Puerto Rico

A Coqui Nightcap in Puerto Rico

 Sipping in San Juan after dark By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In Isla Verde, San Juan’s Intercontinental hotel offers conveniences for every type of visitor: Leisure travelers will appreciate the beachfront location and full resort amenities. Its prime position, less …

A New Caribbean Surf Resort

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the first of its kind in the Caribbean — a dedicated surfing resort. SASS Global Travel has announced its first-ever surf resort in the Caribbean at Las Palmas Inn in Rincon, Puerto Rico. The …

San Juan Marriott Names New General Manager

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The San Juan Marriott has a new general manager. The Puerto Rico property has named Jose Gonzalez its new GM, it announced this week. Gonzalez comes to the hotel after previously serving at the JW …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s one of the acst-kept secrets of the Caribbean: Puerto Rico’s Culebra. And the little island known by beach aficionados for its Playa Flamenco is also home to some very luxurious pockets of real estate. …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor It’s snowing in Puerto Rico. OK, not literally. But snow cones, locally known as piragua, are now being offered at one of the island’s best-known hotels, El Conquistador Resort and Las Casitas Village, where a …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new initiative in the Puerto Rican city of Corozal looks to highlight the area’s main export — with a focus on gastronomy. Sergio Luis Torres Torres, Mayor of Corozal has officially inaugurated Ruta Platanera, a …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Set atop a 300-foot mountain ridge, Casa Cascadas, or “house of waterfalls,” features views of both the ocean and surrounding landscape of Vieques Island. This two-story, eco-inspired property is characterized by its custom-sculpted waterfall, landscaped orchard, …

 More service between the islands By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is launching a new nonstop flight from Antigua San Juan, the regional airline announced. The flights will operate three times per week beginning Oct. 27. The service will depart …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The W Retreat and Spa in Vieques has named Nathalie Urban its new general manager, Starwood announced. She joins the property after most recently working at the Presidente InterContinental Cancun resort. “Nathalie’s experience and proven …

 The latest Caribbean Home heads to San Juan’s Condado district, home to this jaw-dropping penthouse apartment on the ocean. The five-bedroom, 5-bathroom (two-half-bath) property is listed with Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty for $4.25 million. The multilevel unit boasts a …

 Region’s tourism leaders gather at El Conquistador By Guy Britton FAJARDO – Some of the Caribbean’s top tourism leaders have gathered at Puerto Rico’s El Conquistador Resort for the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum, or CHIEF. The three-day event includes …

 A new culinary concept in Old San Juan By the Caribbean Journal staff San Juan’s El Convento hotel is taking the farm-to-table concept one step further. The hotel set in a 360-year-old convent in Old San Juan has debuted a …

 The latest Underwater Caribbean photo comes from CJ reader Hector Flores, who took this while diving at Crash Boat Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Have a great underwater photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with Underwater Caribbean in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While Puerto Rico has a diverse, rich tourism product, it’s long had a void in one area of the Caribbean tourism industry — all incs. Now, the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar resort is trying to …

 A new project in Puerto Rico By Dana NilandCJ Contributor A new inn has broken ground in Puerto Rico, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company announced this week. The new project is called Rincon Ojo de Agua, a 16-room project that …

 A major new hotel development By the Caribbean Journal staff A major new hotel project will soon launch in the Condado district of Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan. The project began in earnest with the recent demolition of buildings 880 …

 A new photographic look By Dana NilandCJ Contributor In celebration of World Tourism Month and the 67th anniversary of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company’s Que Pasa magazine, the PRTC has unveiled the exhibition “Que Pasa!: A look into the history of Puerto Rico tourism.” The …

 A new look through artistic engagement By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a new kind of art in one Puerto Rican city. Puerto Rican artist Sofia Maldonado is leading a new movement in the territory’s urban space, looking to revitalize …