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Puerto Rico Tourism Keeps Surging

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - July 7, 2021

Tourism keeps growing in Puerto Rico, according to the newest data from the island’s primary airport.

San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport reported 1,009,754 passengers handled in June, which eclipsed the island’s 2019 totals for June.

Indeed, that represented a 13.7 percent increase over passenger traffic in San Juan in June 2019. Unsurprisingly, it also represented a 371 percent increase over June 2020.

That was buoyed by 22.5 percent growth in domestic traffic through the airpot from within the United States.

It’s in line with recent data showing strong arrival and hotel occupancy numbers across Puerto Rico right now.

— CJ

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