Puerto Rico


Frontier Airlines Launches New Puerto Rico Route

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Frontier Airlines has added yet another new route to Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new service, which kicks off Mach 24, will operate between Orlando and the fast-growing destination of Aguadilla on the island’s west coast.  The new […]


Spirit Airlines Just Launched Another New Route to Puerto Rico 

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Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has launched another new route to Puerto Rico, this time to the island’s “Second City.” The airline has kicked off nonstop service between Orlando and Ponce, another boost for a city that continues to grow as […]


Caribbean Travel Marketplace Is Coming to Puerto Rico  

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The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace is making a comeback.  The popular industry event is set to return in October in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after having been canceled last year amid the pandemic. (A virtual version […]


Puerto Rico Set for PGA Tour Event 

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Puerto Rico is set for the return of the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open next week.  The 14th edition of the event is set for April 20-24 at the Championship Course at the Grand Reserve Golf Club.  The Tom Kite-designed […]

BetMGM Launches Sports Betting in Puerto Rico 

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BetMGM has officially launched sports betting in Puerto Rico, set at the Casino Del Mar at the La Concha Resort in San Juan.  The company said it was now accepting wagers at the resort through 12 kiosks and five betting […]

Puerto Rico Waives Pre-Testing for Vaccinated Visitors

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Vaccinated travelers no longer have to show proof of a negative test in order to enter Puerto Rico, according to the island’s newest protocol update.  As of Feb. 2, the destination is no longer requiring tests from vaccinated travelers; unvaccinated […]


Puerto Rico’s Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Is Getting Bigger

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The Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico is getting bigger, Caribbean Journal has learned.  This year, the Rio Grande-area resort will add another 93 rooms, according to a statement from Hyatt Hotels.  The property first opened its doors in 2019 […]

Puerto Rico Air Traffic Topped Pre-Pandemic Levels Last Year

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Buoyed by a summer surge the likes of which it had never seen, Puerto Rico’s primary airport surpassed its 2019 passenger levels last year.  According to data from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the island’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, passenger […]

What to Know About Traveling to Puerto Rico Right Now

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Puerto Rico has put in new entry rules for travelers, headlined by a 48-hour entry testing window.  That means travelers have to take and receive a negative test result within 48 hours before arriving in Puerto Rico.  The test can […]


Puerto Rico Tightens Entry Rules for Travelers

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Puerto Rico has tightened its entry rules for travelers, centered on a new 48-hour pre-testing requirement.  The new rule means all travelers arriving on domestic flights (i.e. from within the United States) are required to show proof of a negative […]

Puerto Rico’s Big Tourism Recovery

By Alexander Britell SAN JUAN — In the middle of December, Puerto Rico tourism officials made a declaration. The destination was open for business, and ready to welcome back visitors, a bold claim in the wake of last year’s devastating […]

Southwest Airlines Adding More Puerto Rico Flights

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Puerto Rico Tourism Company is reporting that Southwest Airlines will continue to expand its presence on the island. The announcement came from the interim Executive Director of PRTC, Carlos Campos. Two routes to San […]


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