puerto rico

  • For global tourism, Puerto Rico upturn provides these lessons

     Thursday, June 23, 2022

    The tourism of Puerto Rico is currently sizzling in June but it also experiences long-standing dispute that could make the success story cold. Much of the tourism work has been divided between Discover Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico Tourism Company. …

  • WTTC publishes new report at Sustainability and Investment Forum

     Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today published a new report on practical guidelines and case studies to support destinations in becoming more resilient and sustainable at its Sustainability and Investment Forum taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Puerto Rico leads by example, revives tourism sector

     Saturday, October 23, 2021

    The U.S. Travel Association’s Recovery Dashboard with data from Tourism Economics highlights Puerto Rico as the leader in recovery. When comparing monthly spending, on average, the U.S. was approximately 11 per cent below the same time two years ago in …

  • Puerto Rico has been declared host of Connect Marketplace 2022

     Monday, October 4, 2021

    Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) recently announced at the Connect Marketplace 2021 Convention in Tampa, Florida that Puerto Rico will be the official host of Connect Marketplace 2022, bringing more than 2,000 tourism and hospitality professionals to the Island. …

  • Puerto Rico will host Connect Marketplace 2022

     Tuesday, September 7, 2021

    Discover Puerto Rico said that Puerto Rico will be the host of Connect Marketplace 2022, an event that will bring more than 2,000 tourism and hospitality professionals. This major travel industry event will take place May 22-23, 2022, at the …

  • Puerto Rico requires COVID-19 vaccination for guests staying at hotels and rentals

     Wednesday, August 18, 2021

    Puerto Rico issues a mandate for requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for all guests of hotels and short-term rentals. It is a part of a wider move to control a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases blamed largely on the Delta variant. Puerto Rico is a prominent tourist hot spots gathered mostly by leisure tourists and millennials. This Caribbean island is now trying to bounce back its tourism business in post COVID-19 time.  

  • Puerto Rico cruise sector set to resume operations

     Friday, August 6, 2021

    As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Mardi Gras has docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The arrival marks the new ship’s first port of call on its maiden voyage. Mardi Gras is also the first cruise …

  • Carnival Mardi Gras docked in Puerto Rico

     Wednesday, August 4, 2021

    The Carnival Mardi Gras has docked in Puerto Rico on Tuesday. It is for the first time a cruise ship has visited the U.S. territory since the pandemic began. Some cautiously celebrated the arrival. It comes as Puerto Rico has …

  • Puerto Rico gets tough on tourists violating COVID norms

     Friday, April 2, 2021

    Puerto Rican authorities are being compelled to regulate on hostile tourists who say no to follow the preventive measures required to stop the virus spread. This Caribbean island has experienced resurgence in tourism of late, majorly from the U.S. mainland, …

  • Puerto Rico puts a halt in tourism

     Tuesday, July 28, 2020

    In a recent changing turn of events, Puerto Rico has decided to put its tourism reopening on hold and is now discouraging nonessential travel after reopening to inbound tourism earlier in July.