Puerto Rico Data

By Emily Rasmussen. San Juan Capistrano City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday, April 17 that addresses climate change and states support in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The resolution supports findings that climate change is happening and that human activities are a key ...
What can we learn from Puerto Rico? Well, in a time of climate change, (like Hurricane Maria), one might want a few plans, and some local energy. We had more climate change-related disasters last year than in previous years. Those mean we are often out of power. And, there will be more climate ...
Puerto Rico's Environmental Quality Board directed the plant, operated by multinational corporation Applied Energy Systems (AES), to cover its giant pile of coal ash prior .... The surprising thing in all this is that Ryan didn't outright deny climate change, and his response implies that we have to act on it.
On island territories like Puerto Rico, the threat is mosquitoes carrying viruses like dengue and Zika. Warmer ... the agency's director of vector-borne diseases, declined to link the increase to the politically fraught issue of climate change, and the report does not mention climate change or global warming.
He also referenced Hurricane Maria and included a few well-placed jabs at President Donald Trump's neglect of Puerto Rico. “It is a disgrace the way we have abandoned our fellow Americans,” Gore said. “They deserve better, and the decision to ignore them while they're still suffering is environmental ...
The 2016 outbreak of Zika in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands made up the majority of the spike in mosquito-borne illnesses. Warmer temperatures are partially to blame for the spread of these pests, and in some cases even contribute to the likelihood of contracting a disease. In high-temperature ...
Puerto Rico's Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González plans to introduce a bill to the House this spring petitioning for Puerto Rico to become a state, the Washington Post reports. “Ask yourself, if New Jersey or Connecticut had been without power for six months, what would have happened?
Nine Puerto Ricans were killed after a military plane crashed near Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport in Savannah, Georgia, Wednesday ... Claims recently circulated the internet asserting that chocolate could be kaput in fewer than 40 years due to climate change, much to the dismay of ...
It's why we held FEMA accountable for the anemic response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. It's why we're focusing on the rollback of key environmental regulations by the Trump administration, and the people who will be left unprotected. Not everyone can move away from a floodplain, or a toxic site, ...
Experts say that despite recent reports that the Theobroma cacao tree faces extinction by as early as 2050 due to the impacts of climate change, the .... All nine people on board a C-130 Hercules military plane from the Puerto Rico Air National Guard were killed when it crashed near Savannah-Hilton ...
After a devastating 2017 filled with natural disasters, questions have emerged about what climate change means for insurance and reinsurance. ... up to 75,000 homes and damaged 300,000 more, causing an estimated $31 billion in damage to housing alone, said Puerto Rico's housing secretary, ...
But the bigger problem here is climate change. ... Both the EPA and the Hawaiian government say that climate change poses a big threat to coral. .... Puerto Rico's Resident Commissioner Jenniffer González plans to introduce a bill to the House this spring petitioning for Puerto Rico to become a state, ...
... team (volunteer, nonpartisan) requested this republicEN message be given to our congressman. Another 15-year-old on our team said, “Climate change is having a major impact upon Lancaster and our area due to the huge numbers of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria who now live here.”.
Texas is still recovering from Hurricane Harvey and the island of Puerto Rico has endured the longest blackout in U.S. history. Puerto Ricans still do not have full access to electricity or many basic necessities following Hurricane Maria, which struck the island as a Category 4 hurricane on September 20 ...
In this op-ed, Agnes M. Torres Rivera explains how those forced to leave Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit are climate change refugees. Agnes is ...
Climate change threatens to reverse the gains in global child health and the ... The 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessed that .... the production of drugs and intravenous fluid manufactured in Puerto Rico, ...
Cli-fi is a valuable alternative way to communicate climate change, and an ... And it becomes a conversation instead about Puerto Rico or what they're afraid of for their children,” Caffall says in an interview with Yale-NUS College.
The storm would go on to decimate the island of Dominica and, ultimately, St. Croix and Puerto Rico. [The scariest thing about 2017's hurricanes: They ...
Today, the people of Puerto Rico face a difficult situation generated by US colonial rule, imperialism and climate change. In September, Hurricane ...
“Studies show that climate change affects communities of color first and ... Funes visited Puerto Rico recently to report on the damage caused by the ...
The findings come amid initial forecasts indicating this year's hurricane season could be far worse, with affected areas like Puerto Rico and Southeast ...
A Year of Climate Change, as (Not) Presented by the EPA ... In Puerto Rico, where Maria hit last September, many Americans are still living without ...
Some of those assets include fossil fuels and Puerto Rico debt held by an ... asking them to assess the costs of climate change on their investments, ...
One of the prime factors of global warming is carbon emissions and ... In September 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and Dominica.
All Americans should be concerned about climate change. ... with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
At the end of the week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will depart from Puerto Rico and end its recovery efforts, even as thousands of Puerto Ricans ...
Moreover, TCEQ should be the state's foremost voice on climate change, ... And reports from Puerto Rico indicate that suicide attempts have spiked ...
Aislyne Calianos, Climate Change, Colonialism, and Second Class ... In the storm's aftermath, she began to notice how Puerto Rico's recovery efforts ...
... and Puerto Rico is still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Maria – both ... “Human-induced climate change continues to warm the oceans which ...
Climate Change is the single biggest threat to life, security and prosperity on Earth,” – UN ... we will learn that harsh lesson the same way Barbuda, Dominica, St. Martin, Puerto Rico, TCI and the Virgin Islands learned it last year.
Gore, nowadays best known for his advocacy to fight global warming that ... that flooded Texas and Louisiana and destroyed much of Puerto Rico last year, ... as he called on society to act more quickly to combat climate change.
They're also two of the most exposed U.S cities to climate change in the ... But the hurricanes that battered Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico last year ...
They're also two of the most exposed US cities to climate change in the ... But the hurricanes that battered Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico last year ...
Elizabeth Yeampierre, a native New Yorker of Puerto Rican heritage, did not plan on being an environmental justice activist. When she became the ...
Middle school students in San Juan, Puerto Rico Skype with journalist Kara Andrade. The Pulitzer Center's partnership with Skype in the Classroom ...
A good example is the hurricanes that battered the US Gulf Coast, Eastern Seaboard, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the fall of 2017. Were these ...
Researchers also studied streams in Alaska, Australia and Puerto Rico. Argerich said she hopes this is the model of the future for studying climate ...
Trade deficits will bite US as climate change effects worsen ... Trump does not believe in climate change, but that won't make it go away, and it ... season with devastating effects for both Houston and Puerto Rico, and combine this ...
'Did climate change kill … people in Ellicott City?' .... At least 4,645 people died in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, Harvard study estimates, ...
Or Hurricane Maria, the Category 4 storm that slammed into Puerto Rico last summer and which — we just learned this week — is now estimated to ...
... of representatives of 13 Member States of the Caribbean Community (Caricom), as well as Puerto Rico, to exchange on tackling climate change.
Just about nobody believes Puerto Rico's official death toll for Hurricane ... sparking conversations on climate change, disaster risk management, ...
Carlos R. Mercader, executive director of the Puerto Rico Federal Affairs ... NOAA made no mention of climate change because in Washington, D.C., ...
Read This: A new study reveals that Puerto Rico's death toll from Hurricane Maria may exceed 4,600 — 70 times higher than the official government ...
... which will be watched with interest after last years' season broke a number of records and e.g. devastated Puerto Rico's power grid, causing serious ...
3 Lessons from Puerto Rico: Mitigating the Health Effects of Future Hurricanes ... Nearly one year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the official ... In the age of climate change, with extreme weather events becoming more ...
On the eve of the 2018 hurricane season, we learn that the death toll in Puerto Rico from last year's Hurricane Maria wasn't 64 as the official record ...
Two weeks after Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico, President Trump ... Extreme weather due to climate change displaced more than a million ...
Dr Taalas cited the example of Hurricane Maria, which officially caused 64 deaths in Puerto Rico. According to a new study by Harvard University, the ...
McCarthy sought to reframe the discussion on climate change away from ... The study came out as Puerto Rico was planning for the start of a new ...
The agency also highlighted the threat from climate change, noting that Hurricane Maria claimed 64 lives in Puerto Rico last September, only for new ...
“Do you know what a Christmas is in Puerto Rico?” ... of extreme weather that is becoming more frequent as climate change worsens, scientists say.
Hurricanes and Climate Change – What We Know for 2018 Season ... U.S. and in Puerto Rico and caused more than $200 billion in property damage, ...
Puerto Rico remains crippled by last year's hurricane season. .... majority of Caribbean residents perceive climate change as a “very serious” problem.
Why Puerto Rico's death toll from Hurricane Maria is so much higher than ... That statement concluded Puerto Rico Secretary of Public Safety Héctor ... Rico, where extreme weather events may become more likely as climate change ...
Puerto Rico remains crippled by last year's hurricane season. ... majority of Caribbean residents perceive climate change as a “very serious” problem.
Puerto Rico remains in shambles and without reliable electricity. ... weather that is becoming more frequent as climate change worsens, scientists say.
John Sutter: I arrived in Puerto Rico a few weeks after the storm. .... is that it's tricky to link any one storm/flood/etc. to climate change (Scientists are ...
It's been more than eight months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. People are .... But we do know that this storm looks a lot like climate change.
Covering climate change as a disaster scenario isn't a strategic mistake, it's a ... From PRI's Living On Earth, Steve Curwood talks with two authors of the study estimating a huge death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria.
John Sutter: I arrived in Puerto Rico a few weeks after the storm. And I was .... But we do know that this storm looks a lot like climate change. We know ...
John Sutter: I arrived in Puerto Rico a few weeks after the storm. .... world where so many storms/weather events are supercharged by climate change ...
Counter punch of climate change and political 'permission' .... The only explanation I am hearing is that Puerto Ricans are not white, and I think we can ...
