Category: Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Tourism News. Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated U.S. territory with a landscape of mountains, waterfalls and the El Yunque tropical rainforest. In San Juan, the capital and largest city, the Isla Verde area is known for its hotel strip, beach bars and casinos. Its Old San Juan neighborhood features colorful Spanish colonial buildings and El Morro and La Fortaleza, massive, centuries-old fortresses.

Puerto Rico will be open for travelers on July 15
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Puerto Rico will be open for travelers on July 15

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 18, 2020

As was recently announced by Governor of Puerto Rico Wanda Vázquez Garced, this week marks the beginning of the 3rd phase of ... Read More

Puerto Rico to resume in-bound tourism next month
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Puerto Rico to resume in-bound tourism next month

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 12, 2020

As part of the Island’s responsible four-phased reopening plan, Puerto Rico announced it will formally reopen for in-bound tourism on ... Read More

Puerto Rico golf courses and resorts re-open
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Puerto Rico golf courses and resorts re-open

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 29, 2020

Many of Puerto Rico's 18 golf courses have reopened, as recently announced by Gov. Wanda Vázquez. Caution, patience, and discipline ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Puerto Rico
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Strong earthquake strikes Puerto Rico

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2020

A powerful 5.5-magnitude earthquake rocked the unincorporated US territory of Puerto Rico today. The earthquake was followed by several aftershocks. ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism safeguarding visitors’ health and safety
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Puerto Rico Tourism safeguarding visitors’ health and safety

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2020

Recognizing the need for new standards of cleaning, disinfection, hygiene, and the competitive advantage that the implementation of additional measures ... Read More

Puerto Rico: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update
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Puerto Rico: Official COVID-19 Tourism Update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020

As most of us enter another week of shelter-in-place mandates, Discover Puerto Rico is the first destination to entertain and ... Read More

Puerto Rico Urges Tourists on the Island to Comply with Lockdown
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Puerto Rico Urges Tourists on the Island to Comply with Lockdown

editor editor- March 20, 2020

As part of the efforts to maintain visitors informed during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company government ... Read More

Puerto Rico emergency instruction for tourists, hotels, airport, restaurants and shops
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Puerto Rico emergency instruction for tourists, hotels, airport, restaurants and shops

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 15, 2020

What is the situation in Puerto Rico in regards to COVID-19 and the travel and tourism industry. Puerto Rico, a ... Read More

Another devastating earthquake strikes Puerto Rico
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Another devastating earthquake strikes Puerto Rico

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2020

Another devastating earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0, struck Puerto Rico on Saturday morning, causing further damage along the ... Read More

Puerto Rico is open for tourism!
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Puerto Rico is open for tourism!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2020

Discover Puerto Rico is assuring the traveling public that Puerto Rico is open and is receiving visitors after the recent ... Read More

Are tourists safe in Puerto Rico after major earthquake?
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Are tourists safe in Puerto Rico after major earthquake?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2020

The Sheraton Caguas Real Hotel & Casino in Puerto Rico updated eTurboNews about the situation for their guests after the ... Read More

Major Earthquake in Puerto Rico: No power
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Major Earthquake in Puerto Rico: No power

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2020

The 6.6 magnitude earthquake felt on the whole island of Puerto Rico.  According to eyewitnesses half of the island is ... Read More

Earthquake devastates Puerto Rico, destroys major tourist attraction
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Earthquake devastates Puerto Rico, destroys major tourist attraction

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2020

Strong earthquake has devastated Puerto Rico, with homes collapsed, cars crashed and roads covered in rocks and debris – apparently ... Read More

Puerto Rico earthquake just recorded
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Puerto Rico earthquake just recorded

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- September 24, 2019

A strong 6.0 earthquake was just recorded 38 miles north west of San Antonio, Puerto Rico No tsunami warning was ... Read More

Next Hurricane Karen threatening Caribbean
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Next Hurricane Karen threatening Caribbean

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 22, 2019

Currently Karen is a Tropical Storm with all the ingredience of becoming anothr Hurricane. A Watch has been issued for ... Read More

Puerto Rico says ‘thank you’ two years after Hurricane Maria
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Puerto Rico says ‘thank you’ two years after Hurricane Maria

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 20, 2019

Today marks two years since Hurricane Maria, and Puerto Rico’s tourism community wants to say THANK YOU to all the ... Read More

Martinique, St. Vincent, Barbados, Puerto Rico and St. Croix: Tourists bracing for Dorian
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Martinique, St. Vincent, Barbados, Puerto Rico and St. Croix: Tourists bracing for Dorian

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 27, 2019

Tourists in Martinique, St. Vincent, Barbados, Puerto Rico, and St. Croix are alerted, that Dorian, a powerful tropical storm is ... Read More

The Puerto Rico Convention Center, operated by AEG Facilities, reports most successful year ever
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The Puerto Rico Convention Center, operated by AEG Facilities, reports most successful year ever

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 26, 2019

The Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC), operated by AEG Facilities, announced fiscal year 2018-2019 as the most successful year in ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism stays on track amid protests and Governor’s resignation
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Puerto Rico Tourism stays on track amid protests and Governor’s resignation

editor editor- July 26, 2019

Today, Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s destination marketing organization (DMO), reached out following the governor’s resignation to provide an update ... Read More

Puerto Rico on strike: Hundreds of thousands demand Governor’s resignation
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Puerto Rico on strike: Hundreds of thousands demand Governor’s resignation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 22, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of protesters were expected to take over one of Puerto Rico's busiest highways to press demands for ... Read More

Golf in Puerto Rico: Niche tourism market
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Golf in Puerto Rico: Niche tourism market

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 19, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced that Island golf courses and resorts report substantial growth in rounds ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan
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WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

editor editor- April 5, 2019

Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s first-ever and new Destination Marketing Organization, today announced that island will serve as the host ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism beefs up online presence
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Puerto Rico Tourism beefs up online presence

editor editor- February 28, 2019

The new DiscoverPuertoRico.com offers a rich, multimedia content experience that inspires visitors to explore the entire Island while connecting them ... Read More

Destination Puerto Rico: Selected as Inspirational Partner
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Destination Puerto Rico: Selected as Inspirational Partner

editor editor- December 18, 2018

A recent designation aligns Destination Puerto Rico with other select companies who maintain a loyal partnership and provide outstanding service ... Read More

Inner workings of the cruise industry: FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show
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Inner workings of the cruise industry: FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- October 9, 2018

Cruise tourism stakeholders are one step closer to a glimpse of the industry’s inner workings, as workshop topics and panels ... Read More

Change of Command at the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association
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Change of Command at the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- September 11, 2018

The Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association recently elected Pablo Torres, general manager of the Caribe Hilton Hotel, as its ... Read More