As part of Carnival Cruise Line’s return to guest operations, Mardi Gras has docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The arrival marks the new ship’s first port of call on its maiden voyage.
Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve has reopened, marking a new chapter in the property’s legacy as well as in the recovery and resurgence of Puerto Rico.
Expedia has announced the opening of its first local Puerto Rico office in San Juan. “As one of Expedia group’s top producing destinations within the Caribbean, Puerto Rico is an in-demand market with more than 250 hotel partners,” said Demetrius Canton, director of lodging partner services for the Caribbean, Expedia group.
Air Europa has announced the launch of a new route to San Juan, Puerto Rico. From the 22nd May 2014, the airline will fly twice weekly to the Caribbean Island, from London Gatwick via Madrid Barajas.
The Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC) today unveiled its US marketing campaign for the upcoming winter and 2012 tourism season during an event hosted by PRTC Executive Director, Mario González-Lafuente.
Puerto Rico’s Department of Economic Development and Commerce is urging Puerto Ricans to spread the word and vote for El Yunque to become one of the seven most impressive and unique natural attractions in the world by going online and visiting the votaporelyunque.com webpage.
The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), together with the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau, Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association, Puerto Rico Tourism Company and Virgin Holidays, are now accepting registrations for Caribbean Marketplace 2010. Taking place at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan from Jan. 10-12, next year’s Caribbean Marketplace has been deemed absolutely critical due to its timing at the cusp of what many experts are speculating will be the beginning of the tourism industry’s recovery.
Carmen Portela, Director of Public Relations for the Puerto Rico Tourism Company on hosting the PGA Golf Tour. Puerto Rico is also looking to segment its tourism by area. The interview was conducted by Breaking Travel News at Caribbean Marketplace.