Tag: Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico to host World Travel & Tourism Council 2020 Global Summit

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that the 2020 Global Summit from April 21 – 23, 2020 will be held in the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. The location of the 2020 Global Summit, regarded as the most important event in the Travel & Tourism sector worldwide, was announced by Gloria Guevara Manzo, […]

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Puerto Rico and Airbnb partner to promote tourism

Rebounding from the hurricanes that affected the island last September, the territory of Puerto Rico and Airbnb entered into an agreement to drive tourism to the island. The agreement was signed between Ricardo Rosselló, Governor of Puerto Rico and Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb. As per the agreement, Airbnb has launched its ‘Experiences’ product on […]

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Four Seasons Resort to mark its entry in Puerto Rico by 2018

Four Seasons chain is gearing up towards the launch of its most recent Puerto Rico project. The Four Seasons Cayo Largo officially launched work in the area of Fajardo. Puerto Rico’s government is supporting the project through tax credits from the Department of Finance and the Hotel Development Corporation. The $230 million hotel project is […]

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City Sightseeing launches ‘hop-on-hop-off’ bus tours in Puerto Rico

City Sightseeing, an international tour bus company will offer transportation services with its open top buses in Puerto Rico. Enrique Ybarra Valdenebro, President and CEO of City Sightseeing, and Ingrid I Rivera Rocafort, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), announced the arrival of City Sightseeing in Puerto Rico. Over the course of […]

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Puerto Rico seeks to revive direct UK flights

Ingrid Rivera Rocafort, Executive Director of the government-run Puerto Rico Tourism Company, said that the Island is hopeful it can regain a direct air link with the UK by 2016. The island has been without a UK flight since short-lived attempts by Virgin Atlantic and British Airways ended. BA began flying via Antigua in 2011, […]

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Increase in cruise ship arrivals in Puerto Rico

The number of summer cruise ship passengers visiting the U.S. territory has increased in the past three years, according to officials in Puerto Rico. Port Authority Director Victor Suarez said that through the first eight months of the year, the number of cruise ships visiting Puerto Rico increased by 41% over 2013 and by 126% […]

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Puerto Rico’s MICE industry touches new heights

Meet Puerto Rico (MPR-Puerto Rico Convention Bureau) recently announced that that its annual goal has been reached after booking 409 groups and more than 100,000 delegates. These delegates will visit the island in the next few years for meetings, conferences, conventions or incentive travels, giving a significant growth to the MICE Tourism and adding around […]

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Puerto Rico strengthens airline and cruise industries to attract tourists

Puerto Rico wants to attract greater number of tourists to visit the region, and in order to succeed Puerto Rico Tourism aims to tap the markets, which are outside of the northeast U.S. Ingrid Rivera, the Government of Puerto Rico’s Head of Travel and Tourism, is focussing on improving the transport structure, such as the […]

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Puerto Rico witnesses 15% hike in cruise travellers

The number of Cruise travellers visiting Puerto Rico increased more than 15% within one year. “An additional 124,619 people visited the island in the past nine months compared to the same period in the previous year. More than 946,000 passengers visited from July 2013 to March 2014,” Port Authority Director, Victor Suarez said. This year […]

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New flight routes to boost St. Kitts & Puerto Rico’s tourism

Seaborne Airlines has recently announced a daily service to St. Kitts from January 2014, leaving Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan to the RLB International Airport and on to the Vance Amory International Airport. Seaborne will be operating a 34-seat Saab aircraft with two pilots, a flight attendant, and in-flight service. […]

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