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Frontier Continues Caribbean Expansion With New Daily Puerto Rico Flights 

 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing carrier has added another daily route to the region, this time to the island of Puerto Rico.  This week, Frontier Airlines kicked off new daily nonstop service from Tampa, Fla. to San Juan, Puerto Rico, another new …

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Puerto Rico Air Traffic Keeps Sizzling 

 Puerto Rico continues to see record-breaking air traffic numbers.  The island’s primary airport, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, reported passenger traffic of just under 944,000 in May, representing a 21.6 percent jump compared to the same month in 2019, before …

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The Caribbean’s Most Exciting New Hotel Is Opening in Puerto Rico 

 They’re the two coolest hotels in all of Puerto Rico — chic, high-design hotels that share the same name: O:live.  The first, the O:live Boutique Hotel, first opened its doors in 2012, followed by the O:LV Fifty Five, which began …

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 It’s one of the biggest trends in travel since the onset of the pandemic: the rise of the digital nomad, and the increased popularity of long-term, remote-work stays.  And that’s precisely the target at Marriott’s newest Caribbean hotel, the new …

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 Puerto Rico’s premier golf resort has added another innovation: its own beer label.  The Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Beach and Golf Resort has debuted the new Rio Mar Lager Beer, a Vienna-style lager that’s made locally — and offered …

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 Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf and Beach Resort, the top golf resort in Puerto Rico, has unveiled a new golf leadership team for the Rio Mar Country Club —  along with a variety of new golf offerings and …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

 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 …