Puerto Rico

New York’s Root & Bone Opens Puerto Rico Pop-Up

 Popular New York City eater Root & Bone has debuted a pop-up restaurant in Puerto Rico. The foodie haven has debuted a new outpost at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort, where it will be serving its rural American-inspired …

District Live

Puerto Rico Begins $89 Million Entertainment District Project

 Puerto Rico has launched construction on a major new project in the Convention Center District of San Juan. The new District Live, as it’s called, is an $88.9 million project that will create the largest entertainment center in Puerto Rico. …

El Conquistador

VIDEO: This Caribbean Hotel Has Its Own Secret Island

 It’s perhaps the signature resort in Puerto Rico: El Conquistador, A Waldorf Astoria Resort set on the far eastern corner of the island. But this sprawling hotel, home to a large marina and two resort components (not to mention its …

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Puerto Rico Flights

 United Airlines is significantly ramping up its service to Puerto Rico, the carrier announced this week. The airline said it would be increasing its flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport to six …

 Following Uber’s high-profile launch in to the Puerto Rican market on Monday, the island’s tourism officials said the company was not approved to offer service. “A regulation for the online transportation network industry has not been approved. Until a regulation …

Family Farms

 New program looks to spur agricultural development By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Governor Alejandro García Padilla presented the titles for 26 family farms to a group of farmers who, as part of an agreement with the government, will use the land …

La Pizza La Pasta San Juan

 A top chef’s newest eatery in San Juan By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Say “Hola” to La Pizza La Pasta, a new restaurant helmed by Puerto Rico celebrity chef Roberto Treviño. In San Juan’s Condado neighborhood, the restaurant in the …

San Juan

 San Juan Marriott General Manager Jose Gonzalez talks to CJ Contributor Simons Chase answers the question “Why should a traveler come to San Juan?” and explains some of the best ways to experience the city, from enjoying the town like …

 By Alexander Britell Apple Leisure Group subsidiary AMResorts is planning to open a major new hotel in the Caribbean. The Dreams Puerto Rico Resort & Spa will be located in the southwestern coastal town of Guanica as a 250-room, new-build …

 A new boutique hotel has broken ground in Puerto Rico. The first stone has been laid on the Hotel El Molino boutique hotel in Sabana Grande (pictured above). The hotel will consist with 12 cabins set on a farm adjacent …

 The Caribbean’s happiest island may also be its most resilient. The latest edition of the United Nations’ World Happiness Report has been released, and one Caribbean island is at the top: Puerto Rico. Yes, Puerto Rico: despite its crippling economic …

 Is this the best view in all of San Juan, Puerto Rico? It’s certainly in the conversation. This is the view at one of the two new top-floor luxury penthouse suites at the San Juan Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino, …

 Puerto Rico is seeing strong growth in tourism, according to the latest data. Puerto Rico reported 1.737 million stayover visitors in 2015, a 6.6 percent increase compared to 2014, according to tourism data provided to Caribbean Journal by the Puerto …

 The Caribbean’s biggest new travel conference, ETI, is coming again to Puerto Rico this May 11-14. ETI, or Expo de Turismo Internacional, will bring together hundreds of stakeholders with an interest in growing and selling Caribbean tourism. “The ETI 2016 …

 Puerto Rico’s economy has been struggling significantly in recent years — and that’s translated to the real estate market, too, where prices are dropping in most municipalities on the island. But that’s not the case in the resort town of …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In less than a month the streets of San Juan will be filled with the aromas and flavors of Puerto Rico as the island hosts it’s annual food festival, Saborea Puerto Rico. One of the …

 Another Caribbean hotel is on the block. The Lazy Parrott Inn in Rincon Puerto Rico is for sale, and its price has been reduced to $3.25 million, according to Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty, which has the listing on the …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Nolan Meadnis, who sent in this spectacular shot of the beach in Manati, Puerto Rico. Did you take a great photograph in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the …