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Marriott Just Opened Its Newest AC Hotel in Punta Cana

 Marriott’s fast-expanding AC Hotels brand has opened its first-ever hotel in the popular Dominican Republic tourism destination of Punta Cana.  The new AC Hotel by Marriott Punta Cana has a total of 129 rooms, set in the San Juan Shopping …

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Puerto Rico Air Traffic Continues to Rebound

 Air traffic to Puerto Rico continues to rebound, according to ASUR, the parent company of San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.  Passenger traffic in San Juan was 751,974 in March, which actually represented a 42.9 percent increase compared to …

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Marriott Opens New Aloft Hotel in Puerto Rico

 Marriott has opened its second Aloft hotel in the Caribbean – the new Aloft Ponce in Puerto Rico’s second city.  The new Aloft Ponce has a total of 152 guest rooms, with amenities like 55-inch flatscreen tVs, Bliss Spa toiletries and …

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 After nearly a year of using San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin Airport as its only port of entry, Puerto Rico has reopened two more major airports on the island.  Puerto Rico has just relaunched two more international airports: Rafael Hernandez …

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 Marriott International has opened its first-ever hotel property in the hip beach town of Tulum on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.  The new Aloft Tulum, which is managed by Highgate, opened its doors this week in the heart of Tulum’s …

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 Marriott International is opening its first-ever hotel in Tulum, Mexico, with the planned debut of the Aloft Tulum, Caribbean Journal has learned. The 140-room-and-suite property, which will be managed by Highgate Hotels, is slated to debut in February 2021.  “Tulum …

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 Marriott will soon be launching a brand-new hotel in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new, 152-room Aloft Ponce will be the second Aloft-branded hotel in Puerto Rico and the second Aloft hotel in the wider Caribbean when …

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 JetBlue is launching a Caribbean expansion beginning in August, with new routes to Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.  Beginning Aug. 6, JetBlue will be operating a new route from Philadelphia to San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz …

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 It’s no secret that Puerto Rico is in the midst of a full-fledged airlift boom, and now the island will soon be getting more new daily nonstop flights, Caribbean Journal has learned. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, which kicked off a …

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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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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is seeing a surge in travel demand, according to numbers provided to Caribbean Journal by Expedia Group. Demand from both within the United States and abroad is up considerably, the travel giant said. …

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 By Alexander Britell While San Juan has long been Puerto Rico’s undisputed tourism hub, the island’s efforts to ramp up tourism development have meant a look at new destinations for growth. That’s what has taken developers to Ponce, the second-most-populous …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s not just about a tourism recovery anymore. Puerto Rico’s crucial tourism sector is in the midst of a full-fledged boom, according to newly-released data provided to Caribbean Journal. Airport arrivals to Puerto Rico’s San …

 There’s a new way to experience Puerto Rico’s cradle of salsa. The Tourism Company of Puerto Rico launched a new program this week, La Ruta de la Salsa de Ponce, with the motto “Ponce is salsa.” The route consists of …