 The leading tourism conference in the Dominican Republic is coming to the Paradisus Palma Real Convention Center in Punta Cana. This year’s Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange will mark its 17th edition from April 19-21. The conference, which first launched in ... [ Read More ]

beach dominican republic

 Looking to escape to the beach — permanently? Sure, you could buy a beach house, or a villa, or even a hotel. But why not buy your own beach in the Caribbean? Now you can, a nearly mile-long stretch of ... [ Read More ]

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 Delta Airlines is expanding its reach in the region again. The carrier announced that it would be resuming its service between Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Cibao International Airport in the Dominican Republic city of Santiago. The flights will be operating ... [ Read More ]

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 AMResorts has opened its newest all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic. The property has unveiled the first-ever Sunscape resort in the country, called the Sunscape Puerto Plata Dominican Republic. The 585-room, family-friendly property is located on the north coast of ... [ Read More ]

club med punta cana

 Discovering Club Med in Punta Cana By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If you’ve vacationed in the Caribbean in the last few decades – particularly if you visited Jamaica or the Dominican Republic – it’s likely that you stayed in an ... [ Read More ]

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 First major talks in years By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Turks and Caicos Governor Peter Beckingham met with Foreign Minister of the Dominican Republic, Andres Navarro in Santo Domingo last week in the first high level talks between the two sides ... [ Read More ]

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 A hot-ticket item By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor A T-shirt is a T-shirt is a T-shirt, right? Not at Club Med Punta Cana, where one particular type of T-shirt is a souvenir more prized than a bottle of Brugal Papa ... [ Read More ]

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 A new kind of relaxation By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor If I were any more relaxed I’d slip into a coma. That’s what I’m thinking as I laze on a chaise, swaddled in a waffle cotton robe and gazing out ... [ Read More ]

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 In Punta Cana, it’s where everyone wants to be: on the famous white-sand swath that fringes the Dominican Republic’s eastern coast. It’s the playground of sun-seekers from all over the world. And from this vantage point on the Club Med ... [ Read More ]

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 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Tawnya Silloway in Colorado Springs, Colo., who sent in this marvelous shot of Playa Bavaro in the Dominican Republic. Did you take a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to ... [ Read More ]

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 What’s the fastest-growing economy in the Caribbean region? Right now, it’s the Dominican Republic, which saw GDP growth of 6.6 percent in 2015, the highest rate in the region, according to new data from the United Nations Economic Commission for ... [ Read More ]