Harmeet Kaur: Did you know immediately when you got to Puerto Rico that Maria was .... Kaur: John, you covered climate change for a long time.
Current estimates for how much climate change will cost take different forms. ... These could increase the rate of climate change astronomically. ... Harvard researchers found that 4,645 people died in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of ...
With deadly hurricanes last season—including the one that eventually killed over 4600 residents of Puerto Rico—and the wildfires that consumed vast ...
Hurricanes Irma and Harvey meant 1.7 million US students were temporarily unable to go to school last year – and officials in Puerto Rico have also ...
Preempting Global Warming Before Hurricane Season 2018: Rabbi ... Last September, Hurricane Maria killed more than 4,600 people in Puerto Rico.
The more than 4,000 deaths of US citizens in Puerto Rico attributable to ... will be hosting a global summit on climate change in September this year.
“Across this land, there is evidence of climate change and the ecological .... “If you look at the reports of global warming, you see how Puerto Rico, ...
Scientists must speak similar language as public about climate change ... "In Puerto Rico, for example, the official death toll of Hurricane Maria was ...
As the planet continues to warm, climate change impacts are worsening. In 2016 ... In 2017, a NASA flyover of Puerto Rico yielded very high-resolution ...
And the Great Chinese Climate Change Hoaxsters are hard at work. ... from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year may have been underclubbed by ...
It's been nine months since Maria devastated Puerto Rico. .... this spring, FEMA managed to omit any mention of climate change — which the agency ...
Sally Kohn actually ups the debunked Puerto Rico death toll by a few hundred ... Naomi Klein calls 5,000+ deaths in Puerto Rico “homicide by public policy” ... by climate change plus disaster capitalist exploitation #OurPowerPRnyc.
The group exhibition Indicators: Artists on Climate Change and the solo ... Gabriela Salazar's sculpture Matters in Shelter (and Place, Puerto Rico) ...
Many major media outlets also neglected to weave climate change into ... Hurricane Maria overwhelmingly harmed people of color -- Puerto Rico's ...
As climate change alters how and where food is grown, Puerto Rico's ... on the intersection of climate change with other social and political issues, ...
Puerto Rico just got 11,000 toads courtesy of the Detroit Zoo ... The tadpoles left Detroit on June 6 for Puerto Rico to join more than 52,000 Detroit Zoo-born ... because of habitat loss, climate change, pollution and infectious diseases.
Then came Hurricane Maria, which left much of the island of Puerto Rico in ruins. While initial reports showed a death toll of 64, a recent Harvard study ...
It should be made clear that the study isn't claiming that climate change ... we just learned that the real death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria ...
Kathy Brazaitis: Climate change threatens public health ... illnesses, and in injuries and deaths from dangerous weather events, i.e. Puerto Rico.
I'm not surprised, sadly, about the degree of suicide in Puerto Rico that's being reported. It's been reported in farmlands. I'm extremely distressed ...
Big Spending Needed to Meet UN Climate-Change Goals ... Since then, 16 states and Puerto Rico formed the United State Climate Alliance as a ...
NPR covering psychological harm from climate change had my full ... in Puerto Rico and other regions that have been struck by natural disasters, but ...
Climate Change Is Our Most Critical National-Security Challenge ... last fall's California firestorms, or Hurricane Maria's assault on Puerto Rico.2.
This is especially the case in the wake of a natural disaster, as Hurricane Maria sparked a mental health crisis in Puerto Rico, with many suffering ...
Climate change has dramatically affected sea level, and as a result, our ... of one another that devastated Texas, Florida and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, ... These shorelines are at risk, but they can also help slow climate change ...
And after last year's destruction, more than 130,000 people left Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands. Climate change only adds to the threat — in ...
After Hurricane Maria, Andrés went to Puerto Rico with his charity World Central Kitchen, and proceeded to cook 100,000 dishes per day to help feed ...
Prez said the 2,000 square foot mural was created during the time of Hurricane Maria, the storm that devastated Dominica and Puerto Rico.
... in the overwhelmingly Democratic district ― suggested that storm-ravaged Puerto Rico, still struggling to regain reliable electricity nearly a year after ...
At Storm King, artists contemplate the threat of climate change .... Gabriela Salazar's Matters in Shelter (and Place, Puerto Rico), one of the most fully ...
“Slowing down climate change is all about managing energy,” said Patrick ... “We've seen neighborhoods in Louisiana, Puerto Rico and Houston be ...
After Hurricane Maria, 300,000 Puerto Ricans emigrated to Florida, and experts estimate that a total of over one million Americans were displaced rom ...
... extreme weather events caused by global warming can bring on food, water, and energy shortages, as happened in Puerto Rico last year and right ...
Unfortunately, global warming wreaks havoc now. ... Or ask the people of Puerto Rico, who still do not have basic amenities such as electricity and ...
Rick Scott's treatment of Puerto Ricans in the state and his denial of climate change. The multimedia campaign launching on Wednesday is paid for by ...
A Puerto Rican progressive group is launching attack ads against Gov. Rick Scott for ... Yet Donald Trump and Rick Scott deny climate change is real.
A new advertising campaign attacks Gov. Rick Scott's record on climate change as thousands of Puerto Ricans who evacuated the island after ...
The current exhibition, Indicators: Artists on Climate Change, is the latest ... Gabriela Salazar, Matters in Shelter (and Place, Puerto Rico), 2018. Coffee ...
As part of its push to support studies and public relations to cast doubt on mounting scientific evidence on climate change, Bradley has focused its ...
FEMA released a After-Action Report Friday that concluded that it inadequately provided support to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, a majority of ...
Climate Change Impacts Hurricanes ... make landfall, something that Americans in Houston and Puerto Rico, unfortunately, experienced last year. And ...
Hendricks outlined how the series of Western wildfires, intense rainfall in Houston, and wind and storm surge events in South Florida and Puerto Rico ...
The above-average temperatures that result from climate change are ... Puerto Rico has also seen higher suicide rates since Hurricane Maria. Though ...
... Yosemite Park were closed this week, and wildfires are predicted to get worse), Houston's intense flooding, and storms in Florida and Puerto Rico.
But Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria made sure the real story was ... Scott doesn't want to discuss the link between climate change and ...
Most of this lost habitat would be in the waters surrounding Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Central America's Mesoamerican ...
Hurricane Maria is estimated to have taken more than 4,000 lives in Puerto Rico last September. High-intensity hurricanes are becoming more ...
Ontario builders repair homes, restore hope in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico .... “Puerto Rico is Ground Zero for climate change and is a target-rich ...
After Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, suicide rates increased. Suicides tripled in the post-Katrina climate and ...
Jordan Peterson Pushes Dangerous Myths About Climate Change .... Go to Houston or Puerto Rico or Syria, where drought connected to climate ...
Puerto Rico remains in a more vulnerable situation than other states. It is expected that some of the initial effects of climate change will be seen in ...
Ricardo Rosselló, governor of Puerto Rico, added that the U.S. territory "remains in a more vulnerable situation than other states ... it is expected that ...
The sixth assessment will address the physical basis of climate change ... that may look like with recent hurricanes that hit Texas and Puerto Rico.
It is expected that some of the initial effects of climate change will be seen in Puerto Rico.” Trump pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord—an ...
By Marty Nathan and Jomarie Ramirez. For two years we have known that the world is hotter than it has been for the last 115,000 years. The planet's ...
Examine the government's responses to the destruction in Texas and Florida and to that in Puerto Rico. It's day and night. No one even talks about ...
(CNN) The government of Puerto Rico has quietly admitted that the death toll from Hurricane Maria -- a subject of ... governments better prepare for future storms, which are expected to become worse in the era of climate change.
But where is public outrage and political will to address climate change, ... Texas and Puerto Rico, to a recent study by the Massachusetts Institute of ...
Disastrous scenarios and the nagging “what ifs” that accompany them are recent reality for Texas, Puerto Rico, Louisiana, and California. Brock Long ...
Facing $17B in Fire Damages, PG&E CEO Blames Climate Change ... weather events such as hurricanes that have slammed Texas and Puerto Rico.
Climate change is no longer coming, it's here,” Geisha Williams, chief ... events such as hurricanes that have slammed Texas and Puerto Rico.
Utility CEO Facing $17B in Fire Damages, Blames Climate Change ... weather events such as hurricanes that have slammed Texas and Puerto Rico.
In June, Raimondo announced Rhode Island's participation in the United States Climate Alliance. So far, 16 states and Puerto Rico have agreed to ...
328 days later: Almost an entire year after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico and took out what was already a struggling electric rid, the ...
But now it's unavoidable – climate change is not some distant promised ... Indeed, the troubled histories of New Orleans and Puerto Rico tell of the ...
Tourism
Representatives from the San Juan-based hotel management company were here to offer updates on how their properties have fared in the wake of Maria as well as to discuss the state of tourism in Puerto Rico's capital and recovery in general. Overall the message was that IHE's properties are up and ...
Nearly eight out of 10 agents surveyed (79 percent) said cruise sales were consistently on the rise when compared to last year, and the majority of agents are still booking trips to the Caribbean despite the impact of last year's hurricanes. Even hard-hit Puerto Rico showcased its tourism recovery with a ...
The renowned Serafina Restaurant Group has expanded its hospitality presence by opening the brand's first-ever hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ... Following the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company is thrilled to announce that the small island is finally re-opened ...
If Puerto Rico loses manufacturing jobs, it's unclear what might sustain the economy, Velez said. It has tried to establish itself as a tourist center and cruise-ship hub, but tourism accounts for only about 7 percent of the economy and the jobs are typically low-paying. “The downward spiral is going to ...
