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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

Dominican Republic named Best Golf Destination for Latin America and the Caribbean

The Dominican Republic has cemented its reputation as the number one golfing destination in the Caribbean at the recent World Golf Awards 2019, winning the Best Golf Destination in Latin America and the Caribbean for the fourth time. Voted for by industry specialists and consumers, the popular Caribbean holiday destination has 26 world-class golf courses in spectacular locations.

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The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real, third Paradisus property to open in the Dominican Republic

Melia Hotels International introduced its new property in the Dominican Republic this month – the all-new Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real. The resort officially opened its doors to guests in Punta Cana this month and includes 288 expansive accommodations spread out over the $110 million resort.

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Moon Palace Punta Cana breaks ground in Dominican Republic

Palace Resorts has broken ground on a brand new resort in the Dominican Republic. The hotel group will add the new beachfront Moon Palace Punta Cana to its Caribbean collection, and it will have feature 2,149 guest rooms and suites over 18 floors. The luxury property will have facilities including a Greg Norman-designed golf course, 17 gourmet restaurants, a nightclub, eight swimming pools, a spa, a casino, a water park, and a beach club.

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Miches will become Dominican Republic’s newest hotspot

The little-known region of Miches will soon become one of the Dominican Republic’s newest hotspots. Club Med will open a new resort in the area in December of next year. Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda will be the first resort to open in the region, which is primarily agricultural.

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Viva Wyndham V Samana to unveil new luxury bungalows in January 2019

Viva Wyndham V Samana in the Dominican Republic has announced it will add another 34 luxury bungalows to its resort in January 2019. The adults-only resort in Samana will reveal a new exclusive area where guests can enjoy spacious rooms, private plunge pools, stocked minibars, At Your Service staff, and all-inclusive packages which include all meals, drinks and a range of activities.

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Miches Playa Esmeralda Resort to open in Dominican Republic in 2019

A new eco-friendly Club Med resort is scheduled to open in the Dominican Republic in December 2019. Michès Playa Esmeralda resort will be located in the region of Miches, just half an hour north of Punta Cana. Built on 93 acres, the luxury resort will have four villages of accommodation with different categories for both adults and families, and it will perform under Green Globe certification.

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Melia Caribe Tropical to relaunch as two distinct Dominican Republic resorts

Caribbean beach resort Melia Caribe Tropical in the Dominican Republic’s popular tourist district of Punta Cana has announced it is relaunching as two separate resorts at the end of this year. The resort is currently being turned into adults-only resort Melia Punta Cana Beach and a family-focused property Melia Caribe Beach with all-new rooms, restaurants and amenities.

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Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real to open in Dominican Republic in December 2018

Melia Hotels International has revealed that its newest Caribbean resort will open in December 2018. The Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real will launch in Punta Cana and will have 288 guest rooms and suites. The luxury resort will have seven gourmet restaurants and bars, the Natura Spa, a kids' club, aqua adventure park, fitness centre, and a Beach Club where guests will have access to the award-winning Bavaro Beach.

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Dominican Republic joins the Central America Tourism Agency

Popular Caribbean beach destination the Dominican Republic has announced it has joined the Central America Tourism Agency (CATA) to further strengthen ties in the region's tourism industry. Alongside other members such as Costa Rica, Belize and Guatemala, the island nation hopes to foster multi-destination travel in the region.

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Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda new hotel in Dominican Republic

Club Med is developing its first Exclusive Collection property in the Americas. Club Med Miches Playa Esmeralda, which will open in late 2019, will be located in the Dominican Republic, roughly 90 minutes north of Punta Cana.

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Dominican Republic named Best Golf Destination for Latin America and the Caribbean

The Dominican Republic has cemented its reputation as the number one golfing destination in the Caribbean at the recent World Golf Awards 2019, winning the Best Golf Destination in Latin America and the Caribbean for the fourth time. Voted for by industry specialists and consumers, the popular Caribbean holiday destination has 26 world-class golf courses in spectacular locations.

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Melia Hotels International introduced its new property in the Dominican Republic this month – the all-new Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real. The resort officially opened its doors to guests in Punta Cana this month and includes 288 expansive accommodations spread out over the $110 million resort.

Moon Palace Punta Cana breaks ground in Dominican Republic

Palace Resorts has broken ground on a brand new resort in the Dominican Republic. The hotel group will add the new beachfront Moon Palace Punta Cana to its Caribbean collection, and it will have feature 2,149 guest rooms and suites over 18 floors. The luxury property will have facilities including a Greg Norman-designed golf course, 17 gourmet restaurants, a nightclub, eight swimming pools, a spa, a casino, a water park, and a beach club.