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A Travel Agent’s Review of RIU Republica Dominican Republic (Adults-Only) thumbnail

Written by Denise McCain. The best part of the Dominican Republic is the beaches. These beaches are compact sand you can walk for miles on without struggling with balance or sinking. Nothing better than listening to the ocean, feeling the breeze, while casually strolling/wading along the beach. The RIU Republica is a long property with… [Read More]

New! Nickelodeon Resort Punta Cana – Not Exactly What You’d Expect! thumbnail

Written by Jill Fischer. I was expecting SpongeBob SquarePants and a fleet of other Nickelodeon characters to greet me and to be bombarded with them wherever I went. I assumed all that would be available to eat would be hot dogs and cheeseburgers. Honestly, I thought I’d hear children screaming everywhere. Nevertheless, I signed up… [Read More]

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Written by Linda Dolecki. We all know that Punta Cana has wonderful beaches and amazing resorts, so I thought I would tell you about an exciting tour adventure I did during recent my visit. You will see spectacular views and unforgettable experiences. A camera is a must! It was with Bavaro Runners in an open… [Read More]

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Written by Amber Feldpausch. This past December, my husband Neil and I were able to travel to the beautiful Dominican Republic. What a pleasant surprise it was. As an agent, I have always referred people to the Dominican Republic because it lies in the Caribbean, it’s warm, and prices are great. But I did always… [Read More]

Written by Ann Cook. Sun, Dec 20, 2009 We left the freshly fallen snow in Lansing early in the morning and took the Michigan Flyer to the Detroit airport, arriving in the Dominican Republic at about 3:30 p.m. local time. The first thing we saw as we disembarked the plane was the thatched roof of… [Read More]

Written by Diane Webster. Cabin fever is real – I live in Michigan, I know it firsthand. So, after a particularly long winter, I was beside myself with anticipation when Helen, my Mother in-law, offered to take her children to the sunny, beautiful, Dominican Republic in February. We were going to Punta Cana at the… [Read More]

Written by Joy Thrun. After sending hundreds of clients and several groups to the Mayan Riviera in Mexico, the question was, what will become the next hot all-inclusive destination? The answer is Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic! If you like luxury resorts, endless white sand beaches, world class diving, championship golf, history and culture…this… [Read More]

Written by Tom Thrun. The 2003 M.F.D.A. Mid – Winter Conference began a little like an episode of Fantasy Island. The group was greeted at the thatched roof Punta Cana Airport by a very tropical looking President Sam Smith and a very sunburned Scott Meyersieck shouting ” De plane! De plane!” Suddenly all the stress… [Read More]

Written by Eric and Beth Pulver. We’ve just returned from the beautiful Iberostar Bavaro in the Dominican Republic! What a great vacation! It was very relaxing and a great getaway for us. Since it was our first all-inclusive, we weren’t sure what to expect, but we never went hungry or thirsty and were satisfied with… [Read More]

Apple Vacations Fam Trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic thumbnail

Written by Jean Southwick. As a Classic Travel Specialist, Apple Vacations invited me to participate in a Fam Trip to Punta Cana. The purpose is to provide the opportunity for travel agents to become “familiar” with the destination including the hotels and learn what it has to offer for our travelers. I inspected and walked the… [Read More]


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