More than 125 hotels were back in business by the end of February, while more than 4,000 restaurants around the island were open. That accounts for about 80 percent of Puerto Rico's hotels and restaurants, according to the PTRC. The number of passenger cruise ships calling on San Juan has risen, ...
... the largest and only official cruise tourism conference and trade show in the region. Taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico from November 5-9, it will offer participants a series of meetings, workshops, networking opportunities and more with an expected 100 high-level executives from FCCA Member ...
It's been just over six months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria plowed through Puerto Rico—and while the vibrant capital city of San Juan is still working to rebuild, it's doing so at an impressive rate. Carla Campos, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, says that right now the biggest ...
“In 2017 alone, sports tourism generated $158 million of economic impact to the City of Myrtle Beach and over 165,000 total hotel room nights, ... Discussions about the possibility of bringing a basketball tournament to the Myrtle Beach area began after the 11th annual Puerto Rico Tip-Off was held this ...
The year-round, daily Miami flight will add 17,700 seats per year to San Juan, while the Raleigh and Islip flights will total a combined 33,000 annual visitors. “We celebrate the arrival of these new routes, and we thank Frontier Airlines for betting on Puerto Rico and contributing to the restoration and ...
According to the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) hurricane update, some of the hardest hit destinations – St Martin, Dominica, Barbuda, British ... There were more than 120 Puerto Rico Tourism Company-endorsed hotels open as of mid-February with more set to open throughout the year.
Located in the Northwestern region of Argentina, La Rioja and San Juan provinces welcomed key U.S. firms to discover their untapped market and ... During Gurinder Singh Khalsa's visit to the provinces, he had the opportunity to meet state Governor of La Rioja Governor Sergio Casas and San Juan ...
Green Spirit operates a dispensary in Dorado, Puerto Rico, along with several others in PR, as well as one in Oregon and in the Santa Rosa area. ... The study also suggested that beginning in 2018, the state's tourism industry is expected to boom as visitors pour in from other states and countries that do ...
So the tourism I think is definitely coming back, and it's been a pleasure to be here. I've been very relaxed," she said. "There has been a hashtag, #puertoricoselevanta," Figueroa said. "Puerto Rico has been doing that, standing up after the hurricane." Residents want the world to know that the island is ...
Business has been brisk at restaurants in the El Condado neighborhood of San Juan, Puerto Rico, which is near the airport. (Tony Rojek ... Businesses have left, and tourism has taken a hit. ... A quick tour of the neighborhood reveals a lot of residential buildings and businesses, some still boarded up.
MYRTLE BEACH — The last time Brad Dean was in Puerto Rico, he was advising General Electric on whether or not to outsource manufacturing plants. But when he starts as CEO of the island's first-ever destination marketing organization at the end of April, Dean hopes to bring jobs back to the island, ...
Fiscally, San Juan County's revenue remains strong, according to Watson. He pointed out that most counties receive more income from property tax than sales taxes, but the islands are the opposite; more funds come from sales taxes than property taxes. Given increasing tourism, he explained, this isn't ...
“There were so many people on the beaches Easter weekend,” Nichols, the owner of TravelBash boutique travel company, told Moneyish. “People were drinking and dancing in the street in San Juan and La Pacita. We couldn't get into Pasta y Pueblo restaurant because they actually ran out of food!
18, Dominica's Tourism Minister Robert Tonge had been expecting a Category 1 or 2 hurricane — bad, but nothing the island hadn't dealt with before. “Maria” probably wouldn't be a name ..... In Puerto Rico, the lights are on in Old San Juan — for the most part. That's not necessarily the case for ...
According to TTG, there were more than 120 Puerto Rico Tourism Company-endorsed hotels open as of mid-February, with more set to re-open during the ... All airports to the country are now also open, and the capital San Juan has even been tipped as one of Lonely Planet's best cities to visit in 2018.
While parts of Puerto Rico are still recovering from Hurricane Maria, the city of San Juan has been welcoming tourists for months. Round-trip airfare is affordable (around $340 from Atlanta), accommodations are plentiful, and the weather is always just right. Another top spot in the Caribbean is the ...
While many parts of Puerto Rico are still without power in the aftermath of hurricane Maria, you shouldn't feel bad about visiting San Juan as a tourist instead of an activist. Spending money as a visitor can actually help the island recover. "The injection of vital tourism dollars into Puerto Rico's economy ...
In Puerto Rico, the lights are on in Old San Juan — for the most part. That's not necessarily the case for thousands of other people and businesses on the island, which is still grappling with the impact of Hurricane Maria, the worst hurricane in its history. But many of the island's tourist attractions are open ...
GRUESOME photos show how a beachgoer's arms and legs were ripped to shreds in a horror shark attack. Pablo de Melo had to have his leg amputated after the shark mauled his limbs while he was swimming in waist-deep water off Piedade beach in Recife, Brazil. A beachgoer lost his leg following a ...
Carlos Giusti • Associated Press Twins pitcher Jose Berrios, a Puerto Rico native, shook hands with 7-year-old Lucas Suarez during a visit Monday by a group of Twins at the San Jorge Children's Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Along with Berrios, Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario is also from Puerto ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) announced today that just two weeks following record-breaking occupancy numbers over the Easter and Passover holidays, the Island is hosting thousands of MLB fans for a two-game series between ...
Would San Juan be a candidate? But it's not just about baseball there. In addition to the Indians-Twins series, Puerto Rico has been the site of the Divas Half Marathon and 5K and IRONMAN 70.3 this year and is set for two more years as the PGA TOUR's Puerto Rico Open host in 2019 and 2020.
Carlos Beltran, the newly minted World Series champion and advocate for Puerto Rico's recovery, stands off to the side taking everything in and dispelling rumors that he has aims to be ... Right now, the company's efforts are focused on high-trafficked tourist areas, like around Hiram Bithorn in San Juan.
CULEBRA, Puerto Rico – Federal, local and non-profit agencies are collaborating to restore hurricane damaged coral reefs, one of Puerto Rico's natural wonders. With an average economic value of nearly $1.1 billion per year, the reefs support the island's vibrant tourism industry while protecting lives ...
SAN JOSE, Puerto Rico -- Twins manager Paul Molitor had a long and illustrious playing career, but he never had the chance to play in Puerto Rico outside of a charity event with Carlos Baerga in ... It's expected to have an economic impact of $17 million, according to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.
Recovering from Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is the perfect place to visit and give back to the community. Although tourism is down, most businesses are up and running. San Juan is Puerto Rico's beautiful capital, filled with historic vibrant Spanish colonial buildings and warm sandy beaches. Puerto ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — They're good for now, and playing in front of a boisterous hometown crowd for two days surely will provide them with ... Whether its hometown visits to high schools, dozens of interviews with local and national outlets, speaking on behalf of the Puerto Rican tourism board or ...
There are plenty of good coaches around Puerto Rico, many of them former major leaguers. There are two major baseball academies on the island — the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy (PRBA), located in Gurabo, which is about 30 minutes outside of San Juan; and the Carlos Beltran Baseball ...
The 22-year-old middle infielder is off to a strong start in 2018, hitting .350/.381/.550 through 10 games in his second tour of the Southern League. ... SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Through 87 pitches, Jake Odorizzi was in total control and matching zeros with two-time American League Cy Young Award ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- After missing Tuesday's Puerto Rico Series opener with a migraine, the Twins placed center fielder Byron Buxton on the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday, retroactive ..... It's expected to have an economic impact of $17 million, according to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.
Tourism Australia is ramping up awareness of its 'An Australian Adventure' campaign through a new partnership using Expedia's technology platform. The promotional body has been actively targeting US traveller market through activities such as the Dundee Super Bowl commercial and ad campaign.
"Everyone is frustrated and it's so unstable," said Eileen Velez, a 37-year-old engineer who lives outside San Juan. "It feels like the hurricane side effects ... The game is expected to create a $17 million impact to the island, according to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. On Wednesday evening, PREPA ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Through 87 pitches, Jake Odorizzi was in total control and matching zeros with two-time American League Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber in front of a raucous .... It's expected to have an economic impact of $17 million, according to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.
The region landed fourth on the New York Times' list of 52 places to visit in 2018, not just because "tourism speeds recovery in a storm-battered part of the world," but ... If you're feeling spontaneous and looking to plan a trip in the next couple of weeks, you're best bet is to head to San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Bouncing back just weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island hard, San Juan saw 80,000 homeport passengers in November and December, according to Carla Campos, acting executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. “Following the hurricanes, the cruise business is back and stronger ...
Boutique family-owned inns and major hotels in resort regions including Culebra, Cabo Rojo and historic San Juan, were highlighted by “crowds enjoying the beaches, diverse attractions and nightlife,” said PRTC officials, indicative of “travelers' growing trust in Puerto Rico's readiness.” “We've been ...
By being exposed to the sounds of Electronic Dance Music in Denver, Colorado, Blues in Houston, Texas, Rock 'n' Roll in Portland, Oregon, Hip-Hop in Atlanta, Georgia and Soul in San Juan, Puerto Rico, prospective travelers get a taste of the eclectic cultural and musical soundtrack the United States ...
(ABC News) - Puerto Rico is facing its worst blackout since Hurricane Maria hit in September, leaving some residents wondering whether the island will ever fully recover. "Everyone is frustrated and it's so unstable," said Eileen Velez, a 37-year-old engineer who lives outside San Juan. "It feels like the ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- On a night that saw Puerto Rico native Jose Berrios turn in a dominant performance of seven scoreless innings against the Indians in front of his home crowd, it was ...... It's expected to have an economic impact of $17 million, according to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.
By the end of June, Puerto Rico will have received 1.04 million passengers since Hurricane Maria hit in September. Additionally, 14 vessels have homeports (the departure point) in San Juan, four more than last year. “Tourism was the first sector to get back up and running in Puerto Rico,” said Campos.
