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Dominican Republic Seeks to Increase Tourism Through Baseball
Sports Travel News

Dominican Republic Seeks to Increase Tourism Through Baseball

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- October 29, 2020

Few would question the Dominican Republic’s love for baseball. What is less known is how the Dominican Republic during the ... Read More

Dominican Republic offers free travel insurance to foreign visitors during COVID-19
Dominican Republic travel news

Dominican Republic offers free travel insurance to foreign visitors during COVID-19

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 21, 2020

As part of its announced Responsible Tourism Recovery Plan, to address the tourism industry’s challenges during COVID-19, and to ensure ... Read More

Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19
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Countries Americans can travel to on vacation during COVID-19

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020

With 3,844,271 Americans were sick with the Coronavirus after 47,5 million were tested out of a total population of 331 ... Read More

Dominican Republic opened its borders for international tourists
Dominican Republic travel news

Dominican Republic opened its borders for international tourists

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

The Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic (MITUR) opened its borders for international tourists on 1 July 2020 at ... Read More

Punta Cana hotels: Promise seal assures tourist safety in Dominican Republic
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Punta Cana hotels: Promise seal assures tourist safety in Dominican Republic

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020

Punta Cana Hotel Consortium issued the following statement regarding tourist safety and security in the Dominican Republic: We are pleased ... Read More

Non-stop from Düsseldorf to Caribbean and Mexico
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Non-stop from Düsseldorf to Caribbean and Mexico

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 12, 2020

TUI Fly Deutschland, formerly TUI Fly has, after lengthy consideration, decided to launch long-haul Boeing 787 Dreamliners flights from Düsseldorf ... Read More

interCaribbean Airways launches new Punta Cana to Tortola flight
Airport news

interCaribbean Airways launches new Punta Cana to Tortola flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2019

interCaribbean Airways announced all-new service to connect Punta Cana with Tortola. The new service is set to begin in January ... Read More

Dozens of foreign tourists injured in Dominican tour bus and truck collision
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Dozens of foreign tourists injured in Dominican tour bus and truck collision

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

Dominican Republic's Civil Defense agency said that nearly two dozen foreign visitors for injured, some severely, after their tour bus ... Read More

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?
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Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

editor editor- November 26, 2019

Some travelers specifically plan to travel to fulfill their sexual desires. Call it a sexually-indulgent holiday, if you will. They ... Read More

Why Jamaica Tourism is booming when the Dominican Republic is on a free-fall ride?
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Why Jamaica Tourism is booming when the Dominican Republic is on a free-fall ride?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 27, 2019

Is it safe to travel to Jamaica? Is it safe to travel to the Dominican Republic? Many Americans have been ... Read More

Dominican Republic Tourism Recovery analyzed after deadly threat to American visitors
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Dominican Republic Tourism Recovery analyzed after deadly threat to American visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 5, 2019

A report shows that the slump in bookings and jump in cancellations of flights to the Dominican Republic is recovering. ... Read More

Another American tourist dies in Dominican Republic
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Another American tourist dies in Dominican Republic

editor editor- June 28, 2019

Khalid Adkins from Denver, Colorado, was vacationing in the Dominican Republic (DR) with his daughter Mia when he became ill ... Read More

Flights to Dominican Republic: Cancel free
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Flights to Dominican Republic: Cancel free

editor editor- June 27, 2019

Flight cancellations to the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic (DR) have been soaring, say analysts, while new bookings are ... Read More

Some Caribbean destinations benefit as deaths in Dominican Republic deter US tourists
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Some Caribbean destinations benefit as deaths in Dominican Republic deter US tourists

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 25, 2019

A spate of unexplained deaths of US tourists in the Dominican Republic, which have received extensive coverage in the media, ... Read More

Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana removes liquor dispensers after 9 American tourists dead in Dominican Republic
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Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana removes liquor dispensers after 9 American tourists dead in Dominican Republic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 23, 2019

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in the Dominican Republic is removing liquor dispensers from guest room minibars at its ... Read More

Expensive PR Agency hired to make Dominican Republic safe again for American Visitors
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Expensive PR Agency hired to make Dominican Republic safe again for American Visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2019

