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Puerto Rico Says Tourism “Open for Business” After Earthquakes

 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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Rum Journal: Bacardi Has a New Rum and It’s a Major Step Forward

 For most people, rum is Bacardi.  However you feel about the Puerto Rican rum brand, it’s what the average consumer thinks of when they think of rum – particularly in the United States, where Bacardi’s overwhelming — and often exclusive — …

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Caribbean Hotel Industry Could Set New Highs

 With one month of data remaining to process, the Caribbean’s hotel industry has a shot to reach its highest levels ever in average daily rate (ADR) and revenue per available room (RevPAR).   Year to date through November, the region …

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puerto rico air boom

 Puerto Rico’s surging air arrivals continued in December, according to the latest numbers from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the island’s primary air hub, Luis Munoz International Airport in San Juan.  San Juan reported 937,716 passengers in December, a 19.6 percent …

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 Marriott International has tapped Miami-based Alma as its new social media agency.  Alma, which is based in Miami’s Coconut Grove, will be leading the company’s multilingual and multicultural social media strategy in the wider region.  The award-winning agency is part …

cancun airport push

 Mexico’s tourism hub of Cancun is set for the arrival of a new daily nonstop flight from Newark.  Frontier Airlines is planning to launch new daily nonstop flights from Newark to Cancun beginning March 10, the company said in a …

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 The historic El San Juan hotel, long one of the leading resorts in Puerto Rico, is now officially a Fairmont.  The Accor brand has officially taken over management of the beach resort, which recently completed a $65 million transformation project …

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 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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 Frontier Airlines is continuing its Caribbean push with plans for another new route to Puerto Rico.  The low-cost carrier will be launching new daily flights from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The new service will …

 A new Aloft-branded hotel is coming to the heart of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The first-ever Aloft in the Caribbean will open its doors Feb. 1, according to the property’s Web site.  Marriott’s newest Puerto Rico property will be the …

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 American Airlines has officially launched an extra daily flight to San Juan.  The world’s largest airline has begun a second daily flight from Dallas-Fort Worth and Puerto Rico’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport.  The flight doubles available seating capacity to …

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 Delta Air Lines has kicked off its newest daily flights to Puerto Rico, launching daily service from Detroit to San Juan.  The new service will be operating daily from now through April 7, 2020, according to the Puerto Rico Tourism …

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 The number of world-class Caribbean restaurants continues to multiply, making this landmark selection, which first launched back in 2013, more and more difficult each year.  The Caribbean food sector continues to send a strong message to the world that this …

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 Caribbean Journal scours the Caribbean for the best places to stay, the best beaches, the best food and the must-try experiences of the region, focusing on properties big and small and destinations both heavily visited and far under the radar.  …

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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 …

marriott all-inclusive

 Marriott sent shock waves through the travel industry over the summer when the world’s biggest hotel company announced a full-fledged foray into the fast-expanding, increasingly competitive all-inclusive sector.  It was not a surprise, then, that the company said its first …

 Puerto Rico has its first-ever Hyatt Regency Resort. Hyatt Hotels has completed its highly-anticipated transformation of the former Gran Melia resort in Puerto Rico, debuting the new Hyatt Regency Grand Reserve Puerto Rico. The property, which underwent a multimillion-dollar overhaul, …

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 Anguilla is one of the region’s buzziest luxury destinations — and if you’re heading there for the winter tourist season, there’s one great way to get there.  The Caribbean’s leading luxury airline has relaunched its service to the island of …