I was invited to cover the event as a guest of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, and much of the environment felt familiar: We found ourselves in the Antiguo Casino de Puerto Rico, a historic building next to the island's famed Old San Juan district, surrounded by the same spirited, resilient community I'd ...
He is heading to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico as CEO of the Puerto Rico Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) - a fancy term for Tourism's Top Dog. Dean leaves an organization in the midst of a lawsuit over its use of public funds, but I'm too far removed from that issue to comment on its merits.
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. , April 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eastern Caribbean destinations like Puerto Rico, St. Maarten and the U.S. Virgin Islands already welcome tens of thousands of cruise passengers per day after recovering from the tragic and unprecedented hurricane season, but they are ...
Mark Vanterpool; and Puerto Rico Tourism Company's (PRTC) Chief Strategist, Ronald Castro. ... expected to gather 1,000 stakeholders and 100 cruise executives for meetings, workshops and networking opportunities from November 5-9 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and it is open for registration at www.
St. Maarten Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications and Transport Cornelius de Weever, Dominica Minister of Tourism and Urban Renewal Robert Tonge, British Virgin Islands Minister of Communications and Works Mark Vanterpool and Puerto Rico Tourism Co. chief strategist ...
These large cities in the Caribbean region offer up the ability for visitors to take city break along with spending time lounging on a beautiful beach. With that in mind ... San Juan, Puerto Rico ... A colorful array of colonial architecture and numerous attractions is what makes San Juan truly a tourist's dream.
Somewhere between 5 and 10 percent of Puerto Rico residents still don't have electricity. A little over 1 percent don't have easy access ... Puerto Rico for days. He had public spats with the mayor of San Juan. He said Puerto Ricans ... Tourism is bouncing back. Students are back in school. Evidence of ...
Mark Vanterpool; and Puerto Rico Tourism Company's (PRTC) Chief Strategist, Ronald Castro. The Operations Committee consisted of; Howard Sherman, EVP, Onboard Revenue, Port & Destination Services & Casino Operations, NCLH; Steve Moeller, Vice President, Commercial Development, NCLH; ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott is making his fifth trip to Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. Scott will leave Monday on a trip his office said will be to give assistance and guidance to emergency management workers and government leaders in ...
Brad Dean, CEO of the newly established Puerto Rico Destination Marketing Organization (“Corporación para la Promoción de Puerto Rico como ... “There is nothing greater than the transformative power of travel and tourism to help Puerto Rico, its residents and businesses continue towards its already ...
The Caribbean Travel Marketplace—the largest exclusively Caribbean annual travel trade-show—was held for the 36th time earlier this year, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The location, one of the country's hardest hit by last summer's hurricanes, was particularly fitting—given the region's mission to promote ...
Also attending were U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty, Dominica Tourism and Urban Renewal Minister Robert Tonge, British Virgin Islands Communications and Works Minister Mark Vanterpool and Puerto Rico Tourism Company Chief Strategist Ronald Castro.
“We are going to take care of our most vulnerable - our children, our elderly - and we will take the necessary measures so that through tourism and technology, we can return to economic growth (and) pay our debts,” he said in an interview on the sidelines of the Smart Island World Congress in Mallorca.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, Tuesday April 24, 2018 – With a focus on family travel for 2018, a popular hotel on Paradise Island in The Bahamas is reporting strong performance this winter season. Providing an update during the recent Caribbean Travel Marketplace in San Juan, Puerto Rico, ...
When a group of Arizona entrepreneurs arrived in Puerto Rico on March 20, they weren't sure who they were going to help, but they knew they wanted to find a way to give ... Like most businesses in Old San Juan, Casa Melaza heavily relies on tourism, which is still struggling to recover following Maria.
Overall, tourism remains down, particularly in USVI, where the major hotels are still closed. In Puerto Rico, total lodgings registered with the Puerto Rico Tourism Company in January 2018 were down over 54% from January 2017, with the decline even greater in non-metropolitan areas. As of February ...
CALVIA, Spain, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Puerto Rico, battered by Hurricane Maria in September, is working "day and night" to restore ... "We are going to take care of our most vulnerable - our children, our elderly - and we will take the necessary measures so that through tourism and ...
In a bid to recruit more workers, the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a job fair in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on May 7 and 8, with the goal of offering jobs to workers still displaced by Hurricane Maria. The project is a joint effort of the Cape chamber and the Puerto Rico Tourism Office.
Welcome to MarieClaire.com's series on weekend travel—a smart girl's guide to making the most of those glorious two days off. Looking for ... Rincón, Puerto Rico is located on the less-touristy west coast of the island, a 45-minute drive from Aguadilla airport, and about a three-hour drive from San Juan.
These are the latest laws in Puerto Rico enacted through the month of January. Beginning with a law that seeks to increase tourism in the central region of the main island of Puerto Rico by creating a new “Gastronomic Route” centering on Puerto Rican food culture. Social progress was also the focus of ...
When dairy farmers suffering from Puerto Rico's 2006 debt crisis offered to barter fresh milk in exchange for industry-mandated lab tests, ... She had previously worked as a microbiologist for a large dairy company in the capital of San Juan, but after having children, she relocated to the island's main ...
We can't imagine what would happen to our communities if tourism drastically dropped off. According to the Dean Runyan Associates 2016 Travel Impacts Report, visitors spent over $211 million in San Juan County. Locally, tourism generated 2,140 jobs and visitors to San Juan County and generated ...
"Our top priority is to quickly assemble an exceptional team of sales and marketing professionals that will build upon the foundation laid by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company and Meet Puerto Rico, enabling us to grow the island's visitor economy to new heights," Dean told Successful Meetings. "We are ...
We can't imagine what would happen to our communities if tourism drastically dropped off. According to the Dean Runyan Associates 2016 Travel Impacts Report, visitors spent more than $211 million in San Juan County, tourism generated 2,140 jobs and visitors to San Juan County generated $21.2 ...
The economic engine for the San Juan Mountains region is largely recreational tourism and small businesses. Driving the Million Dollar Highway, skiing in Telluride or hiking the Blue Lakes Trail all depend on the appeal of protected landscapes. Sen. Bennet listened to the local residents and took action ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First BanCorp. (the “Corporation”) (NYSE: FBP), the bank holding company for FirstBank Puerto Rico (“FirstBank” or “the Bank”), today reported net income of $33.1 million for the first quarter of 2018, or $0.15 per diluted share, compared to $24.2 million, ...
There's no better time to make that dream into a reality. Despite the impact of Hurricane Maria last year, Puerto Rico is certainly open for tourism. You can walk the historic Spanish colonial-style streets of San Juan, visit historic forts and spend hours tanning along the islands picturesque coastline.
"Puerto Rico is facing a serious public-image crisis," acknowledged Alma Pedrosa, who this week was named CFO of the newly established Puerto Rico ... the DMO that has worked to bring meetings, conventions and incentives to the destination, and the leisure-tourism focused Puerto Rico Tourism Co.
Led by local architecture firm, OBMI, the firm's Director of Sustainability, Denaye Hinds led efforts to rebuild parts of Puerto Rico following 2017's devastating Hurricane Maria. Hinds joined forces with the Caribbean Alliance for Sustainable Tourism (CAST) and Love in Motion Foundation, a locally based ...
But also let us remind ourselves that what we have has also to be protected. It is not a wonder why in most surfing beaches, the locals are very protective, a closed knit unit. I pray for the same. Always remember tourists just come and go. A selfie here and there then they leave without care in the world.
In most Caribbean countries, tourism represented more than 25% of their gross domestic product (GDP). “[The hurricanes] had a major impact on popular tourist destinations such as the BVI [British Virgin Islands] and Puerto Rico, although around two thirds of the region avoided any damage,” the report ...
#The Bahamas will host the Caribbean's largest aviation conference this June, bringing together major players from the sector and tourism ... Islands (BVI), Canada, Commonwealth of Dominica, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Nevis, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Saba, ...
Air Transat is also pleased to announce the return of flights from Toronto and Montreal to Saint-Martin/St-Maarten and San Juan, Puerto Rico, both of ... “As the Canadian leader in holiday travel, Air Transat continually strives to offer travellers more destinations and more flexibility, which is why we are ...
A: After Maria hit, I was heavily engaged in trying to get resources to our colleagues and guests and trying to facilitate getting people out of Puerto Rico. My frustration was: we needed someone on the ground we could rely on. What happened, and this is a good sign for the future, is that private enterprise ...
Tourism is one of the most important economic sectors in the Caribbean. Nearly 47 million passengers spent US$31.4 billion in 2016. It contributes 15 per cent of the Caribbean's GDP and nearly 14 per cent of employment. Islands that experienced the most damage were Cuba, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin ...
MONTREAL — Canadian airlines say they are planning to resume flights to St. Maarten and Puerto Rico in time for next winter's busy travel season. Air Transat said Tuesday that seasonal flights from Montreal and Toronto will return for four months starting just before Christmas. The hurricanes that ...
PUERTO RICO is facing a wave of neoliberal reforms that the government has put in place to extract as much as possible from its people who then ... In the areas where tourists are likely to visit, most stores are open, with light and running water, and there are beautiful new hotel constructions close to ...
Although the principal Caribbean tourism zones were not severely impacted by Hurricane Irma, as was the case with many other neighbouring Caribbean islands such as Puerto Rico, it appears that tourism in the Caribbean has suffered a longer than anticipated negative impact from the Hurricane.
Puerto Rico's medical marijuana industry has full governmental support, which means the island could become the cannabis tourism mecca of the Caribbean. Importantly, the island's cannabis law includes a reciprocity policy that allows dispensaries to serve patients visiting Puerto Rico, as long as they ...
