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Puerto Rico’s Palacio Provincial Hotel Set for January Debut

 A new lifestyle hotel is coming to the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and now more details have been revealed on the Preferred Hotels property.  It’s called Palacio Provincial, and the 43-room hotel will be set in an …

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Three New Hotel Projects in Old San Juan

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A New Boutique Hotel Is Coming to Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

 Preferred Hotels is opening a new boutique hotel in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico next month, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new Palacio Provincial in Puerto Rico’s charming historic capital is set to launch in January 2021, according to the …

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 The best hotels take you somewhere. They transport you, taking you to another plane, another dimension of comfort, serenity and experience.  The best historic hotels take you to another time — by a carefully curated cocktail of history, luxury and authenticity.  …

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 Puerto Rico, like its people, is warm, hospitable and resilient. A melting pot of Spanish, Taino Indian and African cultures, cuisine and breathtaking nature leaves travelers breathless, and yet, whether it’s your first or tenth time visiting, the island always …

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 Puerto Rico tourism officials say the destination is “open for business” in the wake of last week’s massive earthquakes on the island.  “Discover Puerto Rico is assuring the traveling public that Puerto Rico is open and is receiving visitors,” the …

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 One of the coolest listings to hit the Caribbean real estate market this month is a gorgeous colonial home in the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Listed by Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty, the home at 250 Norzagaray …

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 Tropic Ocean Airways, the Fort Lauderdale-based airline specializing in seaplane flights, is launching a major expansion in the Caribbean. Tropic Ocean plans to establish a base of amphibious airplanes in Puerto Rico, the company’s CEO, Rob Ceravolo, said this week. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is significantly expanding its nonstop flights from Dallas Fort-Worth to San Juan, Puerto Rico. The carrier is adding a second daily nonstop flight from Dallas to San Juan, with the new flights set …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Citing increased holiday travel to the island, Delta Air Lines is adding more capacity to San Juan for the peak winter season. The airline said it was upsizing two of the aircraft types used to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The highly-anticipated Celebrity Edge cruise ship has launched its first-ever cruise to the Caribbean. Celebrity Cruises’ new state-of-the-art ship made its first-ever Caribbean call this week with a stop in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. …

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 Simply put, the Puerto Rico travel industry has made a remarkable recovery from Hurricane Maria. Airlines are back, cruise passengers have returned, the hotels are open again and new ones are also making their way in the pipeline. Travelers are …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of Old San Juan’s most popular seafront promenades is back in business. The Paseo La Princesa, which was closed after suffering damage during Hurricane Maria, has opened its access to the public again, albeit …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Barbara Murphy, who sent in this lovely shot of Calle Fortaleza in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? …

 By Alexander Britell FORT LAUDERDALE — The world’s largest cruise industry conference had a strong Caribbean flavor this week as ports from across the region gathered for the annual Seatrade summit in Fort Lauderdale. The mood was a positive one, with …

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 Let’s get this out of the way. This list looks different than it otherwise might if a pair of unwelcome visitors named Irma and Maria hadn’t made their way through the Caribbean this fall. Indeed, the storm hit some of …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises is returning to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the company announced this week. Windstar Cruises President John Delaney himself will join the line’s first San Juan sailing of the season in a …