The ground-breaking ceremony for the first AC Hotel by Marriott in San Juan took place earlier at 1369 Ashford Avenue, a privileged location within the active and progressive Condado Area. Ashford 1369 Hospitality, an affiliate of Interlink, acquired the former Radisson Ambassador Plaza & Casino. A comprehensive renovation of the property will take place to convert it into the sophisticated and contemporary Marriott International brand.
Next year Puerto Rico will welcome the largest cruise ships in the world, Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas, both from the Royal Caribbean line. The news was announced earlier by Puerto Rico Tourism Company executive director, Ingrid Rivera Rocafort, and Port Authority executive director Colberg Ingrid Rodríguez.
To launch its Puerto Rican Salsa season, the eastern Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico will be inviting agents to join in the action with a party at Floridita in London’s west end. The event will launch a national advertising campaign by the tourism authority, which is looking to raise the profile of Puerto Rico to the UK market.
The latest Johnny Depp film, The Rum Diary, shot entirely in Puerto Rico over 49 days, generated nearly $20 million in economic activity on the island, 200 direct jobs and more than 6,000 hotel room nights. Johnny Depp also had high praise for the island and brought his wife, Vanessa Paradis, and children to Puerto Rico during filming, confirming its identity as a celebrity hotspot.
Puerto Rico Tourism is launching Its newest regional branding program introducing ‘Porta Caribe’ to develop tourism in Southern Puerto Rico.