Instead, he brought Holland America's Koningsdam to the islands that were in need of tourism dollars and hurricane relief anyway. ... After the conclusion of the cruise, Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise donated $9,638 to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Puerto Rico, a non-profit providing meals to ...
'The week after the storm, everything that was once green turned brown,' said Director of Tourism in the British Virgin Islands, Sharon Flax Brutus. 'You woke up on the ... Puerto Rico was among the first countries to send aid to the British Virgin Islands, a gesture that hasn't been forgotten. 'It was so ...
Hundreds of protesters were tear gassed by police at Puerto Rico's National Strike Tuesday, and many others pepper sprayed, shot with rubber bullets, and struck with batons. ... The group called for another protest in San Juan today – this one launching from the beachside tourism hub of Condado.
Quebec City (Canada), San Juan (Puerto Rico) and Miami (USA) also made the top 10, along with Sydney and Queenstown in New Zealand. The list was measured by the growth in bookings for food and drink tourism attractions on TripAdvisor, one of the world's biggest online travel companies. Foodies ...
However, you'll need to act fast—flight deals like these tend to have a short shelf life. As previously reported by Traveler, tourism is vital to Puerto Rico's economy and your trip will help support it post-hurricane. If you need some inspiration, consider spending a weekend in the capital city of San Juan.
And in ways both big and small, life on Puerto Rico still bears the scars. Travelers in Luis Munoz Marin International Airport still occasionally hold their cell phones up in frustration, searching for a signal on the frequently overloaded network. Tarps dot the neighborhoods outside of San Juan where roofs ...
Narrated by Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, the film's subjects include New Orleans, Chicago, New York City, Nashville, Memphis, Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico. The music genres include jazz, blues, country, rock and roll and hip-hop. “That's a great value story,” Thompson said. “Music is ...
Puerto Rico's medical marijuana industry has full governmental support, which means the island could become the cannabis tourism mecca of the Caribbean. Importantly, the island's cannabis law includes a reciprocity policy that allows dispensaries to serve patients visiting Puerto Rico a reciprocity ...
Julie and I stayed in San Juan but left the tourist areas and headed to Hogar Nueva Mujer (a domestic violence shelter) in Cayey, Puerto Rico. I was on a quest for finding local grassroots organizations. This agency was one of the only locations that had a generator and provided the families within their ...
That plan contains a number of provisions that have proven highly controversial among Puerto Ricans. On the labor side, the board's plan takes steps to reduce employer costs; decrease work in “informal” markets, like street vending; and push workers into formal work arrangements—namely, tourism.
For the tourists starting now to venture back on cruise ships and jetliners, perhaps. For wealthy mainlanders eyeing bargains along its sparkling beaches, maybe. But for many Puerto Ricans it's already too little too late. Maria was the straw that broke the camel's back and they're gone. Or they will be ...
He, his wife and three children – ages 8, 6 and 2 – rode out Maria in their Ricon home, located on the western side of Puerto Rico in an area known for tourism and surfing. Though his home was on the other side of the island from where Marie made landfall, there was widespread devastation to the ...
Juliana Bo is currently shooting in Puerto Rico preparing for the launch of her new website PuertoRicoWonders.com, which is designed to help the Government of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico tourism industry recover economically by highlighting the "wonders" in Puerto Rico that are available for ...
Last November, with Puerto Rico thrown into chaos after Hurricane Maria, I was frantically trying to reach a funeral home in San Juan. My dear cousin Alma Otero-Pérez, a free-spirited poet who was my mentor and model growing up on the island, had died overnight at her home for patients with ...
In her poetry, Alma had written prolifically about Puerto Rico's natural beauty. For two hours, more than a dozen close friends and family transported ourselves to her idealized world, reading verses, reminiscing and telling funny stories. “Hallelujah to the land where I was born,” one of her poems, titled ...
The new CEO of Puerto Rico's power company announced Monday that the public agency will immediately adopt a U.S. national standard to design ... $12.5 million for building housing for the homeless and domestic violence victims and $15 million for promoting the island as a tourism destination to ...
Puerto Rico to Reconstruct power grid using US national Benchmark. By ... SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — the brand newest CEO of Puerto Rico's electric ... for promoting the island for a tourism destination to help reestablish the market.
Guests will travel to the world's most revered, must-see landmarks in Europe aboard Princess Cruises, visiting such sites as the Eiffel Tower, the ... Cruise's Landmark Sale runs through 11:59 p.m. PDT on June 19, 2018 and is available to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
For Statesiders, Puerto Rico was in the news more than any other Caribbean destination. It's not surprising, considering the island was hit extremely hard during last year's hurricane season. However, tourism has bounced back remarkably well. San Juan was receiving leisure travelers as early as ...
Nearly eight months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is still plagued with issues ... The Times reporting focuses on how the Puerto Rican Power Authority ... There are steady streams of tourism and business that have contributed to ...
We should have seen it coming. In response to our government's flat-out denial of providing aid after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico has devised a ...
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Washington legislators have long been baffled by Puerto Rico's economy, offering ... Yet, while few have been willing to concede to the fact, Puerto Rico's ... while the island's booming tourism sector will only contribute to productivity.
"It's important to encourage people to continue to visit Puerto Rico," Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said during a press event at the company's San ...
Airbnb and Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló jointly announced new partnership initiatives Wednesday for the vacation rental-home marketing giant ...
Airbnb is launching a new effort to help bring tourism back to Puerto Rico after last year's devastating hurricanes. Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky ...
We urged you not to forget Puerto Rico in March, because the island's "best shot at recovery comes from tourism." And now, Airbnb is doing its part: ...
On Wednesday morning, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló sat ... The two were announcing a partnership to bring more tourism to the island, ...
Además de donar las cuotas de reservación y de ofrecer 50 experiencias nuevas en Puerto Rico, Airbnb anunció el miércoles el lanzamiento de una asociación de mercadeo con Puerto Rico Tourism Company. Esta iniciativa conjunta apunta a promover el turismo sostenible en la isla y de motivar a los ...
“Airbnb, Puerto Rico, announce partnership initiatives to foster tourism” via Scott Powers of Florida Politics — Initiatives will include promotions of ...
Puerto Rico suffered the worst natural disaster in its history in September last year, when Hurricane Maria tore through the island, causing devastation ...
Puerto Rico's governor and Airbnb are teaming up to increase the island's tourism and rebuild after Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo ...
Airbnb hoping to increase Puerto Rico tourism … Spotify removing R. Kelly's music feels like a major domino in his art going away at least for awhile ...
... bookings made in Puerto Rico over the next three months to recovery organizations on the island. Its goal is to boost tourism back to Puerto Rico, ...
“The future looks promising for the tourism sector of Puerto Rico,” Rossello said. “By taking advantage of the power of the Airbnb platform, it gives us ...
What's often missing in that narrative, though, is that Puerto Rico is up and running. Believe it or not, right now is a fantastic time to visit. I have visited ...
Santiago evacuated from Puerto Rico to Chicago a month after the storm ... SEE MORE: How Airbnb And Puerto Rico Plan To Boost Tourism There ...
Airbnb and Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced on Wednesday an initiative to help “drive tourism to the island and support the region ...
Time will tell what will happen in the PR. In the meantime, the tourist industry is open for business. The sun still shines in and on Puerto Rico!
Puerto Rican officials announced emergency storm preparedness plans on Thursday, less than a month before the next hurricane season begins. ... Ricardo Rosselló also announced a partnership between Airbnb and the island's tourism corporation and has met with Facebook, Uber, and solar ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — To job-seekers in a place that has double-digit ... the world's largest provider of food and beverage services for travelers.
In a news conference, Roselló said that Puerto Rico's government had ... He also announced a partnership between the island's tourism corporation ...
At Airbnb's headquarters, Ricardo Rosselló, governor, Puerto Rico, and Brian Chesky, co-Founder, Airbnb, and announced a new partnership to drive ...
Hurricanes Irma, Maria, and Jose may have struck parts of the Caribbean last year causing widespread devastation, but a new tourism campaign ...
For travel agents, it's not easy loving Puerto Rico right now. With the summer travel season rapidly approaching, consumers haven't forgotten lingering ...
Puerto Rico was hit hard by Hurricane Maria in October 2017, and with tourism serving an important economic role, many are eager to encourage ...
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky have partnered to drive tourism to the island as it continues to rebuild after the ...
Have you been thinking about taking a trip to Puerto Rico? Well, Airbnb definitely wants to encourage your travel dreams. While they've already been ...
Barbuda, Dominica and Puerto Rico were among the worst hit and are still recovering, but the loss of tourism in the Caribbean also affected islands ...
The Caribbean lost over $700million in tourism revenue after several ... Barbuda, Dominica and Puerto Rico were among the worst hit and are still ...
... Brand USA, the Mexico Tourism Board, the Polish Tourist Organisation, Meet Puerto Rico, Visit Britain, Pro Colombia, Rwanda Convention Bureau, ...
Kingston, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Tourism in the Caribbean attracted ... Cuba, Dominica and the territories of the United States, Puerto Rico and the ...
PRESS RELEASE: With the upcoming Poker Run on May 27, and Christmas in July on July 22, The BVI Tourist Board continues to enhance the ...
Puerto Rico, Key West and several other LGBTQ-friendly destinations are rebounding from natural disasters that shook the tourism industry in 2017.
Tourism is a crucial sector for Caribbean countries. ... However, Barbuda, Dominica, and Puerto Rico sustained the most damage and had yet to ...
In San Juan, a night at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino including a daily $25 credit goes for $229 with a 3-night stay, 40% less than winter ...
The figures were buffered by an influx of tourists, forced to steer clear of other favorite destinations, like Puerto Rico and the British Virgin Islands, ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Although the historical Hilton hotel Pablo Torres manages won't reopen this season, tourism activity in the area slowly has ...
