Puerto Rico

Southwest Airlines Adding More Puerto Rico Flights

 By Dana NilandCJ 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 Juan’s …

PGA Tour Coming to Puerto Rico For Special Golf Tournament

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The PGA Tour and the Puerto Rico Tourism Company have announced the launch of a special, unofficial PGA Tour event in March 2018. The tournament aims to support recovery efforts on the island, and will …

Puerto Rico Says It’s Open For Tourism

 By the Caribbean Journal staff As Puerto Rico continues to work to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the destination’s tourism officials say it is officially “open for business.” More than 4,000 restaurants are already open, and major tourism attractions …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s tourism sector continues to rebound with the another hotel property on the island. The Sheraton Puerto Rico has announced it will be taking new guest reservations starting Jan. 8, 2018. The Sheraton is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico was battered by Hurricane Maria, and the island now faces a humanitarian crisis. Much of the island is still without power, while water and food are increasingly scarce and …

 United States Senator Cory Booker visited Puerto Rico at the end of last week for a trip highlighted by a meeting with the island’s new Governor, Ricardo Rossello. During the meeting, Rossello urged Booker, a Democratic senator from New Jersey and …

 Hilton has expanded its Curio — A Collection by Hilton brand to the island of Puerto Rico. The brand, which “caters to passionate travelers seeking local discovery and authentic experiences,” has been added to the El San Juan Hotel in …

 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 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

 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 …

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 …

The Best Puerto Rico Hotels

 If you’re looking for the best hotels in Puerto Rico, you’ll find a broad mix of places to stay. And what’s not to love about the “isle of enchantment?” Visitors rightly rave about Puerto Rico’s diversity, a unique and fascinating …

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 …