Expedia records 28% growth in travel to Puerto Rico

Expedia records 28-- growth in travel to Puerto Rico

 

Puerto Rico’s partnership with Expedia and the hotels.com site has seen a boom in travel to the country.

According to Expedia, bookings through its more than 100 sites worldwide for Puerto Rico have gone up 28% in the first six months of 2012 from the same period last year.

The dynamic packages offered by Expedia are attracting visitors, making Puerto Rico one of the fastest growing markets, according to information released by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.

The recent launch of Expedia.mx, Mexico, is also proving to be a boon for Puerto Rico industry, with a 137% increase in bookings to Puerto Rico in 2012’s first six months,

“The Thanksgiving weekend also proved to be a good one for the tourism industry,” said Tourism Co. executive director Luis Rivera-Marín.