Months after Puerto Rico was devastated by hurricanes, Gov. ... The educational system, the tourism sector, the power grid, the roads, all in need of ...
It's been five months since the Puerto Rico Tourism Company declared the island open for business after last summer's storms. Now, more than 100 ...
UAlbany students to volunteer in Puerto Rico ... focused on agriculture, tourism and construction —alongside SUNY Maritime cadets: replanting fields ...
The Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced it had welcomed 17,000 cruisers from the Carnival Ecstasy, MSC Seaside, Carnival Magic and ...
Tuniu (TOUR) Reaches $7.14 After 4.00% Up Move; Republic Services ... municipal, and residential clients in the United States and Puerto Rico.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) continues to reach major tourism milestones as ...
“This new venture represents a significant step as we strive to do our part to help revive the tourism infrastructure and help rebuild Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico is an island nation located in the northeastern portion of the ... Tourism accounts for 10 percent of the country's gross domestic product, ...
Puerto Rico took a direct hit by category 5 Hurricane Maria and suffered ... Now, only five months after the tourism board declared the island open for ...
Travel Agent University Adds Two Family Travel Training Courses ... and the oceanfront Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort, ...
Solar installers say Culebra and Vieques, two primarily tourism-driven ... on Puerto Rico, told Bloomberg Environment during a tour of his solar farm in ...
“This new venture represents a significant step as we strive to do our part to help revive the tourism infrastructure and help rebuild Puerto Rico. We want to address the pressing concern of the lack of housing units in Vieques and the surrounding islands,” said Jose Roberto R. Antonio, CEO of Revolution ...
Plus, the SYTA Youth Foundation was established for occasions such as this one—to help students and kids who are unable to experience travel through no fault of their own, though Assante is quick to say that this specific situation is a first for her over her eight years at the association. “In Puerto Rico ...
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) continues to reach major tourism milestones as the summer travel season ...
According to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, there are currently over 130 hotels operating, with over 11,500 rooms available. Between 3,500 and ...
The Caribbean Tourism Organization is sponsoring a series of briefings and updates on May 30 by ... Puerto Rico's electrical grid experienced an islandwide blackout on April 18 as workers struggled to repair an unstable power grid.
The former CMO of Gold Coast Tourism, Jan Hutton, has been appointed ... Before Gold Coast Tourism, Hutton was head of brand and marketing for ...
Tourists dine Cafe Puerto Rico on April 18, 2018 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico as a major failure knocked out the electricity, leaving the entire island ...
Eight months later, five Giants players arrived in Puerto Rico to see ... who's only had 20 days of work in the past six months as tourism sagged.) So did ...
The Caribbean and Puerto Rico are slowly recovering; even the Middle East is showing signs of renewed life. Indeed, the biggest issue may well be ...
The students worked on projects focused on agriculture, tourism and construction. Other groups of SUNY students will travel to Puerto Rico throughout ...
During the inaugural visit representatives of the different stakeholders ... Seas consists of a 7 nights cruise with San Juan Puerto Rico as the home port ...
As you plan your summer vacation, some Puerto Ricans want you to travel to their island. You may think it's not ready after Hurricane Maria but they ...
Some may think Puerto Rico is not ready for tourists after Hurricane Maria, but those on the island say you will not only have fun, but also help them in ...
And, even if there are some bad news reports, tourist areas have always .... Puerto Rico is safe, and an amazing place to visit—yes, right now. Hawaii ...
BOSTON (AP) — Tourism businesses on Cape Cod are looking to Puerto Rico ... The Boston Globe reports that employers are turning to Puerto Rico ...
As an active member of Puerto Rico's travel and tourism industry for many years, Carey is well versed in the local business market and has an ...
Small businesses in tourist communities such as Branson, Missouri, are ... "We're spending a ton of money investing in Puerto Rico," says Bryson ...
NEW: Palm Beach County sets tourism record for first quarter ... A record number of tourists traveled to Palm Beach County during the first three ... damage in the middle Keys, Puerto Rico and other tropical vacation spots, leaving ...
... Sheraton-Puerto Rico, St. Maarten/St. Martin, Sugarcane Restaurant, Travel + Leisure, Travel Impressions, TripAdvisor, Unique Vacations/Sandals, ...
PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to ...
Phippsburg, Maine – Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans ...
As U.S. citizens, Puerto Ricans face no travel restrictions and can work as long as they want. They won't solve the summer work shortage, but for some ...
PHIPPSBURG, Maine — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto ...
PHIPPSBURG, Maine — Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a ...
PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) -- Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to ...
PHIPPSBURG, Maine -- Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto ...
PHIPPSBURG, Maine (AP) – Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto ...
Frustrated by red tape and visa limits on foreign workers, tourism businesses from Maine to Missouri are turning to Puerto Ricans who are fleeing a ...
As an active member of Puerto Rico's travel and tourism industry for many years, Carey is well versed in the local business market and has more than ...
Carla Campos, the executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), was in Denver last week for the U.S. Travel Association's annual ...
Puerto Rico plans to be the next name on that list. In the words of Carla Campos, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), the ...
Maine looks to Puerto Rico for seasonal workers ... His seaside resort in Phippsburg hired six people from Puerto Rico last year. ... Unlike many other New England businesses in the tourism industry, his staffing levels are in "good ...
Valérie Damaseau, president of the St. Martin Tourism Office, said it best: ... all-inclusive tour operators, said it's had strong demand for Puerto Rico, ...
In this week's travel law article, we examine the case of Thackurdeen v. .... On island territories like Puerto Rico, the threat is mosquitos carrying ...
This story originally appeared on PlanPhilly. —. On his first official visit to Puerto Rico, Mayor Jim Kenney was impressed by island residents' ...
Puerto Rico has reaffirmed its readiness to host visitors following hurricane damage last year. Last month, the Island received 17,000 cruise ...
On his first official visit to Puerto Rico, Mayor Jim Kenney was impressed by island residents' resiliency and strength. “There's a confidence that they ...
Travel Impressions will launch its first #OnLocaTIon Destination in Puerto Rico. The social media takeover will take place June 18-22 and include an ...
What is more, Caribbean Islands live and die on tourism. Puerto Rico' tourism stands at 6% of GPD, while it's 27% for Jamaica, and 16% for the ...
Travel consultants such as Bridget Cohn at Four Hundred, a luxury travel agency ... Puerto Rico is now one year into its recovery from Hurricane Maria.
Before Maria hit, Puerto Rico struggled under crushing debt and failing infrastructure. But its tourism industry was buoyant, particularly due to US ...
You might hear someone mutter this phrase today in Puerto Rico. ... Tourists who visit the island these days are likely to see only surface traces ...
... the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad and Tobago, representing among others Huffington Post, Travel Weekly, ...
“In all of our discussions with industry stakeholders from destinations such as Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, ...
Puerto Rico's once thriving tourist industry is shattered. Other than FEMA representatives, journalists and private contractors hired to help in recovery ...
Travel Impressions will highlight all Puerto Rico has to offer from San Juan during its first #OnLocaTIon social media takeover, taking place on June ...
That does not include travel to the dozens of islands in the Caribbean, which the bureau said are dominated by Puerto Rico, Cuba and the U.S. Virgin ...
Second Puerto Rico Green Spirit RX Dispensary to Begin Operations in ... For more information about Green Spirit, visit the Company's website at ...
MIAMI — Tourism in the Caribbean is exceeding 2018 expectations despite the ... According to data recently collected by the World Travel and Tourism ... stakeholders from destinations such as Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, ...
She's a brand marketer at heart with rich experience in travel & hospitality. Specifically, she managed all PR efforts for the Puerto Rico Tourism ...
Tourism in Puerto Rico has begun its long road to recovery as hotels and cruise ship ports gradually reopen. Nonetheless, tourist destinations face ...
MIAMI, United States--High consumer demand for a Caribbean travel ... stakeholders from destinations such as Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, the ...
The NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative inspired ... Other groups of SUNY students will travel to Puerto Rico throughout the ...
In the last three years, Puerto Rico has experienced massive outbreaks of two ... mosquito-borne diseases, causing devastating effects for Puerto Rican ... reducing the diseases that they spread to Puerto Rican citizens and tourists.
Travelers Companies Inc now has $34.91B valuation. ... Remains Popular, Puerto Rico Begins Recovery Among American Travelers This Summer, ...
Large quantities of seaweed blanketed beaches in Ceiba, Puerto Rico, in August 2015. The invasion included a number of shorelines so severely hit ...
Representatives for bondholders competing over Puerto Rico's sales-tax collections said they reached a tentative settlement and sought to delay a ...
Before Hurricane Maria whipped through Puerto Rico last September, the Humacao Nature Reserve was a popular tourist attraction. Located on the ...
NEW YORK, June 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Google.org launched a campaign focused on Puerto Rico's economic recovery, committing to ...
Puerto Rico Still Needs Help, and Google Is Answering the Call ... Repairing the damage on the island and restoring tourism, which accounts for 6 percent ... More than 10,000 of Puerto Rico's small and midsize businesses--about 20 ...
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), which presents the event each year, proudly brings together top chefs and mixologists from the ...
Google.org has launched a campaign focused on Puerto Rico's economic recovery, committing to match up to $2 million in donations made June 8-20 ...
Although the latter is not exactly the case, as record tourism numbers are expected this year, “Google.org wanted to help connect Puerto Ricans with ...
Mercy Corps will focus on reinvigorating small and medium-sized businesses, promoting tourism to Puerto Rico and supporting agricultural and ...
SAN JUAN – The president of the Puerto Rico Manufacturers Association ... effect in terms of employment and better wages than the tourism sector.”.
