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

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

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

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

Sex tourism and prostitution: Which destinations are safe?

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

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

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

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

Dominican Republic Tourism Recovery analyzed after deadly threat to American visitors

Dominican Republic Tourism Recovery analyzed after deadly threat to American visitors

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

Another American tourist dies in Dominican Republic

Another American tourist dies in Dominican Republic

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

Flights to Dominican Republic: Cancel free

Flights to Dominican Republic: Cancel free

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths: Questions must be answered

Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths: Questions must be answered

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

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

Is this Hard Rock Hotel Cafe slowly poisoning guests?

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

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

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

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

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

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

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

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

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

American tourists found dead in Dominican Republic hotel

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

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

US tourists vanish in Dominican Republic between hotel and airport

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

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

The 11 Best Beach Destinations for Summer 2019

It may not feel like it outside, but the summer of 2019 is just around the corner. And there’s ... Read More

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

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

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

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

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

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

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

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

Club Melia announces new luxury resort opening in Punta Cana

Club Melia announces new luxury resort opening in Punta Cana

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spirit Airlines adds more Caribbean routes

Spirit Airlines adds more Caribbean routes

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

Palladium Hotel earns Certified Autism Center designation

Palladium Hotel earns Certified Autism Center designation

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

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

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

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

First major cruise to call on Dominica following Hurricane Maria

First major cruise to call on Dominica following Hurricane Maria

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Casa de Campo Resort & Villa Dominican Republic hurricane update

Casa de Campo Resort & Villa Dominican Republic hurricane update

Casa de Campo Resort and Villas announced today that all guests and employees are safe and the general La ... Read More

Dominican Republic’s tourism infrastructure has not suffered material damages due to Hurricane Maria

Dominican Republic’s tourism infrastructure has not suffered material damages due to Hurricane Maria

The touristic infrastructure of the Dominican Republic, which includes hotels, airports, ports and highways, have not suffered material damage ... Read More

Dominican Republic tourism: What is open, what is closed?

Dominican Republic tourism: What is open, what is closed?

Reports indicate the following about hotels in the Dominican  Republic after Hurricane Irma. AMResorts experienced no damage to any ... Read More

Hurricane Irma: Air Transat airlifts all tourists from the Dominican Republic to Canada

Hurricane Irma: Air Transat airlifts all tourists from the Dominican Republic to Canada

Air Transat is Canada's number one holiday travel airline in the Canadian and transatlantic markets. Air Transat has launched ... Read More

Community goodwill in Dominican Republic: Catalonia Royal Bavaro resort

Community goodwill in Dominican Republic: Catalonia Royal Bavaro resort

Catalonia Royal Bavaro is located in Playas de Bavaro (Punta Cana) in the Dominican Republic. Green Globe recently recertified ... Read More

A sustainable Caribbean future: Catalonia Bavaro Beach Golf & Casino Resort

A sustainable Caribbean future: Catalonia Bavaro Beach Golf & Casino Resort

Magda Cerda, Head of Hygiene and Quality Control and Director of the EcoCat team at Catalonia Bavaro Beach Golf ... Read More

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association to work closely with Dominican Republic private sector

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association to work closely with Dominican Republic private sector

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is deepening its partnership and outreach to hoteliers and tourism partners in ... Read More