When asked what the Dominican Republic will do after 9 healthy American tourists died recently while on vacation in beach ... Read More

Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths: Questions must be answered
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Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths: Questions must be answered

editor editor- June 19, 2019

A graduation trip to the Dominican Republic for a group of 40 Oklahoma teenaged students from Deer Creek High School ... Read More

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?
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Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 11, 2019

It may not be safe to stay at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-Punta Cana. "We are too busy to ... Read More

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo
Airline News

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019

The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections ... Read More

Fiji and Dominican Republic:  Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels
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Fiji and Dominican Republic: Healthy American Tourists die in resort hotels

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019

Add Fiji to the list of now two countries where four healthy American visitors died within a week on mysterious ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
Travel Safety & Emergencies

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- June 5, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel
Travel Safety & Emergencies

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

editor editor- May 31, 2019

An American couple from Prince George’s County in Maryland vacationing in the Dominican Republic were found dead in their hotel ... Read More

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport
Travel Safety & Emergencies

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

editor editor- April 8, 2019

American tourists, Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 32, were set to return to their Mount Vernon, New York, home ... Read More

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019
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The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

editor editor- March 14, 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s no ... Read More

Holidays Network Group adds luxury Dominican Republic resort to its exclusive portfolio of lifestyle products and vacation experiences
Hotel & Resort News

Holidays Network Group adds luxury Dominican Republic resort to its exclusive portfolio of lifestyle products and vacation experiences

editor editor- February 21, 2019

Holidays Network Group (HNG) today introduced Ancora Punta Cana; its first Dominican Republic-based luxury vacation offering. The 299-unit, all-suite property ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019
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Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to ... Read More

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort recycles over 4k plastic bottles a day
Responsible Tourism News

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort recycles over 4k plastic bottles a day

editor editor- December 13, 2018

Green Globe recently recertified the Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort in the Dominican Republic awarding the property an outstanding compliance score ... Read More

Club Melia announces new luxury resort opening in Punta Cana
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Club Melia announces new luxury resort opening in Punta Cana

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2018

Club Melia by Melia Hotels International, the vacation ownership arm of Spain-based Melia Hotels International, has announced the Dec. 15, ... Read More

Air Caraïbes Airlinne emergency over the Atlantic ended safely in Lajes Field, Azores
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Air Caraïbes Airlinne emergency over the Atlantic ended safely in Lajes Field, Azores

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 17, 2018

Air Caraïbes TX556 took off from Santo Domingo on it's 8 1/3 hour flight to Paris Orly when something happened ... Read More

Riu Palace Punta Cana: What Riu Hotel guests should know and see!
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Riu Palace Punta Cana: What Riu Hotel guests should know and see!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 18, 2018

The Riu Palace Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic just re-opened hotel after an extensive renovation of all its s ... Read More

Spirit Airlines adds more Caribbean routes
Airline News

Spirit Airlines adds more Caribbean routes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 11, 2018

Just when the winter chill will be ready to take hold, here come more options for a warm tropical escape ... Read More

Palladium Hotel earns Certified Autism Center designation
Accessible Travel

Palladium Hotel earns Certified Autism Center designation

editor editor- April 30, 2018

Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa is the latest destination to become a Certified Autism Center (CAC) to help ... Read More

Why responsible tourists should visit Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala
Honduras travel news

Why responsible tourists should visit Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2018

Responsible tourists should look to travel to and support Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala through tourism. Responsible tourists ... Read More

First major cruise to call on Dominica following Hurricane Maria
Dominican Republic travel news

First major cruise to call on Dominica following Hurricane Maria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2018

To date, the Government of Dominica through the Ministry of Tourism and Urban Renewal has invested over $3 million on ... Read More

President of the Dominican Republic speaks at the Conference on Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism
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President of the Dominican Republic speaks at the Conference on Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2017

Tourism is one of the most direct ways to weave links between human beings, fostering the exchange of ideas and ... Read More

New flights from Fort Lauderdale to Turks and Caicos, San Jose, Costa Rica and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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New flights from Fort Lauderdale to Turks and Caicos, San Jose, Costa Rica and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 5, 2017

Fort Lauderdale to Turks and Caicos, San Jose, Costa Rica and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. New Service on Southwest Airlines. Read More