Hugh Riley of the Caribbean Tourism Organization greeted all those in ... the hurricane hit Puerto Rico, continuing to suffer from extensive damage.
Mark Edward Harris, award-winning travel/documentary photographer ... Andrea Hutchinson, a dynamic public relations expert and freelance events ...
... Puerto Rico Tourism Co. Campos talked about Puerto Rico's hurricane recovery and preparations to host the expected 100 cruise executives and ...
HUMACAO, Puerto Rico – Google launched a campaign on Friday to ... to help small and mid-sized businesses in Puerto Rico dedicated to tourism, ...
The announcement was made by Carla Campos, a Puerto Rico tourism ... and today we are pleased to announce that the tour is already open to the ...
DORADO, Puerto Rico, June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Spirit Industries ... Home to Puerto Rico's main airport, the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, Carolina is one of Puerto Rico's most important tourist centers.
Thirst Missions expands to aid hurricane victims in Texas and Puerto Rico .... Many visitors to the tourist destinations of Puerto Rico do not see the ...
Home to Puerto Rico's main airport, the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, Carolina is one of Puerto Rico's most important tourist centers.
(AFP/Luis Acosta)Puerto Rico's capital San Juan enchants tourists again, with no trace left of last year's Hurricane Maria.We are the best island in the ...
Puerto Rico is an important island for Americans because of its convenient ... Puerto Rico is a popular stopover for tourists taking Caribbean cruises.
Rebuilding the Caribbean: a proposal for tourism with purpose ... In fact, power has still not been fully restored in Puerto Rico — and this is a U.S. ...
... and other members to learn about and from, such as Carla Campos, Executive Director, Puerto Rico Tourism Company, displaying the destination's ...
The fully-booked event is being organized by global golf tourism ... Mexico, Puerto Rico, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Dominican Republic, ...
In addition to the large US contingent, suppliers will also be attending from Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Dominican ...
It's been a challenging year for tourism in the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc last fall. Puerto Rico in particular ...
Nick Baker, CEO of Outdoria and former CMO, Tourism Australia; John Batistich, former director of marketing, Scentre Group (Westfield); Carmen ...
Puerto Rico has been desperate for aid that has been too slow and ... opportunity for economic recovery: Puerto Rico's tourism industry makes up only ...
And while you're in Puerto Rico, be sure to visit the farmers markets, which have suffered from buyer loss due to post-hurricane island flight.
Jaime A. Irizarry Delgado, Gaming Director, Puerto Rico Tourism Company, said: “Our industry is highly regulated, and it is, therefore, important to be ...
Puerto Rico, with its' tourism trade, allows patients of all states holding a medical card to purchase cannabis related products on the Island. To date, it ...
Puerto Rico was struggling long before Hurricane Maria devastated the island .... In the tourism industry, how to attract more people and make it more ...
Powerful hurricanes Irma and Maria cut a deadly path through Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and other Caribbean nations last September, but tourism ...
The Caribbean lost more than USD 1 billion in tourism revenue after ... on their passage through Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other Caribbean ...
Hurricane Maria, the Category 4 storm that devastated Puerto Rico in September 2017, ... Tourism makes up 10 percent of Puerto Rico's GDP.
Long before May 5, the date on which the new CSP regulations went into force—which, among other declarations said Puerto Rico was a tourist ...
Puerto Rico Tourism Company and JetBlue mark occasion by welcoming visitors with cultural arrival celebration at San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marín ...
We will continue to partner with the Puerto Rico Tourism Company to bring back tourism to this beautiful island.” “The fact that JetBlue has been able ...
JetBlue has returned to its full flight schedule to Puerto Rico, nearly nine ... are still not operating, according to the Puerto Rican Tourism Company.
The island, which depends greatly on tourism, was devastated after ... said Carla G. Campos, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.
While exploring Old San Juan, stop for a cup of Puerto Rican coffee at cosy cafe Finca Cialitos. ... Puerto Rico tourism: seepuertorico.com ...
“We are honored to be the airline that brings Puerto Rican families together and transports tourists to the beautiful beaches and attractions of this great ...
JetBlue returns full flight schedule to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria ... Puerto Rico, which depends on tourism, was devastated after Hurricane ...
JetBlue returns to full flight schedule to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria ... Puerto Rico, which depends on tourism, was devastated after Hurricane ...
This May 2, 2018, file photo shows a person marching to protest pension cuts, school closures and slow hurricane recovery efforts in the El Condado ...
“Mass cruise tourism doesn't encourage this.” ... the Cayman Islands, St Maarten, Jamaica and Puerto Rico each welcome more than one million.
Cruise tourism has been on the up for the last three years after Barack ... while the US Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Jamaica and Puerto Rico ...
I've already written about how the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach ... Now that's what I call eco-tourism that makes a difference!
At last month's U.S. Travel Association's IPW 2018 event in Denver, Campos told media that Puerto Rico continues to “make great strides” due to a ...
Tourism makes up 10 percent of Puerto Rico's gross domestic product. While many resorts and attractions are still struggling to reopen their doors to ...
With improved demand for travel to Puerto Rico and the island's continued recovery from Hurricane Maria, JetBlue has resumed its full pre-hurricane ...
To call Puerto Rico's recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria slow would be an understatement. Some people in this U.S. territory went months without ...
Puerto Rico's campaign also encourages travelers to put their tourism dollars to good use. "Continuing to visit us, staying at our hotels, eating at our ...
The airline has also worked closely with different agencies, such as the Puerto Rico Tourism Company to help the island recover and start attracting ...
Attendees gained insight as to how to grow with Puerto Rico's tourism market, looking directly at Colombian real estate investment and Medellin ...
... and 100 days and beyond of caring for Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. ... such as the Puerto Rico Tourism Co., to encourage the return of tourism, ...
Go shopping downtown, enjoy popular Puerto Rican dishes or visit the historical sites. Ensure to carry your camera for numerous photo ops.
Visitors are flying to the island while others arrive by sea. ... Officials with the Puerto Rico Tourism Co. a government-run entity for the U.S. territory, ...
There is good news for Puerto Rico Tourism today, and many can't wait until October. This is what the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort posted on its ...
This would strengthen Puerto Rico as a tourist destination, and would be an attraction for the worldwide cruise industry. High-capacity energy storage.
The Commission for Tourism and Social Welfare is analysing a new measure which would allow Puerto Rico's casinos to offer online gaming.
With Puerto Rican tourism projected ahead of last year's numbers and new manufacturing, aerospace and hotel arrivals in the works, the island is ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- This week, Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo ... This would strengthen Puerto Rico as a tourist destination, and would be an ...
Additionally, the Jamaica Tourist Board will sponsor a reggae band ... Host Committee, Rums of Puerto Rico, Sandals Resorts, St. Lucia Tourism ...
St. Kitts and Nevis have annual drills, inundation and tsunami evacuation maps and Puerto Rico has developed a tsunami safety card for tourists ...
Heaps of Seaweed Plaguing Caribbean Beaches, Affecting Tourism ... there's [another] huge mass impacting Puerto Rico, and that's the last thing they ...
Fil Ltd increased its stake in Travelers Companies Inc (TRV) by 1.95% ... Puerto Rico Begins Recovery Among American Travelers This Summer, ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A state attorney in Puerto Rico says there was a pattern of sexual harassment at the island's tourism company and has ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Three top government officials are facing ... was a pattern of sexual harassment at Puerto Rico's Tourism Company.
The Caribbean lost more than US$1 billion in tourism revenue after ... the Caribbean to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands last September, but tourism ...
The multi‐day event will bring together over 1,500 travel and tourism ... Brad Dean, CEO of Puerto Rico Destination Marketing Organization: Brad ...
In the fall of 2017, Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico with its terrifying ... embracing the Island's annual influx of tourists, in Puerto Rico, many people are ... Each night the coqui, frogs native to Puerto Rico, sang us a lullaby.
In the fall of 2017, Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico with its terrifying 155-mph winds, leaving devastation in its wake. It was the worst natural ...
Although most have been able to find jobs in Central Florida's low-wage tourism industry, many displaced Puerto Rican families are finding it almost ...
To provide an informed perspective against the backdrop of the Puerto Rico Oversight, ... Carrión, who has the thankless job of helping steer Puerto Rico's ... competitiveness with other jurisdictions that thrive in the tourism industry.
Yee, along with graduate students Catherine Dean and Limarie Reyes (a Puerto Rican native), will travel to Puerto Rico in early August to collect ...
It's long been an assumption that if Puerto Rico were to join the union that ... Assuming they can finish rebuilding from the storm and get their tourism ...
... How Puerto Rico Tourism Defied Two Hurricanes and Major Misconceptions by Ketchum for The Puerto Rico Tourism Company; European Week of ...
Five Ways the Travel Industry Should Handle a Tourism Crisis ... executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company; Gregor Nassief, managing ...
The Puerto Rico Film District will occupy 13 acres of land within the ... which will become an attraction for the local public, tourists and members of the ...
Hurricane Maria crippled the island of Puerto Rico and left a lasting impact on ... Tourism remains strong for the island with 80 percent of Puerto Rico's ...
In a remote portion of Puerto Rico, recovery assistance after Hurricane ... Patrick Holladay, an associate professor of hospitality, sport and tourism ...
It also withdrew its ratings for Puerto Rico Municipal Finance Agency's $510,615,000 2002 series A bonds; Puerto Rico Industrial, Tourist, Educational, ...
Donald Yee, assistant professor of biological sciences, will travel to the ... In the last three years, Puerto Rico has experienced massive outbreaks of ...
This time, my visit to see my in-laws was a mix of old and new: As always, I ate my weight in ropa vieja and tostones from La Carreta; stood with my ...
In contrast, Puerto Rico's economy is fairly diversified, with a growing but relatively modest tourism industry. As a means of illustrating this difference, ...
Nine months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, residents ... Tourism will continue to be a beacon of hope for the island, as the ...
The picturesque video of a sun-kissed Puerto Rico should do wonders for the Caribbean island's tourism board – it has amassed more than 90 million ...
In the case of the Tourism Co., “and to address the claims of the sectors of the ... The Puerto Rico Industrial Development Co. and the Roosevelt Roads ...
For more than a century, Puerto Rico has been divided along two identities – Puerto Rican and American. But Hurricane Maria has forced it to reach a ...
I'm writing this as I lounge on a pristine beach in captivating Puerto Rico. ... A four-hour flight was all it took, and since PR is a US territory Americans ... A guided tour led me by spectacular stalagmites and stalactites, estimated to be ...
But travel a little farther into the mountainous regions of Puerto Rico, as I did, and you'll discover the lost, forgotten communities still struggling to ...
The cruise tourism recovery in the British Virgin Islands is well under way, with most of the major restoration works ... 16, San Juan, Puerto Rico, was seeing cruise passenger satisfaction levels higher than those preceding the storms ...
“We look to the future, to our fast-paced recovery and to our amazing progress to remind travelers that the best way to support Puerto Rico is by ...
Discover Puerto Rico is ready to share one of the greatest events of all time in the history of the travel industry,” Dean said. The new tourism CEO ...
The recoveries of Puerto Rico, Sint Maarten and USVI were so swift that ... Campos, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC).
Puerto Rico now has two tourism organizations, both of which, although separate entities, will work in tandem to promote the island as a premier ...
Discover Puerto Rico, the new convention and visitors bureau for the island that will handle both business and leisure tourism (tasks that were formerly ...
What: Roberto Rodriguez of Guaynabo became the first Puerto Rican player to win an AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour event on Sunday at the San ...
Photos and videos of the Uplifting Spirits journey to Puerto Rico will be shown. Reflections are planned from Uplifting Spirits travelers, representatives ...
Another week, another set of damning stats drop that show WA's tourism sector is struggling. Figures from Tourism Research Australia show that while ...
A newly anointed organization, Discover Puerto Rico, has been tapped to handle the marketing efforts for Puerto Rico's tourism industry. The agency ...
18, before moving on two days later to Puerto Rico, where it left the U.S. ... “Lodging properties and other tourism facilities in the Keys have made an ...
Most important, the bill recommends that the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (CTPR), a government-owned corporation that currently oversees the ...
When we ran the inaugural Paddle Town Battle in 2014, Puerto Rico ... Head out into the Atlantic and take a tour past La Perla, Old San Juan and the ...
Puerto Rico is a corner of America that too often goes unsung. Old San Juan's cobbled lanes and brightly colored houses, forts, and churches offer a ...
Travel Industry Exchange is the leading one-to-one event featuring a ... traveling through the eastern Caribbean, will stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico; ...
PUERTO RICO (AP/WBNG) -- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is visiting Puerto Rico for the fifth time since last year's devastating Hurricane Maria.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - On his fifth visit to Puerto Rico since last year's devastating Hurricane Maria, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is inviting President ...
Likewise, the storms have not deterred visitors, as a record 30 million travelers .... Travelers to Puerto Rico will be able to book a stay at Dorado Beach, ...
SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló signed several measures Wednesday to promote economic development on the island. Among them ...
The strange thing is, never has there been a disaster where you can support people in peril so effectively, simply with your tourism dollar. Puerto Rico ...
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently installed a new Federal Inspection Station at Puerto Rico's Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport.
A great vacation in Puerto Rico for your family, helps thousands of families relying on tourism dollars to feed their families and hold on to what they ...
Puerto Rico's tourism company estimates that some 1.7 million passengers will arrive this fiscal year. More than 540 cruise ship visits are scheduled, ...
It's been 10 months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, and while the island has slowly started to get back on its feet, it continues to face a ...
SAN JUAN – Gov. Ricardo Rosselló stood alongside the executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Co. (PRTC), Carla Campos, on Friday to ...
As Puerto Rico continues to recover from damage caused by Hurricane Maria in 2017, the island saw a record number of cruise passengers visit this ...
According to Puerto Rico Tourism Company projections, the island is poised to reach 1.7 million cruise passengers in the 2018-2019 fiscal year, which ...
... it's important that vehicle updates can be carried out quickly and efficiently, ideally without having to visit a manufacture's specially equipped garage.
A fully implemented plan from Puerto Rico's destination marketing organization (DMO) is expected in January, explained Leah Chandler, chief ...
This includes destinations, tourist boards, private companies and ... Back" to Comeback: How Puerto Rico Tourism Defied Two Hurricanes and Major ...
The prestigious awards scheme celebrates the very best of travel and ... From "Come Back" to Comeback: How Puerto Rico Tourism Defied Two ...
Like Puerto Rico, the independent island nation of Dominica was hit especially hard by ... Hurricane Maria put a halt to this unique tourism story.
These opportunities involved the development of a faculty-led initiative and internships to Puerto Rico, and internships coordinated with community ...
Travel agents interested in learning more about Puerto Rico are in luck. Travel Impressions is providing an in-depth look at the multi-faceted ...
Thirteen tourism industry experts from around the nation are on the Coast this week ... Ramon Sanchez runs a hospitality company in Puerto Rico.
The advisory board will conclude their three-day tour of the Coast on Friday. (Photo ... Ramon Sanchez runs a hospitality company in Puerto Rico.
Companies and individuals in airlines, destinations, meetings/academia, media/PR, travel industry associations, financial/professional services, travel ...
The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund, established by the nonprofit ... British Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Maarten, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin ...
During a roundtable where they were announced, Discover Puerto Rico ... Let's share and show the progress and potential,” the travel and tourism ...
MIAMI – The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund, established by the ... destinations, meetings/academia, media/PR, travel industry associations, ...
MIAMI, United States (CMC) — The Caribbean Tourism Recovery Fund, ... meetings/academia, media/public relations, travel industry associations, ...
Since a formal alliance was established between the Tourism Company of Puerto Rico and Airbnb in August 2017, not only have they managed to ...
ADJUNTAS, Puerto Rico – The of Parador Owners and Puerto Rico Tourism Association reported Monday a summer average occupancy rise of more ...
Questex Travel Group opened its ninth annual Caribbean Meeting and ... Discover Puerto Rico, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Nizuc Resort & Spa, ...
The singer-songwriter Luis Fonsi was responsible for 2017's song of the summer, Despacito, and was Puerto Rico's official spokesman for tourism ...
Puerto Rico is a travel and tourism destination, and it has been a disaster zone. According to US president trump when praising federal relieve work ...
“I see it as an extension of culinary travel,” said Kim Jamieson, the public relations director for South Carolina's tourism office, which launched Satisfy ...
The disaster naturally discouraged visitors to spend their vacations on the island, further depriving Puerto Rico of economic activity and much-needed ...
Panelist José Cordero addresses attendees at the Puerto Rico Vector ... chief executive officer of the Hotel and Tourism Association of Puerto Rico.
SAN JUAN – The executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Co., Carla Campos, and leaders of the entities that group travel agents, said Friday that ...
Veritas Pharma's CEO, Dr. Lui Franciosi, stated, "We are delighted to work with C2BPR on addressing business communities in Brazil and Puerto Rico ...
#Cannabisstocks: Veritas (CSE: VRT; OTC: VRTHF) Signs MOU with the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Tourism #Brazil & Puerto Rico.
Lee Danner & Bass Inc increased its stake in Travelers Inc. (TRV) by ... Puerto Rico Begins Recovery Among American Travelers This Summer, ...
Chilling footage surfaced last month of Morales Deby and her pals fun tubing along the Isabela river in Puerto Rico. The footage shows them speeding ...
“They're a community where tourism is a big component,” McCarthy said. ... Maybe we can have some people from Puerto Rico come and visit ...
The conference brings together over 6,000 of the network's luxury travel ... With St. Barts having started to recover when Maria smacked Puerto Rico, ...
Ports of call include: Amber Cove, Dominican Republic; St. Thomas, USVI; San Juan, Puerto Rico and Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos. Other benefits ...
TOURISTS in Puerto Rico were left stunned after apparently spotting a ... was enjoying a punt down the Isabela River in Puerto Rico with her friends.
Travelers Companies Inc now has $34.39 billion valuation. ... Puerto Rico Begins Recovery Among American Travelers This Summer, Despite Recent ...
22-Jan. 3) to what was on the books last August, travel to the Caribbean is 13% down. ... Condado, based in Puerto Rico, is owned by Targa's parents.
Dr. Miriam Ramirez, Former Puerto Rico State Senator, Explore Offshore Florida Co-Chairman: "We can support thriving tourism industries here in ...
Tables on the arena concourse were selling special edition Duke Canada Tour T-shirts. Video footage of Duke's boat tour of Toronto Harbour from ...
JetBlue's return to a full Puerto Rico schedule came six months earlier than company officials originally planned, which they attributed to “improved demand for travel to Puerto Rico as the island continues to recover from Hurricane ...
SAN JUAN – The executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Co. (PRTC), Carla Campos, said that 11 months after Hurricane Maria made landfall, ...
ORLANDO — A Puerto Rican couple is suing a a Disney cafe, alleging negligence caused a broken stool that injured the wife. Mariely Agosto, Robert ...
Originally located in the city of El Condado on the island of Puerto Rico, the popular restaurant fed both tourists and the community. “La Social” was ...
As for Puerto Rico's tourism, according to Joanisabel, the good news is that tourists are coming back. Jon Bergeron, Superintendent of the San Juan ...
When searching for the best beach to visit in your travel destination of choice -- be it Spain or Croatia or Puerto Rico or even Michigan -- you want to ...